Following a pilot study in Mogadishu, Tana Copenhagen continued to test their Accountability in Informal Settlements (AIS) approach in two other Somali locations, Bossaso and Kismayo. Overall, results for the project validate the theory that Informal Settlement Managers (ISMs) are more willing to commit to, and engage in, efforts to improve conditions for internally displaced peoples (IDPs) in their camps when provided with training and enhanced access to dialogue with local governments and NGOs.
Statement by Stephen Hickey, UK Political Co-ordinator, at the Security Council Briefing on the Situation in Burundi.
Thank you Madam President.
Fifth Special Report
On 20 March 2018, the International Development Committee published its Third Report of Session 2017-19, on Bangladesh and Burma: the Rohingya crisis - monsoon preparedness in Cox’s Bazar. The response from the Government was received on 14 May 2018. The response is appended below.
Appendix: Government Response
In the face of the ethnic cleansing, some argue genocide, of the Rohingya by the Burmese authorities—and with a return to attacks against ethnic groups in the North East of Burma—it is time for the DFID once again to review its engagement with Burma.
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The British Consulate General in Istanbul is part of a world-wide network representing British political, economic and consular interests overseas and is now looking to recruit a Humanitarian Programme Manager.
The role will require the person to lead on programme management for at least two NGO and/or UN humanitarian programmes and supporting wider DFID (Department for International Development) Syria humanitarian response through programming and policy.
Main responsibilities will include: