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La iniciativa busca que candidatos regionales y municipales incluyan en sus propuestas los problemas que vive la adolescencia en estas regiones.
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Resolution condemns violence against children globally and calls for a solution.
Flooding recorded in the Sahel, while dryness strengthens in Ethiopia
The forecast for abovenormal rains during the outlook period is likely to cause flooding in Mali, Burkina Faso, and western Niger.
Several weeks of above-average rainfall has damaged infrastructure and caused fatalities in Sudan. Continuing rainfall may trigger additional floods through mid-August.
This Sunday, 19th August, the global aid community marks World Humanitarian Day.
United Nations Secretary General António Guterres stated that the purpose of World Humanitarian Day is to "pay tribute to the government employees, members of civil society and representatives of international organizations and agencies who risk their lives to provide humanitarian aid and protection"’ The day will be marked by international organizations at headquarters of INGOs and by donor governments in capitals around the world.
POPULATION MOBILITY OVERVIEW
Three major mobility patterns shaped West and Central African flows in the last three months. The first is a pattern of forced internal displacement flows, mainly as a result of the Lake Chad Basin Crisis. The Crisis directly affecting nearly 4 million persons with more than 2.27 million internally displaced persons (IDPs) and 1.49 million returns in Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and Niger.
PROJECTED FOOD ASSISTANCE NEEDS FOR FEBRUARY 2019
During the first half of 2018, the humanitarian situation in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea remained critical. According to the inter-agency 2018 DPRK Needs and Priorities document, up to 10.3 million people (41 per cent of total population) continue to suffer from food insecurity and undernutrition, as well as a lack of access to basic services.
AUGUST 16, 2018—After a year of relative calm in the town of Arsal, northeastern Lebanon, many medical needs remain unmet among the local Lebanese population and the Syrian refugees in the area, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said today, calling for better access to secondary care for local residents and refugees.
Dear Ambassador Güngen, Chair of the Advisory Commission,
Dear Mr. Haddad, Vice-Chair of the Advisory Commission,
Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,
16 AUGUST 2018
The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary‑General António Guterres:
The Secretary‑General condemns in the strongest terms the suicide attack yesterday on an education centre in Kabul. According to reports, many of the victims at the co‑educational facility were students under the age of 18. Those responsible for this heinous attack must be held accountable.
Since 2011 Libyan youth have been actively interested in participating in societal affairs in ways that have never been attainable before. Concepts such as civil society and social entrepreneurship may not be new to the Libyan youth scene, however they are certainly not as recognised or as practiced as they should be. Libya’s youth have showed initiative in starting new and innovative projects shifting farther from public sector-oriented jobs and aiming to support themselves while simultaneously impacting their society positively.
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Entebbe, Uganda. This week, Air Serv deployed an aircraft on its first mission responding to the most recent outbreak of Ebola virus in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. According to the World Health Organization, 41 people had died from the outbreak as of August 13. There have been 57 cases of hemorrhagic fever reported, with 30 confirmed and 27 probable.
Ahead of World Humanitarian Day, Filippo Grandi honours humanitarians who lost their lives helping those in need as displacement figures hit record high.
By Marta Martinez | 16 August 2018
El informe de UNICEF “Desarraigados en Centroamérica y México” muestra que los viajes desprotegidos y las expulsiones intensifican las causas profundas de la migración irregular y desplazamiento forzado
(New York, 16 August 2018) The United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, Adama Dieng, raised concern at the 14 August decision by the Republika Srpska National Assembly to revoke its endorsement of the 2004 Srebrenica Commission Report.
Erbil, Kurdistan Region 15 August 2018
Distinguished participants in this conference.
Ladies and gentlemen,
It’s a great honour for me to represent the United Nations at this important event marking the 4th anniversary of one of the darkest episodes of modern history; the massive killing and enslavement of thousands of Yazidis perpetrated by the terrorist organization ISIS.
Tripoli, 16 August 2018 - The verdict announced on 15 August 2018 by the Criminal Circuit of the Court of Appeal of Tripoli is a cause of concern, given the 45 death sentences pronounced. UNSMIL recognizes efforts by the Libyan judiciary to hold people to account for crimes committed during the 2011 Revolution, especially amid armed conflict and political polarization. However, the United Nations opposes the imposition of the death penalty as a matter of principle.
Proyecto Agua Más impulsa su uso en 185 centros poblados
El uso de cloro para potabilizar el agua se ha convertido en un insumo importante para combatir la anemia infantil en las zonas rurales alejadas del país, destacó el Fondo de Cooperación para el Desarrollo Social (Foncodes).