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WFP The Gambia Country Brief, November 2016

Highlights A Lead Convener for the national strategic review which will inform the Country Strategic Plan (2018-2022) has been officially identified upon endorsement by the Government. IR-EMOP 201036...

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The challenge of building "New Gambia"

Louise Hunt Last Friday, the unbelievable happened in Gambia: after 22 years of autocratic rule, Yahya Jammeh peacefully conceded defeat in a historic presidential election. By Monday, 19 political...

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The Gambia, UNICEF Launch Child Protection Strategy 2016-2020

The Islamic Republic of The Gambia recently launched the National Child Protection Strategy 2016-2020, developed with technical and financial support from UNICEF. The Strategy, along with its costed...

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Mohamed Ibn Chambas, Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for West Africa and the Sahel, congratulates the government and the people of The Gambia for organizing a peaceful and credible election

On 03 December 2016, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General and Head of the UN Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), Mr. Mohamed Ibn Chambas, undertook a visit to Banjul,...

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Gambia: Long-Time President Defeated in Election

Security Forces Should Respect Human Rights During Transition (Nairobi) – Gambia’s Independent Election Commission announced early on December 2, 2016 that Adama Barrow, the candidate of a coalition...

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Gambia: Free Speech Ban Threatens Rights in Vote Aftermath

Government Has Blocked Internet, Threatened Protest Ban (Nairobi, December 2, 2016) – Gambian authorities should respect the rights of Gambians to peacefully express their views on the outcome of the...

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GIEWS Country Brief: Gambia 14-November-2016

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT Favourable prospects for 2016 cereal harvests Humanitarian assistance continues to be needed Cereal crops benefitted from favourable growing conditions Harvesting of the 2016...

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Press briefing note on Gambia

Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Rupert ColvilleLocation: GenevaSubject: Gambia We are concerned that two weeks after their detention, two Gambian journalists continue to...

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WFP The Gambia Country Brief, October 2016

Highlights A Lead Convenor for the national strategic review which will inform the Country Strategic Plan (2018-2022) has been officially identified upon endorsement by the Government. IR-EMOP 201036...

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Gambia: Three Journalists Arrested as Campaign Begins

Media Freedom Crucial Prior to December 1 Election (Nairobi) – Gambian authorities arbitrarily detained three journalists just days before the November 16 start of the two-week presidential election...

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WFP The Gambia Country Brief, September 2016

Highlights The pilot cash transfers for the school meals programme started in September 2016 in 24 schools. A Lead Convenor for the national strategic review which will inform the Country Strategic...

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Gambia: Humanitarian Overview (as of 30 September 2016)

KEY DRIVERS OF THE CRISIS Endemic of food insecurity due to crop failure/ poor harvest, rising food prices and loss of livelihoods as a result of frequent natural disasters (droughts, floods). Lack...

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