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15 Oct 2018 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

"Access to education is a fundamental human right. It is essential to the acquisition of knowledge and to the full development of the human personality, as the Universal Declaration of Human Rights states. More than that, education makes us more resilient and independent individuals."
Filippo Grandi, UN High Commissioner for Refugees.

12 Oct 2018 description
report African Union

e Conseil de paix et de sécurité de l'Union africaine (UA), lors de sa 800ème réunion tenue le 10 octobre 2018, a examiné un rapport sur sa mission de terrain en Guinée Bissau, effectuée du 27 au 28 juillet 2018, et a suivi une mise à jour sur l'évolution de la situation en Guinée-Bissau, et a adopté la décision suivante:

Le Conseil,

  1. Prend note du rapport de sa mission sur le terrain en République de Guinée Bissau, effectuée du 27 au 28 juillet 2018;

11 Oct 2018 description

Tropical cyclone Luban is expected to bring heavy rains to Yemen and Oman

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Heavy rainfall in previous weeks has resulted in overflowing of the Niger and Benue Rivers of Nigeria. Moderate to heavy rainfall is forecast to continue, maintaining high risks for flooding.

11 Oct 2018 description

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors trends in staple food prices in countries vulnerable to food insecurity. For each FEWS NET country and region, the Price Bulletin provides a set of charts showing monthly prices in the current marketing year in selected urban centers and allowing users to compare current trends with both five-year average prices, indicative of seasonal trends, and prices in the previous year.

11 Oct 2018 description
report UN Security Council

SC/13537

On 31 August 2018, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2048 (2012) concerning Guinea-Bissau held informal consultations to consider the Secretary-General’s report on progress made with regards to stabilization and restoration of constitutional order in Guinea-Bissau (document S/2018/791), submitted pursuant paragraph 28 of resolution 2404 (2018).

11 Oct 2018 description

Le Réseau de systèmes d’alerte précoce contre la famine (FEWS NET) surveille les tendances des prix des aliments de base dans les pays vulnérables à l'insécurité alimentaire. Pour chaque pays et chaque région couvert par FEWS NET, le Bulletin des prix fournit un ensemble de graphiques indiquant les prix mensuels de l’année commerciale en cours pour certains centres urbains, et permettant à l’utilisateur de comparer les tendances actuelles à la fois aux moyennes

27 Sep 2018 description

Finding Solutions
Senegalese refugees indicated that they would only return to Senegal when the conflict is resolved in Casamance. Consequently, local integration and resettlement are the most viable durable solutions. Both countries of asylum provide favorable frameworks and environment for local integration through alternative legal status and naturalization

26 Sep 2018 description
report African Union

COMMUNIQUÉ

The Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU), at its 797th meeting held on 24 September 2018, at the ministerial level, adopted the following decision on the State of Peace and Security in Africa and the Initiatives and Steps for Promoting African Solutions to African Problems:

Council:

26 Sep 2018 description
report African Union

Le Conseil de paix et de sécurité (CPS) de l'Union africaine (UA), en sa 797ème réunion, au niveau ministériel, tenue le 24 septembre 2018, a adopté la décision qui suit sur l'état de la paix et de la sécurité en Afrique, et les initiatives et mesures pour promouvoir des solutions africaines aux problèmes africains :

Le Conseil:

26 Sep 2018 description

Durant le mois d’août 2018, les mouvements locaux de courte durée (43%), la migration économique de longue durée (42%) et la migration saisonnière (15%) ont été les principaux motifs de migration des personnes transitant par le point de suivi des flux à Tambacounda. Dakar, Bamako, Kédougou, Bakel, Kolda, Manda et Diaobé ont été les principales villes de départ et de destination des flux observés au cours de ce mois passant par Tambacounda. D’importants flux internes (68% des flux observés) entre Tambacounda et des villes frontières avec le Mali, la Guinée et la Gambie ont été observés.

26 Sep 2018 description

SG/2248
25 SEPTEMBRE 2018

L’Équipe spéciale conjointe Organisation des Nations Unies-Union africaine chargée des questions de paix et de sécurité a tenu sa quinzième réunion consultative au Siège de l’ONU, à New York, le 22 septembre 2018.

25 Sep 2018 description

2,184 refugees and migrants were interviewed by 4Mi in West Africa between 1 January and 31 July 2018, in Mali (Mopti, Gao and Timbuktu), Niger (Niamey and Agadez) and Burkina Faso (Dori and Bobo Dioulasso). 66% Respondents are from more than 18 countries in West and Central Africa.

The average age of respondents is 29, ranging from a minimum age of 18 to a maximum of 64 years old.

25 Sep 2018 description

Washington D.C., September 18, 2018 --- The Global Partnership for Education (GPE) is putting new finance to work, improving education prospects for the world’s most disadvantaged children. Grant approvals by the GPE Board of Directors in the seven months since the successful Financing Conference in Senegal in February have reached almost US$300 million. At the conference, donors pledged US$2.3 billion for 2018 through 2020 and further commitments continue to be announced.

25 Sep 2018 description

SG/2248

The United Nations-African Union Joint Task Force on Peace and Security held its fifteenth consultative meeting at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on 22 September.