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19 Oct 2018 description

Le vice-Premier ministre et ministre de la Coopération au Développement Alexander De Croo a apposé aujourd’hui sa signature au bas de toute une série d’engagements internationaux pour intensifier la lutte contre les abus sexuels dans le secteur de l’aide internationale. Les accords ont vu le jour en marge d’une rencontre internationale au sommet « Putting People First » qui se déroule aujourd’hui à Londres.

05 Oct 2018 description
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Kyiv, 4 October 2018 – The Government of Denmark will contribute US$9.2 million to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Ukraine on a cost-sharing basis. The contribution is the start of a new phase of enhanced cooperation through implementation of a new project entitled "Good governance and citizen's engagement for justice, security, environmental protection and social cohesion in eastern Ukraine, 2018-2021".

28 Sep 2018 description

27 September 2018, New York - At this week's United Nations General Assembly, the governments of Denmark, the Netherlands, Norway and the philanthropic foundation Dubai Cares stepped up international funding to support education for girls and boys living in crisis areas, war zones and those uprooted by conflict and disasters, with close to US$70 million in new pledges to Education Cannot Wait (ECW).

27 Sep 2018 description

Total Population Northern Europe:
33,121,044

Total number of refugees, asylum-seekers and stateless persons in Northern Europe (2017):
788,752

27 Sep 2018 description

(New York, 26 September 2018): Today, during the UN General Assembly High-Level side event on the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF), UN Secretary-General, Mr. António Guterres, delivered an improvised and heartfelt speech calling for increased support for CERF as a critical way to improve early humanitarian action – even before disasters strike. Member States responded by reaffirming their commitment to CERF, including with new financial pledges.

07 Aug 2018 description

Denmark has been selected by The World Bank Group (WBG) and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) as host country for a new WBG-UNHCR Joint Data Center on Forced Displacement.

The Joint Data Center, which will be located in the UN City in Copenhagen, will strengthen collection, analysis and sharing of data on forcibly displaced persons and host communities. The Center will be established with support from Denmark and other actors.

21 Jul 2018 description
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FMR58 Full Report
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Mini-feature Refugee-led social protection
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Mini-feature Humans and animals in refugee camps
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Mini-feature Syrians in displacement: work and economies

From the editors

24 May 2018 description

Denmark has pursued increasingly restrictive immigration and asylum policies. During the past three years, the country has adopted some 70 immigration-related amendments aimed at intensifying restrictions, dramatically cut back its asylum recognition rate, and called for detaining as many failed refugees as possible. Observers have repeatedly criticised the penitentiary-like conditions of Denmark’s main immigration detention centre as well as inadequate efforts to identify victims of torture, who can be subject to detention.

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15 May 2018 description

Le trimestre écoulé a été marqué par une poursuite et une intensification des violences armées dans les préfectures de la Nana-Gribizi, la Ouaka, l’Ouham, l’Ouham Pende et de la Haute Kotto. Cette situation a provoqué des déplacements de population, comme à Bria qui a accueilli 20 000 nouveaux déplacés, et des exactions tant contre les civils que les acteurs humanitaires. Dans certaines zones comme à Kaga Bandoro, cette insécurité a aussi causé le pillage des bases et l’arrêt temporaire des activités des partenaires humanitaires.

25 Apr 2018 description

The conflict in Syria has recently entered its eight year, and, according to the UN, more than 12 million people have been forced to flee, either internally or to the neighboring countries. The need for humanitarian aid and assistance in Syria and the neighboring region is enormous. Today, Minister of Development Cooperation Ulla Tørnæs announces a historically large contribution of DKK 730m to the crisis. This happens at an international conference hosted by the UN and the EU in Brussels.

18 Apr 2018 description
  • El proyecto se desarrollará en cinco departamentos con inversiones que ascienden a los U$ 850 mil dólares.

Bogotá (D.C.), 18 de abril de 2018.- El Ministerio de Salud y Protección Social con el Gobierno de Dinamarca –a través del Instituto Dignity- y la Universidad Externado de Colombia adelantarán un proyecto de cooperación internacional denominado ‘salud metal en el postconflicto: abriendo caminos’ orientado a la población vulnerable y víctima del conflicto.

13 Apr 2018 description

13.04.2018 14:51

The Danish Government sends DKK 10 million to the displaced people and refugees of the humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

The Democratic Republic of Congo faces a worsening humanitarian crisis as a result of the increasing violent conflict.

13 Apr 2018 description

Push for transfers at any cost – the Dublin system in 2017

The 2017 Dublin Update, published by the Asylum Information Database, releases figures for 18 European countries revealing an increase in transfers in the aftermath of European Union and domestic political commitments for a stricter enforcement of the Dublin system.

10 Apr 2018 description
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Baghdad, 10 April 2018 – The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) in Iraq welcomes a renewed contribution of twenty five million (25,000,000) Danish Kroner (USD 3.7 million) from the Government of Denmark in support of UNMAS’ activities that are providing an explosive hazard management response in areas liberated from Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

09 Apr 2018 description
report Cruz Roja Española

• El proyecto se lleva a cabo en siete ciudades europeas de Reino Unido, Francia, Austria, Dinamarca, Italia, Eslovenia y Chipre.

• Está cofinanciado por la Dirección General de Empleo, Asuntos Sociales e Inclusión de la Comisión Europea.