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31 Dec 2005 description

This set of guidelines provides advice and guidance to humanitarian practitioners on how to prepare for and conduct humanitarian negotiations with non-state armed groups. It summarizes the essential guidance presented in the more comprehensive partner publication titled, Humanitarian Negotiations with Armed Groups: A Manual for Practitioners.The six sections of this set of guidelines follow closely the sequence and content of the chapters in the accompanying manual.

31 Dec 2005 description

This manual provides a much-needed structured approach to humanitarian negotiations in a clear and user-friendly manner by providing some tools aimed at assisting in reaching agreement on how best to access those in need, to reaching an understanding with non-humanitarian actors on how best to protect civilians in times of armed conflict. It contains short case studies and examples of practical experiences of humanitarian negotiations with armed groups and is accompanied by a set of guidelines.

31 Dec 2005 description

Presentación

Las condiciones bajo las cuales viven la gran mayoría de familias en la zona rural de Honduras se caracterizan por un predomino de la pobreza y la inseguridad alimentaria. Estos grupos familiares de recursos financieros limitados y escasos recursos productivos ven en la actividad agrícola un sustento que les permite sobrevivir bajo factores adversos como sequía, suelos improductivos y baja productividad, entre otros.

31 Dec 2005 description

Executive Summary

Liberia presents one of the most challenging contexts for post conflict reconstruction since the end of the Cold War, featuring a protracted civil war and the concomitant destruction of the state, society and economy.

31 Dec 2005 description

Executive Summary:

The Indian Ocean Tsunami disaster resulted in one of the largest relief and rehabilitation operations ever launched by the Red Cross Red Crescent (RCRC) Movement. The Federation launched a systematic process of real time evaluations (RTE) in order to assist the Movement in ensuring high standards of accountability and good practices in the operations as well as enable it to continuously improve the efficiency, effectiveness and impact of its work.

31 Dec 2005 description
report Caritas

Christmas in Bethlehem -- Join us in prayer & solidarity for the birthplace of Jesus Christ

31 Dec 2005 description
report World Bank


As part of an analytical support program to the peace process, the Conflict and Community Development Program, within the World Bank Office Jakarta, is using a newspaper conflict mapping methodology to record and categorize all incidents of conflict in Aceh as reported in two provincial newspapers (Serambi and Aceh Kita). The Program publishes monthly updates and analysis of the data, complimented by fieldwork where possible, in both English and Indonesian.(1)

31 Dec 2005 description

International Human Rights Day Message

31 Dec 2005 description

Highlights

- In the past month (Epidemiological weeks 49-52 inclusive), a total of 316,896

- health events under surveillance including 32 reported deaths.

- This week, 127 of the 188 reporting units (68%) reported a total of 76,252 consultations, including 9 deaths.

- The main causes for consultations this week are Acute Respiratory Infection (22%), Acute Watery Diarrhoea (5%), and injuries (5%), followed by Fever of Unexplained Origin (4%).

- ARI continues to contribute significantly to the overall consultations in all reporting districts.

31 Dec 2005 description

El proceso electoral estuvo marcado principalmente por la controversia acerca de la participación o no de D. Siméus, el candidato presidencial que encabeza los sondeos de voto, y por un nuevo retraso en la fecha de los comicios, hecho que ha provocado numerosas críticas contra el Gobierno provisional y las instancias (nacionales e internacionales) competentes en la materia. Estas críticas, centradas en la incompetencia del Consejo Electoral Provisional y el Ejecutivo de G.