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24 Sep 2017 description
report The Global Fund

Le partenariat du Fonds mondial a sauvé 22 millions de vies

GENÈVE – Selon un rapport publié aujourd’hui, les programmes soutenus par le Fonds mondial de lutte contre le sida, la tuberculose et le paludisme ont sauvé 22 millions de vies. Ce document donne à voir une forte hausse du nombre de personnes qui reçoivent un traitement contre le VIH, qui ont eu un diagnostic et suivent un traitement contre la tuberculose et qui ont une moustiquaire imprégnée d’insecticide destinée à prévenir le paludisme.

22 Sep 2017 description
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Five ways to support state-building, service delivery and recovery in fragile and conflict-affected situations

Since 2011, the Secure Livelihoods Research Consortium (SLRC) has sought to understand how processes of post- conflict recovery and state-building play out in some of the world’s most challenging contexts – and to equip policy- makers and practitioners with better information on how to support these processes.

22 Sep 2017 description
report World Bank

The resurgence of violent conflict in recent years has caused immense human suffering, at enormous social and economic cost. Violent conflicts today have become complex and protracted, involving more non-state groups and regional and international actors, often linked to global challenges from climate change to transnational organized crime. It is increasingly recognized as an obstacle to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. This has given impetus for policy makers at all levels – from local to global – to focus on preventing violent conflict more effectively.

22 Sep 2017 description

Those are the words of Shadia*, an adolescent refugee girl living in Dadaab refugee camp in northern Kenya. She knows that she cannot survive and thrive without a good education. She knows it’s the ticket to a better future for her and her family – the chance to fulfil her dreams of becoming a doctor.

22 Sep 2017 description

Contents

557 Global leishmaniasis update, 2006–2015: a turning point in leishmaniasis surveillance

566 Control of visceral leishmaniasis in Somalia: achievements in a challenging scenario, 2013–2015

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557 Le point sur la situation mondiale de la leishmaniose, 2006-2015: un tournant dans la surveillance de la maladie

566 Lutte contre la leishmaniose viscérale en Somalie: les progrès accomplis dans un contexte difficile, 2013-2015

22 Sep 2017 description

Since the adoption of its Global Strategy in 2016, European foreign and security policy has been in transition. In the Sahel, missions are being “regionalized,” the topic of migration management is gaining in importance, and there are significant structural changes in the works in Brussels. In addition, there is also a completely new instrument in the EU’s crisis management portfolio: the so-called “stabilization action” in Mali which is the first operationalization of Article 28 of the Treaty of Lisbon.

22 Sep 2017 description
report BioMed Central

Jessica S. Schwind, Stephanie A. Norman, Dibesh Karmacharya, David J. Wolking, Sameer M. Dixit, Rajesh M. Rajbhandari, Sumiko R. Mekaru and John S. Brownstein

BMC International Health and Human Rights BMC series – open, inclusive and trusted 201717:26

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22 Sep 2017 description
report Oxfam

New opportunities and challenges one year after the landmark report of the UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Access to Medicines

On 14 September 14 2016, the UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Access to Medicines publicly released its final report entitled ‘Promoting innovation and access to health technologies’.

21 Sep 2017 description

This paper presents the first estimates for a key target of Sustainable Development Goal 4, which requires primary and secondary education that lead to relevant and effective learning outcomes. By developing a new methodology and database, the UIS has produced a global snapshot of the learning situation facing children and adolescents who are in school and out.

21 Sep 2017 description
report International Alert

Summary:

Building peace means ensuring better governance and should result in people being safe from harm and having better livelihoods, wellbeing and access to justice. Peacebuilding requires wide support, especially in the current climate of frayed international relations and increasing conflicts (in both number and scale), exemplified by the war in Syria, where hundreds of thousands of people have died and millions are displaced.

21 Sep 2017 description

The Government of Sudan’s long record of stifling dissent continued in late 2016 and early 2017. Between October 2016 and April 2017, at least 77 people were subjected to arbitrary arrests and detention in Sudan. These opposition political activists and human rights defenders are routinely subjected to torture and other ill-treatment and detained for long period without charges solely for the peaceful exercise of their rights to freedom of expression, assembly and association.

21 Sep 2017 description

Estimates of persons-in-need are a key result expected of humanitarian needs assessments. However, they are challenging. Some are not informative, because of the methods chosen, missing and unreliable data or the way the humanitarian partners collaborate. In the absence of satisfactory PiN figures, substitutes are needed to inform prioritization and response planning. Other types of information may still be available in adequate scope, coverage and reliability.

21 Sep 2017 description

About DTM`s Flow Monitoring Surveys

This research started in October 2015 and is being conducted within the framework of IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) activities for monitoring populations on the move through the Mediterranean and Western Balkan Routes to Europe.

21 Sep 2017 description
report UN Population Fund

This study reviews the laws, policies and related frameworks in 23 countries in East and Southern Africa that create either impediments to, or an enabling environment for, adolescent sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights (SRHR). The assessment resulted in the development of a harmonized regional legal framework, which translates international and regional legal provisions into useful strategies. It gives recommendations based on applicable core legal values and principles, gleaned from a range of conventions, charters, political commitments, guidelines and declarations.

21 Sep 2017 description

Written by John Eyers

How can private citizens who want to contribute to international humanitarian or development efforts obtain a guide to which international non‑government organisations (INGOs) are most effective in what they do?