Official development assistance (ODA) levels fell slightly in 2017 compared with 2016, the first year-on-year fall in net ODA since 2011–2012.
This fall was due to an 11% reduction in reported spending on refugees within OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) member countries.
Without this reduction in reported refugee spending, ODA would have risen slightly.
18 out of 29 DAC member states saw a reduction in ODA levels in 2017.
We are a nation founded on the belief that every person is endowed with inalienable rights. Promoting and defending these rights is central to who we are as a country.
Ending the AIDS epidemic in Africa is within reach. A decade of transformation has set the stage, and the global community is united behind the goal to end AIDS as a public health threat by 2030.
Political leadership, efficiencies and community engagement have driven high returns on the investments made in Africa’s HIV responses.
by Felix Hoffmann, Katrin Kinzelbach
An index on academic freedom can change the way scholars interact across borders, strengthen a global community that is committed to academic freedom, push back authoritarian influence in the university sector, and protect universities from being coopted for the purpose of political repression. It would also fill an important knowledge gap.
The 2018 Mexico Peace Index (MPI), produced by the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP), provides a comprehensive measure of peacefulness in Mexico. The MPI is based on the work of the Global Peace Index, which is the leading measure of global peacefulness and has been produced by IEP every year since 2007.
This is the fifth annual edition of the MPI, setting out the key trends, patterns and drivers of peace in Mexico, while also highlighting the most significant policy opportunities available to governments.
201 Rabies vaccines: WHO position paper – April 2018
220 WHO Strategic Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE) on immunization: request for nominations
201 Vaccins antirabiques: Note de synthèse de l’OMS – avril 2018
220 Le Groupe Stratégique Consultatif d’Experts (SAGE) de l’OMS sur la vaccination: appel à candidatures
Expulsions by Municipalities Appear Discriminatory, Lack Due Process
(Beirut) – At least 13 municipalities in Lebanon have forcibly evicted at least 3,664 Syrian refugees from their homes and expelled them from the municipalities, apparently because of their nationality or religion, while another 42,000 refugees remain at risk of eviction, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.
Eritrea acceded to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on 14th January 1999 and deposited its instrument of accession on 15th March 1999. Although it is close to two decades late, Amnesty International welcomes Eritrea’s submission of its initial report covering the period 1999-2016 to the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR). Amnesty International hopes that this submission by Eritrea is the first of many more to come, and encourages the authorities to continue engaging with the ACHPR.
Cerca de 800 mil víctimas del conflicto han sido indemnizadas hasta el momento por la Unidad para las Víctimas
En la audiencia de rendición de cuentas, presentada por la entidad, se evidencian avances significativos en la implementación de medidas de reparación colectiva y una reducción en la entrega de recursos necesarios para atender emergencias humanitarias gracias a la firma del acuerdo de paz.
This report investigates food security resilience in Far-Western Nepal. We explore avenues to implement a low-cost food security resilience monitoring system; develop a theoretical framework and quantitative methodology for measuring resilience; and qualitatively explore the effect of transnational migration and remittances on well-being, gender equality, and livelihood choices.
The issue of how the global community can effectively address forced displacement is prominent on the international agenda. Displacement levels are the highest ever recorded with roughly 65 million people forcibly displaced around the world, including over 21 million refugees, three million asylum-seekers and over 40 million internally displaced persons (IDPs).
Collecting Data on Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Contexts
1. Executive summary
The Department for International Development (DFID) has commissioned a research report to provide evidenced recommendations on programmes and policy that can sustain markets inside Syria, as a means to increase food-insecure communities’ resilience to the confict.