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18 Dec 2017 description

The Joint Border Verification and Monitoring Mechanism (JBVMM) of the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) conducted a joint reconnaissance on 10 December to identify and mark the exact JBVMM fourth team site location in Abu Qussa.

The Abu Qussa team site has been marked comprehensively on the map by the Joint Recce Team, a vital step in the implementation of the JBVMM and stakeholders mandate. The Joint Recce Team was comprised of UNISFA staff, National Monitors from Government of Sudan and South Sudan, and United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS).

18 Dec 2017 description

The UN plays an important role in the organization of various elections throughout the world. Simon-Pierre Nanitelamio is, since February 2017, the Deputy Director of the Electoral Assistance Division (EAD/DAE) of the United Nations Department of Political Affairs (DPA/DAP). In this interview, Nanitelamio explains how and what  types of assistance the UN provides to Member States organizing elections.

What is the role of the UN Electoral Assistance Division (EAD)?

18 Dec 2017 description

14 December 2017, Hiroshima, Japan – The UNITAR Hiroshima Office has successfully completed the second workshop of the _UNITAR Iraq Fellowship Programme: Entrepreneurship and Youth Leadership Training_, which was held in Istanbul, Turkey, from 7 – 11 December 2017. The Fellowship is a six-month specialized capacity-building programme that examines entrepreneurship and youth leadership in the context of Iraq. It is comprised of four face-to-face workshops and is being implemented with the generous support of the Government and People of Japan.

18 Dec 2017 description

The Australian Government is partnering with the Australian Red Cross and Australia for UNHCR to help Rohingya who need assistance following violence in Myanmar.

This includes more than 620,000 people, mostly women and children, who have fled to neighbouring Bangladesh.

Matching public contributions

The Australian Government is matching more than $3.5 million in funding raised by the Australian Red Cross and Australia for UNHCR since 11 November.

18 Dec 2017 description

An analysis based on actual persons registered in the UNHCR refugee database (proGres)

18 Dec 2017 description

This map highlights the percentage of masons trained through vacational training curriculum (50 days) as per HRRP 4W - R44, based on the targets defined by NRA (DRAFT - Training Strategy)