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06 Apr 2018 description

Geneva – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, reports that 15,289 migrants and refugees have entered Europe by sea through the first 95 days of 2018, with about 44 per cent arriving in Italy and the remainder divided between Greece (33%) Spain (23%) and Cyprus (less than 1%).

This compares with 31,060 at this point in 2017, and with 172,089 at this point in March in 2016.

IOM Rome’s Flavio Di Giacomo on Thursday shared data released this week in Italy concerning the top 11 countries of origin where arriving migrants are coming from (see chart below).

07 Mar 2018 description

7 March 2018

Distinguished President,
Excellencies,
Colleagues, Friends,

A few days ago, we celebrated the centenary year of Nelson Mandela’s birth. We spoke of his example; his fortitude, his suffering and compassion, while recalling also the declaration that he and my predecessor Mary Robinson signed in 2000 on diversity and tolerance.

02 Jan 2018 description

Global Overview DECEMBER 2017

28 Dec 2017 description

La Agencia Española de Cooperación (AECID) activa un convenio con Acción contra el Hambre dotado 100.000 euros para financiar distintas iniciativas de asistencia humanitaria en el terreno

El pasado viernes 22 de diciembre tocó tierra la tormenta tropical Tembin conocida como "Vinta" en la isla de Mindanao provocando graves inundaciones y corrimientos de tierra dejando a su paso al menos 200 muertos, 70.000 desplazados y decenas de desaparecidos.

18 Nov 2017 description

The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers the period 12-18 November 2017 and includes updates on Legionnaires' disease, influenza, West Nile fever, chikungunya, yellow fever, plague, monkeypox, marburg virus disease, malaria and cholera.

07 Nov 2017 description
  • Acción contra el Hambre y la Comisión Europea organizan una exposición fotográfica para visibilizar el impacto humano de un conflicto prácticamente desconocido para la opinión pública: cerca de 850 000 personas han abandonado su hogar en Mindanao (sur de Filipinas) en lo que va de año.

17 Mar 2017 description

​The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers the period 12-18 March 2017 and includes updates on cholera, measles and Legionnaires disease.

15 Jan 2017 description
report Human Rights Watch

Rapport mondial 2017 : Les démagogues menacent les droits humains

Donald Trump ainsi que des démagogues européens favorisent l’intolérance et les discriminations

13 Jun 2016 description

In a wide-ranging opening speech to the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad al Hussein sheds a light on "preventable calamities" and worrying trends in human rights around the world, including detailed concerns about the situation in more than 50 countries

Distinguished President of the Council,
Director-General,
Excellencies
Colleagues and friends