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20 Jun 2018 description

Résumé

Le présent rapport a été établi en application de la résolution 46/182 de l’Assemblée générale, dans laquelle l’Assemblée a prié le Secrétaire général de lui faire rapport chaque année, ainsi qu’au Conseil économique et social, sur la question de la coordination de l’aide humanitaire d’urgence. Il fait également suite à la résolution 72/133 de l’Assemblée et à la résolution 2017/14 du Conseil. Le présent rapport porte sur la période allant du 1er janvier au 31 décembre 2017.

19 Jun 2018 description
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Summary

The present report has been prepared pursuant to General Assembly resolution 46/182, in which the Assembly requested the Secretary-General to report annually to the Assembly and the Economic and Social Council on the coordination of emergency humanitarian assistance. The report is also submitted in response to Assembly resolution 72/133 and Economic and Social Council resolution 2017/14. The period covered by the report is 1 January to 31 December 2017.

19 Jun 2018 description

ECOSOC/6930

ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COUNCIL
2018 SESSION, 36TH MEETING (PM)

At a time when the global humanitarian response system was struggling to meet an unprecedented demand in aid for millions of people displaced by natural disasters and conflict, new approaches and stronger partnerships were key to overcome urgent challenges, the Economic and Social Council heard today at the opening of its humanitarian affairs segment.

14 Jun 2018 description
report SICA

13 de junio 2018: La región del Sistema de la Integración Centroamericana (SICA), contará con recursos por 88,1 millones de euros para impulsar inversiones que permitan mitigar los efectos del cambio climático y asegurar el desarrollo sostenible de la región.

La Iniciativa Fondo Verde para la Región SICA se llevará a cabo en el marco de la cooperación entre la Unión Europea, la Secretaría General del SICA, el Banco Centroamericano de Integración Económica (BCIE) y el Gobierno de la República Federal de Alemania.

08 Jun 2018 description
  1. Direction

The objective of Swedish international development cooperation is to create opportunities for better living conditions for people living in poverty and under oppression. The starting point is the policy framework for Swedish development cooperation and humanitarian assistance, as well as the principles of aid effectiveness and effective development cooperation. Development cooperation shall contribute towards implementing the 2030 Agenda, the Addis Ababa Action Agenda and the Paris Agreement on climate change.

25 May 2018 description
report European Commission

EU and Indonesia highlight cooperation on Climate Change and Environment

Today (24/5), the Minister for National Development Planning H.E. Bambang Brodjonegoro, the Minister of Environment and Forestry H.E. Siti Nurbaya Bakar, and the EU Ambassador to Indonesia H.E. Vincent Guérend, jointly launched the EU-Indonesia Blue Book 2018, an annual report on EU-Indonesia development cooperation. The report demonstrates the success stories of development cooperation that the EU and its Member States provide to Indonesia.

24 May 2018 description
report Tahiti Infos

PAPEETE, le 23 mai 2018 - Les 18 et 19 mai derniers, La Polynésie française représentée par Heremoana Maamaatuaiahutapu, ministre de l'environnement, était présente pour la première fois à un sommet du « Pacific Islands Leaders Meeting » en tant que membre à part entière du Forum des îles du Pacifique.

La Polynésie française était présente au huitième sommet du « Pacific Islands Leaders Meeting » (PALM 8), les 18 et 19 mai derniers, à Iwaki, ville de la préfecture de Fukushima au Japon.

04 May 2018 description

Shinahota, BOLIVIA, 4 may (ABI).- La Unión Europea (UE) suscribió el viernes un convenio con el Gobierno de Bolivia que garantiza 575 millones de euros de cooperación para el desarrollo integral de este país andino amazónico hasta 2020.

Es “un acuerdo de cooperación para toda Bolivia, en los distintos rubros, de 575 millones de euros, en dólares 687 millones”, destacó el presidente Evo Morales en un acto público en el trópico de Cochabamba en el que compareció junto al comisario de Cooperación Internacional y Desarrollo de la UE, Neven Mimica.

04 May 2018 description

In Numbers

1 in 5 children (15%) are acutely malnourished (wasting) in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka ranked 4th out of 181 countries prone to climate shocks (Global Climate Risk Index)

US$ 5.8 m six months April – September2018) net funding requirements, representing 33% of total requirement for 2018

Operational Updates

10 Apr 2018 description

Bogotá (abr. 9/18). Una vez terminaron las reuniones de trabajo entre las delegaciones de Colombia y Noruega, la Primera Ministra, Elsa Solberg, dijo en su declaración a medios que para su país fue un honor acompañar a Colombia en la consecución de la paz.

10 Apr 2018 description

OVERVIEW

• Countries in the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region experience a range of natural hazards, including droughts, earthquakes, floods, forest fires, hurricanes, landslides, tsunamis, and volcanoes. El Niño and La Niña phenomena occur periodically, exacerbating the impacts of hydrometeorological events in the LAC region. Unplanned urban expansion, environmental and natural resource degradation, and land-use management challenges also increase populations’ vulnerability and exposure to natural hazards.

09 Apr 2018 description

-Mañana dará comienzo el taller de lanzamiento de los componentes de agua y energía de Euroclima+ en el centro de Formación de la Cooperación Española en Sta. Cruz de la Sierra (Bolivia),

-Embajador de la Unión Europea ante Bolivia y el Ministro de Medio Ambiente y Agua de Bolivia inaugurarán el encuentro

19 Mar 2018 description
report World Bank

WASHINGTON, March 16, 2018—The World Bank approved a $27.8 million project for the Economic and Environmental Rehabilitation of the Niger River (PREEFN), consisting of $13.9 million International Development Association (IDA)* credit and a $13.9 million IDA grant.

16 Mar 2018 description

POINTS SAILLANTS

• Plus de 700 000 burundais ont été soutenus par le secteur de la sécurité alimentaire en 2017

• Plus de 8 200 congolais ont trouvé refuge au Burundi en janvier 2018

CHIFFRES CLES

Pop. dans le besoin 3,6 millions - H: 0,85M F: 0,88M E: 1,87M

Population ciblée 2,4 millions - H: 0,53M F: 0,55M E: 1,28M

PDI 175,936 - H: 79k F: 97k

Réfugiés congolais 64 301 - H: n/a F: n/a

Réfugiés burundais 395 594 - H: 202k F: 194k

Pers. en insécurité alimentaire 2,6 millions - IPC 3 1,9 M IPC 4 0,7 M

15 Mar 2018 description

The fund - which involves US $ 4.3 million from Mexico - was made official today during the FAO Regional Conference for Latin America and the Caribbean.

8th of March, Montego Bay, Jamaica – Mexico and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations will work together to improve climate change adaptation and resilience in the Caribbean.

08 Mar 2018 description

El fondo - que involucra US 4.3 millones de dólares de México - se oficializó hoy durante la Conferencia Regional de la FAO para América Latina y el Caribe.

8 de marzo de 2018, Montego Bay, Jamaica - México y la Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO) trabajarán juntas para mejorar la adaptación y resiliencia al cambio climático en el Caribe.

06 Mar 2018 description

Project to benefit 17 000 vulnerable families, many from indigenous communities

27 February 2018, Rome - The Green Climate Fund (GCF) has approved a $90 million climate change adaptation and mitigation project jointly developed by FAO and the Government of Paraguay.

The decision, the first involving a funding proposal by FAO to the GCF, was formalized during the 19th meeting of the Green Climate Fund Board which is being held from 27 February to 2 March 2018.

06 Mar 2018 description

Songdo, Republic of Korea – The Green Climate Fund (GCF) (http://www.greenclimate.fund/home) has approved a new climate change adaptation project for Tajikistan, which was developed by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in collaboration with the government. The initiative is designed to help mountain communities to cope with the impact of climate change on their incomes and food security.

28 Feb 2018 description

US$70 million UNDP-supported project, financed through the Green Climate Fund, Swiss Government and the Government of Georgia, signals 'paradigm shift centred around risk reduction, prevention and preparedness'

Georgia, 28 February 2018 – The Green Climate Fund approved a new project that will scale up early warning systems and the use of climate information in Georgia, enhancing resilience of 1.7 million people and their livelihoods to floods, droughts and other heightened climate risks.

27 Feb 2018 description

El proyecto beneficiará a 17.000 familias vulnerables, muchas procedentes de comunidades indígenas 27 de febrero de 2017, Roma - El Fondo Verde para el Clima (FVC) ha aprobado un proyecto de mitigación y adaptación al cambio climático por valor de 90 millones de dólares EEUU, desarrollado conjuntamente por la FAO y el Gobierno de Paraguay.