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15 May 2017 description

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 71/127 and Economic and Social Council resolution 2016/9. The period covered by the report is from January to December 2016.

04 May 2017 description

Sequía. Enfermedades. Terremotos. Huracanes. Más de 10,6 millones de personas en América Latina y el Caribe fueron afectadas por estos desastres en 2016.

Cada emergencia presentó sus propios desafíos, se tratara de los medios de vida afectados, la seguridad de las familias forzadas a huir de la violencia, el creciente riesgo de enfermedades transmitidas por vectores o la magnitud de grandes desastres como el terremoto en Ecuador (abril 2016) y el Huracán Matthew en el Caribe (octubre de 2016).

04 May 2017 description

Drought. Disease. Earthquakes. Hurricanes. More than 10.6 million people across Latin America and the Caribbean were affected by these disasters in 2016.

Each emergency presented its own set of challenges, whether it was addressing affected livelihoods, the safety of families forced to flee from violence, the growing risk of vector-borne diseases or the sheer scale of major disasters such as the earthquake in Ecuador (April 2016) and Hurricane Matthew in the Caribbean (October 2016).

02 Apr 2017 description
report InterAction

Foreign Aid: Sustaining U.S. Investments Overseas

01 Dec 2016 description
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Technical Note

Key messages of the review

The UK Government will intensify its efforts to end extreme poverty and promote development. This is the right thing to do. It is in our national interest. And it is a crucial part of our expanded role on the world stage as we leave the EU.

The world is changing. Our approach to development needs to change with it. We will drive reform of the entire global development system to further improve its effectiveness.

14 Apr 2016 description

Este documento analiza las crisis registradas en América Latina y el Caribe durante 2015, así como la respuesta por parte de la Oficina de Coordinación de Asuntos Humanitarios - Oficina Regional para América Latina y el Caribe (OCHA ROLAC).

También recoge las actividades relacionadas con preparación frente a desastres, así como los eventos desarrollados con socios estratégicos que significaron un avance en busca de una mejor coordinación para una respuesta humanitaria eficiente.

14 Apr 2016 description

This document reviews the major emergencies in 2015 and the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs - Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean (OCHA ROLAC) response.

It also includes details of the disaster preparedness activities and joint ventures with strategic partners that represented innovations in better coordination for effective humanitarian response.

26 Sep 2015 description
report UN General Assembly

AG/11688

Soixante-dixième session,
4e, 5e & 6e séances plénières – matin, après-midi & soir
ASSEMBLÉE GÉNÉRALE
COUVERTURE DES RÉUNIONS

«C’est Une promesse faite par les dirigeants à tous les habitants de la planète », déclare M. Ban Ki-moon devant les États Membres réunis en sommet

26 Sep 2015 description
report UN General Assembly

GA/11688

Seventieth Session,
4th, 5th & 6th Meetings (AM, PM & Night)
GENERAL ASSEMBLY
MEETINGS COVERAGE

World leaders today embraced a sweeping 15-year global plan of action to end poverty, reduce inequalities and protect the environment, known as the Sustainable Development Goals, at the opening of a United Nations special summit.

24 Sep 2015 description
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New IFRC Report calls for greater recognition and support for local humanitarian actors

Local actors are often the most effective in conducting humanitarian operations. However, despite their critical role, they struggle to attract the funding and support they need.

The 2015 World Disasters Report – launched today by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) – examines the complexities and challenges local actors face in scaling-up and sustaining their humanitarian response.

20 Jul 2015 description

While we must continue to provide assistance to countries in crisis, fragile states and the world’s poorest, development assistance must be more than a tool to merely alleviate the effects of poverty. It must also be a tool to spur transformation. Since 2010, the United States has sharpened the focus of our global development investments to achieve sustainable development outcomes, leverage increased private capital flows, diversify the range of private sector and nongovernmental partners with whom we work, and invested in game-changing innovations.

08 Jul 2015 description
report United Nations

Les données et les analyses figurant dans le Rapport 2015 sur les objectifs du Millénaire pour le développement montrent que même les pays les plus pauvres peuvent réaliser des progrès spectaculaires et sans précédent grâce à des actions ciblées, des stratégies adaptées, des ressources adéquates et une volonté politique forte. Des progrès remarquables ont été faits en vue de réaliser les OMD. La pauvreté dans le monde continue de reculer. Les enfants sont plus nombreux que jamais à être scolarisés dans l’enseignement primaire.

08 Jul 2015 description
report United Nations

Panorama general

A comienzos del nuevo milenio, los líderes mundiales se reunieron en las Naciones Unidas para dar forma a una visión amplia con el fin de combatir la pobreza en sus múltiples dimensiones. Esa visión, que fue traducida en ocho Objetivos de Desarrollo del Milenio (ODM), continuó siendo el marco de desarrollo predominante para el mundo en el curso de los últimos 15 años.

06 Jul 2015 description
report United Nations
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MDG success springboard for new sustainable development agenda: UN report

New York, 6 July 2015—The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have produced the most successful anti-poverty movement in history and will serve as the jumping-off point for the new sustainable development agenda to be adopted this year, according to the final MDG report launched today by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

22 Dec 2014 description

Vision

Overview

Research and Evidence Division (RED) is responsible for making DFID more systematic in the use of evidence and thereby having greater development impact by:

10 Oct 2014 description
report World Bank

WASHINGTON, October 10, 2014—In the wake of a “late, inadequate and slow” global response to the Ebola outbreak, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim today called for the creation of a new pandemic emergency facility that would rapidly respond to future outbreaks by delivering money to countries in crisis.

Speaking before the Annual Meetings plenary, a meeting of the governors of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group, Kim said he would like to develop the proposals for a financial instrument with the United Nations, the IMF and regional development banks.

08 Nov 2013 description

(Pretoria, 08 November 2013): A groundbreaking study into the threats likely to confront southern African communities over the next decade has been released. Titled Humanitarian Trends in Southern Africa: Challenges and Opportunities, the study identifies regional and global factors that may impact the lives and livelihoods of southern Africans and, as importantly, the available capacities to address these challenges.

07 Mar 2013 description
report IRIN

DAKAR, 7 mars 2013 (IRIN) - L'expansion annuelle des programmes humanitaires pour régler les problèmes chroniques des Sahéliens les plus vulnérables montre clairement que les stratégies de développement ne fonctionnent pas. Le Sahel est dès lors au coeur des débats sur la nécessité de développer la résistance aux chocs des personnes vulnérables.

04 Mar 2013 description
report IRIN

DAKAR, 4 March 2013 (IRIN) - The annual gearing-up of humanitarian programmes to treat the chronic problems of vulnerable Sahelians is a clear sign that development there is not working. As a result, the Sahel is at the centre of the debate on the need to boost vulnerable people's resilience to shocks.