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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.

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.

02 Apr 2017 description
report InterAction

Foreign Aid: Sustaining U.S. Investments Overseas

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:

01 Feb 2013 description
report Oxfam

This sets out Oxfam’s proposals for a successor framework to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) for the period after 2015. At this early stage of the debate, our recommendations focus on:

• the overall vision, purpose and core principles that should guide a new framework (section 1)

• critical issues to be included, and how they should be treated (section 2a)

• proposed targets and commitments in a few core areas (section 2b)

It is an initial contribution, and our views will develop and be enriched as the global conversation continues toward 2015.

31 Dec 2012 description
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Resumen

Los Objetivos de Desarrollo del Milenio (ODM) han sido la herramienta más exitosa en la historia para luchar contra la pobreza a nivel mundial. Se han logrado avances significativos y sustanciales en muchos de los objetivos, incluyendo el de reducir a la mitad la cantidad de personas que viven en condiciones de pobreza extrema y el porcentaje de personas sin acceso sostenible a fuentes mejoradas de agua potable.

07 Dec 2012 description

SUMMARY

Famine conditions were still present in parts of southern Somalia when the previous humanitarian appeal for Somalia was launched in December 2011. On 3 February, the famine was declared over, largely due to the delivery of aid under extremely difficult conditions and the exceptional harvest at the start of 2012.

16 Aug 2012 description
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OCHA adds 500 free humanitarian symbols to communications tools and services

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian affairs (OCHA) has created a set of 500 freely available humanitarian icons to help relief workers present emergency and crisis-related information quickly and simply.

11 May 2012 description

The review of the situation of girls and boys in Ethiopia is produced by the Government of Ethiopia and the United Nations.It is the first such publication since 1993. Preparation started in 2010 with working papers based on literature reviews and field work in all regions. Findings were discussed in a series of meetings with civil servants and civil society. This information was used to help frame how the United Nations would support the Growth and Transformation Plan. To the extent possible the data has been updated as of the end of 2011.

11 Apr 2012 description
report InterAction

Apr 6, 2012

InterAction’s latest publication, Choose to Invest in Development and Humanitarian Relief FY2013, outlines key funding recommendations for the U.S. government to support accounts in the federal budget. This strong investment will make great strides to reduce global poverty, tackle environmental challenges and increase peacekeeping efforts to support stability and security.