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26 Apr 2018 description


• Grounds for detention in immigration law appear to be formulated in a nonexhaustive way, which is inconsistent with the principle of lawfulness and the requirement of legal certainty;

• The law provides an expansive list of situations that can lead to a risk of absconding determination, including irregular entry or stay;

• The broad basis for finding a risk of absconding leads to detention being applied systematically rather exceptionally, thus “less coercive measures” are rarely used;

29 Sep 2014 description
report The Global Fund

NEW YORK – Luxembourg is increasing its financial commitment to the Global Fund for 2014, thereby unlocking additional contributions from the United States and the United Kingdom.

Prime Minister Xavier Bettel announced at the 2014 Global Citizen Festival in New York on Saturday that Luxembourg is making an additional pledge of €500,000 for 2014, in addition to its earlier pledge of €2.5 million. Both the United States and the United Kingdom have geared their own contributions to the Global Fund in a way that maximizes donations by other countries.

25 Apr 2014 description

Le 25 avril 2014 la Coopération luxembourgeoise a publié une version actualisée de sa stratégie sectorielle en matière de santé. Cette publication coïncide avec la Journée mondiale de lutte contre le paludisme, ainsi qu’avec la Semaine mondiale de l’immunisation (24-30 avril) et vient peu après la Journée mondiale de la santé qui était le 7 avril.

02 Oct 2013 description
report The Global Fund

GENEVA - The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria today congratulated Luxembourg for its decision to commit EUR 7.5 million (US$10.1 million) for 2014-2016, making it one of the most generous donors on a per capita basis.

The commitment, subject to parliamentary approval, will effectively unlock an additional US$4 million in contributions from the United States and the United Kingdom, which have geared their own contributions to maximize what is donated by other countries.

15 Sep 2011 description
report UN News Service

Millions of victims of humanitarian emergencies, particularly in West Africa, will benefit from a new life-saving partnership signed today between the United Nations and Luxembourg to provide a rapid response in food aid and communications needs. “This partnership is launched at a critical time in the world – economic and weather shocks continue to challenge the food security of nearly 1 billion people on earth,” UN World Food Programme (WFP) Executive Director Josette Sheeran

02 Jun 2009 description

Suite à l'identification, le 1er juin 2009, d'un premier cas de grippe A (H1N1) au Luxembourg, le ministre de la Santé, Mars Di Bartolomeo, a fait le point sur la situation lors d'un bref point de presse en date du 2 juin 2009.

Le ministre a rappelé qu'il s'agit d'une personne de la région nord du pays qui a séjourné récemment aux états-Unis d'Amérique (New York) et qui s'est présentée l'après-midi du 1er juin 2009 auprès d'un médecin avec des symptômes grippaux bénins (fièvre modérée). Les analyses, effectuées au Laboratoire national de santé, …