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14 Feb 2018 description
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The members of the Panel of Experts on Yemen have the honour to transmit herewith the final report of the Panel, prepared in accordance with paragraph 6 of resolution 2342 (2017).

The report was provided to the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2140 (2014) on 9 January 2018 and considered by the Committee on 23 January 2018.

We would appreciate it if the present letter and the report were brought to the attention of the members of the Security Council and issued as a document of the Council.

14 Feb 2018 description

The SADC Executive Secretary, Dr. Stergomena Lawrence Tax met the Head of Regional Delegation of ICRC for Southern Africa, Mr. Vincent Cassard at the SADC Secretariat Headquarters in Gaborone, Botswana on 12th February 2018.

13 Feb 2018 description

This Interview with Naw Be--- describes events occurring in Htantabin Township, Toungoo District, during the period between 2012 and 2016 Including land disputes, increased freedom of movement and development needs in the community.

  • Naw Be--- discusses in detail the process of villagers acquiring loans from the Burma/Myanmar government, including concerns about not being able to acquire future loans if they permit the KNU to acquire the land.

12 Feb 2018 description

The President’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Budget for USAID supports the President’s commitment to serve the needs of American citizens, ensure their safety, promote their prosperity, preserve their rights, and defend their values, as outlined in the President’s National Security Strategy. It advances U.S. foreign policy goals through targeted investments that protect U.S. national security, and furthers American interests at home and abroad.

08 Feb 2018 description

Nuestra labor tuvo impacto sobre la vida de 65.700 personas.

A continuación, algunos resultados de nuestro trabajo, en muchas ocasiones realizado en conjunto con la Cruz Roja Colombiana.

  • 690 familiares de personas desaparecidas recibieron apoyo y orientación sobre sus derechos.

  • 271 personas recibieron noticias sobre la suerte de su familiar desaparecido. De ellas, 133 restablecieron el contacto y 138 fueron notificadas de la muerte de su ser querido.

07 Feb 2018 description

Dix-huit mois après, les engagements pris au Sommet mondial sur l’action humanitaire entrainent des changements Le Sommet mondial sur l’action humanitaire, qui s’est tenu à Istanbul, en Turquie, a donné naissance à un programme pluriannuel permettant d’entrainer les changements préconisés dans le Programme d’action pour l’humanité. Dans leurs premiers rapports concernant les engagements pris lors du Sommet, 142 parties prenantes ont rendu compte des activités entreprises de juin à décembre 2016 en vue de réaliser cet objectif ambitieux.

07 Feb 2018 description

18 meses después, los compromisos asumidos en la Cumbre Humanitaria Mundial están logrando cambios La Cumbre Humanitaria Mundial, celebrada en Estambul, Turquía, puso en marcha un programa plurianual para lograr los cambios exigidos por la Agenda para la Humanidad. En sus primeros informes en cuanto a los compromisos asumidos en la Cumbre, 142 partes interesadas describieron los esfuerzos que hicieron desde junio hasta diciembre de 2016 para hacer de esta desafiante idea una realidad.

06 Feb 2018 description
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DSG/SM/1128-DEV/3312-SOC/4862

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed's opening remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the Commission for Social Development’s side event on poverty eradication, in New York today:

I am grateful for the opportunity to join WorldWide Nigeria and Ify Ofong on today’s panel. I applaud the goal of this event, to honestly assess, through the lens of local action, poverty eradication and implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

05 Feb 2018 description

POPULATION TOTALE 18,9M

PERSONNES DANS LE BESOIN 4,1M

PERSONNES CIBLÉES 1,56M

FONDS REQUIS EN USD 263M

N° PARTENAIRES HUMANITAIRES 156

PRÉFACE PAR LA COORDONNATRICE HUMANITAIRE

05 Feb 2018 description

Humanitarian organizations have been able to deliver life-saving humanitarian aid to the people of Otogo County in the Yei River area in Central Equatoria. The relief convoy could reach those in need thanks to the escort provided by the United Nations Mission in South Sudan, which recently opened a field support office in nearby Yei.

01 Feb 2018 description

Selon le chef du HCR, les communautés d’accueil doivent également bénéficier de la présence des réfugiés grâce à l’amélioration des infrastructures.

Par Jonathan Clayton

INSTALLATION DE REFUGIES D’IMVEPI, Ouganda - Le Haut Commissaire des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés Filippo Grandi a réitéré son appel aux dirigeants régionaux à rétablir la paix, et il s’est félicité de la politique menée par l’Ouganda pour « l’ouverture de ses frontières ». L’Ouganda accueille actuellement jusqu’à 500 nouveaux réfugiés par jour.

31 Jan 2018 description

IMVEPI REFUGEE SETTLEMENT, Uganda – Renewing a strong appeal to regional leaders to make peace, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi has praised the “open border” policy of Uganda which is currently receiving up to 500 refugees a day.

Grandi who is currently on an official visit to the East African country, now providing sanctuary to a total of some 1.4 million refugees, upheld Uganda’s treatment of those fleeing wars and persecution as a model for the rest of the world.

26 Jan 2018 description

The conflict, which continues today, has devastated the country, resulting in tens of thousands of civilian deaths, and the displacement of 4 million people, 1.9 million of which are internally displaced and another 2 million who fled to neighboring countries. The chaos threatens the world’s youngest country with collapse and regional instability.

26 Jan 2018 description

1. INTRODUCTION: SOMALIA ON THE BRINK OF CATASTROPHE – AGAIN

Somalia today is once again confronted with mass famine. The lack of adequate rainfall over two consecutive seasons in 2015 and 2016 led to the failure of crop production and livestock deaths at a massive scale and rapid increases in the incidence of food insecurity, malnutrition, disease and population displacement.

26 Jan 2018 description

Executive Summary

In recent years, a combination of armed conflict, climatic shocks and long-standing socioeconomic and governance deficits in north-east Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen have led to acute humanitarian emergencies and famine or near famine situations.