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21 Jul 2018 description
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FMR58 Full Report
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Mini-feature Refugee-led social protection
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Mini-feature Syrians in displacement: work and economies

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20 Jul 2018 description

ACNUR, la Agencia de la ONU para los Refugiados, ha presentado esta semana su Memoria Anual sobre Salud Pública de las nuevas emergencias de refugiados y otras operaciones que ya están en marcha. A pesar de las cifras récord mundiales de desplazamiento forzado, el informe señala que los servicios de salud para refugiados y otras poblaciones desplazadas en la mayoría de los casos marchan por buen camino. No obstante, siguen siendo motivo de preocupación las enfermedades transmisibles, la anemia y el retraso en el crecimiento.

18 Jul 2018 description

Groupe URD 2017 Annual Report

As I take up my pen to write this President’s Report, my thoughts turn to Claire Pirotte, co-founder of Groupe URD, asking me to stand as President of Groupe URD in July 2017 so that she could face Death, which would finally get the better of her in early 2018. A socially committed and generous woman, she left behind a Groupe URD that is active in all the major crisis contexts in the world, and puts all its energy into bringing a little creative reflection to them.

18 Jul 2018 description

Mënschen hëllefen : agir au profit des plus vulnérables

18.07.2018

La Croix-Rouge luxembourgeoise a dévoilé son rapport d’activité 2017. Au-delà du bilan de l’année passée, cette présentation a été l’occasion de revenir sur des événements marquants et de tracer des perspectives sur les actions en cours.

18 Jul 2018 description

Preface

The last several years have been exciting and eventful for UNDP, as the organization repositions itself to meet the ambitions of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the demands of UN Member States to reform the UN development system. Both are about significant changes aimed at a new course for development, one that supports people and the planet, and that meets the challenges and opportunities of our complex, rapidly changing world.

16 Jul 2018 description

Executive Summary

The year 2017 was poignantly marked by numerous humanitarian dramas around the world. From devastating natural disasters to deadly conflicts, Télécoms Sans Frontières has remained mobilised and adapted its response to the specific needs of the affected populations, introducing new and innovative means of providing communications aid.

13 Jul 2018 description
report United Nations

We, the Heads of State and Government and High Representatives, meeting in Morocco on 10 and 11 December 2018, reaffirming the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants and determined to make an important contribution to enhanced cooperation on international migration in all its dimensions, have adopted this Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration:

PREAMBLE

  1. This Global Compact rests on the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations.

13 Jul 2018 description
report World Bank

WASHINGTON, 11 juillet 2018 – L’accès limité des filles à l’éducation et les obstacles à l’achèvement d’une scolarité de 12 ans coûtent aux pays entre 15 000 et 30 000 milliards de dollars de perte de productivité et de revenus tout au long de la vie, selon un nouveau rapport de la Banque mondiale lancé en cette veille du Jour de Malala, célébré par les Nations Unies le 12 juillet.

12 Jul 2018 description

OVERVIEW

  • Many countries across the African continent face recurrent complex emergencies, frequent food insecurity, cyclical drought, and sudden-onset disasters, such as earthquakes, floods, and storms. In FY 2017, USAID/OFDA continued to respond to urgent needs resulting from disasters and support DRR programs that improve emergency preparedness and response capacity at local, national, and regional levels.

12 Jul 2018 description
report World Bank

Not Educating Girls Costs Countries Trillions of Dollars, Says New World Bank Report

WASHINGTON, July 11, 2018 – Limited educational opportunities for girls and barriers to completing 12 years of education cost countries between $15 trillion and $30 trillion in lost lifetime productivity and earnings, says a new World Bank report launched ahead of the July 12 United Nations Malala Day.

11 Jul 2018 description

Dr. Natalia Kanem

Executive Director UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund

Fifty years ago, the world declared that “parents have a basic human right to determine freely and responsibly the number and the spacing of their children,” at the United Nations International Conference on Human Rights in Tehran, on 13 May 1968.

Family planning is not only a matter of human rights; it is also central to women’s empowerment, reducing poverty and achieving sustainable development.

09 Jul 2018 description

Table of CONTENTS

On the trail of lassa fever in southern Nigeria - 01

A little black box for detecting and tracking outbreaks - 03

Largest cholera vaccine drive in history targets spike in outbreaks - 07

Encounters with plague: tracing and preventing illness - 11

Making health services a safe place for women: Uganda steps up to support women subjected to violence - 13

Treating diabetes takes more than insulin: Senegal mobile phone project promoting public health - 15

09 Jul 2018 description

Préface

Œuvrer ensemble à l’application du Programme 2030

Notre engagement

09 Jul 2018 description

El plan estratégico reafirma la pertinencia de la dirección estratégica actual del UNFPA, cuyo objetivo es el acceso universal a la salud y los derechos sexuales y reproductivos, con hincapié en las mujeres, los adolescentes y los jóvenes. De conformidad con la dirección estratégica del UNFPA y con la resolución 70/1 de la Asamblea General sobre la Agenda 2030 para el Desarrollo Sostenible, el plan estratégico velará por que nadie se quede atrás y por llegar primero a los más rezagados.

09 Jul 2018 description
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The strategic plan reaffirms the relevance of the current strategic direction of UNFPA, the goal of which is universal access to sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights, focusing on women, adolescents and youth. In accordance with the strategic direction of UNFPA and in line with General Assembly resolution 70/1 on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the strategic plan will seek to ensure that no one will be left behind and that the furthest behind will be reached first.