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17 Feb 2018 description

Depuis novembre, le HCR, l’Agence des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés, a évacué plus de 1000 réfugiés très vulnérables depuis la Libye et recherche des solutions durables pour eux dans des pays tiers. Mardi, un vol a décollé de Tripoli à destination de Niamey, au Niger, avec 128 réfugiés à son bord. Mercredi, un deuxième avion transportant 150 réfugiés a quitté Tripoli pour Rome, en Italie. Cela porte à 1084 le nombre total de réfugiés évacués depuis le début des opérations du HCR il y a trois mois.

17 Feb 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS (JANUARY 2018) OF ADAMAWA STATE HEALTH SECTOR HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE

  • Voluntary and dignified repatriation of over 4,500 refugees of Adamawa State extraction from Cameroon

  • Farmers/ Herders clash in Numan, Demsa and Song LGAs

  • HRP for 2018

  • Epidemiological updates of diseases

  • Conducted training on Accountability to Affected Population (AAP) capacity building for partners in conjunction with OCHA

  • Cluster Coordination Program Monitoring (CCPM)

17 Feb 2018 description

Response

The Protection Cluster held two operational working group meetings to support and strengthen field-level coordination for the ongoing responses in Eastern Ghouta and Northeast Aleppo. Nine members of the Protection Monitoring Task Force conducted 741 KI interviews in 119 communities, covering 42 sub-districts, 18 districts, in 7 governorates (Aleppo, Al-Hasakeh, Ar-Raqqa, Rural Damascus, Hama,
Homs and Idleb).

16 Feb 2018 description

Los ajustes administrativos no representan un cambio en la responsabilidad y las funciones que la Ley de Víctimas asigna a la Unidad en relación con el cumplimiento y desarrollo del enfoque de Género.

BOGOTÁ, D.C.

De acuerdo con la Ley 1448 de 2011, la atención a las víctimas en Colombia se hace con base en un enfoque diferencial que reconoce la existencia de poblaciones con características particulares en razón de su edad, género, orientación sexual y situaciones de discapacidad que requieren un tratamiento especial.

16 Feb 2018 description

Although European and African efforts to reduce irregular migration have successfully lowered overall numbers entering Europe, some migrants are transiting increasingly hazardous smuggling routes across the Sahara Desert and Mediterranean Sea, risking human rights abuses and indefinite detention. The UN’s voluntary humanitarian return program assisted over 19,000 migrants to return to their home countries from Libya in 2017, up from around 3,000 assisted migrant returns from Libya in 2016. An estimated 400,000–700,000 migrants live in detention in Libya.

16 Feb 2018 description
report Oxfam

Oxfam ha anunciado que se creará urgentemente una comisión independiente con poder para llevar a cabo una amplia evaluación de la cultura y las prácticas de Oxfam, incluida la forma en la que se han gestionado en el pasado los casos de mala conducta sexual.

La creación de esta comisión se enmarca en el plan de acción integral anunciado por Oxfam para fortalecer sus sistemas de protección en toda la organización con el objetivo de poner fin al abuso.

16 Feb 2018 description

MADRID (España), 16 de febrero de 2017.- La directora de Relaciones Externas de la Agencia de la ONU para los Refugiados, Rossella Pagliuchi-Lor, presentó en Madrid el borrador del Pacto Mundial sobre Refugiados, que busca respuestas más predecibles, integrales y equitativas ante las crisis de refugiados. ACNUR consensuará el documento con los Estados antes de presentarlo a la Asamblea General de Naciones Unidas este año.

16 Feb 2018 description
report Oxfam

As someone who shares our vision of what Oxfam could and should be, and who has been supporting our work and our message, I wanted to be in touch directly with you regarding the current reports of sexual harassment, abuse and exploitation of vulnerable women by Oxfam staff members.

I understand many of our supporters are angry and feel betrayed. These reports describe shocking and appalling behaviour that hurts me very deeply. This is not what or who Oxfam is.

16 Feb 2018 description

A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

Cyclone Gita was initially monitored over the Pacific waters as a Tropical Depression 07F (TD07F) analyzed southeast of Vanuatu. TD07F was later upgraded to a Tropical Cyclone Category 1 as it moved South South-East affecting Samoa with heavy rain causing flooding, and gusty winds of up to 39-54 miles per hour on Friday 9 February 2018.

16 Feb 2018 description

Key Recommendations

In order to reach the most vulnerable, decision makers and those involved in insurance schemes could:

  • ensure a thorough understanding of the socio-economic context in which insurance schemes are implemented and identify which social factors create vulnerabilities.

  • provide farmers, especially those who are illiterate or particularly vulnerable, with adequate information and training on the most suitable insurance products and how to make best use of them.

16 Feb 2018 description
report Mercy Corps

NEW MERCY CORPS RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS STRATEGIES TO REDUCE YOUTH SUPPORT FOR POLITICAL VIOLENCE IN AFGHANISTAN

Combining vocational training with cash can reduce willingness to support armed opposition groups

PORTLAND, ORE. – New research by the global organization Mercy Corps, in partnership with Princeton and Yale Universities, finds that youth who received vocational training and a cash transfer during an employability program in Kandahar, Afghanistan, were less likely to support armed opposition groups.

16 Feb 2018 description

Highlights

  • WFP has delivered 4,000mt of food to over 200,000 people in four counties through the integrated rapid response mechanism (IRRM).

  • The first test barge in 2018 from Renk to Malakal was successfully completed on 13 February.

  • Construction of the road to the Kuajok bridge (Warrap) has been completed.

  • There has been an increase of deliveries from the Northern Corridor in Sudan with convoys carrying 14,700mt of food.

Situation Update

16 Feb 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • In January 2018, UNICEF has distributed 2,909 cartons of Ready-To-Use Therapeutic Food (RUTF) across nine counties.

  • A total of 95,757 people (15,321 children under five) were reached with malaria control interventions including indoor residual spraying, distribution of insecticidal treated nets, as well as behaviour change communication.

16 Feb 2018 description

Dag Nylander, Rita Sandberg and Idun Tvedt

The peace talks between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People’s Army (FARC-EP) have become a global reference for negotiated solutions to armed conflicts.

16 Feb 2018 description

Le Bureau de la MINUSMA à Gao a organisé, le 6 février dernier, une mission à Hamakouladji, à 45 kilomètres de la commune urbaine de Gao, pour annoncer l’acquisition d’un projet de réduction des violences communautaires (CVR).

16 Feb 2018 description

Conseil des droits de l’homme
Trente-septième session
26 février-23 mars 2018
Point 3 de l’ordre du jour
Promotion et protection de tous les droits de l’homme, civils, politiques, économiques, sociaux et culturels, y compris le droit au développement

Note du secrétariat

16 Feb 2018 description
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Human Rights Council
Thirty-seventh session
26 February–23 March 2018
Agenda item 3
Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil,
political, economic, social and cultural rights,
including the right to development

Note by the Secretariat

16 Feb 2018 description

Le Bureau Régional de l’UNESCO à Dakar célèbre la Journée internationale des femmes et des filles de sciences, en organisant un atelier sur l’égalité et la parité dans les Sciences pour la paix et le développement, en partenariat avec l’African Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Facebook Sénégal et la fédération sénégalaise des Clubs UNESCO, à Dakar le 19 février 2017.

16 Feb 2018 description

En exécution des Hautes instructions de SM le Roi Mohammed VI, que Dieu L’assiste, en vue d’apporter aide aux populations des régions ayant connu une forte baisse des températures et d’intenses chutes de neige, et de désenclaver ces régions, les services du ministère de l’Intérieur, l’ensemble des départements gouvernementaux et les services concernés (Forces Armées Royales, Gendarmerie Royale, Forces auxiliaires et protection civile), se sont mobilisés afin de prendre les mesures nécessaires, à travers la mobilisation de l’ensemble des moyens logistiques et humains pour apporter aide aux …