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Aug 26, 2015
In a press conference held on 24th August in Berlin, French President François Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel released a statement calling for coordinated and unified European response to tackle the migrant and refugee crisis. According to the data available, in July, more than 100 000 people mainly from Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and the Corn of Africa managed to cross the...
Aug 18, 2015
As I’m sure that today, World Humanitarian Day, many bloggers out there will be frantically typing away on the many worthy issues related to the current ‘Migrant’ or ‘Refugee’ humanitarian crisis, I want to talk about what comes after the essential humanitarian aid we (try to) give to the migrants arriving on our wealthier shores. Don’t get me wrong, of course I couldn’t agree more with UNCHR’s...
Aug 04, 2015
  Suite à deux semaines de négociation, les 193 Etats Membres des Nations Unies se sont mis d’accord, ce dimanche, sur le projet de document final qui constituera le nouvel agenda du développement durable pour les 15 prochaines années. Mme Susana Malcorra, Chef de Cabinet du Secrétaire Général de l’ONU M. Ban Ki Moon, a décrit cet accord « d’historique » mais a toutefois insisté sur le fait que ...
Aug 03, 2015
  After two weeks of negotiations, the United Nations 193-member states agreed on Sunday on the draft outcome document that will constitute the new sustainable development agenda for the next 15 years. U.N Secretary General Ban Ki-moon’s Chef de Cabinet Susana Malcorra described the agreement as “historic” but warned that the work ahead is immense. World leaders will meet from 25 to 27 September...

Latest Resources

Aug 26, 2015
Progress of the implementation of Recommendations adopted at the 3rd – 6th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour meetings: Background paper to the 7th AFML The ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour is an open platform for the review, discussion and exchange of best practices and ideas between governments, workers’ and employers’ organizations, and civil society stakeholders on key issues facing migrant workers... Read more >
Aug 25, 2015
Initiative PNUD ART L’initiative Articulation des Réseaux Territoriaux pour le développement humain durable (ART) est un programme global du PNUD qui promeut le développement humain durable au niveau local. Le PNUD a lancé l’Initiative Globale ART en 2005, dans le cadre de son engagement au soutien des pays dans leurs efforts d’accélérer leurs progrès pour les Objectifs du Millénaire pour le... Read more >