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MIL-OSI United Nations: Ethiopia: humanitarians scale up to provide life-saving aid to over 1 million forcibly displaced by violence in the south-west

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Source: United Nations MIL OSI To address the urgent needs of more than a million displaced by inter-communal violence in southwestern Ethiopia over the past four months, UN humanitarian agencies and their partners are ramping up their efforts, providing among other things shelter, household items, water and sanitation, and food to the most vulnerable. “Those […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: ‘Economy is society’s servant, not its master,’ say UN rights experts, urging Brazil to put human rights before austerity

By   /  August 4, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, English, Global Bodies, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: ‘Economy is society’s servant, not its master,’ say UN rights experts, urging Brazil to put human rights before austerity

Source: United Nations 3 Marginalized groups suffer unduly harsh consequences due to Brazil’s economic policies of austerity, prompting United Nations rights experts to urge the Government to instead prioritize human rights. “People living in poverty, and other marginalized groups, are disproportionately suffering as a result of the stringent economic measures in a country once considered […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Fresh Yemen hospital attack raises risk of new cholera epidemic

By   /  August 4, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, English, fish, Fisheries, Global Bodies, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Fresh Yemen hospital attack raises risk of new cholera epidemic

Source: United Nations A deadly attack on one of the last functioning hospitals in Yemen in the key port city of Hudaydah has put hundreds of thousands of people at risk and damaged efforts to prevent a third cholera epidemic in the war-torn country, top UN officials warned on Friday. Early reports suggest multiple deaths […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Message from Ms Audrey Azoulay, Director-General of UNESCO, on the occasion of on the occasion of International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples – Migration and movement, 9 August 2018

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Source: United Nations 4 Indigenous peoples are among the most vulnerable populations in the world. This International Day is an opportunity to raise public awareness of their precarious situation, particularly in relation to migration, which is the Day’s theme in 2018. Migration influences the way of life of many indigenous peoples, whether these be nomadic […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Young People Need Safe Spaces Where They Can Express Themselves Freely, Secretary-General Says in Message on International Youth Day

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Source: United Nations 4 Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message on International Youth Day, observed on 12 August: The hopes of the world rest on young people.  Peace, economic dynamism, social justice, tolerance — all this and more, today and tomorrow, depends on tapping into the power of youth. Yet, more than 400 million young women […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: New cluster of Ebola cases in the Democratic Republic of the Congo – World Health Organization

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, English, Environment, Global Bodies, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Trade, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: New cluster of Ebola cases in the Democratic Republic of the Congo – World Health Organization

Source: United Nations MIL OSI The Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) announced on Wednesday that preliminary laboratory results indicate a new cluster of cases of the deadly Ebola virus in North Kivu province. The announcement was issued just eight days after the Ministry of Health declared the official end of an […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Human rights experts denounce Trump’s attacks against media

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, English, Global Bodies, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Human rights experts denounce Trump’s attacks against media

Source: United Nations MIL OSI The United Nations expert on free expression has condemned President Donald Trump’s repeated attacks on the press, warning that the US leader’s rhetoric is eroding public trust in the media and could spark violence against journalists. “His attacks are strategic, designed to undermine confidence in reporting and raise doubts about verifiable facts,” […]

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Haiti: UN agricultural development fund supports hurricane-affected farmers with $11 million

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Source: United Nations 4 With many rural areas in Haiti still recovering from the devastation caused by Hurricane Matthew in 2016, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) announced on Thursday that it is investing $10.8 million help restore agricultural productivity in some the worst affected areas of the island nation. The funds will be […]

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Shortlist revealed for ITC’s WEDF 2018 Young Social Entrepreneurs pitching competition

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, English, Exports, Global Bodies, International Trade Centre, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Trade, United Nations  /  Comments Off on Shortlist revealed for ITC’s WEDF 2018 Young Social Entrepreneurs pitching competition

Source: International Trade Centre Headline: Shortlist revealed for ITC’s WEDF 2018 Young Social Entrepreneurs pitching competition (Geneva-Lusaka) – Seven young African social entrepreneurs will take the centre-stage at this year’s World Export Development Forum (WEDF) to pitch their business ideas to a panel of judges with a chance of winning seed funding to develop or […]

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UNHCR provides life-saving assistance to internally displaced Ethiopians

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Source: United Nations More than 11,000 IDPs live in this manufacturing centre in Yirga Chefe Woreda of Gedeo Zone, Ethiopia. People reside in extremely dire conditions. Many sleep on the cold ground in public facilities, keeping warm with only the little clothing they have on them. Others live in make-shift shelters that cannot keep out […]

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