humanitarian response

Wednesday's Daily Brief: African youth pivotal to silencing the guns, UNHCR prize winner announced, street clashes in Iraq, Haiti humanitarian update

A recap of Wednesday's top stories: Kyrgyz lawyer honoured by UN refugee agency; Positive but realistic outlook in runup to Syria talks; Security Council debates how African youth can bolster peace; refugees in Mexico pursue innovative labor initiatives; UN laments violent clashes in Iraq; Roadblocks in humanitarian aid for Haiti.

News in Brief 26 December 2018

  • UN mission condemns deadly terrorist attacks in Afghanistan
  • Indonesia tsunami response
  • UN mission condemns terrorist attack in Libya
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UN Gender Focus: Rohingya women, protection of women in South Sudan and space technology

Rohingya women have  “lived through real horrors:”  UNFPA

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News in Brief 28 February 2017 (AM)

Conflict continues to hamper humanitarian response to South Sudan famine

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“No doubt” aid saves lives and increases protection for civilians

Aid has saved lives and increased protection for civilians trapped in conflict, according to a Professor at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva.

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Women have all the skills to be leaders in humanitarian response

Although women possess the skills and perseverance to be leaders in humanitarian work, they are still underrepresented in the field, according to an official with the UN Development Programme (UNDP).

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