UN adopts watered-down resolution against rape as weapon of war

By |april 25th, 2019|conflict, Franco-German relations, Germany, Heiko Maas, humanitarian action, News, rape, sexual abuse, sexual violence, UN Security Council, UN-Sicherheitsrat|

As current member and current President of the UN Security Council, Germany presented its resolution on Tuesday (23 April) in which it urged UN member states to strengthen their response in combating sexual violence. Although some debate Germany’s sincerity, the EU seems to be taking this fight very seriously. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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UN adopts watered-down resolution against rape as weapon of war

By |april 25th, 2019|conflict, Franco-German relations, Germany, Heiko Maas, humanitarian action, News, rape, sexual abuse, sexual violence, UN Security Council, UN-Sicherheitsrat|

As current member and current President of the UN Security Council, Germany presented its resolution on Tuesday (23 April) in which it urged UN member states to strengthen their response in combating sexual violence. Although some debate Germany’s sincerity, the EU seems to be taking this fight very seriously. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Macron defends Saudi arms sales, to hold Yemen conference

By |april 11th, 2018|arms trade, conflict, Emmanuel Macron, human rights, humanitarian disaster, Mohammad bin Salman, News, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Yemen Civil War|

President Emmanuel Macron yesterday (10 April) defended French weapons sales to the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen, but said he was concerned by the humanitarian situation and would host a conference on the issue before the summer.

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Hunger is no longer someone else’s problem, says WFP’s Husain

By |marec 30th, 2018|conflict, irregular migration, News, South Sudan, Syria, World Food Programme, world hunger|

Food insecurity is on the rise globally and is unlikely to subside soon.  Arif Husain, the chief economist of the UN’s World Food Programme (WFP), says hunger and migration "are no longer somebody else’s problem, we have to work collectively.”

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The real wave of refugees is yet to come

By |oktober 23rd, 2017|conflict, Migration, News, Sahel|

Climate change in Africa is going to be a much stronger driving force for mass migration than political turmoil, writes Tara Shirvani.

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Conflict heightens food insecurity in DRC

By |avgust 17th, 2017|conflict, DRC, famine, humanitarian crisis, hunger, News|

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, 7.7 million people are hungry, a +30% rise in one year, according to the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO). EURACTIV France reports.

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