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At the UN donor conference on the reconstruction of Haiti, the international community has pledged some $5 billion in aid over the next 2 years. Soon these pledges will need to turn into concrete progress on the ground.
As Ministers, delegates and aid organizations meet in New York this week to discuss the reconstruction effort for Haiti, six NGOs are livestreaming from a side event, on Tuesday, 30 March, 1:30pm EST.
Though de Boer moves on world leaders have barely started the job of tackling the climate crisis. With the lives and livelihoods of billions at stake they could learn much from de Boer's perseverance as well as his uncompromising commitment.
International agency Oxfam warns today a Herculean effort is still needed if public health in Haiti is not to deteriorate. Time is pressing as there are only six weeks before the start of the raining season.
While we welcome the principle to agree on this much-needed women's agency, the attitude of some member states to weaken its mandate at the last minute is deplorable.
International leaders meeting in Nairobi, Kenya, this weekend should take immediate action to protect civilians who are at severe risk in eastern Congo, ten human rights and humanitarian agencies, said today.
The number of Ethiopians needing emergency assistance has jumped by 40 percent from 4.6 million to 6.4 million people since June, according to latest official figures from the United Nations and the Ethiopian government.