UNDP Support to Conflict-affected Countries

Distinguished Members of the Executive Board, Member States and Colleagues On behalf of UNDP management, I would like to thank Director Oscar Garcia and his team at the Independent Evaluation Office for their useful and timely findings and recommendations on UNDP’s support in conflict-affected countries. We look forward to the discussion with Executive Board members today. The recommendations will be used as inputs into UNDP’s new Framework for Development Solutions for Crisis and Fragility (“Crisis and Fragility Framework”), which will guide UNDP’s work in crisis contexts going forward, supported by…

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UNICEF Angola Humanitarian Situation Report No.4 for the period 1 January to 31 December 2020

Highlight • 390,841 children under five years in humanitarian situations screened for malnutrition in the most drought- affected Provinces of Huila, Cunene, Namibe and Cuando Cubango, of 35,230 children with SAM were identified and admitted for treatment in UNICEF supported nutrition treatment centres. • 3,923,505 children aged 0 to 59 months vaccinated against Polio, 142,672 children aged 6 to 59 months against Measles and 2,058,855 children aged 6 to 59 months supplemented with vitamin A. • 350,396 people accessing the agreed quantity of water for drinking, cooking and personal hygiene.…

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UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore’s remarks at briefing on COVAX publishing interim distribution forecast

NEW YORK, 3 February 2021 – “UNICEF is proud to be part of today’s release of an indicative distribution plan by the COVAX facility. “This release will help countries continue their preparations for vaccine distribution by providing them with details of the type of vaccine each country will receive in the first and second quarters. “This is, of course, just an initial tranche of COVAX vaccines. More will follow. We will continue to work on the supply agreements to meet the needs of the COVAX vaccine requirements for the first…

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Ex-Peace Corps Volunteers Plead With US for Help on Tigray

NAIROBI – More than 350 former Peace Corps volunteers and a trio of former U.S. ambassadors have written to U.S. Congressional representatives urging them to condemn the violence in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, warning that “as the fighting ostensibly winds down, we are quite sure that the war will continue on a much more pernicious level.” The letter seen by The Associated Press also asks lawmakers to press for humanitarian aid to all parts of Tigray, and urge the United Nations to investigate and advocate for media access to the region…

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LeddarTech Announces the Appointment of Yann Delabrière to Its Board of Directors

QUEBEC CITY, Feb. 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LeddarTech®, a global leader in Level 1-5 ADAS and AD sensing technology, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Yann Delabrière to its Board of Directors, which further enhances the diversity and industry expertise of the Board. Mr. Delabrière possesses over 30 years of experience in […]

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LeddarTech annonce la nomination de Yann Delabrière au sein de son conseil d’administration

QUÉBEC, 03 févr. 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LeddarTech®, chef de file de calibre mondial en technologie de détection pour les systèmes avancés d’aide à la conduite (systèmes ADAS) et de conduite autonome (systèmes AD) de niveau 1 à 5, est heureuse d’annoncer la nomination de M. Yann Delabrière au sein de son conseil d’administration, renforçant […]

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