International Humanitarian

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SDG Advocate Eddie Ndopu at the SDG Global Festival of Action Global Goals Advice “Advocacy is not a luxury. It is a necessity. We defend our survival.” Eddie Ndopu is a South African activist and advocate for the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals who has worked closely with Amnesty International …

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Conflict in the Central African Republic – ETC Situation Report # 44 (Reporting period 01/05/2021 to 30/06/2021) – Central African Republic

These status reports will be distributed every two months. The next report will be published on or around 08/31/21. Strong points • ETC provides emergency connectivity services for a 52 INGO forum in Bangui in a joint operations center for the International Coordinating Committee of NGOs (CCO), following a failure …

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Italy: Port authorities arrest MSF search and rescue vessel | Doctors Without Borders

AUGUSTA, Italy, July 4, 2021—A vessel chartered by the international medical humanitarian organization Médecins Sans Frontières / Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has been detained by Italian port authorities for administrative reasons, delaying its return to vital search and rescue activities in the central Mediterranean, announced today the organization, calling for …

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400,000 in Tigray cross ‘famine threshold’, and nearly 2 million are on the brink, Security Council says |

Paint a dark picture, Ramesh rajasingham, Acting Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, says that 400,000 people have “crossed the threshold of famine” – and 1.8 million more are on the verge of following them. In Tigray, Ethiopia, there must be:• Adherence by all parties to a ceasefire• …

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