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  • Global humanitarian needs have never been higher, says UN relief chief

    Source: UN News Service Country: Bangladesh, Cameroon, Chad, Ethiopia, Myanmar, Niger, Nigeria, WorldUN-coordinated response plans remain severely underfunded as the number of those needing humanitarian assistance is at its highest since the end of the Second World War.2 October 2017 – The number of those needing humanitarian assistance is at its ...

  • UN and partners require $661 mln to address most urgent humanitarian needs in Lake Chad Basin

    Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Cameroon, Chad, Niger, NigeriaWhile humanitarian aid has been significantly scaled up, the needs will remain high into 2018 and beyond. Continued support from the international community behind national efforts will be essential. Continued violence and displacements Boko Haram attacks and military counter-offensives ...

  • Civilians ‘direct targets’ as conflict spreads in Central African Republic

    Source: Inter Press Service Country: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the CongoThe level of anger and hatred has reached unprecedented levels in the country, as witnessed by the rebel forces use of rape as a systematic weapon of war.By Lindah Mogeni UNITED NATIONS, Sep 14 2017 (IPS) - Rape, ...

  • Civilians ‘direct targets’ as conflict spreads in Central African Republic

    Source: Inter Press Service Country: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the CongoThe level of anger and hatred has reached unprecedented levels in the country, as witnessed by the rebel forces use of rape as a systematic weapon of war.By Lindah Mogeni UNITED NATIONS, Sep 14 2017 (IPS) - Rape, ...

  • New UN humanitarian chief seeks more funds for Lake Chad Basin crisis

    Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: NigeriaImportant progress has been made in delivering life-saving relief to millions of people in north-east Nigeria. However, the complex Lake Chad Basin crisis will require sustained international support over the coming years. (Abuja, 12 September 2017): At the end of a two-day ...

  • Deadly trade through Niger snares refugees and migrants

    Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees Country: Libya, Niger, WorldWhile the numbers of people transiting through Niger has dropped since the government crackdown began, some observers say it is simply forcing people smuggling underground, making the illicit trade even riskier.Nearly 30 per cent of those who risk all to cross the ...

  • Lake Chad Basin: a crisis rooted in hunger, poverty and lack of rural development

    Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Country: Cameroon, Chad, Niger, NigeriaLake Chad lost some 90 percent of its water mass with devastating consequences on the food security and livelihoods of people depending on fishing and irrigation-based activities.FAO Director-General calls for critical investments in agriculture and addressing climate change 11 ...

  • Security Council strongly condemns terrorist attacks, other violations in Lake Chad Basin

    Source: UN Security Council Country: Cameroon, Chad, Niger, NigeriaThe Security Council adopted its first resolution addressing Boko Haram’s presence in the region, expressing concern about the protection needs of civilians affected by terrorism.SC/12773 SECURITY COUNCIL 7911TH MEETING (PM) Egypt Calls for Full Participation in Negotiations as Russian Federation Says Text ...

  • How preparedness helps in the Lake Chad basin crisis

    Source: Department for International Development, UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, World Food Programme, UN Children's Fund, UN High Commissioner for Refugees Country: Cameroon, Chad, Niger, NigeriaFour UN agencies have invested in the Ready to Respond Project to better prepare the region for further escalation of violence and potential ...

  • 11 Feb
    PROMOTE 2017

    Fiera internazionale in Camerun incentrata sulle opprotunità di business e matching delle PMI locali con quelle internazionali. Opportunità di B2B e workhop tematici con approfondimenti su temi di attualità ed economia.

  • 08 Feb
    "Cooperazione Camerun - Regione Lombardia"

    "Cooperazione Camerun - Regione Lombardia" con focus sul settore commercio, industria, agricoltura e immigrazione, si svolgerà l'8 febbraio 2017 a Milano presso Sala Gonfalone - Palazzo Pirelli. All'incontro eccezzionalmente parteciperanno i Ministri del Commercio e dell'Agricoltura della Repubblica del Camerun S.E. Luc Magloire Mbarga Atangana e S.E. Henri Eyebe Ayissi. Gli illustri ospiti ...

  • Paul Sies appointed Air Malta’s New Chief Commercial Officer

    Air Malta has appointed Paul Sies as Chief Commercial Officer. Paul takes his position with immediate effect and will be responsible for leading all commercial activity on a day-to-day basis. Paul joins Air Malta with a strong track record after having worked for over 25 years at senior management level ...

  • Humanitarian partners need $310 million to help crisis-hit communities in Cameroon

    Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Cameroon, Central African Republic, NigeriaIn 2017, almost three million people in Cameroon are expected to need aid. Around 2.6 million will face crisis and emergency levels of food insecurity. (Yaounde, 4 January 2017): The Government of Cameroon with the United Nations and ...

  • Buhari orders finance ministry to pay Falcons

    Olalekan Adetayo and ‘Tana Aiyejina President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday ordered the Ministry of Finance to pay the Super Falcons their  entitlements.  The Falcons, who beat  hosts Cameroon 1-0 to win the   African Women’s  Cup of Nations in Yaounde on December 3,  were forced to embark on protest in Abuja  ...

  • Quattro morti nelle proteste della minoranza anglofona del Camerun.

    Quattro morti nelle proteste della minoranza anglofona del Camerun. Le manifestazioni della minoranza di lingua inglese sono cominciate un mese fa con le proteste di un gruppo di avvocati contro l’uso del francese nei tribunali, poi si sono diffuse nelle scuole e nelle università. La settimana scorsa le forze di ...

  • UN and partners seek US$2.66 billion for emergency needs in Sahel

    Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, SenegalThe appeal aims to provide lifesaving assistance to 15 million people in eight countries of the Sahel region, which will remain the site of one of the world's major humanitarian operations in 2017. (Dakar, ...

  • Uniting for peace in Syria: Global civil society appeal to UN Member States

    Source: Association for Aid and Relief Japan, Concern Worldwide, ActionAid, Human Appeal International, Amnesty International, GOAL, International Court of Justice, War Child UK, Norwegian Church Aid, Norwegian Refugee Council, CARE, Christian Aid, Mercy Corps, Human Rights Watch, People in Need, Solidarités International, Physicians for Human Rights, Oxfam, International Rescue Committee, ...

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