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Migration and Development Brief 36 – A War in a Pandemic: Implications of the Ukraine crisis and COVID-19 on global governance of migration and remittance flows, May 2022 [EN/AR]

WASHINGTON, Officially recorded remittance flows to low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) are expected to increase by 4.2 percent this year to reach $630 billion. This follows an almost record recovery of 8.6 percent in 2021, according to the World …

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Migration and Development Brief 36 – A War in a Pandemic: Implications of the Ukraine crisis and COVID-19 on global governance of migration and remittance flows, May 2022 [EN/AR]

WASHINGTON, Officially recorded remittance flows to low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) are expected to increase by 4.2 percent this year to reach $630 billion. This follows an almost record recovery of 8.6 percent in 2021, according to the World …

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In the Sahel, the African Development Bank Group helps the region push to its potential

Through multiple transformative actions, the African Development Bank Group has become an indispensable development partner for Sahel countries facing enormous challenges. Support for the Sahel region, in areas including infrastructure, women’s empower…

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In the Sahel, the African Development Bank Group helps the region push to its potential

Through multiple transformative actions, the African Development Bank Group has become an indispensable development partner for Sahel countries facing enormous challenges. Support for the Sahel region, in areas including infrastructure, women’s empower…

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Horn Of Africa Hunger Could Soar To 20 Million By Year End: UN

UNITED NATIONS – Drought and Ukraine conflict fallout, could increase hunger in the Horn of Africa from 14 million people to 20 million, by year’s end, a UN spokesman said.Stephane Dujarric, chief spokesman for UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, s…

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ICRC: One Quarter of Africans Face ‘Food Security Crisis’

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) says one quarter of Africa’s 346 million people faces a “food security crisis.”The problem, the ICRC says, spans the entire continent with “millions of families skipping meals every day” and “an alarm…

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Former Central Africa Militia Head Handed Over to ICC: Court

THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS — The Chadian authorities on Monday handed over a former Central African Republic militia leader to the International Criminal Court on suspicion of war crimes and crimes against humanity, the Hague-based court said.Maxime Jeoffr…

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UNEP Marks 50 Years of Fighting for Safe Environment

The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) marked its 50-year anniversary Thursday at its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya. Activists have criticized the organization as being slow to address global threats to the environment, such as pollution and cl…

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