24/05/2016 - Dernières nouvelles
At the World Humanitarian Summit taking place this week in Istanbul, the EU has committed to strengthen prevention and preparedness, improve the international response and help find solutions to support an overstrained humanitarian system.
13/05/2016 - Dernières nouvelles
At the first-ever World Humanitarian Summit taking place in ten days in Istanbul, Turkey, the EU and its Member States will jointly call for a reshape of the global humanitarian system.
13/05/2016 - Video
Today, some 125 million men, women and children worldwide are in need of humanitarian aid. At this critical juncture, the international community comes together at the first ever World Humanitarian Summit on 23-24 May 2016 to rethink the way relief...
18/02/2016 - Blog post
Guatemala is presently experiencing one of the worst droughts in its recent history. 1.3 million people have been affected, of which approximately 720 000 are encountering severe food insecurity. Added to this is the devastating impact of the coffee...
15/01/2016 - Photo story
Education and protection are some of the basic rights denied to children living in Latin America’s conflict-affected areas.
02/12/2015 - Dernières nouvelles
The EU is today announcing a contribution of €125 million to finance emergency actions in countries affected by the extreme weather phenomenon ‘El Niño’ in Africa, Caribbean, Central and South America. The current El Niño is expected to be the...
25/11/2015 - Dernières nouvelles
On the occasion of this international day, the European Commission joins the global community to put an end to violence against women and girls, which constitutes a blatant violation of human rights affecting one in three women worldwide.
06/11/2015 - Blog post
El Niño can be described as a warming of the ocean's sea surface along the coasts of Ecuador and northern Peru (appearing usually around the end of December), related also to a global oscillation (known as the southern Oscillation) with...
21/08/2015 - Blog post
Rubí Ramírez, is 11 years old and belongs to the Miskito indigenous people - a major indigenous population on the Caribbean Coast of Nicaragua. To ensure their access to water, their communities are located among rivers, lagoons or facing the...
11/08/2015 - Photo story
Guatemala is one of the world’s most food-insecure nations. In the northern region of San Marcos – home to more than a million, mostly indigenous, people – 86% of residents live in poverty, 61% in extreme poverty, and malnutrition affects 55% of the...