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CEBs: UN System Procurement Statistics 15.06.2016

This section presents statistics produced by the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), on behalf of the United Nations system of organizations to provide detailed information covering the spectrum of United Nations procurement activities. Procurement is defined as the acquisition through purchase or lease of real property, goods or other products (including intellectual property), works or services.

CEB: Capacity Building in Adaptation 23.02.2017

Providing advisory services on how to mainstream climate change considerations into development decision-making, including for the achievement of the MDGs in the LDCs and other countries of Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America;

CEB: Operational activities in key sectors and support for adaptation at the local level 23.02.2017

Scaling up sustainable land management in Sub-Saharan Africa within the TerrAfrica framework; Pan-African Land Policy Framework; MENARID umbrella programme for sustainable management of the drylands of the Middle East and North Africa region; decreasing vulnerability to climate variability in African river basins;

CEB: Institutional frameworks 23.02.2017

Development of a Global Climate Change Adaptation Network consisting of a series of selected ground facilities, national and regional centres and an international support group of technical institutions;

CEB: Enhancing knowledge sharing 23.02.2017

Improving the linkage of climate data to global early warning and early action networks that build capacities in developing countries, provide consequential policy options, and strengthen humanitarian preparedness and response systems.

CEB: Support for national planning for adaptation 23.02.2017

Assistance to Least Developed Countries with National Adaptation Programmes of Action (NAPAs); assistance to African countries in launching integrated and comprehensive approaches to adaptation; studies on the socioeconomic and demographic impact of climate change on countries and cities;

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OCHA Flagship Publications 23.02.2017
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Humanitarianism in the Network Age” (HINA) 23.02.2017

Humanitarianism in the Network Age (HINA) examines the implications for how a world of increasingly informed, connected and self-reliant communities will affect the delivery of humanitarian aid. It lays out some of the most pertinent features of these new technologies, such as SMS, social media and others, and identifies the opportunities and difficulties in applying them.

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World Humanitarian Data and Trends 2013 23.02.2017

World Humanitarian Data and Trends is an annual OCHA publication that presents global and country-level data and trends analysis on humanitarian crises and assistance. It provides data that helps to support policy-making and operational decisions.

Direct access: World Humanitarian Data and Trends 2013
OCHA in 2012 and 2013- Plan and Budget 23.02.2017

This document sets out OCHA’s plan and budget for 2012 and 2013. We aim to strengthen our operations in all areas during this time, building on the ongoing reforms taking place in the global humanitarian system. We need a system that is inclusive and flexible.

Direct access: OCHA in 2012 and 2013- Plan and Budget
OCHA Annual Report 28.06.2017

OCHA’s 2016 Annual Report, launched today, takes stock of the organization’s actions across the globe.

In 2016, the humanitarian community was challenged as never before, with unprecedented levels of humanitarian suffering that left 130 million people needing emergency assistance for their survival and protection. The report underlines the role of OCHA, Member States, UN agencies and civil-society partners in ensuring that the most vulnerable people in crises received timely and quality humanitarian assistance.

Direct access: OCHA Annual Report
ReliefWeb 23.02.2017

ReliefWeb has been the leading source for reliable and timely humanitarian information on global crises and disasters since 1996.Timely Reliable Humanitarian Updates. ReliefWeb is a specialized digital service of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).

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World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) 2015 23.02.2017

Preparations are under way for the first World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) in 2015, likely during the second quarter of the year (May/June). The United Nations Secretary-General (SG) has requested the summit in order to improve the capacity of the humanitarian system to serve people in need.

This is a unique opportunity to take stock and adapt.

Direct access: World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) 2015
ReliefWeb Labs 15.06.2016

ReliefWeb Labs projects explore new and emerging opportunities to improve information delivery to humanitarians. These projects represent our commitment to stay one step ahead of information challenges and make sure the humanitarian community has the tools it needs during crises.

Direct access: ReliefWeb Labs
UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs on YouTube 23.02.2017
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UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs on Facebook 23.02.2017
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UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs on Twitter 23.02.2017
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United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) 15.06.2016
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United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) 23.02.2017

OCHA is the part of the United Nations Secretariat responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent response to emergencies. OCHA also ensures there is a framework within which each actor can contribute to the overall response effort.

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United Nations Strategic Planning Network (UNSPN) 06.06.2017

The UNSPN was set up in 2007 as an informal network of strategic planning and results-based management practitioners across the UN System. The group has held 8th annual meetings since. It is composed by more than 130 members from about 40 organizations

HLCP: United Nations Evaluation Group (UNEG) 23.02.2017

UNEG was established in January 1984 as the Inter-Agency Working Group on Evaluation (IAWG). It is a professional network that brings together the units responsible for evaluation in the UN system including the specialized agencies, funds, programmes and affiliated organisations. UNEG currently has 45 such members.

HLCP: UN Action Network Against Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict (UN ACTION) 23.02.2017

UN Action Against Sexual Violence in Conflict (UN Action) unites the work of 13 UN entities with the goal of ending sexual violence in conflict. It is a concerted effort by the UN system to improve coordination and accountability, amplify programming and advocacy, and support national efforts to prevent sexual violence and respond effectively to the needs of survivors.

HLCP: Global Humanitarian Platform (GHP) 23.02.2017

The GHP is a forum bringing together the three main families of the humanitarian community - NGOs, the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, and the UN and related international organisations. These families have a shared responsibility in enhancing the effectiveness of humanitarian action.

HLCP: Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) 23.02.2017

The Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) is a unique inter-agency forum for coordination, policy development and decision-making involving the key UN and non-UN humanitarian partners. The IASC was established in June 1992 in response to United Nations General Assembly Resolution 46/182 on the strengthening of humanitarian assistance.

HLCP: Task Force on Children and Armed Conflict 23.02.2017

The Task Force on Children and Armed Conflict is an inter-agency mechanism that fosters discussion, collaboration and cooperation to advance the children and armed conflict agenda.