المملكة العربية السعودية تطلق إجراءات جديدة ضد مكافحة الاتجار بالأشخاص

الرياض، المملكة العربية السعودية، 1 أبريل / نيسان 2020 / بي آر نيوزواير / — أطلقت اللجنة الوطنية لمكافحة الاتجار بالأشخاص في المملكة العربية السعودية، بالتعاون مع مكتب الأمم المتحدة لمكافحة المخدرات والجريمة، والمنظمة الدولية للهجرة، “آلية الإحالة الوطنية” التي توضح الممارسات المثلى لمعالجة قضايا الاتجار بالأشخاص، مؤكدة بصورة خاصة على تنسيق الأدوار والمسؤوليات للسلطات المختصة في المملكة. وهذه الآلية هي إطار تعاوني لمساعدة المسؤولين الحكوميين على تنسيق جهودهم لتحسين…

‫شركة الخطوط الجوية الأميركية ناشيونال أيرلاينز تسلم مواد إغاثة حيوية لمكافحة وباء كوفيد-19

أورلاندو، فلوريدا, 1 أبريل / نيسان 2020 / بي آر نيوزواير / — تقوم طائرات شحن شركة ناشيونال أيرلاينز  747-400 بمهمات حيوية جدا لمكافحة وباء كوفيد-19 على مستوى العالم من أجل توفير إمدادات الاختبارات المخبرية ومواد الحماية الشخصية لكوفيد 19 التي هناك حاجة ماسة إليها بسرعة. أورلاندو، فلوريدا: بينما يكافح العالم لوقف انتشار فيروس كورونا المميت، فإن الحكومات في جميع أنحاء العالم في حاجة ماسة إلى الأقنعة والقفازات ومواد الإغاثة الأخرى.…

TECNO CAMON 15 TVC to Debut on Channels Television and Startimes Zone from 8:00 to 9:00 pm, April 2nd

LAGOS, Nigeria, April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — TECNO is set to introduce its brand-new CAMON 15 series camera phone on Africa’s first-ever TV product launch on Channels Television and Startimes Zone from 8:00 to 9:00 pm, on April 2nd. It has been confirmed that the artist Wizkid will be present during this milestone event and that Wizkid will be offering surprise gifts to viewers. TECNO CAMON 15 series TV commercial has been…

UN refugee agency ‘rapidly adjusting’ the way it works amid COVID-19 pandemic

With COVID-19 already having a significant impact on its field operations, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) has outlined a series of measures it is taking to respond to the public health emergency and prevent further spread.   “I am deeply concerned at this unprecedented pandemic and its impact on refugees and their host communities,” said UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi, adding that the agency has been forced to…

Economic sanctions should be lifted to prevent hunger crises in countries hit by COVID-19 – UN rights expert

As the world exhibits new bonds of solidarity in response to the coronavirus pandemic, it is a matter of “humanitarian and practical urgency to lift unilateral economic sanctions immediately,” to prevent hunger crises in pandemic-hit countries, a UN human rights expert, said on Tuesday.   The continued imposition of such measures on Syria, Venezuela, Iran, Cuba and Zimbabwe in particular, severely undermines the fundamental right to sufficient and adequate food,Hilal…

DTM South Sudan: COVID-19 Preparedness: Mobility Update Week I (23–29 March 2020)

Background and Methodology DTM relies on its network of key informants and on secondary sources to provide a weekly assessment of mobility and COVID-19 preparedness at priority locations in South Sudan. The updates are released each Monday morning based on information collected Monday–Saturday of the previous week. If you wish to share any updates or flag any errors, please contact DTM at southsudanDTM@iom.int. Overview On 25 March 2020, movement restrictions…

Secretary Pompeo’s Call with Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus: Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke with Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok today. Secretary Pompeo and Prime Minister Hamdok reaffirmed the importance of a successful democratic transition in Sudan and the importance of moving forward with appointment of a Transitional Legislative Council and civilian governors. The Secretary reiterated U.S. support for the civilian-led transitional government and its efforts to build a…

WHO concerned over rapid escalation in COVID-19 spread as caseload approaches one million

Deaths from COVID-19 have more than doubled in the past week and will soon reach 50,000 worldwide, while the global caseload is heading towards one million, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) told journalists on Wednesday. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said there has been “a near exponential growth” in case numbers over the past five weeks, affecting practically every country, territory and area of the world. “As…