UNICEF’s approach to child protection in the context of emergency response is based on the Child Protection Strategy (2008) and the Core Commitments for Children in Humanitarian Action (CCCs, 2010). The vision of the Strategy is to create a protective environment through on going protective interventions in pre-crisis, crisis and post-crisis phases. (UNICEF, 2012) Child Protection Strategy (UNICEF, 2008; UNICEF, 2012) • The Child Protection Strategy defines the contribution of UNICEF to national and
and Afghanistan are countries used as a “launching pad,” for international operations specifically in Afghanistan following the collapse of the Communist regime. In 1992 Civil-war broke out, creating turmoil and crippling the state allowing the Taliban to exploit the ungoverned region, resulting in a haven for their terrorist organization. With limited resistance in this region their organization could recruit, train, and coordinate attacks freely from detection, whic...
attacks in the 1990s, had based his Al-Qa'ida organisation in Afghanistan since 1996. The Taliban said that Bin Laden was a "guest of the Afghan people" and refused to give him up, prompting calls for military action to be taken against the regime. PROS CONS After September 11th attacks, the USA was fully justified in waging war to punish those responsible and to prevent future attacks. The Taliban were not a passive host for Bin Laden but were closely associated with him ideologically
000 tons of humanitarian aid including 31,500 tons of beneficial food • Treated 1 million kids for malnutrition • Immunized 1.5 million children against deadly diseases in Somalia (UNISEFUSA.org) To end hunger, malnutrition and food insecurity FAO: Food and Agricultural Organization • Sending specialists like foresters, agronomists, livestock specialists, and nutritionists to countries that need aid • Monitor and warn about risks and threats to agriculture, food, and nutrition • In crisis, they collaborate
September eleventh to his handling of hurricane Katrina and the invasion of Iraq, there is an abundance of crisis related information we can use to judge, define, and sum President Bush’s leadership. Nevertheless, through his contribution to various cultures, leadership, and social outreach intervention programs President Bush excellently portrayed what it means to be a world president and humanitarian. As President, George Bush made fulfilling his citizenship responsibilities a priority. Hence, due to
Venezuela, have shown light on governmental corruption while increasing the death toll. Violence, corruption, and death are prominent in the Middle East due to corrupt leaders and strong opposition. Kabul, Afghanistan is plagued by attacks from the Taliban and other suicidal bombers. Also in this region, Syrian internal conflict has led to a full-blown civil war which is threatening the security of the Middle East. Because of Syrian violence, the United Nations Security Council should intervene diplomatically
Pakistan Pakistan is an illiberal democracy of 199 million people located in South Asia. A series of disasters currently beset the young nation and threaten its stability as a nation. Dislodging the Taliban is still a serious obstacle in the Federally Administrated Tribal Areas despite over ten years of intermittent warfare. With one of the highest illiteracy rates as well as the second largest out of school population in the world after Nigeria, Pakistan’s education
ETA stands for Euskadi Ta Askatasuna in Euskara, or in English, Basque Fatherland and Freedom. It grew out of the EKIN in Spain in 1959 and formed as a radical Basque separatist group. Discontented with the moderate nationalism of the main Basque party, the ETA is dedicated to a separate nation-state for the Basque people, an ethnic group inhabiting areas of northern Spain and southwestern France. Currently there are about 300 members . Current leaders include Juan Cruz Maiztegui Bengoa and
because “one man’s terrorist is another man’s freedom fighter” (Seymour). For example, to United States patriots, the colonists were heroic men, but to Great Britain they were terrorists when they dumped the tea in the harbor. Likewise, Al Qaeda and Taliban militants view their fighters as heroes for standing up against oppressive authority, while Americans see them as terrorists. The War Against Terrorism gave many Afghanis and Iraqis more reasons to r... ... middle of paper ... ...ño, Ernesto.
clearly in order to woo voters. Since September 2001 when Al-Qaeda attacked the United States, the subsequent US incursion in Afghanistan, the populist overthrow of despotic US allies in the Middle East and the upsurge in Islamic militancy, all this create a great attention on the influence and the importance of the religion. John Winthrop urged (2000) that the Puritans’ new dwelling would be a city upon a hill. American’s participation and the role in the world have been shaped by the beliefs that