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The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) was established in January 1951 with a mandate to provide international protection to refugees and seek durable solutions to their plight. Refugee definition A refugee is defined in the 1951 Convention, as someone who has left his or her country and is unable or unwilling to return to it ‘owing to a well-founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group or political opinion’.   To top 2 Durable solutions A durable solution for refugees is one that ends the cycle of displacement by resolving their plight so that they can lead normal lives. Seeking and providing durable solutions to the problems of refugees constitutes an essential element of international protection, and the search for durable solutions has been a central part of UNHCR’s mandate since its inception. (...) To top Handbook topics Placement, reception & orientation Support services Housing Health Language Employment & training Social connections Welcoming & inclusive societies Age, gender & diversity Further information Acknowledgements Feedback Foreword Resources Privacy policy Terms and conditions Close × Popular pages Promoting integration through social connections Integration case management Orientation programs and processes Topics Placement, reception & orientation This section looks at preparations required before the arrival of refugees and early integration Support services This section looks at integration casework, income support and other areas for attention Housing This section outlines various housing solutions that resettlement countries employ Health This section pays attention to health and psychosocial care for refugees Language This section outlines information on language learning and provision of interpretation/translation Employment & training This section provides key strategies to support refugees into employment and life-long learning Social connections This section provides information on how to facilitate social connections Welcoming & inclusive societies This section outlines information on language learning and provision of interpretation/translation Age, gender & diversity This section looks at ways to ensure that integration programmes are responsive to the specific needs of refugees Credits
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Score: 883775.2 - https://www.unhcr.org/handbook...ting-started/what-resettlement
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Questions by the Special Rapporteur on the Right to Adequate Housing The report of the Special Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing, Mr. (...) Answer: There were no evictions in Public Housing or People’s Housing Programme (PHP) during the MCO and the Malaysian Government has also imposed condition that house moving was not allowed along with other restrictions such as house renovations, visitation, gatherings and Homeowner Association meetings. (...) The moratorium includes housing loans, personal loans and hire-purchases.
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Score: 882797.2 - https://www.ohchr.org/sites/de...g/COVID19/States/Malaysia.docx
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Statutory issues Documentation  Report on the Global Statistical Geospatial Framework (E/ECA/STATCOM/7/5)  Report on statistical capacity development in Africa 2019−2020 (E/ECA/STATCOM/7/6)  Report on the United Nations Initiative on Global Geospatial Information Management: (E/ECA/STATCOM/7/7)  Report on civil registration and vital statistics and the United Nations Legal Identity Agenda (E/ECA/STATCOM/7/8) E/ECA/STATCOM/7/3 2/4 20-00803  Regional report on Sustainable Development Goal indicators (E/ECA/STATCOM/7/9)  Report on the 2020 round of population and housing censuses (E/ECA/STATCOM/7/10)  Report on the implementation of the African Gender Statistics Programme 2017−2021  Report on the 2008 System of National Accounts  Report on the ECA Statistical Programme for the period 2021−2022 Under this agenda item, the secretariat of the Statistical Commission for Africa will present statutory reports covering the following subjects: statistical capacity development in Africa; Sustainable Development Goal indicators; the 2020 round of population and housing censuses; civil registration and vital statistics and the United Nations Legal Identity Agenda; implementation of the African Gender Statistics Programme; the 2008 System of National Accounts; regional activities in Africa under the United Nations Initiative on Global Geospatial Information Management; and the ECA Statistical Programme for the period 2021−2022. (...) Statistical activities in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic: the experiences of member States Documentation  Population and housing census programme  Ongoing household surveys  Data collection for the Consumer Price Index  Civil registration and vital statistics  Health statistics Under this agenda item, there will be a session devoted to the exchange of experiences in the management of statistical activities in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. The following subjects will be addressed: population and housing censuses; household surveys; collection of data for the Consumer Price Index; civil registration and vital statistics; and health statistics.
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Score: 881039.3 - https://www.uneca.org/sites/de...03.Annotated%20Agenda%20EN.pdf
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Reference periods: Employment: One week prior to the date of the interview. Seeking work: Three months prior to the date of interview. (...) Employment-related income: Income from paid employment: All earnings from all jobs during the reference week i.e. wages, salaries and other earnings in cash or kind; remuneration for time not worked and paid by the employer (excluding severance and termination pay); bonuses, gratuities, housing and family allowances paid by the employer; net current benefits from social security and insurance schemes for employees. (...) Sample frame: The 2000 Population and Housing Census. The country is divided into 538 enumeration districts (ED) covering all eleven parishes.
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Score: 880519.3 - http://www.ilo.org/ilostat-files/SSM/SSM3/E/BB.html
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. • Plan for what to do if someone gets ill at your meeting with your in-house medical services. • Provide participants with WHO prevention recommendations: www.who.int/COVID-19 • Familiarize yourself with UN guidelines for meeting organizers. (...) • Consider your organization’s guidelines on travel and meetings. • Contact your in-house medical services for a pre- travel assessment. • Be aware of the national and local health authority’s regulations in all countries on your itinerary. • Protect yourself and others by practicing regular hand hygiene and cough etiquette, avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth and avoid close contact with people suffering from fever and cough. • If you become sick while travelling, inform the crew and seek medical care early. (...) • Yes, go to work and contact your organization’s in-house medical services for a risk assessment. • If you start to feel unwell within 14 days of returning, do not come to work and call your health care provider; discuss symptoms, travel history and follow their instructions. • Follow the directions of your national & local health authority.
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Score: 876915 - https://www.un.org/sites/un2.u...files/2020/03/scenarios_a4.pdf
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DSD :: News/Media - Press Releases - CSD Skip to main links | Skip to secondary links | Skip to content Links to UN bodies [an error occurred while processing this directive] Links to site map [an error occurred while processing this directive] UN Economic and Social Development Division for Sustainable Development Main Links [an error occurred while processing this directive] News/Media > Press Releases > CSD Secondary Links [an error occurred while processing this directive] Press Releases: CSD [an error occurred while processing this directive] CSD-12 [CSD-12:Home] 1 st Implementation Cycle: Review Session 14-30 April 2004 New York Date Press Release 30 April 2004 Sustainable Development Commission Concludes Two-week Review of Progress in Meeting Anti-poverty Goals on Water, Sanitation and Human Settlements 30 April 2004 Governments Urged to Embark on a Decade of Implementation to Meet Sustainable Development Targets, as UN Commission Concludes [English] [Arabic] [French] [Russian] [Spanish] 29 April 2004 UN Agency Efforts to Improve Water, Sanitation, Housing in Poorest Countries Focus of Sustainable Development Commission Dialogue 28 April 2004 World Needs Balanced International Agenda, Says Secretary-General as Sustainable Development Commission Begins High-Level Segment 28 April 2004 Secretary-General Says High-Level Political Attention Has Been Diverted from Key Challenges of Sustainable Development ...TOP SIDS Preparatory Meeting at CSD-12 Date Press Release for the SIDS Preparatory Meeting April 2004 (PR#1) Facing Major Challenges, Island Nations Seek Stronger Support from the World Community April 2004 (PR#2) Small Islands Seek to Reverse Trade Losses April 2004 (PR#3) AIDS Emerges as a Major Threat for Small Islands, Especially in the Caribbean and Pacific April 2004 (PR#4) Post-9/11 Security Needs Burden Small Island Resources April 2004 (PR#5) Climate Impacts Already Felt by Small Islands; Governments Seek Resources to Adapt ...TOP Skip to CSD-12 SIDS Preparatory Meeting at CSD-12 [an error occurred while processing this directive]
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Score: 875672.1 - https://www.un.org/esa/dsd/newsmedi/nm_presrele_12.shtml
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“Urban Revitalization of Mass Housing” UN-Habitat International Competition – Office of the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth Skip to content Welcome to the United Nations English Français Español Search for: Home Envoy On Youth About the Envoy Envoy on Youth’s Workplan Paid Fellowships Annual Report 2021 Annual Report 2020 Youth2030 About the Strategy Progress Report Tools and Resources Toolkit SDG Accountability SDG Youth Dashboard Sustainable Development Climate Action Education Skills and Employment Innovation Human Rights Gender Equality LGBTIQ+ Advocacy Queer Youth Dialogues Disability Inclusion Political Participation Indigenous Youth Humanitarian Action Engaging Safely at the UN Peace and Security Youth, Peace & Security Agenda High-Level Global Conference Protection in Civic Space Digital Safety Youth Representatives Young Leaders for the SDGs Youth Advisory Group on Climate Change News Get in Touch Youth2030 Pulse Twitter Facebook Instagram TikTok Contact Us “Urban Revitalization of Mass Housing” UN-Habitat International Competition “Urban Revitalization of Mass Housing” UN-Habitat International Competition UN-Habitat has announced a new international competition on the “Urban Revitalization of Mass Housing”, initiated by the Global Housing Strategy’s campaign on “Placing Housing at the Centre” which seeks to address the challenges currently facing mass/social/public housing around the globe whilst introducing Academic Social Responsibility (ASR) and encouraging Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). (...) Schools of architecture and urban planning as well as other academic and research institutions are encouraged to include this competition as part of their curriculum and course work. Ministries of Housing, local authorities, housing corporations and associations of mass housing residents as well as owners and managers of mass housing estates are invited to collaborate with competitors in order to receive as many innovative ideas as possible towards retrofitting these unsuitable housing environments. (...) Through crowdsourcing, this online competition encourages regional and international exchanges of existing good practices as well as original and creative project solutions, concepts and policy implications developed by competitors to address challenges facing national mass housing estates today. For more information and to express your interest in participating in the competition, please visit Urban Gateway.
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Score: 875634.4 - https://www.un.org/youthenvoy/...tat-international-competition/
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The number of rooms and toilets in your house. The number of people living in your house, their vulnerability, including their age, if they have any other health conditions and their risk of developing severe COVID-19. (...) While your child is isolating: Ideally, no-one in the household should leave the house or interact with others. Seek advice from your health worker for further guidance. (...) While they are in any spaces in the house shared with the child (e.g. the toilet, hallway).  
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Score: 875251 - https://www.unicef.org/rosa/stories/children-and-covid-19
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An immediate outcome has been for continued support for policy dialogue (a new post-disaster component to the national housing policy) and strategic implementation as well as increased press coverage of inadequate housing, and the urgent need to address the challenges that the rapid rate of urbanization brings. (...) Whilst considerable efforts in the last 5 years have seen the formulation and application of a national housing policy and the adoption of a pro-poor approach for poverty alleviation, there remains a significant challenge to keep up with the demand for housing and water and sanitation service provision. (...) The Pacific’s inaugural regional Housing Workshop (October 2012) allowed for a learning exchange of Fiji’s housing policy development with other Pacific Island Countries.
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Score: 873813.5 - https://unhabitat.org/fiji
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The formal housing markets tend to be out of bounds as far as migrants are concerned. (...) Recent events serve as a stark reminder that such ghettoes can become the hotbeds of social unrest and civil strife. As we seek ways and means of protecting the basic rights of immigrants, let us not forget that these rights can be rendered most meaningfully through the right to adequate housing and basic services. (...) They are often denied access to housing and urban services and have no voice in decision-making.
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Score: 868373.2 - https://www.un.org/development...cm5-2006-11-p12_un-habitat.pdf
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