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Principios y directrices para la integración de los derechos humanos en las estrategias de reducción de la pobreza
La presente publicación tiene por objeto ayudar a los países, a los organismos internacionales y a cuantos se ocupan del desarrollo a traducir las normas, los criterios y los principios relativos a los derechos humanos en políticas y estrategias a favor de los pobres. Este trabajo es una prolongación de publicaciones anteriores de la OACDH. Este...
Published in 2007, by
Principles and Guidelines for a Human Rights approach to Poverty reduction strategies
This publication aims to assist countries, international agencies and development practitioners in translating human rights norms, standards and principles into pro-poor policies and strategies. The work here builds upon several previous publications of the OHCHR. This tool can be put to use at country level in enhancing the quality, impact and...
Published in 2007, by
Emergency Field Handbook: A Guide for UNICEF Staff
This handbook has been developed as a practical tool for UNICEF field staff to meet the needs of children and women affected by disasters. It is the result of extensive consultation.
Published in 2005, by
SCN News No 30 - Closing the Gap on the Right to Adequate Food: The Voluntary Guidelines
The focus of this edition of SCN News is on the challenges provided by the new Voluntary Guidelines on realizing the right to adequate food, adopted by the FAO Council last November. The papers include the SCN’s experience of developing case studies on how to strengthen food and nutrition components of national poverty reduction plans. They describe the...
Published in 2005, by
Growing the Sheltering Tree - Protecting Rights Through Humanitarian Action
The aim of this book is to share the unique, often ingenious methods that humanitarian workers have developed to help people under threat survive, for instance, civilians living in zones of conflict or under oppressive regimes. It will be especially useful for field practitioners as it describes practical methods developed to promote respect for fundamental...
Published in 2002, by
Reproductive Health in refugee situations, an Inter-agency Field Manual
A manual specifically on reproductive health, produced by a group of agencies. The purposes of the manual are: 1) to serve as a tool to facilitate discussion and decision-making in the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of RH interventions; 2) to guide field staff in introducing and/or strengthening RH interventions in refugee situations,...
Published in 1999, by
SCN News No 12 - The Role of Care in Nutrition; Specific Deficiencies versus Growth Failure
The three main features of this issue of SCN News are: The role of care in nutrition - The causes of poor child nutrition are undergoing a substantial reassessment with recent understanding of the importance of care. Specific deficiencies versus growth failure - Two types of responses have been identified when a child's intake of an essential nutrient is...
Published in 1995, by
SCN News No 07 - Supplement - Some Options for Improving Nutrition in the 1990s
This summary is intended to be useful for international agencies concerned with certain major nutritional problems in poor societies, and through them for governments making decisions on policies to alleviate these problems. It aims to provide a view of the state of current knowledge, based on recent experience, emanating from a meeting convened by the...
Published in 1991, by
SCN News No 06 - Preventing Anaemia
The main topics of this SCN News are: Recommendations on the deficiency control methods - especially supplementation - from recent ACC/SCN workshop; Policies to Improve Nutrition - Review of recent experience, focusing on household food security, malnutrition/infection, and caring capacity; Weaning Foods - Fermentation reduces contamination; adding...
Published in 1990, by
The Geneva Conventions and their Additional Protocols are international treaties that contain the most important rules limiting the barbarity of war. They protect people who do not take part in the fighting (civilians, medics, aid workers) and those who can no longer fight (wounded, sick and shipwrecked troops, prisoners of war).
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