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Nairobi, August 17, 2016: The Ministry of Devolution and Planning together with the European Union (EU) and National Drought Management Authority (NDMA) have today officially launched the Mbasya Water Project in Makinya Location, Kalawa Ward of Makueni County.


Over the last six months, ten Human Right Defenders have been assassinated in Guatemala. Many other people were threatened and intimidated, including journalists, trade unionists and justice operators. The EU condemns these acts and expresses its sincere condolences for the families and loved ones of those affected. Those responsible need to be held accountable.

The arrest of Natiq Jafarli, the Executive Secretary of the REAL party in Azerbaijan, comes just six weeks ahead of the referendum on constitutional amendments that his party opposes and campaigns against. His arrest and placement into pre-trial detention of four months come on top of worrying reports of additional arrests of people involved in campaigning.

The electronic asset declaration system launched by the National Agency for the Prevention of Corruption (NAPC) on 15 August has not been properly certified and therefore falls short of creating the key legal consequences that the submission of a false declaration should entail.

Електронна система декларування статків, яку Національне агентство з питань запобігання корупції (НАЗК) запустило 15 серпня, не була сертифікована у належний спосіб; таким чином вона не відповідає цілям закріплення ключових юридичних наслідків, що повинні бути наслідком подання неправдивих декларацій.


Ahead of World Humanitarian Day on 19 August, let’s have a closer look at the 4 humanitarian principles that aid workers live by when providing assistance to people in need