36th Session of the Human Rights Council
Geneva, 11-29 September 2017
EU Intervention: Half-day panel discussion on the tenth anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
The efforts to overcome the legacy of uranium mining in Central Asia have taken an important step forward with the signing of a joint commitment on coordinating the efforts to achieve the safe and sustainable environmental remediation of Uranium Legacy Sites (ULS) in Central Asia, in accordance with a Strategic Master Plan (SMP).
Oxfam in Zimbabwe, with funding from the European Union's Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid (ECHO), implemented a project to help people and communities in areas severely affected by tropical storm Dineo and the subsequent heavy rains. The project, dubbed Zimbabwe Floods Response, was delivered to over 61 000 people in 10 Wards of Mberengwa District, Midlands Province, in Zimbabwe.