Information Center: united nations, 2009
This report examines the current situation in five countries in West and Central Africa with regard to fiscal space, with a view to identifying scope for the sustainable financing of additional spending on social protection. It starts from the premise that, although such programs may be desirable from the point of view of poverty reduction and politically and institutionally possible at sector level, spending decisions need to be taken from a ‘whole government perspective’, explicitly taking into account the need to maintain fiscal and macroeconomic stability.
"2009 Preliminary note of the Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, Manfred Nowak - Addendum "
Preliminary report by the Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment based on his visit to Equatorial Guinea in November 2008.
Information concerning enforced or involuntary disappearances in various countries and territories reviewed by the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances
Describes the obstacles that the United Nations Smallpox Eradication/Measles Control Program had in Equatorial Guinea with its vaccination program that operated within the country following its independence.
2009 National report submitted in accordance with paragraph 15(a) of the annex to human rights council resolution 5/1 - Equatorial Guinea
An overview of the country prepared by the United Nations in preparation of the country's first Universal Periodic Review.
Analyzes the strengths and weaknesses of alternative health financing mechanisms in the context of West and Central Africa, and advances a number of conclusions and recommendations.
Based on the findings of a research report commissioned by UNICEF, this briefing paper discusses the role that cash transfers could play in reducing child poverty and vulnerability in West and Central Africa.
2009 Summary prepared by the office of the high commissioner for human rights, in accordance with paragraph 15 (c) of the annex to human rights council resolution 5/1 - Equatorial Guinea
The present report is a summary of seven stakeholders’ submissions to the universal periodic review. The submissions are from Abogacía por un Desarrollo Durable, Amnesty International, Center for Economic and Social Rights, EG Justice, Global Initiative to End All Corporal Punishment of Children, and Human Rights Watch.
A report that analyzes the status of HIV/AIDS in Equatorial Guinea, including government and UN efforts to combat the disease.