The United Nations and the Global Ebola Response. The UN by Salome Fischer,Emilie Brandt

By Salome Fischer,Emilie Brandt

Master's Thesis from the yr 2015 within the topic Politics - overseas Politics - subject: overseas agencies, grade: no grade but, college of Aarhus, path: overseas experiences, language: English, summary: The extraordinary scope and implications of the 2014 Ebola outbreak in West Africa has faced the foreign group with demanding situations in responding to the hindrance. On 19 September 2014, the first-ever UN emergency overall healthiness venture, United international locations venture for Ebola Emergency reaction (UNMEER), was once tested. UNMEER was once arrange as a brief undertaking to collect UN businesses and services within the reaction, and heavily collaborate with governments, NGOs, Member States and different suitable actors, with the most strategic goal to forestall the Ebola outbreak.
This thesis investigates the consequences of UNMEER at the international Ebola reaction as a complete and assesses even if the institution of the undertaking was once the perfect selection to make from the UN part in keeping with the outbreak. during this regard, the context within which UNMEER used to be tested is scrutinized through analyzing the demanding situations confronted within the outbreak and the way those have been approached via the foreign neighborhood. The research is predominantly in line with qualitative fundamental info gathered via person semi-structured interviews with respondents who're or were at once curious about the Ebola reaction, in addition to on secondary data.
Findings express that UNMEER had a good influence at the reaction in a variety of respects. the phenomenal selection from the UN part to set up the first-ever emergency future health undertaking elevated around the world knowledge of the outbreak and catalysed a high-level political and fiscal foreign engagement within the reaction. moreover, there looks a favorable perspective in the direction of UNMEER’s function in bringing jointly UN corporations below a unmarried constitution within the reaction in addition to the logistics aid supplied by way of UNMEER to UN corporations and different companions operating within the reaction. despite the fact that, as a result of an absence of presence and a restricted variety of employees within the affected nations, potent collaboration with enterprises concerned at the flooring didn't sufficiently materialize. Findings point out that total, responders weren't happy with UNMEER’s effect at the floor. This appears rooted in i.a. an important hole among responders’ expectancies and perceptions of UNMEER, because of loss of transparent info from UNMEER’s facet on what precisely can be anticipated of the mission.Drawing on examine findings and classes realized from the outbreak, in its place, current assets and structures below the UN place of work for the Coordination of of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) must have been reinforced.

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