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UN Roundup - Nelson Mandela virtual lecture

UN Roundup - Nelson Mandela virtual lecture

UN Roundup

13 July 2020.  On today's UN Round-up: 1 - COVID update & UNAIDS warns that the world’s HIV response is still failing children. 2 - Waiting to declare famine &lsquo...

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UN Roundup - hydroxychloroquine trials discontinued

UN Roundup - hydroxychloroquine trials discontinued

UN Roundup

6 July 2020. On today's UN Round-up: 1 - COVID update on international drug trials to beat the bug: The World Health Organization (WHO) said at the weekend that it was discontinuing ...

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UN Roundup - Urgent debate on police brutality

UN Roundup - Urgent debate on police brutality

UN Roundup

22 June 2020.  On today's UN Round-up:  1 - The last two days of the extended 43rd session of the Human Rights Council was pushed back by the epic Urgent Debate o...

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UN Roundup - Cov19 and UNAIDS Chief Executive Winnie Byanyima

UN Roundup - Cov19 and UNAIDS Chief Executive Winnie Byanyima

UN Roundup

15 June 2020.  On today's UN Round-up:  1 - UNAIDS Chief Executive Winnie Byanyima explains that any vaccine for Coronavirus should be free and should not come at the expense of...

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UN Roundup - World Oceans Day

UN Roundup - World Oceans Day

UN Roundup

08 June 2020. On today's UN Round-up: 1 - We start with our weekly official COVID update from the WHO. A further press conference will be held today at 5pm and is accessible to all online...

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UN Roundup - UNICEF vaccine concerns & UNHCR refugee helplines overloaded

UN Roundup - UNICEF vaccine concerns & UNHCR refugee helplines overloaded

UN Roundup

This morning Daniel Johnson gives us a COVID-19 round-up, starting with the Secretary-General Antoinio Guteress’s call for financial support at a Brussels pledging conference today, for a UN ...

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What's on at the UN? The Evolution of Multilateralism

What's on at the UN? The Evolution of Multilateralism

UN Roundup

  In this week's update, Daniel updates us on the Libya talks that are set to resume tomorrow at the UN Palais, after Un Special Envoy for Libya, Stephanie Williams called for world to ...

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What's on at the UN? International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust

What's on at the UN? International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust

UN Roundup

Today Rheal LeBlanc gives us an important round-up of events including today's events to mark the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust. 

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What's on at the UN? An appeal for $29bn

What's on at the UN? An appeal for $29bn

UN Roundup

Daniel Johnson talks about the appeal for $ 29bn and the upcoming Youth Summit this week. 

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What's on at the UN? Syria Focus & Geneva Peace Week

What's on at the UN? Syria Focus & Geneva Peace Week

UN Roundup

Image: Syrian Constitutional Committee Geir O. Pedersen, United Nations Special Envoy for Syria attending the Syrian Constitutional Committee, Geneva. 30 October 2019. UN Photo / Violaine ...

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What's on at the UN? Antonio Guterres in DRC

What's on at the UN? Antonio Guterres in DRC

Mid Morning Mix

Daniel Johnson with a weekly update for the United Nations... 

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What's on at the UN? Russian Language Day

What's on at the UN? Russian Language Day

UN Roundup

  Daniel Johnson, UN Correspondent, runs through some of this week's UN activities, including the public events and a mix & mash networking event.   

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What's on at the UN? $7m UNICEF appeal for acutely malnourished Afghan children

What's on at the UN? $7m UNICEF appeal for acutely malnourished Afghan children

UN Roundup

The UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, has just made an appeal for $7 million to help treat extremely vulnerable children who are suffering from the worst form of malnutrition. It said that if it do...

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What's on at the UN? - Bees and Snakebites

What's on at the UN? - Bees and Snakebites

UN Roundup

Bee with us today… on World Bee Day

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What's on at the UN? Art against violence

What's on at the UN? Art against violence

UN Roundup

‚ÄčImage: Private Sector Side Event of Geneva Conference on Afghanistan. 27 November 2018. UN Photo by Violaine Martin ‚Äč Geneva Conference on Afghanistan, Tues to Wed 27-28 Novemb...

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What's on at the UN? World Food Programme

What's on at the UN? World Food Programme

UN Roundup

Today, Daniel Johnson from the UN discusses: The World Food Programme announced plans to scale up aid – the UN agency is already providing lifesaving help to 8 million people in Yemen&hell...

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What's on at the UN? Geneva Peace Week

What's on at the UN? Geneva Peace Week

UN Roundup

Image: genevapeaceweek.ch   All UN Member States are reviewed every five years and it’s Saudi Arabia’s turn today. Tomorrow is China’s turn, followed by Mexico, Ni...

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Whats on at the UN? First global conference on air pollution

Whats on at the UN? First global conference on air pollution

UN Roundup

  The World Health Organization is hosting its first Global Conference on Air Pollution and Health (until 1 November).  There is a Gala Concert, “China Meets West,” at t...

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Whats on at the UN? Sheep in the park

Whats on at the UN? Sheep in the park

UN Roundup

  WRS is the only mainstream English-language radio station in Switzerland. Listen on DAB+ and, of course, for listeners further afield- on mobile apps, internet radio and at worldradio....

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Whats on at the UN? 39th Human Rights Council continues

Whats on at the UN? 39th Human Rights Council continues

UN Roundup

Image: © Delegates at the Human Rights Council (HRC) 39th regular session, 10 September 2018. UN Photo / Elma Okic Used with the permission of the UN Information Service.   ...

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Whats On At The UN? - Syria & Yemen talks and WHO fitness report

Whats On At The UN? - Syria & Yemen talks and WHO fitness report

UN Roundup

Daniel Johnson gives us a round up on the Yemen talks due to start this week, the Syria talks starting next week, including Steffan de Mistura's words of warning about any attack on I...

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What's on at the UN? Radhika Coomaraswamy on genocide reports from Myanmar

What's on at the UN? Radhika Coomaraswamy on genocide reports from Myanmar

Mid Morning Mix

Image: Radhika Coomraswamy, Member of the Independent International Fact-finding Mission on Myanmar, briefs the press on the Humanitarian Situation in Myanmar, Geneva. 27 August 2018. Photo b...

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Swiss Up! - Why did it take Switzerland so long to become a UN member?

Swiss Up! - Why did it take Switzerland so long to become a UN member?

Swiss Up!

Switzerland was one of the very last countries to join the UN yet it is the host of the UN's second largest seat. How is that so? Figure it out in today's episode of Swiss Up! with Dario

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What's on at the UN? Democratic Republic of Congo is Ebola free

What's on at the UN? Democratic Republic of Congo is Ebola free

UN Roundup

United Nations Correspondent Daniel Johnson gives us a recap of last week's International Nelson Mandela Day celebrations in Geneva on the centenary of Mandela's birth. Also, great news ...

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