Daily News

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The Daily News is a selection of articles (from media, OI, NGOs, public authorities) about humanitarian, public health, trade or human rights issues in Geneva. The selected articles are mainly in English and French. 

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  • Coalition launched to accelerate research on the prevention and treatment of COVID-19 in low- and middle-income countries

    DNDi – 2 April 2020 

  • COVID-19 Infections Hit One Million Mark; Seven-Fold Increase In New Cases For South-East Asia – Europe & USA Remain Epicentres

    Health Policy Watch – 2 April 2020 

  • Passenger Demand Plunges on COVID-19 Travel Restrictions

    IATA – 2 April 2020 

  • ICC, WTO heads urge business dialogue to inform response to trade fallout from COVID-19

    Joint statement by Roberto Azevêdo, WTO Director General, and John Denton, International Chamber of Commerce Secretary-General
    WTO – 2 April 2020 

  • Stay or go? An international aid worker’s coronavirus dilemma

    The New Humanitarian – 2 April 2020 

  • L'Assemblée générale de l'ONU approuve une résolution appelant à la «coopération»

    Le Temps / ATS – 3 avril 2020 

  • U.N. Security Council ‘Missing In Action’ in Coronavirus Fight

    The New York Times – 2 April 2020 

  • Covid-19 Resource Centre

    CAGI – April 2020  

  • WMO is concerned about impact of COVID-19 on observing system

    WMO – 1 April 2020 

  • World Economic Forum Steps Up Coordinating Efforts on Corporate COVID Response

    WEF – 1 April 2020 

  • How to run a parliament during a pandemic: Q and A

    IPU – 1 April 2020 

  • Umberto de Pretto: «Sans coordination, la situation des transporteurs routiers va devenir critique»

    Le Temps – 1 avril 2020 

  • Mark Dybul calls for global task force on COVID-19 

    With Mark Dybul, former head of PEPFAR and the Global Fund
    Devex – 1 April 2020 (video)

  • Coronavirus in the city: A Q&A on the catastrophe confronting the urban poor

    The New Humanitarian – 1 April 2020  

  • Global consumer activist Martin Khor dies

    New Straits Times – 1 April 2020

  • Cop26 climate talks in Glasgow postponed until 2021

    The Guardian – 1 April 2020  

  • CORONAVIRUS Dans le Sud, le pire est à venir. Quelle solidarité du Nord ?

    Débat en ligne, le 2 avril 2020, à 11h30, avec Richard Kozul-Wright (CNUCED), Thomas Gass (DFAE) et Beatrice Ferrari (Etat de Genève)
    Club suisse de la presse – 2 avril 2020 

  • Agency chiefs issue joint call to keep food trade flowing in response to COVID-19

    “The heads of the World Trade Organization (WTO), the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) issued a joint statement on 31 March calling on governments to minimise the impact of COVID-19 related border restrictions on trade in food”

    WTO – 31 March 2020