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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  • The rights and health of refugees, migrants and stateless must be protected in COVID-19 response

    Joint press release from OHCHR, IOM, UNHCR and WHO

    UNHCR – 31 March 2020

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  • "The recovery from the COVID-19 crisis must lead to a different economy"

    Launch of the report on socio-economic impacts of COVID-19

    UN Secretary-General – 31 March 2020

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  • Road transport body sees 800 bln euros in losses amid coronavirus

    Reuters – 31 March 2020

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  • In Africa, racing to slow the spread of COVID-19

    "Patrick Youssef, the ICRC’s incoming regional director for Africa, explains what it means for his organization to confront the pandemic as it continues to spread around the world"

    ICRC – 31 March 2020

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  • New Permanent Representative of Guinea presents credentials to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva

    UNOG – 31 March 2020

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  • The World Health Organization makes a case for itself

    Quartz – 31 March 2020

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  • DG Azevêdo welcomes G20 ministers’ commitment to notify WTO of COVID-19 related trade measures

    WTO – 30 March 2020

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  • 2020 Public Forum theme to be “Building on 25 Years of the World Trade Organization”

    WTO – 30 March 2020

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  • WHO Nears $675 Million ‘Goal’ For COVID-19 Response – $622 Million Pledged

    Health Policy Watch – 30 March 2020

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  • UN calls for $2.5 trillion coronavirus crisis package for developing countries

    UNCTAD – 30 March 2020 

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  • WHO releases guidelines to help countries maintain essential health services during the COVID-19 pandemic

    WHO – 30 March 2020 

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  • Le docteur Tedros, capitaine d’un vaisseau fragile en pleine tempête: l’OMS

    Le Temps – 30 mars 2020 

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  • 'We're not ready': coronavirus looms over the fragile Afghan health system

    The Guardian – 30 March 2020  

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  • COVID-19: Urgent action needed to counter major threat to life in conflict zones

    ICRC – 30 March 2020  

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  • [Live Discussion Summary] - Technology and human rights in times of crisis

    DiPLO – 27 March 2020  

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  • Corinne Momal-Vanian nommée à la tête de la Fondation Kofi Annan

    Le Temps – 27 mars 2020 

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  • Globe – la Revue de l’Institut

    IHEID – printemps 2020 

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  • Peter Maurer : «L’impact que le Covid-19 pourrait avoir sur les victimes de la guerre est terrifiant»

    Par Peter Maurer, Président, Comité international de la Croix-Rouge
    Le Temps – 28 mars 2020 

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