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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  • UN issues $2 billion appeal to combat COVID-19

    OCHA – 25 March 2020 

  • « Ne pas aider les pays les plus pauvres à combattre le Covid-19 serait cruel et imprudent »

    Par Mark Lowcock, Secrétaire général adjoint de l’ONU pour les affaires humanitaires et Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Directeur général de l'OMS
    Le Monde – 25 mars 2020

  • If Covid-19 is not beaten in Africa it will return to haunt us all 

    By Abiy Ahmed, prime minister of Ethiopia and 2019 Nobel Peace prize laureate
    Financial Times – 25 March 2020 


  • Uganda, Usually Welcoming to Refugees, Bars All New Arrivals to Contain Coronavirus

    The New York Times / Reuters – 25 March 2020

  • When coronavirus came to Tanzania

    The New Humanitarian – 25 March 2020

  • The Medical Shock & the Economic Shock, a Pocket Lecture by Professor Richard Baldwin

    YouTube / Heidi.news – 25 March 2020 (video)

  • When Finance Fails: Why Economists Didn’t See a Coronavirus Collapse Coming

    By Peter Sands, Executive Director of the Global Fund
    The Global Fund – 25 March 2020 

  • Testing For Coronavirus – Can Latin America and Africa Build Upon The Asian Model?   

    Health Policy Watch – 25 March 2020

  • COVID-19 and Conflict: Seven Trends to Watch

    International Crisis Group – 24 March 2020

  • Corinne Momal-Vanian named Executive Director of the Kofi Annan Foundation

    Kofi Annan Foundation – 25 March 2020 

  • Covid-19 : le plaidoyer pour la coopération internationale de la cheffe de l’ONU à Genève

    ONU Info – 24 mars 2020

  • Statement of United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Mr. Geir O. Pedersen

    Appeal for a nationwide ceasefire and all-out-effort to counter COVID-19 in Syria

    UNOG – 24 March 2020

  • Joint statement from the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee

    “In the present circumstances and based on the information provided by the WHO today, the IOC President and the Prime Minister of Japan have concluded that the Games of the XXXII Olympiad in Tokyo must be rescheduled to a date beyond 2020 but not later than summer 2021, to safeguard the health of the athletes, everybody involved in the Olympic Games and the international community.”

    International Olympic Committee – 24 March 2020

  • Médecins Sans Frontières Announces Campaign For $5 COVID-19 Test On ‘GeneXpert’ TB Platform

    Health Policy Watch – 24 March 2020

  • Deeper Revenue Hit from COVID-19

    IATA – 24 March 2020

  • Il y a d'autres crises dans le monde: l'édition spéciale de Heba Aly

    Heidi.news – 24 mars 2020

  • Rony Brauman: «On a cru pouvoir éradiquer les maladies infectieuses mais c’était une chimère»

    Le Temps – 24 mars 2020

  • 'Together At Home': Priyanka Chopra Jonas and WHO Experts Answered All of Our COVID-19 Questions

    Global Citizen – 24 March 2020