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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  • Covid-19 triggers disarmament platform closure

    Heidi.news / Geneva Solutions – 8 May 2020 

  • Daren Tang of Singapore Appointed as WIPO Director General

    WIPO – 8 May 2020 

  • Un plan de reprise progressif et sûr sur les sites du CERN

    CERN – 8 mai 2020 

  • The Observer view on the world needing the United Nations more than ever

    The Guardian – 10 May 2020 

  • COVID-19 - Ensuring mobility during partial lifting of restriction measures

    République et canton de Genève – 11 May 2020 (video)

  • Covid-19 : la flambée de violences domestiques en Europe nécessite des mesures d’urgence (OMS)

    ONU Info – 7 mai 2020 

  • Scientist warn about rare, but severe childhood heart syndrome linked to Covid-19

    Heidi.news / Geneva Solutions – 6 May 2020 

  • Contagion or starvation: a dilemma facing 2 billion workers, says ILO

    Interview of Ryszard Cholewinski, Senior Migration Specialist at ILO’s Office for Arab States in Beirut
    Heidi.news / Geneva Solutions – 7 May 2020 

  • En Afrique, la catastrophe sanitaire annoncée n’a pas encore eu lieu

    Le Temps – 7 mai 2020 

  • Exclusive: Virus exposes gaping holes in Africa’s health systems

    Reuters – 7 May 2020 

  • ‘The pandemic has stressed production and transportation in unprecedented ways’

    Interview of Vicente Escribano, head of UNHCR’s Supply Management Service
    UNHCR – 7 May 2020

  • WEF says pandemic strengthens case for using blockchain in supply chains

    With Sheila Warren, Head of Blockchain and Data Policy, Member of the Executive Committee, World Economic Forum
    CNNMoney Switzerland – 7 May 2020 (video)

  • Bulletin ONU Info du 7 mai 2020

    ONU Info – 7 mai 2020 (audio) 

  • Ensuring Respect for International Law in Armed Conflict: The Key Role of Knowledge Dissemination

    By Nathalie Mivelaz Tirabosco, Communication Manager at the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights
    UN today – 7 May 2020 

  • UN issues $6.7 billion appeal to protect millions of lives and stem the spread of coronavirus in fragile countries

    Reliefweb / OCHA – 7 May 2020

  • Covid-19 : après une telle pandémie, il ne peut y avoir de « retour à la normale », estime l’OMS

    ONU Info – 6 mai 2020 

  • «Le Covid-19 est l’occasion de réaffirmer le droit à la santé»

    Interview de Winnie Byanyima, directrice de l’Onusida
    Le Temps – 5 mai 2020 

  • Real-time data can help combat Covid-19 in Africa

    Heidi.news / Geneva Solutions – 5 May 2020