Daily News

Stay tuned with what’s happening across International Geneva.

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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  • Aux victimes de la mer, journal de bord d’un BD reporter

    Episode № 01

    Heidi.news – 13 juillet 2020

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  • BREAKING: Security Council extends for one year, lifesaving cross-border aid to Syria

    UN News – 11 July 2020

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  • Doctors Without Borders condemns the killing of a community health worker in South-West Cameroon

    MSF – 11 July 2020

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  • WHO Concedes Airborne Transmission of SARS-CoV-2; Critics Say Advice On Masks Still Falls Short

    Health Policy Watch – 10 July 2020

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  • World Health Organization Announces Program To Help 1 Billion Smokers Quit During COVID-19 Pandemic

    Health Policy Watch – 10 July 2020

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  • FIND and Unitaid launch call for expression of interest to accelerate availability and manufacturing scale-up of rapid diagnostic tests for COVID-19

    UNITAID – 9 July 2020

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  • AIDS 2020: Fighting HIV in the Shadow of COVID-19

    By Peter Sands, Executive Director, the Global Fund

    The Global Fund / Youtube (video)

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  • Médecins Sans Frontières is 'institutionally racist', say 1,000 insiders

    The Guardian – 10 July 2020

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  • L’OIT salue l’accord sur les droits des gens de mer en période de COVID-19

    ILO – 9 juillet 2020

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  • The world's one billion "mountain people" speak out

    Heidi.news / Geneva Solutions – 9 July 2020

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  • What’s on this week?

    Human Rights Council #HRC44 and WSIS Forum 2020 continues; Committee against Torture / 69th session; EMG Nexus Dialogues on COVID 19 and the Environment; Human Rights and Non-State Parties to Armed Conflict by Fight for Humanity; Live Webinars on Youth demands for a better future and Strengthening Southeast Asia’s democratic health after COVID-19 at the Kofi Annan Foundation;  and more. Check out the calendar!

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  • New AMR Action Fund steps in to save collapsing antibiotic pipeline with pharmaceutical industry investment of US$1 billion

    IFPMA – 9 July 2020 

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  • Independent evaluation of global COVID-19 response announced

    WHO - 9 July 2020

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  • Almost a third of lemurs and North Atlantic Right Whale now Critically Endangered - IUCN Red List

    IUCN – 9 July 2020 

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  • 25 years after the sorrow of Srebrenica, 8,372 lives remembered

    ICRC – 9 July 2020 

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  • Le réchauffement climatique fait exploser les besoins humanitaires

    Le Temps – 9 juillet 2020 

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  • Patricia Danzi, coureuse de fronts

    Le Temps – 9 juillet 2020 

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  • UNECE publishes guide to measuring the economic value of ‎education and training

    UNECE – 9 July 2020 

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