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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  • ‘Desperate measures in desperate times’ as virus affects International Geneva

    Swissinfo – 10 March 2020

  • ‘Sister’ Initiatives Commit US $129 Million to R&D for COVID-19 Vaccines & Cures; Funding To Manufacture Still A Barrier

    Health Policy Watch – 11 March 2020

  • The economic impact of COVID-19: Can policy makers avert a multi-trillion dollar crisis?

    UNCTAD – 9 March 2020

  • ‘World Is Inching Towards a COVID-19 Pandemic – But One We Can Control’, Says WHO

    Health Policy Watch – 9 March 2020

  • Le gel hydroalcoolique, une révolution inventée il y a 20 ans

    France Culture – 6 mars 2020

  • Youth exclusion from jobs and training on the rise

    ILO - 9 March 2020

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

    UNOG – 9 March 2020

  • Ginevra città della pace

    RSI – 22 febbraio 2020 (video)

  • WHO statement on cases of COVID-19 surpassing 100 000

    WHO – 7 March 2020

  • Diplomacy goes virtual as the coronavirus goes viral

    By Jovan Kurbalija, Director of DiploFoundation and Head of Geneva Internet Platform

    DiploFoundation – 6 March 2020

  • Rony Brauman: «Le coronavirus rappelle que, sans Etat, les plus vulnérables sont écrasés»

    Heidi.news – 8 mars 2020 (accès payant)

  • Inside Geneva: What should we be doing about human rights violations?

    Swissinfo – 7 March 2020 (podcast)

  • Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka: «Pour défendre les femmes, il faut trouver un langage commun au plus de gens possible»

    Le Temps – 8 mars 2020

  • Can advocates maintain momentum without UN’s largest women’s rights gathering?

    Devex – 5 March 2020

  • What’s on this week?

    UNHCR 77th meeting of the Standing Committee, Film screenings and debates at IHEID, 25th meeting of the Green Climate Fund Board, FIFDH - Programme 2.0; and more…
    Due to Covid-19, many events may be postponed or cancelled. Please refer to the organizer's website to find out.

  • ‘We Need To Fight …Now’ – WHO Director General Urges Countries To ‘Face The Fire’ On COVID-19 Threat

    Health Policy Watch – 5 March 2020

  • Coronavirus : l'ONU réduit ses conférences et l’accueil du public

    ONU Info – 5 mars 2020

  • Le coronavirus bouscule les chaînes de production mondiale (CNUCED)

    ONU Info – 4 mars 2020