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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  • Large-scale events taking place in Geneva as of 12 March

    République et canton de Genève – 12 March 2020

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  • WHO Declares COVID-19 “Pandemic”; European Countries & Iran Adopt Aggressive Measures To Contain Growing Threat

    Health Policy Watch – 11 March 2020

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  • Conference Tech LAB

    « Online meetings are becoming more relevant as Covid-19 spreads and people choose to meet in person less and less. (…) Diplo’s Conference Tech LAB provides extensive research, training, and consultancy on the preparation and running of online meetings. »

    DiploFoundation

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  • Going ‘Virtual’ In Global Health – Practices Are Changing Fast – At An Uneven Pace

    Health Policy Watch – 12 March 2020

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  • World Economic Forum Convenes Global Business for COVID Action Platform

    WEF – 11 March 2020

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  • Solidarité internationale: contrat de partenariat avec Médecins sans Frontières

    République et canton de Genève – 11 mars 2020

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  • Multi-agency report highlights increasing signs and impacts of climate change in atmosphere, land and oceans

    WMO – 10 March 2020

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  • World Trade Organization Cancels Meetings At Geneva Headquarters Following COVID-19 Case; WHO Ramps Up Safety Measures

    Health Policy Watch – 10 March 2020

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

    Swissinfo – 10 March 2020

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  • ‘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

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

    UNCTAD – 9 March 2020

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

    Health Policy Watch – 9 March 2020

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

    France Culture – 6 mars 2020

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  • Youth exclusion from jobs and training on the rise

    ILO - 9 March 2020

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

    UNOG – 9 March 2020

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  • Ginevra città della pace

    RSI – 22 febbraio 2020 (video)

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

    WHO – 7 March 2020

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  • Diplomacy goes virtual as the coronavirus goes viral

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

    DiploFoundation – 6 March 2020
     

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