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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  • Young people ‘not invincible’ in COVID-19 pandemic: WHO chief

    UN News – 30 July 2020 

  • ISOLDE reveals fundamental property of rarest element on Earth

    “The finding is significant for both fundamental and medical research, as the element is a promising candidate for cancer treatment by targeted alpha therapy”
    CERN – 30 July 2020 

  • Promoting Access to Medical Technologies and Innovation: Intersections between public health, intellectual property and trade (second edition)

    WTO – 29 July 2020 

  • Message of CITES Secretary-General Ivonne Higuero for World Ranger Day 2020

    CITES – 31 July 2020 

  • There’s a Lot We Can Do

    Interview of Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, Regional Director for Africa, WHO, by Melissa Fleming
    United Nations / Awake at Night – 30 July 2020 (audio)

  • Politics of the Coronavirus Pandemic

    Global Challenges (Special issue)
    Graduate Institute – June 2020

  • The ultimate geopolitical game — distributing a coronavirus vaccine

    POLITICO – 29 July 2020

  • 'Cocktail receptions on Zoom are sad.' United Nations diplomacy in the age of Covid-19

    CNN – 28 July 2020

  • Coming To Terms With COVID-19 In One Of Nigeria’s Major Cities

    "First in a series of stories about how the coronavirus lockdowns and relaxations are playing out in different parts of Africa."

    Health Policy Watch – 29 July 2020

  • Guardians of a Continent

    With Evaline Owuor, community health worker, Kenya’s Homa Bay County

    The Global Fund – 29 July 2020

  • Waging war in cities: A deadly choice

    ICRC – 29 July 2020 (video)

  • Will the Human Rights Council’s Rare Steps to Combat Racism Make a Difference?

    PassBlue – 29 July 2020

  • Explainer: How the next WTO chief will be chosen and the task ahead

    Reuters – 29 July 2020

  • WADA and IFPMA strengthen collaboration in the protection of clean sport

    IFPMA – 26 July 2020

  • Contre le cancer, une start-up du CERN donne des yeux aux radiothérapeutes

    Heidi.news – 29 juillet 2020 (accès payant)

  • UNAIDS is hopeful that a new long-acting HIV prevention option will soon become available for women in sub-Saharan Africa

    UNAIDS – 28 July 2020

  • Covid-19 has affected mental health of 40% of teenagers

    Geneva Solutions / Heidi.news – 28 July 2020


  • Italy Publishes National Regulation Requiring Pharma Disclosure Of Public Support For R&D On New Drugs

    Health Policy Watch – 28 July 2020