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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  • The 25 crises that shaped history

    The New Humanitarian – 6 July 2020

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  • High-level event seeks sustained support for Afghans, refugee-hosting countries

    UNHCR – 6 July 2020

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  • Digital Watch newsletter – Issue 51 – June 2020
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  • UNITAID Aims To Reach 4.5 Million Covid-19 Patients In Low-Income Countries With Life-Saving Dexamethasone; Virus Transmission To Animals Is A Rising Concern

    Health Policy Watch – 3 July 2020

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  • New private sector commitments to fund access to future COVID-19 vaccines announced at international pledging summit

    Gavi – 3 July 2020

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  • Coronavirus : l’actrice Yalitza Aparicio appelle à protéger les travailleurs domestiques

    ONU Info – 5 juillet 2020

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  • Conquering deforestation with a pocket knife

    With Tony Rinaudo, climate action advisor, World Vision Australia

    Heidi.news / Geneva Solutions – 3 July 2020

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  • Valentin Zellweger: «Les pays sont condamnés à la coopération»

    Swissinfo – 3 juillet 2020

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  • ‘Stay the course together to emerge stronger’ from COVID-19 crisis: UN chief’s message to major sustainability forum

    UN News – 5 July 2020

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  • The UN is mobilising for the next quarter-century

    The Economist – 18 June 2020 (subscription required)

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  • Three future scenarios for the UN

    The Economist – 20 July 2020 (subscription required)

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  • What’s on this week?

    23rd International AIDS Conference and Virtual COVID-19 Conference; 78th meeting of the Standing Committee at UNHCR; Sixty-seventh Compliance Committee to the Aarhus Convention at UNECE; Protecting the environment in situations of armed conflict at the Geneva Academy; Reboot Youth Health and Wellbeing Digital Awards at WHO; Sustainable and just economies - Lessons learned from the COVID-19 Crisis and enabling factors for the SDGs at UNRISD;  and more… Check out the calendar

     

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  • Global scientific community unites to track progress on COVID-19 R&D, identifies new research priorities and critical gaps

    WHO – 2 July 2020 

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  • UN enlists 10,000 digital volunteers to fight COVID-19 misinformation

    Devex – 2 July 2020 

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  • Global report: WHO official says no large hidden toll in Africa

    The Guardian – 2 July 2020 

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  • Q&A: Want to know about COVID-19 in Haiti? Ask a nurse

    Interview of Claudia Thomas Riché, executive director of Nursing Education Collaborative for Haiti 
    The New Humanitarian – 29 June 2020 

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  • Interview, Dr Tim Wells

    “Dr Tim Wells is the Chief Scientific Officer of the Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV), a leading product development partnership in antimalarial drug research”
    EDCTP eMagazine – June 2020 

     

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  • Global e-waste surging: up 21 per cent in 5 years

    ITU – 28 June 2020  

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