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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  • Extraordinary G20 Leaders’ Summit Statement on COVID-19

    G20 – 26 March 2020

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  • International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement appeals for 800 million Swiss francs to assist world’s most vulnerable people in fight against COVID-19

    IFRC – 26 March 2020 

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  • Unprepared for the Worst: World’s Most Vulnerable Brace for Virus

    The New York Times – 26 March 2020

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  • L'ONU salue la proclamation de cessez-le-feu dans plusieurs pays en conflits

    Le Temps / AFP – 27 mars 2020 

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  • «La suspension des travaux de rénovation du Palais des Nations aura un coût»

    La Tribune de Genève – 26 mars 2020 (accès payant)

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  • Urgent action needed to prevent COVID-19 “rampaging through places of detention”

    OHCHR – 25 March 2020 

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  • Coronavirus could cut global investment by 40%, new estimates show

    UNCTAD – 26 March 2020

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  • UNECE launches Observatory on Border Crossings Status due to COVID-19 and calls ‎on all countries to ‎facilitate flow of goods to maximum extent possible

    UNECE – 24 March 2020 

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  • Gordon Brown calls for global government to tackle coronavirus

    The Guardian – 26 March 2020 

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  • Un hackathon géant pour préparer l’après coronavirus en Suisse

    Heidi.news – 26 mars 2020 

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  • UN issues $2 billion appeal to combat COVID-19

    OCHA – 25 March 2020 

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  • « Ne pas aider les pays les plus pauvres à combattre le Covid-19 serait cruel et imprudent »

    Par Mark Lowcock, Secrétaire général adjoint de l’ONU pour les affaires humanitaires et Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Directeur général de l'OMS
    Le Monde – 25 mars 2020

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  • If Covid-19 is not beaten in Africa it will return to haunt us all 

    By Abiy Ahmed, prime minister of Ethiopia and 2019 Nobel Peace prize laureate
    Financial Times – 25 March 2020 

     

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  • Uganda, Usually Welcoming to Refugees, Bars All New Arrivals to Contain Coronavirus

    The New York Times / Reuters – 25 March 2020

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  • When coronavirus came to Tanzania

    The New Humanitarian – 25 March 2020

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  • The Medical Shock & the Economic Shock, a Pocket Lecture by Professor Richard Baldwin

    YouTube / Heidi.news – 25 March 2020 (video)

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  • When Finance Fails: Why Economists Didn’t See a Coronavirus Collapse Coming

    By Peter Sands, Executive Director of the Global Fund
    The Global Fund – 25 March 2020 

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  • Testing For Coronavirus – Can Latin America and Africa Build Upon The Asian Model?   

    Health Policy Watch – 25 March 2020

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