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27-04-2020 | Edited News , COVID-19

Press conference OHCHR: New policy guidance on emergency and exceptional measures - COVID-19

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OHCHR Press conference with Piggy Hicks and Georgette Gagnon - COVID-19 new policy guidance on emergency and exceptional measures - COVID-19

24-04-2020 | Edited News , COVID-19

UN75: Future of multilateralism debate in COVID-19 era

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Challenges for multilateralism - and optimism - revealed in UN-led global debate

24-04-2020 | Edited News , COVID-19

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing: Refugee Health Workers COVID-19 Latin America - UNHCR

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UNHCR: Refugee health workers step up for coronavirus response in Latin America

23-04-2020 | Edited News , COVID-19

Press Conference: Libya Ceasefire Violations - UNSMIL

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Concern for Libya's civilians mounts as fighting continues even in face of pandemic and calls for global ceasefire

22-04-2020 | Edited News , COVID-19

Press Conference: COVID-19 / Earth Day - WMO

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Fall in carbon emissions linked to COVID-19 won’t halt climate change, says UN weather agency chief

17-04-2020 | Edited News , COVID-19

Press conference: Food Supply Chain COVID-19 - FAO

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FAO: World has enough food to withstand COVID crisis, says UN agency

14-04-2020 | Edited News , COVID-19

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing: WFP-WHO Solidarity Flight Covid-19 Response

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The first United Nations “Solidarity Flight” is scheduled to leave Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, this afternoon - from there, the aircraft will transport the vital medical cargo to all countries in Africa, where supplies are desperately needed to contain the spread of COVID-19.

07-04-2020 | Edited News , COVID-19

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing: Somalia COVID-19 Preparedness - OCHA - WFP

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With seven confirmed COVID-19 cases in Somalia, the United Nations and their humanitarian partners in the country are urgently reprioritizing activities to help prepare the response to the pandemic.

03-04-2020 | Edited News , COVID-19

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing: UN Human Rights on COVID-19 - Prisons

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Rupert Colville, Spokesperson for the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR):  “After the High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet’s last week urged governments to reduce overcrowding in prisons in order to prevent catastrophic rates of COVID-19 infection, we are encouraged to note that a number of countries have indeed been taking action on this front.

03-04-2020 | Edited News , COVID-19

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing: Sudan - COVID 19 Humanitarian Impact OCHA

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The spokesperson for the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) Jens Laerke said that “seven COVID-19 cases including two deaths have been confirmed - all cases arrived from abroad and are receiving medical treatment in isolation centres in Khartoum.”