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12-08-2022 | Edited News

Bi-Weekly Press Briefing: Humanitarian Funding Gap - OCHA

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Funding gap for UN’s humanitarian operations is biggest ever, warns OCHA

29-07-2022 | Edited News

Bi-Weekly Press Briefing: Zaatari Refugee Camp Marks 10 Years - UNHCR

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Ten years since Jordan’s Za’atari camp opened its doors to 80,000 displaced Syrians, poverty now affects an increasing number of residents facing an uncertain future, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Friday

29-07-2022 | Edited News

Bi-Weekly Press Briefing: Injectable HIV Prevention Medicines Deal - UNITAID 29 July 2022

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A landmark agreement has been reached allowing for the production of low-cost, injectable HIV medicines in some 90 developing countries where more the majority of infections occur, UNITAID said on Friday.

26-07-2022 | Edited News

Bi-Weekly Press Briefing: Monkeypox Update - WHO

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Speaker: Dr Rosamund Lewis (Zoom from Geneva), WHO Technical Lead on Monkeypox

22-07-2022 | Edited News

DRC East Death Toll UNHCR 22 June 2022

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Speaker: Matt Saltmarsh, UNHCR spokesperson DRC Death Toll of Displaced - UNHCR

19-07-2022 | Edited News

Heatwaves Linked to Climate Change WMO - WHO 19 June 2022

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Heatwave Linked to Climate Change – WMO, WHO Speakers: • Petteri Taalas, Secretary-General, WMO; • Maria Neira, Director Environment and Health, WHO

19-07-2022 | Edited News

Congolese Refugees Repatriation - UNHCR 19 June 2022

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Voluntary Repatriation of Refugees to DR Congo Resumes

12-07-2022 | Edited News

Bi-Weekly Press Briefing: Haiti Alert - WFP

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Surging and deadly gang violence in the Haitian capital has contributed to runaway food insecurity for at least a million people there, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) said on Tuesday.

08-07-2022 | Edited News

UN Human Rights briefing on Sri Lanka by Ravina Shamdasani

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UN Human Rights Spokesperson Ravina Shamdasani made the following comments at the bi-weekly briefing on the recent protests in Sri Lanka.

06-07-2022 | Edited News , Press Conferences

Global Food, Energy And Capital Crisis - UNDP

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Countries already under pressure from the economic fall-out of the COVID-19 pandemic risk seeing the same economic turmoil and human misery as Sri Lanka as the war in Ukraine drags on, unless the international community agrees to radical financial measures to help countries saddled with debt, the UN said on Thursday.

05-07-2022 | Edited News

Situation In Ukraine And Crimea - Human Rights Council

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Speakers: • Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights • Emine Dzhaparova, First Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ukraine (on zoom) * Evgeny Ustinov, First Counsellor, Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to the UN in Geneva

05-07-2022 | Edited News

Bi-Weekly Press Briefing: Central African Republic - WFP

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A sharp increase in essential goods in the Central African Republic (CAR) linked to war in Ukraine will likely have a devastating impact on the already humanitarian situation there in coming weeks, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) said on Tuesday.

04-07-2022 | Edited News , Press Conferences

Independent Fact-Finding Mission on Libya 04 July 2022

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New suspected mass graves have been uncovered in Tarhuna, Libya, a Human Rights Council probe reported on Monday, highlighting continuing extreme rights abuses in the country that have affected children and adults alike.

01-07-2022 | Edited News

Women And Girls Rights - Afghanistan Human Rights Council

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Speakers: • Michelle Bachelet, High Commissioner for Human Rights (in person) • Richard Bennett, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Afghanistan (via Zoom) • Fawzia Koofi, First woman Vice President of the Afghan Parliament, former member of the peace negotiation team with Taliban and human rights activist (in person) • Nasir Andisha, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Afghanistan to the UN in Geneva

01-07-2022 | Edited News , Press Conferences

OCHA Press Conference Lebanon

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Veteran UN aid coordinator Najat Rochdi on Friday signalled serious concerns about rising humanitarian needs across Lebanon linked to the global food insecurity crisis, which is affecting “everyone, everywhere across the country”.

30-06-2022 | Edited News

International Commission of Human Rights Experts on Ethiopia 30 June 2022

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International Commission of Human Rights Experts on Ethiopia

30-06-2022 | Edited News

Ukraine Humanitarian Update OCHA - WFP - OHCHR

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Across Ukraine the scale of needs caused by Russia's invasion is still massive and human rights concerns persist, UN humanitarians said in an update on Thursday, as they repeated calls for access to the country's Black Sea ports to export vitally needed cereals.

29-06-2022 | Edited News

UN Special Rapporteur On Myanmar - Human Rights Council 29 June 2022

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Myanmar’s military junta are responsible for shocking violence against children caught up in the bloody aftermath of last February’s coup, a top Human Rights Council-appointed investigator said on Wednesday.

29-06-2022 | Edited News

Commission Of Inquiry On Syria - Human Rights Council

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Syria’s humanitarian needs are at their highest ever and any move to block aid from reaching the war-torn country should be resisted strongly, a top UN Human Rights Council probe said on Wednesday.

28-06-2022 | Edited News

Continuity: High Level Meeting on Libyan Constitutional Track - Stephanie Williams 28 June 2022

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Opening remarks in Arabic by Stephanie Williams, UN Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on Libya, to the Leaders of Libya's House of Representatives (HOR) in the east, and the High State Council (HSC), based in the western city of Tripoli, at the start of two days of scheduled talks beginning Tuesday at UN Geneva.

28-06-2022 | Edited News

UN Human Rights Office estimates more than 306,000 civilians were killed over 10 years in Syria conflict

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UN Human Rights Office estimates more than 306,000 civilians were killed over 10 years in Syria conflict

28-06-2022 | Edited News

High Level Meeting on Libyan Constitutional Track 28 June 2022

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Leaders of Libya's House of Representatives (HOR) in the east, and the High State Council (HSC), based in the western city of Tripoli, met in Geneva on Tuesday to continue efforts to review a reformed constitution that charts a peaceful and democratic future for the country.

24-06-2022 | Edited News

Bi-Weekly Press Briefing: Assange extradition OHCHR Continuity

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Continuity of reaction from the UN human rights office, OHCHR, on the UK Government’s decision to approve the extradition of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to the US.

24-06-2022 | Edited News , Press Conferences

OHCHR Press Conference: Human rights in the context of climate change - 24 June 2022

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Press conference by Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights in the context of climate change

23-06-2022 | Edited News

Internet Shutdowns Report 23 June 2022

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Launch of a report on Internet Shutdowns Speakers: • Peggy Hicks, Director, Thematic Engagement Division • Tim Engelhardt, Human Rights Officer • Marcelo Daher, Human Rights Officer

21-06-2022 | Edited News , Press Conferences

Nigeria Humanitarian Emergency OCHA 21 June 2022

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UN humanitarians issued an alert on Tuesday on the deteriorating situation for millions of mainly women and children in north-east Nigeria who continue to be affected by protracted armed conflict, just as the country enters the lean season

17-06-2022 | Edited News

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet oral update on Nicaragua to 50th HRC

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UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet oral update on Nicaragua.

16-06-2022 | Edited News , Press Conferences

OCHA press conference : Explosive weapons in populated areas

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A UN-partnered bid to address the use of explosive weapons in towns and cities took a further step forward on Thursday, as Member States prepared to gather in Geneva to examine a concrete new plan of action.

15-06-2022 | Edited News

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet oral update on Afghanistan at 50th HRC

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UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet oral update on Afghanistan at 50th HRC

14-06-2022 | Edited News , Press Conferences

Commission of Inquiry Occupied Palestinian Territories and Israel 14 June 2022

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Speakers: Navi Pillay, Chair of the Commission of Inquiry Miloon Kothari, Member of Commission of Inquiry Chris Sidoti, Member of Commission of Inquiry