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23-09-2022 | Edited News , Press Conferences

Sudan Alert WFP - UNHCR - UNICEF 23 September 2022

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The situation for Sudan’s most vulnerable children is so desperate that half of the most severely malnourished are expected to die without urgent humanitarian intervention, UN agencies said on Friday.

22-09-2022 | Edited News , Press Conferences

HRC Myanmar Presser - Tom Andrews 22 September 2022

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Horrific testimonies from civilians targeted by Myanmar’s military are yet another reason for the international community to take practical measures to halt the bloodshed, a top human rights expert said on Thursday.

20-09-2022 | Edited News

Bi-Weekly Press Briefing: Pakistan Floods Alert Update UNICEF - UNHCR

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Millions of people in Pakistan are still deeply affected by catastrophic flooding which “is not going anywhere”, UN relief agencies said on Tuesday.

13-09-2022 | Edited News

Bi-Weekly Press Briefing: Somalia Hunger Crisis 13 September 2022

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Catastrophic hunger levels in Somalia have left more than 513,000 children at risk of dying, 173,000 more than during the 2011 famine, UN humanitarians warned on Tuesday.

09-09-2022 | Edited News

Bi-Weekly Press Briefing: Monitoring Mission In Ukraine OHCHR

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Head of UN Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine Matilda Bogner – update on human rights situation

09-09-2022 | Edited News , Press Conferences

OHCHR / CRPD Press Conference 09 September 2022

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UN disability rights committee (CRPD) sounds alarm on the treatment of people with disabilities in the Ukraine conflict

09-09-2022 | Edited News

Bi-Weekly Press Briefing: Funding Request - Refugees Uganda UNHCR

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Speaker: Matthew Crentsil, UNHCR Representative in Uganda

06-09-2022 | Edited News

Bi-Weekly Press Briefing: Somalia Famine UNICEF - UNHCR - Danish Refugee Council

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“Unprecedented numbers” of children are facing a “malnutrition crisis" in Somalia, warns UNICEF

02-09-2022 | Edited News

Bi-Weekly Press Briefing: Pakistan Floods Update WHO - UNICEF - UNHCR - WFP

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Pakistan Floods Update Speakers: • Dr. Palitha MAHIPALA, World Health Organization (WHO) Representative in Pakistan • Abdullah Fadil, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Representative in Pakistan • Chris Kaye, the World Food Programme (WFP) Country Director for Pakistan • Matthew Saltmarsh, United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) Spokesperson

30-08-2022 | Edited News

Bi-Weekly Press Briefing: Pakistan Appeal OCHA - WHO - WMO - UNHCR

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$160 million emergency plan launched after worst flooding in Pakistan in decades

26-08-2022 | Edited News

Bi-Weekly Press Briefing: Ukraine Humanitarian Impact - OCHA

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"We want to provide insulin, blankets … it’s not complicated". Top UN aid official in ukraine appeals for access across contact line.

25-08-2022 | Edited News , Press Conferences

Michelle Bachelet (OHCHR) - Press Conference 25 August 2022

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End of mandate press conference by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet

23-08-2022 | Edited News

Bi-Weekly Press Briefing: Ukraine Update OHCHR - WHO - WFP - UNICEF

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Ukraine prisoner of war trials in Mariupol could be a war crime: OHCHR

19-08-2022 | Edited News

Bi-Weekly Press Briefing: CERF Funding Haiti - OCHA

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The UN's emergency fund, (CERF) released to respond to needs arising from gang violence in Haiti (OCHA)

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.