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08-10-2021 | Edited News

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate - Maria Ressa

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Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov jointly won the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize for their fights to defend freedom of expression in the Philippines and Russia, the Norwegian Noble Committee in Oslo announced today.

07-10-2021 | Edited News , Press Conferences

UNCTAD15 Barbados Closing Press Conference 07 October 2021

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UNCTAD15 Barbados Closing press conference 07 October

06-10-2021 | Edited News , Press Conferences

UNCTAD15 Barbados Press Conferences 06 October 2021

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UNCTAD15 Barbados Press Conference 06 October Afternoon

05-10-2021 | Edited News , Press Conferences

UNCTAD15 Barbados Press Conferences 05 October

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UNCTAD15 Barbados Press Conference 05 October Afternoon

05-10-2021 | Edited News , Press Conferences

WMO Presser: Report - Looming Water Crisis

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Growing water-related hazards require monitoring and early warnings, highlights report by World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

05-10-2021 | Edited News

Bi-Weekly Press Briefing: Ethiopia Food Distributions - WFP 05 October 2021

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Afar and Amhara receive first round of food distributions, but situation ‘dire’ as supplies struggle to reach Tigray: WFP

04-10-2021 | Edited News , Press Conferences

Independent Fact-Finding Mission on Libya - Press Conference 4 October 2021

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War crimes and crimes against humanity have likely been committed in Libya by all parties to conflict since 2016 including by external actors, a Human Rights Council-appointed probe said on Monday.

01-10-2021 | Edited News

Bi-weekly Press Briefing: Flooding in South Sudan and Sudan - OCHA 01 October 2021

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South Sudan and Sudan experiencing severe seasonal flooding with their relief pipelines at risk of breaking, warns the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)

24-09-2021 | Edited News

Bi-weekly Press Briefing: Regeneron COVID-19 Treatment - WHO

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WHO back Regeneron COVID-19 drug cocktail, but calls for access and reduction on price

22-09-2021 | Edited News

Zarifa Ghafari Former Afghan Mayor 22 September 2021

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Afghan political campaigner Zarifa Ghafari – a former female mayor who fled Kabul last month – has insisted that the Taliban must allow women to play a meaningful part in Afghanistan’s future.

21-09-2021 | Edited News

UNOG Bi-weekly Press Briefing: US Refugee Resettlement - UNHCR

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UNHCR welcomes US plan to increase refugee resettlement

17-09-2021 | Edited News

International Challenges And Cooperation #MultilateralistMatters

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World’s problems must be tackled together, say UN and EU at Geneva exhibition

16-09-2021 | Edited News , Press Conferences

OHCHR - Hybrid Press Conference on Venezuela 16 September 2021

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The independence of Venezuela’s justice system has been “deeply eroded”, to such an extent that it plays a significant role in the State’s repression of government opponents, UN-appointed independent rights experts said on Thursday.

16-09-2021 | Edited News , Press Conferences

WMO Press conference: United in Science multi-agency report on greenhouse gases and climate change

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The temporary reduction in carbon emissions caused by global COVID-19 lockdowns did not slow the relentless advance of climate change. Greenhouse gas concentrations are at record levels, and the planet is on path towards dangerous overheating, the multi-agency United in Science 2021 warns.

14-09-2021 | Edited News

Investigation Report Commission of Inquiry on Syria 14 September 2021

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The future of Syria is bleak, UN-appointed rights experts said on Tuesday, highlighting escalating conflict in several areas of the war-ravaged country, demonstrations linked to a plummeting economy and a return to siege tactics.

13-09-2021 | Edited News , Press Conferences

UN Press Conference: High-level Ministerial Meeting on Humanitarian Situation in Afghanistan

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UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Monday hailed significant international financial support and solidarity with the people of Afghanistan at a flash appeal in Geneva, in which he appealed for a “lifeline” for the country’s most vulnerable people.

13-09-2021 | Edited News , Conference extracts

High-level Ministerial Meeting on Humanitarian Situation in Afghanistan

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The international community should urgently offer a “lifeline” to millions of vulnerable Afghans “who face perhaps their most perilous hour”, the UN Secretary-General said on Monday.

10-09-2021 | Edited News

UNOG Bi-weekly Press Briefing: Violence In Eastern DRC - UNHCR

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Rights abuses intensifying in eastern DR Congo with millions in need: UNHCR

07-09-2021 | Edited News

Bi-weekly Press Briefing: Afghanistan Relief, OCHA - FAO 7 September 2021

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UN warn of ‘urgent imperative’ to start winter planting to avoid acute food insecurity in Afghanistan

03-09-2021 | Edited News

UN - Rath Museum Geneva 03 September 2021

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UN - Rath Museum Geneva: More than 200 works of art from United Nations Geneva have for the first time left the historic Palais des Nations to make the journey across the city to Musée Rath, where they will be on display until 10 October 2021.a 03 September 2021

03-09-2021 | Edited News

Afghanistan Borders Update - UNHCR

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A "major" humanitarian crisis is looming in Afghanistan, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Friday, amid ongoing uncertainty about the situation for vulnerable Afghans seeking shelter across the country's borders.

01-09-2021 | Edited News , Press Conferences

WMO - UNDRR Press Conference: Atlas of Mortality Report 01 September 2021

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Climate change and increasingly extreme weather events have caused a surge in natural disasters over the past 50 years disproportionately impacting poorer countries, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) said on Wednesday.

27-08-2021 | Edited News , Press Conferences

UNHCR/OCHA/UNICEF Virtual Press Conference - Presentation of the Regional Refugee Preparedness and Response Plan for Afghanistan - 27 August 2021

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"Presentation of the Regional Refugee Preparedness and Response Plan for Afghanistan"

27-08-2021 | Edited News

UNOG Bi-weekly Press Briefing - Gender and Migration Report UNICEF 27 August 2021

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Launch of the UNICEF Gender and Migration Report UNICEF

25-08-2021 | Edited News , Press Conferences

WHO virtual press conference - Hypertension guidelines and estimates 23 August 2021

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Low and middle-income countries now carrying the burden of hypertension, new report finds

24-08-2021 | Edited News

Human Rights Council Special Session on Afghanistan 24 August 2021

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UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet led calls on Tuesday for Afghanistan’s new Taliban leaders to respect the rights of all Afghans, with the treatment of women and girls “a fundamental red line” that should not be crossed.

20-08-2021 | Edited News

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing Afghanistan Update UNHCR - WHO 20 August 2021

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UN humanitarian agencies and their partners still have access to people in need across Afghanistan, they indicated on Friday, despite the prevailing “sense of fear” felt by many.

17-08-2021 | Edited News

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing Afghanistan Update UNICEF - OHCHR - UNHCR - WHO - UNOG 17 August 2021

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UN agencies urge Taliban to make good on promises to protect vulnerable Afghan civilians continue to bear the brunt of the Taliban takeover in the country where humanitarian needs remain critical and widespread among existing and newly displaced populations, UN agencies said on Tuesday.

13-08-2021 | Edited News

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing: Afghanistan Humanitarian Crises UNHCR - OCHA - WFP 13 August 2021

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Afghanistan is on course to witness its highest number of documented civilian casualties in a single year since records began, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said on Friday.

10-08-2021 | Edited News

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing Afghanistan Violence 10 August 2021

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UN rights chief warns of likely war crimes in Afghanistan as Taliban reclaims control.

09-08-2021 | Edited News

IPCC Press Conference - Climate Change Report 09 August 2021

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The latest data on climate change from the world’s leading experts in the field indicates that the existential phenomenon is widespread, rapid and intensifying, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) said on Monday, while also noting that its worst impacts could be slowed if emissions were reduced quickly.

06-08-2021 | Edited News

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing Myanmar Food Insecurity - WFP 06 August 2021

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The World Food Programme (WFP) warned on Friday that it is facing a 70 per cent funding shortfall in Myanmar, where millions face growing food insecurity.

06-08-2021 | Edited News , Press Conferences

OCHA Press Conference - Tigray Update UN Emergency Relief Chief 06 August 2021

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Ceasefire in Tigray more urgent than ever: UN emergency relief chief

03-08-2021 | Edited News

WHO virtual press conference: Attacks on Health Care 03 August 2021

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Attacks on healthcare facilities and personnel from 2018-2020 in 17 countries have had a devastating impact on the delivery of lifesaving services around the world, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday.

03-08-2021 | Edited News

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing Lebanon Blasts OHCHR - WFP 03 August 2021

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The people of Beirut need to see accountability for the deepening crisis they have faced after the devastating port blasts in the Lebanese capital 12 months ago, the UN right chief said on Tuesday.

30-07-2021 | Edited News

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing: Tigray Malnutrition - UNICEF-WFP-OCHA + B-roll

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UN Children's Fund UNICEF warned on Friday of an estimated tenfold increase in the number of children requiring treatment for acute malnutrition over the next 12 months in Tigray, the development coming amid calls for greater aid access to the wartorn Ethiopian region from UN emergency relief chief Martin Griffiths and others.

27-07-2021 | Edited News

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing: Impact Of COVID-19 On Education UNICEF

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“Education, safety, friends and food have been replaced by anxiety, violence, and teenage pregnancy,” because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the United Nations Children’s Fund said on Tuesday.

23-07-2021 | Edited News

UNOG-NEWS COVID-19 Origins Research Comment - Continuity - WHO 23JUL2021

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World Health Organization spokesperson Tarik Jasarevic on the WHO Director-General’s call for support from China in the continued scientific search for the origins of COVID-19.

23-07-2021 | Edited News

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing: Tigray Update - WFP

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The United Nations Humanitarian Air Service completed its first scheduled passenger flight to Mekelle on Thursday after a month-long break linked to the eight-month conflict in Tigray, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday.

16-07-2021 | Edited News , Press Conferences

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing - Deadly Flooding In Europe WMO 16 July 2021

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Alessandra Vellucci, Director of the United Nations Information Service, chaired the hybrid briefing which was attended by spokespersons of the United Nations Refugee Agency, the World Meteorological Organization, and the World Health Organization.