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05-11-2019 | Edited News

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing: Cameroon Humanitarian Emergency UNICEF - OCHA


Ongoing violence in Cameroon’s northwest and southwest has created a fast-growing humanitarian emergency now affecting some 1.9 million people, a “15-fold increase since 2017”, UN humanitarians said on Tuesday.

01-11-2019 | Edited News

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing: South Sudan Abductees - IOM


The UN Migration Agency appealed on Friday for the immediate liberation of a volunteer and child who remain missing since a gun battle in South Sudan at the weekend that claimed the lives of three agency workers.

30-10-2019 | Edited News

Syrian Constitutional Committee Official Convening


United Nations Special Envoy for Syria, Mr. Geir O. Pedersen, Syrian Constitutional Committee Co-Chairs Mr. Ahmad Kuzbari from the Government & Mr. Hadi Albahra from the opposition. Work on drafting a new foundational text for war-torn Syria officially began at the UN in Geneva on Wednesday with representatives from the Government of Syria and the opposition sitting face to face and preparing to discuss the country’s future for the first time in the more than eight-year conflict.

29-10-2019 | Edited News

Bi-weekly press briefing: Kashmir - OHCHR


The people of Indian-Administered Kashmir continue to be deprived of numerous basic freedoms, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights said on Tuesday, before urging the Indian authorities “to unlock the situation”.

28-10-2019 | Edited News

OSE press conference: Syria Constitutional Committee Geir O. Pedersen


Forty-eight hours before a 150-member Constitutional Committee for Syria meets for the first time in Geneva to try to agree on a new foundational text for the war-ravaged country, UN Special Envoy Geir O. Pedersen on Monday repeated his call for a nationwide ceasefire and the release of prisoners to build trust between belligerents.