UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing Resurging Violence in DRC - Kasai UNHCR
Attacks on journalists are attacks on all civil society: UN rights chief Bachelet. UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet has urged all countries to do more to protect journalists, especially during the COVID-19 crisis, as their work helps save lives.
Heavy seasonal rains have caused severe flooding in Sudan leaving vast damage to people and infrastructure including access to clean water – critical in the middle of the Covid-19 pandemic
UN Syria negotiator welcomes ‘commonalities’ shared by Syrians in Geneva talks. Syrian opponents meeting in Geneva as part of efforts to find a peaceful end to nearly a decade of conflict in their country have found common ground on which to pursue further discussions, UN Special Envoy for Syria, Geir Pedersen said on Saturday.
Syrian Constitutional Committee - Arrivals 28AUG2020
Violent hurricanes in Gulf Coast offer a tate of things to come as WMO warns of “more hurricanes of categories 4 and 5” this season. As the Gulf Coast of the United States left assessing the massive damage left by hurricane Laura , scientist predict that the strongest storm tied to hit the state of Louisiana since 1856 was just the beginning of more hurricanes to be expected during this season.
Syrian Constitutional Committee Resumption - Arrivals 27AUG2020
Syria constitutional talks reconvene after COVID-19 suspension. UN-facilitated talks to discuss a schedule and process for drafting a new constitution for war-torn Syria reconvened at UN Geneva on Thursday after being suspended three days earlier when four participants tested positive for COVID-19.