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16-11-2021 | Edited News

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing: UN Human Rights Spokesperson Liz Throssell briefing on Ethiopia

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According to reports, at least 1,000 individuals are believed to have been detained over the past couple of weeks – with some reports putting the figure much higher.

12-11-2021 | Edited News

UNOG Bi-Weekly Press Briefing: Belarus-Poland Crisis - OHCHR-UNHCR

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Amid growing concerns about the plight of migrants, refugees and asylum seekers at the Poland-Belarus border, UN agencies on Friday urged all parties to respect their human rights and to refrain from using them for political ends.

10-11-2021 | Edited News

UNOG-NEWS All United for Earth from Geneva to Glasgow for COP26 10 November 2021

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Miscellaneous shots of video mapping on the front wall of Palais des Nations, Geneva. Various shots of the silent march preparation in support of the COP26 in Glasgow, starting in front of the Palais des Nations going to the Museum d'Histoire Naturelle.

09-11-2021 | Edited News

UNOG Bi-Weekly Press Briefing: WHO - Risk of Syringe Shortage

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The World Health Organization (WHO) warns of a global risk of syringe shortage in 2022

05-11-2021 | Edited News , Conference extracts

Special Session on Sudan - Human Rights Council

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Sudan coup: Human Rights Council hears calls for return to democratic rule International calls for the restoration of democratic government in Sudan continued on Friday, as the Human Rights Council met in special session in Geneva to discuss the recent coup by the Sudanese military against the Transitional Government.

05-11-2021 | Edited News

UNOG Bi-Weekly Press Briefing Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) WFP 05 November 2021

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With cyclones occurring more frequently and causing a lot of damage, the World Food Programme (WFP) has started a drone hub to respond faster to emergencies

03-11-2021 | Edited News , Press Conferences

OHCHR press conference on Tigray - 03 November 2021

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Tigray - Joint investigation into alleged violations of international human rights, humanitarian and refugee law committed by all parties to the conflict in the Tigray region of Ethiopia – report by the UN Human Rights Office and the Ethiopian Human Rights Commission

26-10-2021 | Edited News

WFP-FAO Afghanistan on Countdown to Catastrophe 26 October 2021

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Half of Afghanistan’s population face acute hunger without urgent humanitarian relief

25-10-2021 | Edited News , Press Conferences

WMO Virtual Press Conference 25 October 2021

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The world is “way off-track” in containing global temperature rise, warns WMO

22-10-2021 | Edited News , Press Conferences

Syrian Constitutional Committee Press Briefing 22 October 2021

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‘Big disappointment’ over lack agreement in Syria constitution drafting process

22-10-2021 | Edited News

Syria Constitutional Committee SE meets the Co-Chairs 22OCT2021

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Syria Constitutional Committee – Day 5 Arrivals and Meeting

21-10-2021 | Edited News , Press Conferences

Afghanistan Trust Fund UNDP 21 October 2021

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$667 million funding call to help Afghans through economic crisis

21-10-2021 | Edited News

Syria Constitutional Committee Arrivals and Meeting 21 October 2021

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Syria Constitutional Committee – Day 4 Arrivals and Meeting

19-10-2021 | Edited News

Syria Constitutional Committee Arrivals and Meeting 19 October 2021

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Syria Constitutional Committee – 2 Day Arrivals and Meeting

19-10-2021 | Edited News

Bi-Weekly Press Briefing: Deteriorating Situation for Children in Yemen UNICEF 19 October 2021

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Shameful milestone’ in Yemen as 10,000 children killed or maimed since fighting began

11-10-2021 | Edited News , Press Conferences

OCHA Press Conference on Yemen 11October 2021

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Ongoing conflict and violence across Yemen continue to impact heavily on the country’s people who desperately need the fighting to end, so that they can rebuild their lives, the UN’s senior humanitarian official in the country said on Monday.

08-10-2021 | Edited News

Bi-Weekly Press Briefing: ‘Post COVID-19 Condition’ Clinical Definition - WHO 08 October 2021

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The first official clinical definition of “post COVID” condition has been agreed upon after global consultation and released to help boost treatment for sufferers, the UN World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.

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