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05-06-2020 | Edited News , COVID-19

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing: Cameroon Attacks on Humanitarians - OCHA


Cameroon: UN office strongly condemns attacks on aid workers

04-06-2020 | Edited News , Press Conferences

OHCHR Press conference: Report on Human rights in the Philippines


At a virtual press Conference Ravina Shamdasani, Philippines Report Team Leader, UN Human Rights Office, Bangkok and Rory Mungoven, Chief Asia Pacific Section, UN Human Rights Office, Geneva, briefed journalist on Release of report mandated by UN Human Rights Council (Resolution 41/2) on the situation of human rights in the Philippines.

02-06-2020 | Edited News , Press Conferences

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing Western Niger Attack - UNHCR


Western Niger attack leaves 1,100 people ‘on the run’, warns refugee agency. A vicious attack by an armed gang on vulnerable refugees and host communities in western Niger has left more than 1,000 people “on the run”, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said on Tuesday, the latest violence in the troubled Liptako Gourma region.

02-06-2020 | Edited News , Press Conferences , COVID-19

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing COVID-19 Update - WHO


European COVID infections indicate ‘east-west divide’: WHO. Europe is seeing a “steady” decline in COVID-19 infections, although the generally positive trend has not happened in Russia and parts of Eastern Europe, the UN health agency said on Tuesday.

29-05-2020 | Edited News , COVID-19

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing: COVID-19 Latin America and Caribbean - WFP


Millions in Lat­­­in America and the Caribbean at risk of severe food insecurity due to impact of Covid-19

26-05-2020 | Edited News , COVID-19

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing: COVID-19 Yemen WFP - UNHCR


Yemen aid lifeline nears breaking point as UN food agency appeals for $870 million

22-05-2020 | Edited News , COVID-19

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing: COVID-19 Yemen - OCHA


The Covid-19 pandemic is severely exacerbating the humanitarian crisis in Yemen, says OCHA. Yemen, a war-torn country, will be left to fight a Covid-19 pandemic with a collapsed health system without additional funding, warned today the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).

19-05-2020 | Edited News , COVID-19

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing: UN Special Envoy for Syria Geir Pedersen


Syria’s warring parties will resume talks in Geneva, says UN envoy

15-05-2020 | Edited News , COVID-19

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing: COVID-19 Cox’s Bazar - UNHCR - WFP - IOM


UN agencies step up support for Rohingya camp complex, host communities as first case of COVID-19 infection is confirmed

14-05-2020 | Edited News , COVID-19

WHO Press conference: COVID-19 And Mental Health Care


UN leads push to protect most vulnerable from mental health problems during and after COVID-19. Decades of neglect and underinvestment in addressing people’s mental health needs have been exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the UN said on Thursday, in a call for ambitious commitments from countries in the way they treat psychological illness, amid a potential spike in suicides and drug abuse.