United Nations Geneva
Multimedia Newsroom
520 results found for Edited News
23-03-2021 | Edited News

Assistive Technology - WIPO

ENG

Inventions boom in ‘assistive tech’ offers wider benefits for all Rapid growth in innovations that are designed to help people overcome their disabilities could soon offer a fix to all manner of mobility, sight and other difficulties, UN patent experts WIPO said on Tuesday...

22-03-2021 | Edited News

Human Rights Council Violations in Kasaï - DRC

ENG

Scale of violence in eastern part of DRC has continued to worsen”, UN Human Rights chief 

19-03-2021 | Edited News

Tackling Systemic Racism - Michelle Bachelet 19 March 2021

ENG

"Transformative change needed to dismantle racism and police violence": rights chief

17-03-2021 | Edited News

WHO SAGE-Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine

ENG

WHO SAGE Decision on Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine

16-03-2021 | Edited News

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing South Sudan - Insecurity and Malnutrition Ocha - WFP - UNHCR 16 March 2021

ENG

South Sudanese “one step away from famine”, said World Food Programme (WFP)

12-03-2021 | Edited News

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing: Syrian Children - 10 Years Of War - UNICEF

ENG

Speaker: - Bo Viktor Nylund, UNICEF Representative in Syria

11-03-2021 | Edited News

Human Rights Situation in Myanmar- HRC

ENG

Junta crackdown in Myanmar has led to likely crimes against humanity, requiring coordinated international response, Human Rights Council told

10-03-2021 | Edited News

Human Rights In North Korea During COVID-19 - HRC

ENG

COVID-19 measures worsen abuse and hunger in North Korea, Human Rights Council hears

10-03-2021 | Edited News

Tsunami Preparedness UNDRR 10 March 2021

ENG

Tsunami Preparedness UNDRR 10 March 2021

09-03-2021 | Edited News

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing: Update on Weather - February WMO 09 February 2021

ENG

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing: Update on Weather - February WMO 09 February 2021 “Relatively cold February does not negate the long-term warming trend from climate change", says World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

05-03-2021 | Edited News

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing: Women In Parliament 2020 - IPU

ENG

More than one quarter of members of parliament in the world are now women - Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU)

05-03-2021 | Edited News

Guinea Ebola - WHO 05 March 2021

ENG

With 18 Ebola cases reported, 14 confirmed, and four deaths to date, the West African nation of Guinea is becoming the focus of an urgent public health response involving national health authorities, local communities, the World Health Organization (WHO) and its partners. An Ebola vaccine has been deployed for the first time in the country, with more than 1,600 people vaccinated so far.

02-03-2021 | Edited News

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing Appeal For Funding For Refugees in Eastern Africa WFP - UNHCR 03 March 2021

ENG

The World Food Programme (WFP) and the UNHCR, the U.N. Refugee Agency, appealed today for US$266 million to end food ration cuts for over 3 million refugees in East Africa. During the last months, WFP has been forced to implement ration cuts for refugees in Uganda (40%), Kenya (40%), South Sudan (30%), Djibouti (23%) and Ethiopia (16%).

01-03-2021 | Edited News

Khashoggi Murder: Independent Experts react to U.S Report

ENG

UN independent expert Agnès Callamard today welcomed a report published earlier this week by U.S. authorities that named Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman as the person who gave the go ahead to the operation to kill or capture journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

01-03-2021 | Edited News

Navalny Case: Independent Expert Report

ENG

Human rights experts: Russia responsible for attempted killing of Navalny, international investigation needed. The findings of an investigation by two independent human rights experts into the poisoning of Russian dissident Alexei Navalny found the Russian state to be responsible for the attempted killing and called for the international community to carry out further investigations.

01-03-2021 | Edited News

UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria - Detention Report 01 March 2021

ENG

Tens of thousands of civilians arbitrarily detained in Syria remain forcibly disappeared, says UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria

26-02-2021 | Edited News

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing: Yemenis Flee Clashes - UNHCR - IOM

ENG

As ongoing clashes push Yemenis into “famine-like conditions” UN agencies call for the protection of civilians.

23-02-2021 | Edited News

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing COVID-19 Oxygen Emergency - UNITAID 23 February 2021

ENG

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing COVID-19 Oxygen Emergency - UNITAID 23 February 2021

22-02-2021 | Edited News

Human Rights Council Guterres - Bachelet - Bozkir 22 February 2021

ENG

"On the opening day of the Human Rights Council’s 46th session, the UN chief reiterated his call to the Myanmar military “to stop the repression immediately…

19-02-2021 | Edited News

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing: Comments on Princess Latifa - OHCHR

ENG

Speaker: • OHCHR spokesperson Liz Throssell

19-02-2021 | Edited News

Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan 19 February 2021

ENG

Violence in South Sudan engulfs much of country, violations rife Extreme violence and attacks involving thousands of fighters at a time have engulfed more than three-quarters of South Sudan, UN human Rights Council-appointed investigators said on Friday, warning that the bloodshed and exactions faced by civilians are “the worst recorded” since the country’s civil war began in December 2013.

16-02-2021 | Edited News

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing: Ebola Outbreaks - WHO

ENG

Close to 300 Ebola contacts identified in the latest outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, 109 more in Guinea – WHO

12-02-2021 | Edited News

Human Rights Council - Special Session Myanmar - Resolution adopted

ENG

Human Rights Council - Adoption of resolution on Myanmar

12-02-2021 | Edited News

Human Rights Council - Special Session Myanmar

ENG

Human Rights Council - Special Session on Myanmar - 12 February 2021

12-02-2021 | Edited News

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing: ‘Long’ COVID-19 Condition - WHO

ENG

The World Health Organization (WHO) discusses symptoms of post-COVID-19 illness (also described as “long” COVID-19) and the need for research into reports that it can affect people infected with the new coronavirus but who did not require hospital treatment. Speaker: • Dr Janet Diaz Dr Janet Diaz, Team Lead, Health Care Readiness, WHO

09-02-2021 | Edited News

OSE Pedersen Continuity 09 February 2021

ENG

OSE Pedersen Continuity 09 February 2021

05-02-2021 | Edited News

UNSMIL Press conference - Libya New Interim Government 05 February 2021

ENG

A weeklong meeting in Switzerland concluded today with 74 delegates from Libya’s opposing factions choosing the four leaders meant to guide the North African country through to national elections on 24 December.

05-02-2021 | Edited News

Libyan Political Dialogue Forum Day 5

ENG

Voting For Presidency Council And Prime Minister, second round of Voting for positions of three-member Presidency Council and Prime Minister and Continuity ASRSG Stephanie Williams election announcement

05-02-2021 | Edited News

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing Tigray Crises - UNHCR/OCHA 05 February 2021

ENG

Humanitarians renew appeals for aid access to all areas in Ethiopia’s wartorn Tigray region. The UN renewed appeals on Friday for humanitarian access to all areas of Ethiopia’s troubled Tigray region to help people displaced fighting, forcing the most desperate to eat leaves to survive.

03-02-2021 | Edited News , Photo stories

Libyan Political Dialogue Forum - Day 03

ENG

Libyan Political Dialogue Forum - 03 February 2021

02-02-2021 | Edited News , Photo stories

Libyan Political Dialogue Forum - Day 2

ENG

02-02-2021 | Edited News

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing: COVID-19 Impact On Cancer Care - WHO

ENG

Impact of COVID-19 on cancer care has been ‘profound’, warns UN health agency

01-02-2021 | Edited News , Conference extracts , Photo stories

Libyan Political Dialogue Forum - Opening

ENG

Libyan Politicial Dialogue Forum - Opening

29-01-2021 | Edited News , Press Conferences , Photo stories

Conclusion 5th Round of Syrian Constitutional Committee 29 January 2021

ENG

Press conference following the conclusion of the fifth round of the Small Body of the Syrian Constitutional Committee

29-01-2021 | Edited News

Syria Constitutional Committee - Arrivals and Meeting - 29 January 2021

ENG

Arrivals on the fifth and last day of the meeting of the members of the Syrian Constitutional Committee, the so-called Small Body,

29-01-2021 | Edited News

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing Humanitarian Situation in Syria 29 January 2021 - OCHA

ENG

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing Humanitarian Situation in Syria 29 January 2021

27-01-2021 | Edited News

Syria Constitutional Committee - Departures - 27 January 2021

ENG

Syria Constitutional Committee - Departures - 27 January 2021

27-01-2021 | Edited News

Syria Constitutional Committee - Arrivals and Meeting - 27 January 2021

ENG

Arrivals on the third day of the meeting of the members of the Syrian Constitutional Committee, the so-called Small Body