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UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing: World AIDS Day - UNAIDS

Edited News | UNOG

New HIV infections are in decline worldwide and more people living with HIV gain access to treatment, according to a new report released today by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS).

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UNEP Press conference:  Emissions Gap Report 2019

Edited News | UNOG , UNEP

Climate procrastination means we now need to cut emissions by more than half, urge UN climate experts. The world must more than halve greenhouse gas emissions in the next 10 years – by some 30 billion tonnes - to try to limit average global temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius, leading UN...

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Syrian Constitutional Committee Arrivals

Edited News | UNOG

Footage of Syrian Constitutional Committee Arrivals featuring delegations representing the Government, Opposition and Civil Society at United Nations Geneva on Monday 25 November 2019, includes various cutaways.

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WMO Press conference: Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Edited News | UNOG , WMO

Another year of record emissions, warns UN meteorological agency head. Levels of the three main heat-trapping gases emitted into the atmosphere – carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4) and nitrous oxide (N2O) – have reached yet another high, the UN meteorological agency, WMO, said on Monday.

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UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing: Ebola Update - WHO

Edited News | WHO

Potential new Ebola virus transmission chain risks reversing major gains: WHO

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UNICEF Press Conference: Syria Update

Edited News | UNICEF

Missile strike kills at least 12 civilians, including children, in Syria’s Idlib province: UN humanitarians. Violence in Syria continues to kill and maim civilians with reports that missiles fired into settlements for people fleeing conflict in the country’s northwest on Wednesday night killed at...

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UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing: Iran - OHCHR

Edited News | OHCHR , UNOG

Live ammunition reportedly used against widespread protests in Iran – UN human rights office. Reports indicating that dozens of people have been killed in protests across Iran – some by live ammunition - are of deep concern, the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), said on...

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OHCHR press conference: UN Global Study On Children Deprived Of Liberty

Edited News | OHCHR , UNOG

Ahead of the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) launched a report recognizing that more than seven million children worldwide are suffering in various types of child-specific institutions, immigration...

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WHO Press Conference: Sterile Mosquito Trials - WHO/FAO/IAEA

Edited News | WHO , UNOG

Irradiated pests set for mass release in bid to make mosquito-borne disease a thing of the past. With more than half the world now at risk from mosquito-transmitted dengue fever, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), the UN has taken the lead on a global effort to eradicate the disease –...

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UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing: Australia Wildfires WMO

Edited News | UNOG , WMO

As Australia’s “catastrophic” and deadly wildfire emergency continues, UN weather experts on Tuesday echoed Government warnings for people to remain vigilant in the face of the fast-moving threat and tinderbox conditions. In Geneva, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) noted that dozens of...