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What's on at the UN? - Bees and Snakebites

UN Roundup // Events// Politics // May 20, 2019

Bee with us today… on World Bee Day

The World Health Assembly begins today, promoting universal health coverage among the UN health agency's 194 member states. A high-level, ministerial event, bringing together the decision-makers from around the world.

Tune in to watch WHO Director-General Tedros’s speech at 2.30pm this afternoon on webtv.un.org

The assembly discusses everything you can imagine about health, including tackling snakebites, which kill up to 120;000 people a year.

Learn more about snakebites and solutions at this public screening:

Tuesday 21 May 18:00 - 20:30 
Campus Biotech, 9 Chemin des Mines, Room H8, 1202 Geneva

Daniel talks about World Bee Day (did you know there are several beehives on the Palais grounds) and also End Obstetric Fistula day, which promotes action towards treating and preventing Obstetric Fistula - a hole in the birth canal caused by prolonged labour, affects many girls and women in developing countries and is a totally preventable problem.

Antonio Guterres has spoken out regarding the two deadly attacks on the UN blue helmets in Mali on Saturday that claimed the life of a Nigerian peacekeeper. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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