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UN Roundup - World Oceans Day

UN Roundup // Politics // June 8, 2020

08 June 2020.

On today's UN Round-up:

1 - We start with our weekly official COVID update from the WHO. A further press conference will be held today at 5pm and is accessible to all online at webtv.un.org

2 - UN humanitarian arm OCHA releases $40 million to help tackle health emergencies in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) – where new cases of Ebola have been declared in the North West of the country, the measles outbreak continues, and armed groups continue to kill civilians.

3 - Today is World Oceans Day. Join the United Nations for a virtual event in celebration of the 2020 theme "Innovation for a Sustainable Ocean" from 16:00 - 23:00 (Swiss time), at unworldoceansday.org/2020




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