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What's on at the UN? World Food Programme

UN Roundup // Politics// General // By Tay Kinnear // Nov. 12, 2018

Today, Daniel Johnson from the UN discusses:

The World Food Programme announced plans to scale up aid – the UN agency is already providing lifesaving help to 8 million people in Yemen…

 

This week’s press conferences – there are lots of them, but particularly interesting ones include one on Zimbabwe tomorrow by the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) – there’s a cholera outbreak there and hunger levels are dangerously high…

Public event this Friday 16 November 12.30pm-2pm – panel debate on “Solidarity, Dialogue and Tolerance” among Nations (amid growing xenophobia, forced displacement, conflicts and human rights abuses) Speakers include an archbishop from the Holy See -The Vatican – and Michael Moller, DG at UNOG.

 

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is in Europe – he’s been talking about Syria, Yemen, Ebola and multilateralism

 

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