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UN Roundup - United Nations’ 75th anniversary

UN Roundup - United Nations’ 75th anniversary

UN Roundup

19 October 2020. Rheal LeBlanc joins us for the weekly UN Roundup. This morning we take a look at:  1: The UN will hold direct, face-to-face talks between delegations of the 5+5 Joint Mi...

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World Food Day - FAO's Marco V. Sánchez Cantillo explains

World Food Day - FAO's Marco V. Sánchez Cantillo explains

Mid Morning Mix

Today - on World Food Day - we speak to Marco V. Sánchez Cantillo, Deputy-Director of the Agrifood Economics Division (ESA) Economic and Social Development Stream of the Food and Agricu...

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UN Roundup - Sudan & South Sudan: famine & floods

UN Roundup - Sudan & South Sudan: famine & floods

UN Roundup

5 October 2020. Today Daniel Johnson talks to Katt Cullen on the Mid Morning Mix to explain the following events taking place this week at the United Nations. 1: News: Sudan and South Sudan&r...

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UN Roundup - Yemen prisoner swap and WHO influenza advice

UN Roundup - Yemen prisoner swap and WHO influenza advice

UN Roundup

28 September 2020.  1: Over the weekend, Yemen’s warring parties agreed to a prisoner swap – the biggest in the conflict so far – “Many, many thousands of families w...

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UN Roundup - Yemen, Belarus & the UN General Assembly

UN Roundup - Yemen, Belarus & the UN General Assembly

UN Roundup

21 September 2020 1: UN Special Envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths has welcomed the start of UN-sponsored talks on Yemen (with the ICRC) which hinges on prisoner releases between the two...

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UN Roundup - 45th Human Rights Council

UN Roundup - 45th Human Rights Council

UN Roundup

14 September 2020. 1: Human Rights Council 45th session As is the custom, the High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet will kick off proceedings with a series of “count...

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UN Roundup - SDG exhibition #YouNeedToKnow & $95m appeal

UN Roundup - SDG exhibition #YouNeedToKnow & $95m appeal

UN Roundup

7 September 2020. Today Daniel Johnson talks to Katt Cullen for the UN Roundup. 1: SDG exhibition #YouNeedToKnow at the Place des Nations. This one-week only exhibition on the Sustai...

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UN Roundup - Syria Constitutional talks and safety of journalists

UN Roundup - Syria Constitutional talks and safety of journalists

UN Roundup

31 Aug 2020.  1 - The third round of Syria Constitutional talks at UN Geneva concluded this weekend. We ask what progress was made? What was the cost of the Covid Interruption at ...

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UN Roundup - UN chief’s strongest appeal yet to tackle inequality

UN Roundup - UN chief’s strongest appeal yet to tackle inequality

UN Roundup

20 July 2020.  On today's UN Round-up: 1 - WHO's Covid19 update.    2 - On Saturday 18 July, the UN chief Antonio Guterres made his strongest appeal yet to t...

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UN Roundup - Nelson Mandela virtual lecture

UN Roundup - Nelson Mandela virtual lecture

UN Roundup

13 July 2020.  On today's UN Round-up: 1 - COVID update & UNAIDS warns that the world’s HIV response is still failing children. 2 - Waiting to declare famine &lsquo...

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UN Roundup - Urgent debate on police brutality

UN Roundup - Urgent debate on police brutality

UN Roundup

22 June 2020.  On today's UN Round-up:  1 - The last two days of the extended 43rd session of the Human Rights Council was pushed back by the epic Urgent Debate o...

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UN Roundup - Cov19 and UNAIDS Chief Executive Winnie Byanyima

UN Roundup - Cov19 and UNAIDS Chief Executive Winnie Byanyima

UN Roundup

15 June 2020.  On today's UN Round-up:  1 - UNAIDS Chief Executive Winnie Byanyima explains that any vaccine for Coronavirus should be free and should not come at the expense of...

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UN Roundup - World Oceans Day

UN Roundup - World Oceans Day

UN Roundup

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...

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UN Roundup - UNICEF vaccine concerns & UNHCR refugee helplines overloaded

UN Roundup - UNICEF vaccine concerns & UNHCR refugee helplines overloaded

UN Roundup

This morning Daniel Johnson gives us a COVID-19 round-up, starting with the Secretary-General Antoinio Guteress’s call for financial support at a Brussels pledging conference today, for a UN ...

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What's on at the UN? The Evolution of Multilateralism

What's on at the UN? The Evolution of Multilateralism

UN Roundup

  In this week's update, Daniel updates us on the Libya talks that are set to resume tomorrow at the UN Palais, after Un Special Envoy for Libya, Stephanie Williams called for world to ...

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What's on at the UN? International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust

What's on at the UN? International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust

UN Roundup

Today Rheal LeBlanc gives us an important round-up of events including today's events to mark the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust. 

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What's on at the UN? An appeal for $29bn

What's on at the UN? An appeal for $29bn

UN Roundup

Daniel Johnson talks about the appeal for $ 29bn and the upcoming Youth Summit this week. 

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What's on at the UN? Syria Focus & Geneva Peace Week

What's on at the UN? Syria Focus & Geneva Peace Week

UN Roundup

Image: Syrian Constitutional Committee Geir O. Pedersen, United Nations Special Envoy for Syria attending the Syrian Constitutional Committee, Geneva. 30 October 2019. UN Photo / Violaine ...

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What's on at the UN? Sign Language for all & angry birds

What's on at the UN? Sign Language for all & angry birds

UN Roundup

This week Daniel Johnson from the UN provides us with insight into the first week of this session of the Human Rights Council. UN events this week include a talk on 100 years of multilateral...

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What's on at the UN? Antonio Guterres in DRC

What's on at the UN? Antonio Guterres in DRC

Mid Morning Mix

Daniel Johnson with a weekly update for the United Nations... 

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What's on at the UN? Famine-like conditions in South Sudan

What's on at the UN? Famine-like conditions in South Sudan

UN Roundup

  Daniel Johnson reports in for the weekly UN Round-Up.  

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What's on at the UN? $7m UNICEF appeal for acutely malnourished Afghan children

What's on at the UN? $7m UNICEF appeal for acutely malnourished Afghan children

UN Roundup

The UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, has just made an appeal for $7 million to help treat extremely vulnerable children who are suffering from the worst form of malnutrition. It said that if it do...

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

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

UN Roundup

Bee with us today… on World Bee Day

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