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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

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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

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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? Famine-like conditions in South Sudan

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

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

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What's on at the UN? Russian Language Day

What's on at the UN? Russian Language Day

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  Daniel Johnson, UN Correspondent, runs through some of this week's UN activities, including the public events and a mix & mash networking event.   

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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

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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

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Bee with us today… on World Bee Day

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What's on at the UN? Samba screening at CinéONU

What's on at the UN? Samba screening at CinéONU

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Daniel Johnson from the UN delivers our weekly update.

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What's on at the UN? Cultural events open to all

What's on at the UN? Cultural events open to all

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  One month on from Cyclone Idai, Daniel Johnson reports in with a warning from UNICEF. Children need urgent access to health, nutrition and water services to prevent malnutrition and disea...

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What's on at the UN? Gender Parity & International Day of Reflection

What's on at the UN? Gender Parity & International Day of Reflection

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  Daniel reports back on this morning's press conference: UNECE press conference - Cities as drivers of sustainable development – featuring lots of mayors from around the UN Econo...

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What's on at the UN? - Mourning UN personnel killed in Ethiopian Airlines crash

What's on at the UN? - Mourning UN personnel killed in Ethiopian Airlines crash

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Image: The flag of the United Nations in Geneva is flown at half-mast on Monday, 11 March 2019, in memory of the United Nations personnel killed in the crash of Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302. ...

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UN Roundup - Yemen pledge, Oscar-winning Roma and Blockchain

UN Roundup - Yemen pledge, Oscar-winning Roma and Blockchain

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  UN Correspondant Daniel Johnson gives us a recap on the Yemen pledging conference last week, with Secretary-General Guterres leading the appeal for $4.2 billion.   “Tens ...

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What's on at the UN? The biggest UN humanitarian convoy in Syria

What's on at the UN? The biggest UN humanitarian convoy in Syria

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Image: © UNICEF/UN0279377 On 6 February 2019 in the Syrian Arab Republic, a humanitarian convoy traveling from Damascus arrives at the 10 km mark near Rukban where the UN and Syrian A...

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What's on at the UN? - International Day of Women and Girls in Science

What's on at the UN? - International Day of Women and Girls in Science

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  Daniel Johnson and Katt Cullen take a look at the tech innovation set to save the UN food agency - World Food Programme - millions in delivering aid. So far, Optimus has saved WFP US...

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What's on at the UN? Holocaust Remembrance event with Benjamin Orenstein

What's on at the UN? Holocaust Remembrance event with Benjamin Orenstein

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  First up, Daniel gives us a run down of the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres' speech in Davos last week, outlining his vision for 2019 and beyond.   ...

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What's on at the UN? Stand-up for Migrants

What's on at the UN? Stand-up for Migrants

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Stand-up for migrants is a comedy event, in French and English, at the Victoria Hall this Thursday 20th December. 

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What's on at the UN? Art against violence

What's on at the UN? Art against violence

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​Image: Private Sector Side Event of Geneva Conference on Afghanistan. 27 November 2018. UN Photo by Violaine Martin ​ Geneva Conference on Afghanistan, Tues to Wed 27-28 Novemb...

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What's on at the UN? World Food Programme

What's on at the UN? World Food Programme

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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&hell...

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What's on at the UN? Geneva Peace Week

What's on at the UN? Geneva Peace Week

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Image: genevapeaceweek.ch   All UN Member States are reviewed every five years and it’s Saudi Arabia’s turn today. Tomorrow is China’s turn, followed by Mexico, Ni...

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Whats on at the UN? First global conference on air pollution

Whats on at the UN? First global conference on air pollution

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  The World Health Organization is hosting its first Global Conference on Air Pollution and Health (until 1 November).  There is a Gala Concert, “China Meets West,” at t...

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Whats on at the UN? Sheep in the park

Whats on at the UN? Sheep in the park

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  WRS is the only mainstream English-language radio station in Switzerland. Listen on DAB+ and, of course, for listeners further afield- on mobile apps, internet radio and at worldradio....

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Whats on at the UN? Indonesia tsunami & World Print Day

Whats on at the UN? Indonesia tsunami & World Print Day

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  The UN Geneva Escalade training session is on 21st October.  You can watch the Climate Change press conference right now, live or on catch-up.  Register now for the presen...

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Whats on at the UN? WHO Framework Convention for Tobacco Control

Whats on at the UN? WHO Framework Convention for Tobacco Control

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WRS is the only mainstream English-language radio station in Switzerland. Listen on DAB+ and, of course, for listeners further afield- on mobile apps, internet radio and at worldradio.ch

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