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What's on at the UN? Spanish Language Week

What's on at the UN? Spanish Language Week

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  This week is World Food Day and conversations at the UN are focussing around food security and rural development.  It's also Spanish Language Week and there will be an exhibit...

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What's on at the UN? Our open day round-up

What's on at the UN? Our open day round-up

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Image: Open Day 2017 During Open Day of the United Nations in Geneva. 7 october 2017. © UN Photo / Jean-Marc Ferré Daniel gives us an update on the Myanmar Refugee Crisis, including ...

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UN Roundup - UN Geneva Open Day

UN Roundup - UN Geneva Open Day

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Photo: Spring scenes in the Ariana Park Allée des drapeaux of the United Nations in Geneva. UN Photo / Jean-Marc Ferré, used with the permission of UN Geneva.   Dani...

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What's on at the UN? Burundi & ghost nets

What's on at the UN? Burundi & ghost nets

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Tomorrow - Tuesday 19th September - will see the UN Human Rights Office Press Conference : Commission of Inquiry on Burundi. The President of the Commission of inquiry on Burundi will meet with the...

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What's on at the UN? Human Rights Council 36th session begins

What's on at the UN? Human Rights Council 36th session begins

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Daniel Johnson joins us to talk about this week's happenings at the United Nations.

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What's on at the UN? Burundi & Syria updates

What's on at the UN? Burundi & Syria updates

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This morning Daniel Johnson gives us an update moments before a press conference on human rights in Burundi begins. Daniel Johnson explains ...

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What's on at the UN? 7th round of Syria talks closed on Friday

What's on at the UN? 7th round of Syria talks closed on Friday

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Photo: Intra-Syrian Talks Staffan de Mistura, United Nations Special Envoy for Syria briefs the press on the  last day of the 7th round of the Intra-Syrian talks, Geneva. 14 July 2017. UN...

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What's on at the UN? Intra-Syrian talks and library events

What's on at the UN? Intra-Syrian talks and library events

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Photo: Intra-Syrian Talks Staffan de Mistura, United Nations Special Envoy for Syria briefs the five Permanent Members of the Security Council to the United Nations during the Intra-Syrian talks...

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What's on at the UN? UNHCR report on migration and people smuggling in Libya

What's on at the UN? UNHCR report on migration and people smuggling in Libya

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This week Daniel Johnson joins us, fresh out of a press conference, with news on the UNHCR's report on migration and people smuggling in Libya. He also talks about the updated situation in Cypr...

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What's on at the UN? El Patrón

What's on at the UN? El Patrón

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  Daniel Johnson joins us on the line to discuss this week's events at the United Nations. First up this week, the UN talks on Syria are set to begin again. Steffan de Mist...

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What's on at the UN? Human Rights Council in session

What's on at the UN? Human Rights Council in session

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The Human Rights Council is now in session (6-23rd June 2017). It started last week with harsh criticism from US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley telling the Council it needed to shape up. We take ...

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What's on at the UN? 'A Plastic Ocean' - cinema

What's on at the UN? 'A Plastic Ocean' - cinema

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This week Daniel Johnson takes us through the events taking place for International Day of Peacekeepers, humanitarian updates from aid coordinators in Nigeria and Central African Republic. Also, th...

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What's on at the UN? World Health Assembly votes in new WHO head

What's on at the UN? World Health Assembly votes in new WHO head

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Daniel Johnson covers this week's happenings at the UN

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What's on at the UN? - Is the world ready for Sustainable Development Goals?

What's on at the UN? - Is the world ready for Sustainable Development Goals?

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This week Daniel runs us through some of the events taking place at the UN in Geneva. Syria Talks are resumed in Geneva this week, including a press conference with Staffan de Mistura today at n...

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What's on at the UN? Fundraising for Yemen's humanitarian crisis

What's on at the UN? Fundraising for Yemen's humanitarian crisis

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Today Rheal LeBlanc fills in for Daniel Johnson on the show for our weekly round-up of UN events.

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Whats on at the UN? E-commerce for Development week

Whats on at the UN? E-commerce for Development week

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Whether it's UNCTAD's coverage of E-Commerce for Development week, or the UNESCO's open library talk event, featuring Metin Ardity on Tuesday 25th April, Daniel has all the information for us in hi...

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What's on at the UN? Neglected Tropical Diseases report

What's on at the UN? Neglected Tropical Diseases report

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As part of our weekly catch-up, Katt Cullen talks to Daniel Johnson from the UN about the World Health Organisation's launch of Neglected Tropical Diseases report - fourth edition; some of the nast...

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What's on at the UN? A Snake Gives Birth to a Snake

What's on at the UN? A Snake Gives Birth to a Snake

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The fifth round of intra-Syrian talks have ended at the UN in Geneva. Daniel Johnson from the UN takes us through the main points to takeaway from the most recent round of talks and quotes Staffan ...

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What's on at the UN? ASEAN Film Festival

What's on at the UN? ASEAN Film Festival

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This week Chilean President Michelle Bachelet will attend the special session at the UN Human Rights Council as part of the country's campaign to join the 47-member council and Daniel gives a round...

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Whats on at the UN? African Artists for Development

Whats on at the UN? African Artists for Development

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Human Rights Council enters its final week with updates and debates on Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mali, Haiti, Libya, Ukraine, Sri Lanka. Daniel Johnson explains th...

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What's on at the UN? International Women's Day events

What's on at the UN? International Women's Day events

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This Wednesday is the International Day of Women and the UN plan to mark it in a number of ways. Daniel Johnson explains them to us and takes us through the ways in which you can get involved too.

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What's on at the UN? Human Rights Council

What's on at the UN? Human Rights Council

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UN Secretary-General António Guterres is in town as the Human Rights Council begins again in Geneva. He's shared personal messages this morning and we've also heard from High Commissioner for Human...

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What's on at the UN? The power of languages

What's on at the UN? The power of languages

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Our weekly catch up with Daniel Johnson from the UN. This week we run down the major news stories as well as several cultural events open to the public. 

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What's on at the UN? Committees and conferences

What's on at the UN? Committees and conferences

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On today's weekly run down with Daniel Johnson from the United Nations, we take a look at the Committee on the Elimination of discrimination against women; holding its 66th session in Geneva from 1...

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