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What's on at the UN? Ebola Vaccine Preparation

What's on at the UN? Ebola Vaccine Preparation

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Tune in to Daniel Johnson and Katt Cullen for a UN Roundup every Monday morning at 11:20am

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What's on at the UN? The Cholera Vaccination Stockpile

What's on at the UN? The Cholera Vaccination Stockpile

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Daniel Johnson touches base again to explain the Gavi & WHO press conference on a cholera vaccination drive in Africa and a global stockpile. Also, a UNICEF Press Conference this Wednesday focu...

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What's on at the UN? Salon du Livre / Geneva Book Fair.

What's on at the UN? Salon du Livre / Geneva Book Fair.

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This week the Preparatory Committee for the 2020 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty of the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons meet at the Palais des Nations. Also, the Committee Agai...

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What's on at the UN? Library talk: Forgotten Victims of Terrorism

What's on at the UN? Library talk: Forgotten Victims of Terrorism

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Image: Hassan Bility – Liberia torture victim and human rights campaigner, courtesy of Daniel Johnson at the UN.   It's the start of eCommerce Week at the UN and the UN Co...

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What's on at the UN? Human Rights Council concludes 37th session

What's on at the UN? Human Rights Council concludes 37th session

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Image: 37th Session of the Human Rights Council, Palais des Nation. 23 March 2018. Photo by Violaine Martin ​        

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Whats On At The UN? The Gender Pay Gap: Can we make equal pay a reality?

Whats On At The UN? The Gender Pay Gap: Can we make equal pay a reality?

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This week at the UN, Rheal talks us through the highlights of the Human Rights Council, which concludes this week. Also the World Summit on the Information Society which will be attended by Deputy ...

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What's on at the UN? Munira Khalif; youth can affect change

What's on at the UN? Munira Khalif; youth can affect change

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  Rheal guides us through this week's happenings, including The Human Rights Council and Conference on Disarmament (which you can also watch live) The Director-General deliverin...

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What's on at the UN? Non-observance of Syria ceasefire & Intl. Women's Day

What's on at the UN? Non-observance of Syria ceasefire & Intl. Women's Day

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Rheal LeBlanc runs us through what's happening this week at the UN.

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What's on at the UN? Heads of state at the Human Rights Council

What's on at the UN? Heads of state at the Human Rights Council

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Image: 37th Session of the Human Rights Council Aishath Shiham, Minister of Education of Maldives during of the High Level Segment of the 37th Session of the Human Rights Council. 27 febr...

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What's on at the UN? International Mother Language Day

What's on at the UN? International Mother Language Day

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The 21st February is International Mother Language Day and there will be a special screening of a film at the Palais. See unog.ch library events.

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What's on at the UN? Committee on the rights of persons with disabilities

What's on at the UN? Committee on the rights of persons with disabilities

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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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What's on at the UN? International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation

What's on at the UN? International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation

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Image: FGM awareness session run by the African Union Mission to Somalia at the Walalah Biylooley refugee camp, Mogadishu David Mutua, African Union Mission to Somalia - Flickr, CC0 Anti-F...

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What's on at the UN? Positive news from Somalia and Mix & Mash

What's on at the UN? Positive news from Somalia and Mix & Mash

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Photo: Intra-Syrian Talks Dr Bashar Al Jaafari, Head of the Syrian Arab Republic delegation and Permanent Representative to the United Nations, New York arrives at a bilateral meeting with St...

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What's on at the UN? Biological Weapons Convention

What's on at the UN? Biological Weapons Convention

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  Daniel Johnson from the UN updates us on both the Biological Weapons Convention and Human Rights Council Special Session on Myanmar taking place this week. For social events at the UN,...

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What's on at the UN? Intra-Syrian peace talks & save the porpoise

What's on at the UN? Intra-Syrian peace talks & save the porpoise

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Image: UN Geneva: Intra-Syrian Talks Intra-Syrian Talks, Staffan De Mistura Special Envoy for Syria, Geneva, 2016.03.24. UN photo / Anne-Laure Lechat ​Intra-Syrian peace talks slated...

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What's on at the UN? Universal Children's Day

What's on at the UN? Universal Children's Day

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UN Photo / Jean-Marc Ferré - World Children's Day Michael Møller, Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva with 5 Youth from Step into Action and 5 youth from ...

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What's on at the UN? Lethal Autonomous Weapons talks

What's on at the UN? Lethal Autonomous Weapons talks

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Picture: The unarmed BAE Systems Taranis jet-propelled combat drone prototype which can autonomously search, identify and locate enemies but can only engage with a target when authorized b...

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What's on at the UN? Geneva Peace Week & climate reports

What's on at the UN? Geneva Peace Week & climate reports

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Photo: Electric Cars in the Place des Nations Bertand Piccard, Swiss psychiatrist and aeronaut during of convoi of Tesla in the Place des Nations In Geneva that will link Marrakech to Bonn fo...

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What's on at the UN? Environmental awareness; WMO & film screenings

What's on at the UN? Environmental awareness; WMO & film screenings

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The United Nations start the week with a press conference from the World Meteorological Organisation on their Greenhouse Gas Bulletin. Get involved and find out more about tsunami prep...

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What's on at the UN? A pledging conference for the Rohingya refugee crisis

What's on at the UN? A pledging conference for the Rohingya refugee crisis

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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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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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