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UN Roundup - hydroxychloroquine trials discontinued

UN Roundup - hydroxychloroquine trials discontinued

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6 July 2020. On today's UN Round-up: 1 - COVID update on international drug trials to beat the bug: The World Health Organization (WHO) said at the weekend that it was discontinuing ...

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UN Roundup - Impending Covid19 crisis in Syria

UN Roundup - Impending Covid19 crisis in Syria

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29 June 2020.  On today's UN Round-up:  1 - The World Health Organisation (WHO) host the first Infodemiology Conference to combat misinformation about Covid19  2 -&...

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UN Roundup - Urgent debate on police brutality

UN Roundup - Urgent debate on police brutality

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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

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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

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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 - Yemen pledge & response to the death of George Floyd

UN Roundup - Yemen pledge & response to the death of George Floyd

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2 June 2020. Today Daniel Johnson gives us more information on the major pledging event today for Yemen & the UN Secretary-General appeals for calm in US protests over death of George&n...

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UN Roundup - Importance of finding the origins of Covid 19

UN Roundup - Importance of finding the origins of Covid 19

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Virus hunters pledge to keep searching for animal link to COVID-19 infections in people. Scientists are pretty certain that the Covid-19 virus lives in bats, but exactly how it got into humans...

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UN Roundup - UNICEF vaccine concerns & UNHCR refugee helplines overloaded

UN Roundup - UNICEF vaccine concerns & UNHCR refugee helplines overloaded

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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? International Labour Organization (ILO) talking PPE

What's on at the UN? International Labour Organization (ILO) talking PPE

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Today, the International Labour Organization (ILO)holds a press conference on protecting workers as Covid-19 lockdowns ease. In today's discussion with Daniel, we'll also hear from ILO chief Guy ...

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What's on at the UN? $2 billion humanitarian response plan for covid-19 + pets

What's on at the UN? $2 billion humanitarian response plan for covid-19 + pets

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Daniel Johnson gives us the up to date Covid-19 figures from the last 24 hours and provides us with information on the $2 billion UN global humanitarian response plan launched last week for least d...

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What's on at the UN? Antonio Guterres to launch COVID-19 Global Humanitarian Response Plan

What's on at the UN? Antonio Guterres to launch COVID-19 Global Humanitarian Response Plan

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Daniel Johnson from the United Nations brings us up to date with the latest figures from the WHO on coronavirus and Antonia Guterres is to launch the COVID-19 Global Humanitarian Response Plan - wh...

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What's on at the UN? WHO Press Conference

What's on at the UN? WHO Press Conference

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Watch the WHO Press Conference about Covid-19 on webtv.un.org

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What's on at the UN? "Doin' My Drugs"

What's on at the UN? "Doin' My Drugs"

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Another busy week at the UN includes a CinéONU screening of "Doin' My Drugs" on zero discrimination day - Sunday 1 March.

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

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

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  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? The Accountant of Auschwitz

What's on at the UN? The Accountant of Auschwitz

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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 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

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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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Whats on at the UN? UN at WEF & Employment trends 2020

Whats on at the UN? UN at WEF & Employment trends 2020

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We catch up with Rhéal LeBlanc from the United Nations to find out what's happening this week.

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

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

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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

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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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