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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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What's on at the UN? Zero Tolerance for FGM

What's on at the UN? Zero Tolerance for FGM

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Monday 6th February - World Day for Zero Tolerance of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Three million girls, most under the age of 15, are mutilated each year. Through the Sustainable Development ...

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What's on at the UN? Holocaust remembrance

What's on at the UN? Holocaust remembrance

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Daniel Johnson from the UN is with us once again to run through the week's events. We'll start with a recap on last week, hear from Stephen O'Brien and get to the bottom of more of those UN acronym...

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Whats On At The UN? Plus, a round-up of President Xi Jinping's visit

Whats On At The UN? Plus, a round-up of President Xi Jinping's visit

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We start this week's round-up with a quick recap on last week's visits from Chinese President, Xi Jinping and UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres. Daniel Johnson also shares some context on ...

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What's on at the UN? Cyprus talks come to a close + UNESCO anti-bullying reports

What's on at the UN? Cyprus talks come to a close + UNESCO anti-bullying reports

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Daniel Johnson's weekly recap of this week's updates covers Antonio Guterres' visit to Geneva last week and the talks to try to unite a divided Cyprus. The Committee on the Rights of the Child w...

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Whats on at the UN? Cyprus talks begin

Whats on at the UN? Cyprus talks begin

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Cyprus talks have begun at the UN today to search for early signs of an agreement on long-standing issues between the Turkish Cypriot North and Greek Cypriot South.

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What's on at the UN this week? Guterres is in!

What's on at the UN this week? Guterres is in!

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Daniel Johnson joins Katt on the Mid Morning Mix every week from the UN in Geneva to run through the big news from the United Nations.

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What's on at the UN this week? (w/c 19th Dec)

What's on at the UN this week? (w/c 19th Dec)

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Today at midday there was a minute of silence for the people of Syria at the Place des Nations with the Director-General of the UN in Geneva, Michael Møller. Daniel Johnson gives us an update on th...

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What's on at the UN this week? (w/c 12th Dec)

What's on at the UN this week? (w/c 12th Dec)

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The 9th Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr. António Guterres, will take his Oath of Office today - 12 December 2016 - at a special plenary meeting of the General Assembly in the United Nat...

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What's on at the UN this week? (w/c 5th Dec 2016)

What's on at the UN this week? (w/c 5th Dec 2016)

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The UN launches a record humanitarian appeal this week. Unprecedented suffering, not seen since the end of the Second World War, has prompted a US$ 22.2 billion appeal for funds - the biggest human...

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