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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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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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