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GENEVA / LIBYA

The United Nations (UN) is gearing up to kick-start a new round of political talks this week in Geneva aimed at easing the deepening political and security crisis afflicting Libya. The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Libya Bernardino Leon told reporters “it’s going to be a long process, it's going to be difficult", adding in [...]

14 Jan 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / CHILDREN HUMAN RIGHTS

UNICEF spokesperson in Geneva said more than 900,000 Syrian children, who are currently facing the harshest conditions of the winter so far, have received cold weather essentials such as warm clothing, blankets and heating supplies. Also in Geneva, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights spokesperson condemned the latest spate of violence committed by Islamist extremist [...]

13 Jan 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / AMOS GUTERRES

Humanitarian organizations need (USD) 16.4 billion to help almost 60 million of the world's most vulnerable people in 2015. UNTV CH

8 Dec 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / CAR VIOLENCE

The UN refugee agency said that the recent outbreak of violence in parts ofBangui,Central African Republic(CAR), is badly hampering humanitarian activities in the city, with civilians, humanitarian workers and UN peacekeepers being targeted. UNTV CH

14 Oct 2014 | Read More »

GAZA / FOOD AID

The World Food Programme (WFP) is stepping up its food distribution efforts in Gaza to ensure that people who are living in shelters receive fresh bread. The aim is to bring 10 metric tonnes of bread from Jerusalem to Gaza each day. CH UNTV

5 Aug 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / PILLAY PRIVACY SURVEILLANCE

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay warned that studies by her office and others have revealed a lack of transparency about governmental surveillance policies and practices, which “may not only infringe on the right to privacy, but also on a range of other vital human rights. " UNTV CH

16 Jul 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / EBOLA UPDATE

The World Health Organization (WHO) announced that the deadly Ebola virus has killed at least 539 people since the outbreak began in February, adding in that new cases are being reported in in Sierra Leone and Liberia, with 19 deaths over three days this week.  CH UNTV

11 Jul 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / IRAQ CHRISTIAN DISPLACED

The UN refugee agency reported that up to 10,000 people from the predominantly Christian communities of Qaraqosh have fled their homes after mortar rounds landed near their ancient town earlier this week. CH UNTV

27 Jun 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / BAN KI-MOON PRESSER

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed his concern about the rapidly deteriorating security situation in Iraq, including the reports of mass summary executions by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). CH UNTV

17 Jun 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / KUWAIT FUNDING SYRIA

The government of Kuwait has made available $300 million to humanitarian agencies working inSyriaon the humanitarian crisis. CH UNTV

7 Apr 2014 | Read More »

 

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