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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 »

GENEVA / BRAHIMI

UN Joint Special Representative for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi said there were no breakthroughs made in peace talks between rival Syrian parties inGeneva. The talks broke up early, but Brahimi told reporters "nobody is walking out, nobody is walking away." CH UNTV

28 Jan 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / SYRIA CAR REFUGEES

The United Nations Refugee Agency, UNHCR, says that the needs of the Syrian people remain immense and the amount of aid that the agency has been able to deliver is still nowhere near enough. On the Central African Republic, the agency says  more than half a million of people have been displaced within the country since [...]

10 Dec 2013 | Read More »

GENEVA / PHILIPPINES TYPHOON APPEAL

The United Nations is appealing for 300 million dollars to help typhoon-ravaged Philippines. Humanitarian Affairs Office spokesman, Jens Laerke told journalists in Geneva Tuesday the money is needed to help an estimated 11.3 million people  in 9 regions in the centre of the country. CH UNTV

12 Nov 2013 | Read More »

GENEVA / DRC SEXUAL VIOLENCE

The UN refugee agency warned that recurrent conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s North Kivu province is uprooting more civilians and exposing an increasing number of women, girls and men to rape. CH UNTV

30 Jul 2013 | Read More »

GENEVA / WHO-SYRIA

The UN High Commission for Human Rights today expressed its concern about the human rights and humanitarian impact of a recent major offensive launched by the Syrian government to retake several opposition-controlled districts in Homs. The World Health Organization (WHO) said that while people's need for emergency medical care and access to treatment of curable [...]

5 Jul 2013 | Read More »

 

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