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News in Brief 3 February 2023
Ukraine: UN aid convoys deliver lifesaving relief to war-ravaged eastWHO launches bid to tackle inequalities behind breast cancer threatSwitzerland: UN rights panel hails asylum decision for Kurdish refugees
News in Brief 2 February 2023
Pope Francis in DR Congo: WFP highlights Africa’s biggest hunger crisisSpace security talks in Geneva must be ‘bold and ambitious’: Disarmament chiefUN aid teams step up relief for South Sudan’s displaced victims of violence
We need new greenhouse gas emissions network, insists UN weather agency
The UN climate agency, WMO, has brought together governments and scientists in Geneva to push for the creation of a global greenhouse gas measuring network, that will help countries to adapt to climate change and mitigate its impacts.
With more on the initiative, here’s Dr Oksana Tarasova, Senior Scientific Officer at the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), speaking to UN News’s Dominika Tomaszewska-Mortimer.
News in Brief 1 February 2023
WMO calls for radical overhaul of greenhouse gas monitoringUNAIDS hails bid to end HIV in children in AfricaMyanmar: humanitarians committed to staying and delivering
News in Brief 31 January 2023
Amid increase in dangerous Rohingya boat journeys, IOM boosts supportMali: rights experts call for probe into Wagner Group alleged crimesBangladesh urged to tackle migrant recruitment ‘middlemen’ scourge
Mali’s power ‘vacuum’ leaves civilians targeted by extremists, warns refugee agency
The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, has warned that every day in Mali, civilians are being attacked by extremists who are forcing them from their homes and in some cases following them to displacement camps, to target them once again.
This is what has happened recently to more than 3,700 Burkinabé refugees and Malians who fled N’Tillit village for Gao, the nearest city, located 120 kilometres away. With more on this alarming situation, here’s UNHCR Representative in Mali, Mohamed Touré, who’s been speaking to UN News’ Daniel Johnson.
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12 November 2022
These African countries need to be looking to China for their funding, they have wed themselves to financially China. Why are they asking for monies from the Western countries? Without China and the other great emitter India, these funds can not move forward. Pakistan with their huge dam projects, the need to look at their own finances.
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