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Global perspective, human stories

    News in Brief 13 April 2021

    News in Brief 13 April 2021

    Myanmar bloodshed could lead to new Syria: UN human rights chief
    The IAEA offers support for Fukushima contaminated water discharge plan
    Rights experts sound alert over Uganda election crackdown

    • 3 min
    News in Brief 12 April 2021

    News in Brief 12 April 2021

    UK armed forces legislation sparks warning from rights chief
    Chagas Disease initiative to protect millions in Latin America
    Human space flight could help find solutions to global hunger, 60 years on from Russian first

    • 3 min
    News in Brief 9 April 2021

    News in Brief 9 April 2021

    Deep concerns from WHO over Brazil COVID deaths
    Proof of life requests from the UN human rights office for Jordanian Prince, Dubai Princess
    UNHCR: Syrian families must not be returned home despite improving security

    • 3 min
    Podcast - UN Catch-Up Dateline Geneva – COVID & AZ, vaccine passports, Iran, gadgets and robots

    Podcast - UN Catch-Up Dateline Geneva – COVID & AZ, vaccine passports, Iran, gadgets and robots

    In this week’s UN Catch-Up, we’re checking in with the World Health Organization for the latest key COVID-19 developments, including an equitable vaccine distribution milestone.

    Also – we hear from the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) and an alert about increasingly vulnerable Afghan refugees who need lifesaving medical care.

    And before our 15 minutes’ studio time is up, we’ll be finding out how the latest gadgets and robots can help more of us – thanks to the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) – and we’ll have closing comments from regular guest, Solange Behoteguy-Cortes…Thanks for listening.

    • 14 min
    News in Brief 8 April 2021

    News in Brief 8 April 2021

    Thumbs up for COVAX as vaccine scheme delivers to over 100 countries and economies
    COVID19 travel restrictions hit refugees and migrants hardest: IOM
    Mali prosecution of journalist could amount to harassment - rights experts

    • 3 min
    News in Brief 7 April 2021

    News in Brief 7 April 2021

    COVID-19 cases rise globally for sixth consecutive week 


    Greater action needed on refugee vaccination, urges UNHCR’s Grandi 


    Hate speech still rising against Roma despite recognition gains 

    • 2 min

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