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World hunger problem can be overcome: UN envoy

In an interview with Conor Lennon from UN News, Agnes Kalibata, responsible for running the first-ever UN Food Systems Summit., outlined the ways that food systems are negatively impacting the world.

She began by explaining why it is so important to tackle the issue.

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News in Brief 3 September 2020

  • Refugee students shut out of school due to COVID
  • ICC speaks out against US sanctions of senior officials
  • WHO backs steroids for COVID patients, but only severely ill
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News in Brief 2 September 2020

  • Refugee students shut out of school due to COVID
  • ICC speaks out against US sanctions of senior officials
  • WHO backs steroids for COVID patients, but only severely ill
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Beirut blast: Helping children cope with catastrophe

For many children, their safest place is at home. In Beirut, last month’s huge explosion that devasted the port and surrounding neighbourhoods, changed that forever.

In an interview with UN News’s Daniel Johnson, child protection officer Roula Abi Saad, describes what UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is doing to address their fears, in safe spaces dotted around Lebanon’s capital city.

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Mobile Film Festival tackles universal goal of women’s empowerment

Documenting women’s empowerment globally is the theme of this year’s Mobile Film Festival, co-organized by UN Women, the UN agency that promotes gender equality.

Cristina Silveiro spoke to founder Bruno Smadja who explained why the focus is on a “very important revolution” that ultimately will benefit all humanity.   

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News in Brief 1 September 2020

  • Arctic and Alps hit by scorching heat: WMO
  • Millions of children locked out of school due to COVID-19
  • Journalists play "lifesaving" role in pandemic pushback
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