News in Brief

News in Brief 21 June 2022

  • WHO to hold emergency Monkeypox meeting
  • Key biodiversity talks begin in Nairobi - UNEP
  • Nigeria's emergency will get worse without extra funding: OCHA
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3'15"

News in Brief 20 June 2022

  • Ben Stiller’s message of solidarity on World Refugee Day: UNHCR
  • WFP announces further ration cuts for food insecure communities
  • Mali: Attack against UN peacekeepers claims life of one ‘blue helmet’
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2'52"

News in Brief 17 June 2022

  • Urgent support needed for 14,000 who fled following Burkina Faso massacre
  • Nearly one billion people have a mental disorder: WHO
  • Early heatwave in Europe is taste of things to come
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News in Brief 16 June 2022

  • Forced displacement numbers exceed 100 million, says UNHCR
  • Ireland leads push for explosive weapons curb in urban warfare settings
  • Just 6 per cent of domestic workers have full social protection, says ILO
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News in Brief 15 June 2022

  • UN’s Bachelet echoes concern over Ukraine orphans ‘deported’ to Russia for adoption
  • Myanmar: international community must stand united in ending repression, says UN rights chief
  • Tanzania: more violence feared over bid to evict Maasai from ancestral lands
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News in Brief 14 June 2022

  • South Sudan: WFP forced to cut aid to 1.7 million 
  • Rising food insecurity drives mass migration in Latin America, WFP warns
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News in Brief 13 June 2022

  • Ukraine and global security, tests for all of us, says UN rights chief
  • Afghanistan: $195 million lifesaving aid package for smallholder farmers
  • UN releases $1.7 million to support cholera epidemic response in Cameroon
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3'27"

News in Brief 10 June 2022

  • Death sentence for Ukraine foreign fighters is a war crime: UN rights office
  • Mediterranean Sea journeys for migrants have grown more deadly: UNHCR
  • New 130km/hr speed limit for self-driving cars set to come into force
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News in Brief 9 June 2022

  • Developing nations miss out on global investment rebound in 2021: UNCTAD
  • Sri Lanka crisis: UN calls for over $47 million for lifesaving assistance
  • World’s most vulnerable nations now paying even more for less food: FAO
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News in Brief 8 June 2022

  • UN’s Guterres urges solutions to ‘vicious cycle of rising prices’
  • Food exports must keep flowing worldwide, FAO chief urges
  • Monkeypox infections pass 1,000 mark in non-endemic countries: WHO
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