Podcast - UN Catch-Up Dateline Geneva - Middle East crisis, Rohingya appeal, GM bugs to beat malaria

In this week’s UN Catch-Up podcast, we hear about the pressures facing aid workers and people on the front line in Gaza, an appeal for help for almost 900,000 Rohingya refugees, an alert that Mozambicans fleeing violence to Tanzania have been forcibly returned, and guidance from the WHO on genetically modified mosquitoes to overcome deadly malaria. As ever, there’ll be insight from regular guest, Solange Behoteguy-Cortes.

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News in Brief 19 May 2021

  • UNRWA launches $38 million appeal for Palestinians as violence continues
  • Genetically-modified mosquitos, potential anti-malaria asset
  • Global trade back in the back for 1st Quarter of 2021: UNCTAD
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News in Brief 21 April 2021

  • Michelle Bachelet on ‘momentous’ guilty verdict in George Floyd case
  • More than 5.2 million cases of COVID-19 infection in a week: WHO
  • A malaria-free future is possible: Guterres
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