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Yemen: Humanitarians seeking $2.41 billion to keep aid flowing amid COVID-19 pandemic UN agencies and their global partners are seeking $2.41 billion to fight COVID-19 spread in Yemen while continuing to support millions affected by the worlds worst humanitarian crisis.
UN News Centre | May 28, 2020 4:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Countries need to do more to stop harmful marketing of breast-milk substitutes, says UN Despite efforts to stop the harmful promotion of breast-milk substitutes, countries are still falling short in protecting parents from misleading information, according to a new UN report released Wednesday.
UN News Centre | May 27, 2020 10:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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On Peacekeepers Day, UN to spotlight vital role of women peace operations In observance of the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers, on Friday, Secretary-General Antnio Guterres will lay a wreath to pay tribute to all the UN blue helmets who have lost their lives since 1948.
UN News Centre | May 27, 2020 8:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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WHO Foundation to broaden funding base for global health investment A new foundation launched on Wednesday will generate funding for the World Health Organization (WHO) and partners by tapping non-traditional sources, including the public.
UN News Centre | May 27, 2020 8:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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COVID-19: A new and deadly threat for civilians caught up in violence Innocent civilians trapped in violence now face a new and deadly threat from COVID-19, the UN chief told the Security Council on Wednesday, warning that the pandemic is amplifying and exploiting the fragilities of our world.
UN News Centre | May 27, 2020 5:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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UN agencies welcome donor pledges for Venezuelan refugees and migrants The UN refugee and migration agencies have welcomed $2.79 billion pledged by donors at a solidarity conference aimed at supporting Venezuelans who fled the protracted crisis in their country for host communities across the region.
UN News Centre | May 27, 2020 4:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Lockdown generation of young workers will need extra help after COVID-19, urges UN labour chief Further evidence of the unprecedented impact of COVID-19 on the global job market has emerged in a new study by the UN labour agency, which on Wednesday said that more than one in six young people have stopped working since the onset of the pandemic.
UN News Centre | May 27, 2020 3:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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US states manipulating COVID-19 pandemic to restrict abortion access, rights experts charge Independent UN human rights experts fear that some authorities in the United States are using the COVID-19 pandemic to restrict access to abortion, with at least eight states suspending procedures deemed medically unnecessary.
UN News Centre | May 27, 2020 3:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Business unusual: How COVID-19 could change the future of work Millions of people around the world have been working remotely due to the coronavirus pandemic and now experts are asking whether this business unusual could be the future of work, at least for those people whose job doesnt require them to be tied to a pa
UN News Centre | May 27, 2020 04:05 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Yemen aid lifeline near breaking point: UN food agency Humanitarian aid projects to war-torn Yemen are reaching breaking point, and some $870 million is needed to continue giving life-saving assistance to millions of vulnerable people for the next six months, the World Food Programme (WFP), warned on Tuesday.
UN News Centre | May 26, 2020 4:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend