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Europe · Geneva

WHO chief to be confirmed for 2nd term after no opposition

42% Center coverage: 45 sources
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is expected to be confirmed by the U.N. health agency's member countries. He is the first African to lead the agency and the only director-general not qualified as a medical doctor. No other candidate challenged Tedros for the post amid the ongoing difficulties of responding to the coronavirus pandemic.See the Story
Europe · Kabul

1.1 million Afghan children could face severe malnutrition

68% Center coverage: 53 sources
U.N. and other aid agencies were able to stave off outright famine after the Taliban takeover. But they are struggling to keep pace with relentlessly worsening conditions. Poverty is spiraling and making more Afghans in need of aid. As a result, the vulnerable are falling victim, including children and mothers.See the Story
Europe · Beijing

Chinese leader Xi defends record to UN human rights chief

37% Left coverage: 41 sources
The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms. Bachelet, indicated that she had been able to “discuss directly” important issues via videolink with the country’s premier. She added: “For development, peace and security to be sustainable – locally and across borders – human rights have to be at the core” The development came as she prepared to visit the western Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.See the Story
Europe · Geneva

European Commission president condemns ‘Russia’s blackmail’ on food, fuel in Ukraine war

42% Center coverage: 19 sources
The annual meeting of the World Economic Forum is taking place in Davos from May 22 until May 26, 2022. The forum has been postponed due to the Covid-19 outbreak and was rescheduled to early summer. The meeting brings together entrepreneurs, scientists, corporate and political leaders under the topic "History at a Turning Point: Government Policies and Business Strategies"See the Story
Europe · New Jersey

‘Don’t work for the climate wreckers’: U.N.’s António Guterres to 2022 graduates

44% Center coverage: 18 sources
UN Secretary-General António Guterres delivered the commencement address at Seton Hall University in New Jersey. He urged the class of 2022, not to work for “climate wreckers” in industries that continue to profit from fossil fuels. He told graduates that they needed to be the generation that succeeds in meeting the aspirations of the Sustainable Development Goals.See the Story
Europe · Geneva

Monkeypox: 'too early to call it an epidemic'

Coverage: 7 sources
It is still too early to talk about a monkeypox epidemic, despite the increase in reported cases recently. The emergence of the phenomenon should act as an alert, according to Antoine Flahault, Director of the Institute of Global Health at the University of Geneva. The conditions may be in place for human-to-human transmission to take place, thanks to increased adaptation of the virus.See the Story
Europe · Geneva

WHO chief says priority to prevent sexual exploitation

50% Left coverage: 6 sources
A statewide system to track kits that contain evidence following a sexual assault went live on Wednesday. The online system allows abuse survivors to track the location of their kit through the testing process. The tracking system includes a timeline of a kit's history, from the medical facility to the law enforcement agency.See the Story
Europe · Canberra

Australia bidding to host UN climate summit, set new emissions target

60% Center coverage: 5 sources
Australia will present a more ambitious UN emissions target "very soon," foreign minister says. Penny Wong says her government is bidding to co-host a COP summit with Pacific island neighbours. Australia is already one of the world's largest gas and coal exporters. It has become synonymous with playing the spoiler at international climate talks.See the Story
Europe · Geneva

Ten things Geneva residents take for granted

If you are a longtime Geneva resident, chances are you are no longer appreciating how special some of these things are.See the Story

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