Sudan: Withdrawal of Uniformed Personnel at Peacekeeping Mission UNAMID – Security Council Briefing

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Sudan: Withdrawal of Uniformed Personnel at Peacekeeping Mission UNAMID – Security Council Briefing” – below is their description. The Under-Secretary-General for Operational Support told Security Council on Wednesday (27 Jul) that “recently the Secretariat achieved the initial milestone set by the Council to withdraw all uniformed personnel formerly … Read more Sudan: Withdrawal of Uniformed Personnel at Peacekeeping Mission UNAMID – Security Council Briefing

Cyprus: Peacekeeping Force update – Security Council Media Stakeout (21 July 2021)

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Cyprus: Peacekeeping Force update – Security Council Media Stakeout (21 July 2021)” – below is their description. Informal comments to the media by Elizabeth Spehar, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP), on the situation in the country. Elisabeth … Read more Cyprus: Peacekeeping Force update – Security Council Media Stakeout (21 July 2021)

How vulnerable are we to spying technology? | Inside Story

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “How vulnerable are we to spying technology? | Inside Story” – below is their description. Governments have been hacking into people’s privacy for years. Some of the technology to do it is for sale and tens of thousand of politicians, journalists, lawyers and activists have been targeted. … Read more How vulnerable are we to spying technology? | Inside Story

Copa America Soccer Tournament Faces Covid Outbreak in Brazil

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “Copa America Soccer Tournament Faces Covid Outbreak in Brazil” – below is their description. More than a dozen members of the Venezuelan delegation at Brazil’s Copa America tested positive for Covid-19, putting a cloud over the opening game for Latin America’s most important soccer tournament on Sunday. … Read more Copa America Soccer Tournament Faces Covid Outbreak in Brazil

Government’s budget promises, push to end NAPLAN + Bill and Melinda Gates divorce | The Drum

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Government’s budget promises, push to end NAPLAN + Bill and Melinda Gates divorce | The Drum” – below is their description. TONIGHT – it’s budget week! From DV prevention programs, to aged care – to infrastructure – we discuss some of the items that’ll be announced tomorrow … Read more Government’s budget promises, push to end NAPLAN + Bill and Melinda Gates divorce | The Drum

Chemical Weapons in Syria – Izumi Nakamitsu (USG & UNODA) briefs the UN Security Council

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Chemical Weapons in Syria – Izumi Nakamitsu (USG & UNODA) briefs the UN Security Council” – below is their description. UN High Representative for Disarmament Affairs Izumi Nakamitsu said the findings of the OPCW’s Investigation and Identification Team with regards to an incident in Syria’s Saraqib are “deeply … Read more Chemical Weapons in Syria – Izumi Nakamitsu (USG & UNODA) briefs the UN Security Council

Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine: WHO – Press Conference (17 March 2021)

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine: WHO – Press Conference (17 March 2021)” – below is their description. WHO Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunization (SAGE) presenting its interim recommendations on the use of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. Speakers: Dr Alejandro CRAVIOTO, Chair, Strategic Advisory Group of … Read more Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine: WHO – Press Conference (17 March 2021)

Pope Francis’s Plan to Fix the Vatican’s Finances Meets Internal Resistance

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “Pope Francis’s Plan to Fix the Vatican’s Finances Meets Internal Resistance” – below is their description. When Pope Francis’s advisers report back on the battle to overhaul the Vatican’s sprawling finances, they regularly bring poor tidings. As they huddle with the pontiff, the aides voice their frustration … Read more Pope Francis’s Plan to Fix the Vatican’s Finances Meets Internal Resistance

Fighting the Crisis of Drug Resistance – WHO – Press Conference (20 November 2020)

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Fighting the Crisis of Drug Resistance – WHO – Press Conference (20 November 2020)” – below is their description. The heads of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), and the World Health Organization (WHO) today launched the … Read more Fighting the Crisis of Drug Resistance – WHO – Press Conference (20 November 2020)

Voting Process & Election to the International Court of Justice: General Assembly

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Voting Process & Election to the International Court of Justice: General Assembly” – below is their description. Election of members of the International Court of Justice – Item 118 (c) – A/75/130, A/75/129, A/75/131 The General Assembly and the Security Council held in-person, simultaneous elections for five members of the International … Read more Voting Process & Election to the International Court of Justice: General Assembly

Students protest near university headquarters in Barcelona

RT published this video item, entitled “Students protest near university headquarters in Barcelona” – below is their description. Hundreds of researchers and university students took part in a strike in #Barcelona on Wednesday against the “precariousness” of the education sector. The images show the protesters gathered in front of the building of the Secretariat of … Read more Students protest near university headquarters in Barcelona

The IMF Anti-Corruption Challenge Pitch Event

IMF published this video item, entitled “The IMF Anti-Corruption Challenge Pitch Event” – below is their description. The Pitch Event represents the final step for selecting the winners of the Anti-Corruption Challenge (ACC) from the eight finalists. The ACC is the first crowdsourcing challenge to be open to external participants which was launched during the … Read more The IMF Anti-Corruption Challenge Pitch Event

Fighting coronavirus and the climate crisis | FT Interview with Christiana Figueres

Christiana Figueres, the former head of the UN climate secretariat, speaks to the FT’s Vanessa Kortekaas about the need to tackle Covid-19 and the climate crisis simultaneously, why the pandemic is an opportunity to build low-carbon economies and how the 2020 US election will affect climate policy. See if you get the FT for free … Read more Fighting coronavirus and the climate crisis | FT Interview with Christiana Figueres

Video and photos show Bolsonaro defied health guidelines before testing positive for the coronavirus

For months, even as the coronavirus pandemic grew into a debilitating national crisis, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro did everything he could to downplay it. He called on people to return to normal. He waded into crowds of supporters. He repeatedly described it as nothing more than a little flu. Now Brazil is experiencing the world’s … Read more Video and photos show Bolsonaro defied health guidelines before testing positive for the coronavirus

Elections results: General Assembly President, Security Council Non-permanent members, ECOSOC member

The President of the United Nations 74th Session of the General Assembly Tijjani Muhammad-Bande announced today, the results of the elections of the President of the 75th session of the Assembly, non-permanent members of the Security Council and members of the Economic and Social Council. President of the 75th session of the General Assembly Having … Read more Elections results: General Assembly President, Security Council Non-permanent members, ECOSOC member