Macron, UN host virtual donor conference to secure aid for Lebanon

French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday hosts US President Donald Trump and other representatives for a UN-backed virtual conference to drum up aid for Lebanon after the devastating Beirut port blast. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our … Read more Macron, UN host virtual donor conference to secure aid for Lebanon

PlayStation EXCLUSIVE Spider-Man is a bummer – Send News #24

It’s time for another exciting episode of Send News!!! Join Evan, Alanah, Kdin, and Patrick as they discuss Spider-Man being a PlayStation exclusive character in Marvel’s Avengers, Activision all but confirming $70 games, the rollercoaster story behind the Fall Guys launch, and Nintendo’s record earning profits. Also, are bloody marys actually just soup? 00:00 – … Read more PlayStation EXCLUSIVE Spider-Man is a bummer – Send News #24

Twitter declares war on certain ‘state-affiliated media entities’

#Twitter will label accounts belonging to key government officials in countries on the UN Security Council, as well as accounts belonging to state-linked #media outlets, their editors-in-chief and senior staff. In a Thursday blog post, it warned it will no longer show tweets from state-linked media accounts on the home screen, notifications, or search. Perhaps … Read more Twitter declares war on certain ‘state-affiliated media entities’

“Forgotten Victims: the Nazi Genocide of the Roma and the Sinti” Exhibition opening

The exhibition draws upon The Wiener Holocaust Library’s collections of material on the genocide to uncover the story of this little-known aspect of Nazi persecution. Through the stories of the victims and survivors of the Nazi campaign against the Roma, the exhibition traces the history of persecution and mass murder at the hands of the … Read more “Forgotten Victims: the Nazi Genocide of the Roma and the Sinti” Exhibition opening

Terrorists Exploiting Disruption Caused by COVID-19 – Security Council Briefing

Virtual Briefing by Vladimir Voronkov, Under-Secretary-General of the Office of Counter-Terrorism, on ‘Threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts’: Linkage of Counterterrorism and transnational organized crime, during the Security Council Open VTC. He said, “we are yet to fully understand the impact and consequences of the pandemic on global peace and security, … Read more Terrorists Exploiting Disruption Caused by COVID-19 – Security Council Briefing

Linkages between Terrorism and Organized Crime – Security Council Briefing (6 August 2020)

Virtual Briefing by Ghada Fathi Waly, Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, on ‘Threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts’: Linkage of Counterterrorism and transnational organized crime, during the Security Council Open VTC. The Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Ghada … Read more Linkages between Terrorism and Organized Crime – Security Council Briefing (6 August 2020)

Security Council Members on Conflict between Georgia and Russia in 2008: Security Council Stakeout

Joint Stakeout by the European Union members of the UN Security Council (Belgium, Estonia, France, Germany) plus the US, UK and incoming UN Security Council members Norway and Ireland on the situation in Georgia. Statement delivered by Günter Sautter, President of the Security Council and Deputy Permanent Representative of Germany to the United Nations.

China shares anti-virus experience at UN Women roundtable

China has been sharing its experience in epidemic control and economic and social development during COVID-19 in a UN forum. During a virtual ministerial roundtable meeting of UN Women, Chinese women’s affairs official Huang Xiaowei called for more global solidarity against the virus. She also said more needed to be done to achieve women’s all-round … Read more China shares anti-virus experience at UN Women roundtable

“There’s a Lot We Can Do” Melissa Fleming (UN) interviews Matshidiso Moeti (WHO) – Awake at Night

“Occasionally being naughty with my friends, we would stop in town and roam around and sort of walk around and I was less than 11 years old, but with other friends. And we were very clear that if there’s a white kid coming, “Occasionally being naughty with my friends, we would stop in town and … Read more “There’s a Lot We Can Do” Melissa Fleming (UN) interviews Matshidiso Moeti (WHO) – Awake at Night

UN warns of ‘generational catastrophe’ as millions are impacted by school closures

The United Nations has warned that the COVID-19 pandemic has created the largest disruption of education systems in history. The crisis has affected nearly 1.6 billion young people, in more than 190 countries and the school closures are adversely impacting vulnerable communities the most. UN chief Antonio Guterres made an urgent call to all governments … Read more UN warns of ‘generational catastrophe’ as millions are impacted by school closures

Mary Robinson, Eric Garcetti and more on conservation & sustainability (Full Stream 8/5)

Humans are changing the planet in unprecedented ways. Natural resources are being utilized at record levels to support exponential population growth, a faltering food system and a struggling global economy. On Wednesday, Aug. 5 at 2:00 p.m. ET, Washington Post Live welcomes two internationally recognized authorities on climate change – former president of Ireland Mary … Read more Mary Robinson, Eric Garcetti and more on conservation & sustainability (Full Stream 8/5)