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Good morning, this is Kasmira. The World Health Organization issues a warning on disease outbreak in Gaza, the UN agency for Aids makes an urgent call for governments to recognise the role of communities in fighting the disease.

And if you missed it yesterday, you can watch our discussion at the Geneva Press Club on the critical issues we expect to dominate the Cop28 climate summit, kicking off in Dubai tomorrow.

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Joie Chowdhury, senior attorney at the Centre for International Environmental Law, speaking at Geneva Solutions' Cop28 event, 28 November 2023. (Geneva Press Club)

🌏 What to expect from Cop28? Hear from Ciel senior attorney Joie Chowdhury, Climate Vulnerable Forum advisor Matthew McKinnon, Health Policy Watch editor-in-chief Elaine Fletcher and our journalists Paula Dobias-Dupraz and Michelle Langrand on some of the most critical issues facing negotiators at the UN’s annual climate summit in Dubai.

Geneva Press Club (EN)

🦠 Disease may kill more Gazans than Israeli bombardment, the WHO warns. The UN health agency said disease may become a deadlier threat than bombs if enough medical services and supplies don't reach the Strip and called for the pause in the fighting to be turned into a ceasefire.

The New York Times (EN)

⚕️ UNAids urges investment in community leadership to end Aids. As donors withdraw from HIV, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS has chosen to focus on the importance of community-led interventions to end the Aids pandemic for World Aids Day on 1 December.

Health Policy Watch (EN)

🇺🇳 Inside Geneva: baptism of fire for UN’s new human rights chief. As the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights nears, Volker Türk, who was appointed as the UN’s human rights chief last year, says the centrality of human rights has to be much more pronounced than ever before.

Swissinfo (EN)

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