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Hi, this is Paula. The International Committee of the Red Cross sets up a task force after personal data is hacked on an Italian Red Cross server.

NGOs are concerned that their representation at UNAIDS may be at risk due to the agency's funding shortfalls. And the United Nations human rights office says Israel’s use of massive bombs may have violated the rules of war.

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International Committee of the Red Cross headquarters in Geneva, 11 September 2023. (Keystone/AFP/Fabrice Coffrini)

💽ICRC tracks major leak of sensitive data. The International Committee of the Red Cross has set up a taskforce after learning that sensitive data obtained following an attack on the Italian Red Cross last year has appeared on the internet.

Tribune de Genève (FR)

📛UNAIDS funding shortfall disrupts NGO work. 📛UNAIDS funding shortfall disrupts NGO work. UNAIDS’ funding shortfall is troubling many groups including NGOs as their budgets for meaningful participation in meetings and engaging with civil society on important policy discussions have been reduced.

Devex (EN)

💣UN says Israeli use of bombs in civilian areas probably violated laws of war. The UN human rights office said Israel ”may have repeatedly violated” the laws of war by using massive explosives in heavily populated areas in the Gaza Strip during the first months of war.

Washington Post (EN)

🦠World Is not ready for the next pandemic but independent panel leaders offer way forward. The world lacks the funds, political will and appropriate global platforms to tackle the next pandemic – and the World Health Organization should possibly be split into two entities, a new report by health experts warns.

Health Policy Watch (EN)

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