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Geneva Press Briefing: HRC, WHO, ITC, WFP, UNHCR, UNECE
29 Sep 2020 -  Biweekly Geneva Press Briefing Chaired by Alessandra Vellucci, Director of the United Nations Information Service in Geneva

ANNOUNCEMENTS
HRC Rolando Gomez
• Human Rights Council update

WHO Margaret Harris
WFP Tomson Phiri
• The World Food Programme (WFP) and the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) will present on Wednesday 30 September at 19:00Hrs Geneva time—the results of the study “The Cost of the Double Burden of Malnutrition: Social and Economic Impact for Guatemala”.

ITC Vittorio Cammarota
• To announce the arrival of our new Executive director

OTHER TOPICS
WFP Tomson Phiri with Matthew Hollingworth, WFP Country Director in South Sudan
• South Sudan Floods

UNHCR Shabia Mantoo
• UNHCR urges more support for refugee higher education to withstand impact of COVID-19 pandemic

UNECE Jean Rodriguez
• Broad cross-sectoral cooperation urgently needed to address the degradation of North Africa’s largest aquifer shared by Algeria, Libya and Tunisia

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