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Geneva Press Briefing: UNICEF, WHO, OCHA, OHCHR…

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UN Geneva press briefing chaired by Rolando Gómez, Chief, Press and External Relations Section, UN Information Service
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HYBRID PRESS BRIEFING – Friday, 9 February 2024

Attendance list 

 

RG                    Announcements:

Read the list of meetings covered prepared by François Nassiet

Press conferences

 

10 February

International Day of the Arabian Leopard

World Pulses Day

11 February

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

12 February

International Day for the Prevention of Violent Extremism as and when Conducive to Terrorism

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

UNCTAD       Catherine Huissoud (PR)

·       Presentation of the Global Supply Chain Forum 2024, press conference- 13 February 2024 at 4 p.m.

 

TOPICS

 

UNICEF         James Elder (PR)

·       Sudan: record displacement of children; horrendous rises in grave violations and malnutrition

OHCHR         Marta Hurtado (PR)

·       Iraq: Criminalisation of homosexuality

·       Haiti: Monthly record for gang violence killings

 

 

WHO              Tarik Jašarević (PR) with Dr Raman Velayudhan, Unit Head, (Global lead on              dengue and arboviruses) Global Neglected Tropical Diseases Programme, WHO,             Geneva (Zoom)

·       Update on global dengue situation

 

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