Geneva Press Briefing: HRC, OCHA, WFP, UNHCR, WHO, WMO, OHCHR
PRESS BRIEFING –23 June 2014
CMV Announce UNICEF press conference
HRC Cedric Sapey
- Update on HRC
OCHA Jens Laerke
- New policy report: Saving Lives Today and Tomorrow: Managing the Risk of Humanitarian Crises
- Green Star Awards call for nominations
WMO Clare Nullis:
- Month of May - hottest May on record
- diary announcement about El Niño Update
- a couple of sentences about our Exec Council
WHO Fadéla Chaib
- Ebola update
- Sona Bari, Communications Polio will address any question on polio in sewage system in Brazil.
WFP Elisabeth Byrs
- Briefing on Mali
WFP Elisabeth Byrs (People displaced in North Waziristan)
HCR Dan McNorton
OHCHR Rupert Colville
Hope to come Iraq and Iran (death penalty) -- but neither certain yet.
UNDP (at the end of the briefing, to be cut from webcast / sound / summary)
(Under embargo) Briefing by Mr. Khalid Malik, Director of the UNDP Human Development Report. The 2014 report, which will be launched next month in Japan, will focus on 'vulnerability' and 'resilience' .