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Geneva Press Briefing: HRC, UNCTAD, WFP, UNHCR, UNICEF, IOM, FAO, WHO, WMO, ILO
15 Sep 2020 -  Biweekly Geneva Press Briefing
ANNOUNCEMENTS
HRC Rolando Gomez
• Human Rights Council update

UNCTAD Catherine Huissoud
• Launch of the Trade and Development Report 2020 embargoed 22 Sept at 18:00 GMT

WFP Elisabeth Byrs with Tomson Phiri, new WFP spokesperson in Geneva.
• Presentation & Goodbye

GREECE
UNICEF Marixie Mercado with Luciano Calestini, UNICEF Greece Representative
• Aftermath of the Moria fires on Lesvos Island

UNHCR Shabia Mantoo with Philippe Leclerc, UNHCR Representative in Greece
• UNHCR scales up immediate shelter support for Moria asylum seekers; urges for long-term solutions to address overcrowding on Greek islands
• Shabia : Seven-month ordeal at sea takes toll on Rohingya refugees in Indonesia

IOM Safa Msehli
• Update on Greece
statement from the IOM director General: More Solidarity from European States Needed to Address the Situation in Lesvos, Greece

OTHER TOPICS
FAO Adriano Timossi with Maximo Torero, Chief Economist and Pietro Gennari, chief statistician responsible for the report [
“Tracking progress on food and agriculture-related SDG indicators 2020”. New report monitoring progress on food and agriculture-related Sustainable Development Goals. The report monitors and assesses progress on the 23 indicators of which FAO is the custodian agency.

WHO Margaret Harris
• New COVID testing guidance
• Update on Greece
• Update on Sudan

WMO Clare Nullis
• 2020 hurricane season is so active that we expect to run out of names.
There were 5 active named storms in the Atlantic and Caribbean on Monday.
• International Day to protect the ozone layer tomorrow

ILO Rosalind Yarde
• Social protection financing gaps report and press release, 17 Sept.
• Press conference, 6th edition of ILO Monitor on COVID-19 and the World of Work, 23 Sept.
• Global media competition on labour migration and fair recruitment