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Geneva Press Briefing: OSE Syria, ITU, UNDP, UNHCR, WFP, UNECE, WMO, IOM, WHO
19 May 2020 -  Biweekly Geneva Press Briefing Chaired by Alessandra Vellucci, Director of the United Nations Information Service in Geneva

Geir O. Pedersen, Special Envoy for Syria • Update on Syria and Security Council resolution 2254

ANNOUNCEMENTS
ITU Monika Genher, with Martin Schaaper, Senior Analyst Information and Communication Technology, International Telecommunication Union • Launch of Measuring Digital Development: ICT Price Trends 2019

UNDP Sarah Bel
• Launch of the Human Development Report Office (HDRO) new publication on COVID-19: Human development perspectives on COVID-19

COVID-19
UNHCR Shabia Mantoo
• Indigenous refugees battle COVID-19 in Latin America

WFP Elisabeth Byrs
• Impact of COVID-19 on food security in Southern Africa

UNECE Jean Rodriguez
• Greening the transport sector in the post COVID-19 recovery could create up to 15 million jobs worldwide

  OTHER ITEMS
WMO Clare Nullis

UNDRR Denis Mc Clean
• Major tropical cyclone Amphan in the Bay of Bengal heads for India and Bangladesh

WMO Clare Nullis
• Greater Horn of Africa climate outlook for forthcoming rainy season

WHO Fadela Chaib
• Update on World Health Assembly (WHA)