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Geneva Press Briefing: UNICEF, IOM, UNHCR, WFP, WHO
10 Nov 2017 -  Biweekly Geneva Press Briefing Chaired by Alessandra Vellucci, Director of the United Nations Information Service in Geneva
ATTENDANCE LIST
UNICEF - Christophe Boulierac, with Meritxell Relano, UNICEF Representative in Yemen (by phone)
• Update on the situation of children in Yemen

UNICEF - Christophe Boulierac
• Bangladesh - Measles among Rohingya refugees

IOM - Joel Millman
• Cox’s Bazar, latest numbers, plus information on logistics
• Mediterranean Sea latest: deaths approach 3,000. Tunisians, Moroccans lead all nationalities arriving from North Africa to Italy

UNHCR - Andrej Mahecic
• Finding solutions for refugees: UNHCR calls for action

UNCTAD - Catherine Huissoud
• UNCTAD & COP23
• Launch of reports (The Least Developed Countries Report 2017 on 22 November; Handbook of Statistics 2017 on 5 December; Commodities and development Report on 11 December, with launch in Geneva on 6 December under embargo)

WFP - Bettina Luescher

WHO - Fadela Chaib

Today is World Science Day for Peace and Development 2017 Theme: Science for Global Understanding. Highlights the significant role of science in society and the need to engage the wider public in debates on emerging scientific issues. It also underlines the importance and relevance of science in our daily lives (http://www.un.org/en/events/scienceday/)