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Geneva Press Briefing: USG Lacroix, WMO, OHCA, WFP, IFRC, IOM, UNHCR, UNICEF
8 Sep 2017 -  Biweekly Geneva Press Briefing Chaired by Alessandra Vellucci, Director of the United Nations Information Service in Geneva . Visit by Jean-Pierre Lacroix, Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations.

PRESS BRIEFING – FRIDAY, 8 SEPTEMBER 2017
ATTENDANCE LIST

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HURRICANE IRMA
WMO- Clare Nullis
OCHA- Jens Laerke (UN Deploying Aid and Personnel / USG Statement on Hurricane Irma)
IFRC- Pascale Meige (Matt Cochrane va l’accompagner)
WFP- Bettina Luescher

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BANGLADESH
UNHCR- Duniya Aslam Khan (Conditions for refugees)
UNICEF- Marixie Mercado (Update)
WFP- Bettina Luescher
IOM- Leonard Doyle

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OCHA- Jens Laerke (short items)
• Kenya: $106 million drought appeal launched
• Myanmar: CERF releases $7 million
• Niger + Nigeria: USG Lowcock to visit shortly on first humanitarian mission
UNHCR- Cecile Pouilly
• UNHCR urges action to ease conditions on Greek islands
• UNHCR witnesses massive destruction and human suffering in Kasaï