Available languages:
Geneva Press Briefing: HRC, OCHA, WFP, ILO, UNICEF, OHCHR, WMO, WHO, UNHCR, IOM, UNECE
26 Jun 2020 -  Biweekly Geneva Press Briefing Chaired by Alessandra Vellucci, Director of the United Nations Information Service in Geneva
ANNOUNCEMENTS
HRC Rolando Gomez · Human Rights Council update

OCHA Jens Laerke
· Brussels IV conference for ‘the future of Syria and the region’ ministerial meeting and pledging segment next Tuesday, 30 June

WFP Elisabeth Byrs
· Dissemination of a WFP press release on Syria and some Voluntary National Reviews (VNR)

ILO Rosalind Yarde
· Launch of 5th ILO Monitor on COVID-19 and the World of Work
· ILO virtual Global Summit: COVID-19 and the world of work, 1-2 and 7-9 July

WHO Christian Lindmeier
· ACT-Accelerator – Technical Update and Press Briefing
· 10th Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo declared over
· IHR Emergency Committee on Ebola

COVID-19
WFP Elisabeth Byrs
· Impact of COVID-19 on food security in Afghanistan

UNICEF Marixie Mercado
· Child malnutrition numbers in Afghanistan

OTHER TOPICS
OHCHR Elizabeth Throssell
· Some 580 civilians have been killed so far this year in Central Mali

WMO Clare Nullis
· WMO issues new report on sand and dust storms, a major environmental and health hazard, just as severe Saharan dust storm hits the Caribbean
· WMO recognizes 2 new world records for longest length and duration of single lightning strike

IOM Paul Dillon
· Assistance being provided to Rohingya migrants rescued by Indonesian fishermen

UNECE Jean Rodriguez
· Ghana pushes forward cross-border water cooperation in Africa by joining 2 UN Conventions
Open Video Category