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Geneva Press Briefing: UNDP, UNHCR, WFP, IOM, WHO
8 Dec 2017 -  Biweekly Geneva Press Briefing Chaired by Alessandra Vellucci, Director of the United Nations Information Service in Geneva
ATTENDANCE LIST
UNDP- Nicolas Douillet, Head of Communication for UNDP regional office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia and Rosemary Kumwenda, Team leader for HIV, health and development, UNDP Eurasia (by phone)
• International Day of Human Rights on December 10th
• New UNDP report and campaign on Being LGBTI in Eastern Europe
Nicolas Douillet, Head of Communication for UNDP regional office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia will brief ahead of International day of human rights on December 10th a new UNDP report and campaign on Being LGBTI in Eastern Europe. He will be with Rosemary Kumwenda, Team leader for HIV, health and development, UNDP Eurasia if there are any questions.

IOM- Leonard Doyle
• Libya – Voluntary humanitarian returns.

UNHCR- Adrian Edwards
• Bangladesh – Update on the situation
• Information note: UNHCR convenes dialogue on global compact on refugees

WHO- Fadela Chaib
• Uganda - End of the Marburg disease outbreak
• Universal Health Coverage Forum in Tokyo 12- 15 December

WFP- Bettina Luescher

Tomorrow, 9 December is the International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime - The purpose of the day is to raise awareness of the Genocide Convention and its role in combating and preventing the crime of genocide, as defined in the Convention, and to commemorate and honour its victims.

Tomorrow, 9 December is also the International Anti-Corruption Day

10 December is Human Rights Day – Press conference at 12:30 p.m. in Room XIX and Concert for peace and human rights, by the Symphony Orchestra of the Gran Teatre del Liceu led by conductor Josep Pons, co-organized by the Human Rights and Alliance of Civilizations and UN Geneva – 6 p.m. in Room XX (registration http://reg.unog.ch/e/humanrightsconcert)