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Geneva Press Briefing: UNCTAD, OHCHR, IPU, OHCA, IOM, WMO, WFP, WHO
5 Jun 2020 -  Biweekly Geneva Press Briefing Chaired by Alessandra Vellucci, Director of the United Nations Information Service in Geneva
ANNOUNCEMENTS
IPU Thomas Fitzsimons, with Rogier Huizenga, Manager of the IPU Human Rights Programme
• Latest data on human rights violations against parliamentarians

UNCTAD Catherine Huissoud
• Upcoming World Investment Report 2020 Embargo 16 June 5 p.m. GMT. Virtual press conference Friday, 12 June at 2:30 p.m
• Next week, Commission on Science and Technology for Development 9-10 June Virtual

OHCHR Liz Throssell
• Launch of OHCHR annual report today

OTHER TOPICS
OHCHR Liz Throssell
• 1,300 civilians killed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in past eight months

OCHA Jens Laerke
• Cameroon - Statement on increased targeting of humanitarians in North-West and South-West regions

IOM Paul Dillon
• Return of stranded migrants from Niger to Mali

WMO Clare Nullis
• Carbon dioxide levels reach new peak. Warmest May on record.

WFP Elisabeth Byrs
• Impact of tropical storm Amanda in El Salvador