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Geneva Press Briefing: HRC, UNCTAD, OHCHR, OCHA, UNHCR
12 Jun 2020 -  Biweekly Geneva Press Briefing Chaired by Alessandra Vellucci, Director of the United Nations Information Service in Geneva
ANNOUNCEMENTS
HRC Rolando Gomez
• Update on the resumed HRC session

UNCTAD Catherine Huissoud
• Embargoed press conference today at 2.30 p.m. on the Publication of the World Investment Report [Embargoed until 16 June at 5 a.m. GMT]

COVID-19
OHCHR Rupert Colville
• Yemen – Alarm at possible collapse of health system a result of combined effects of conflict and COVID-19

UNICEF Marixie Mercado
• Impact that insufficient funding will have on the water, sanitation and hygiene sector in Yemen and on the COVID-19 response

OTHER TOPICS
OHCHR Rupert Colville
• Bahamas – recent ruling on country citizenship laws

UNHCR Babar Baloch
• UNHCR press release on Sahel (Time running out for civilians in Africa’s Sahel region as attacks multiply) https://bit.ly/2B1dwjf
• UNHCR calls on Greece to investigate pushbacks at sea and land borders with Turkey
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