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Geneva Press Briefing: UNAIDS, HRC, OCHA, IOM, UNHCR, UNICEF, WMO, WHO, WTO
13 Feb 2018 -  Biweekly Geneva Press Briefing Chaired by Alessandra Vellucci, Director of the United Nations Information Service in Geneva

SYRIA
OCHA- Jens Laerke
· USG Lowcock’s remarks to Security Council on Syria last night

IOM- Joel Millman
· IOM’s launch of a $194 million appeal for Syria
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HRC- Rolando Gomez
· Reminder and overview of opening day of the Human Rights Committee session on Monday

IOM- Joel Millman
· IOM’s GMDAC release of 2017 figures for Global Migrant Fatalities

UNICEF- Christophe Boulierac
· Republic Democratic of the Congo – Situation of children in Ituri

UNHCR- Cecile Pouilly
· Libya - UNHCR increasingly concerned over long-time stranded Tawergha people
· UNHCR welcomes launch of birth certification for Malian refugees in Mbera camp
· Rwanda - UNHCR shocked over reports of refugee deaths

WMO- Clare Nullis
· Unusually cold weather about to hit Europe (and heat in the Arctic)

ANNOUNCEMENTS
WHO- Christian Lindmeier

WTO- Fernando Puchol

UNAIDS- Mahesh Mahalingam - Press Statement
Open Live Schedule
Friday, 23 February 2018
All indicated times are New York time (GMT-5)
04:00 am
10:00 (CET) 1578th Meeting 69th Session on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women. Consideration of Fiji
10:00 (CET) - 374th Meeting 19th Session Committee on Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Consideration of Slovenia (Cont'd)
09:00 am
15:00 (CET) - 375th Meeting 19th Session Committee on Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Annual interactive dialogue with Independent monitoring frameworks
(Part 1, Part 2) UNA-USA Global Engagement Summit.
15:00 (CET) 1579th Meeting 69th Session on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women. Consideration of Fiji (Cont'd)
10:00 am
Towards a global compact for safe, orderly and regular migration: The contribution of parliaments (2018 Parliamentary Hearing at the United Nations, 22-23 February 2018).
Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations (2018 regular session) - 16th meeting.
11:45 am
Security Council Media Stakeout.
12:00 pm
Security Council: The situation in the Middle East-Syria (8188th meeting).
Daily Press Briefing by the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General and the Spokesman by the President of the General Assembly.
01:15 pm
Informal dialogue on the progress of the Inter-agency Task Force on Financing for Development in preparing its 2018 report.
01:40 pm
(Part 3, Part 4) UNA-USA Global Engagement Summit.
02:30 pm
Towards a global compact for safe, orderly and regular migration: The contribution of parliaments (2018 Parliamentary Hearing at the United Nations, 22-23 February 2018).
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