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Geneva Press Briefing: HRC, IOM, WHO, UNICEF, UNHCR, ICRC, IFRC, WFP, OCHA, ILO, ITC
15 Sep 2017 -  Biweekly Geneva Press Briefing Chaired by Alessandra Vellucci, Director of the United Nations Information Service in Geneva
PRESS BRIEFING – FRIDAY, 15 SEPTEMBER 2017
ATTENDANCE LIST

HRC- Rolando Gomez
• Update on the Human Rights Council
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BANGLADESH
IOM- Chris Lom, Senior Regional Media & Communications Officer, Asia & the Pacific (by phone from Cox’s Bazar - Bangladesh)
• Humanitarian Crisis in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh

ICRC- Sanela Bajrambasic, ICRC Regional Communication Manager for Asia & Pacific

IFRC- Matthew Cochrane

WHO- Tarik Jasarevic

UNHCR- Andrej Mahecic

WFP- Bettina Luescher
• Myanmar & Bangladesh crisis
• Situation of refugees in Bangladesh

UNICEF- Marixie Mercado
• Update on Rohingya in Bangladesh

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SYRIA
OCHA- Jens Laerke
• Syria - Statement on UN aid arriving in Deir ez Zor city, Syria

UNHCR- Andrej Mahecic
• Convoy inside Syria

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UNHCR- Andrej Mahecic
• Escalating violence in Central African Republic causes massive new levels of displacement
• New York Declaration spurs reforms to help refugees and their hosts as new framework is rolled-out

WFP- Bettina Luescher
IOM- Olivia Headon
• Hurricane Irma

ILO- Hans Von Rohland
• ILO activities during the General Assembly in New York, including the launch of two reports on forced and child labour on 19 September

ITC- Jarle Hetland
• Updates on upcoming events and launches
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