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Geneva Press Briefing: OCHA, WHO, UNICEF, UNHCR…

Geneva Press Briefing: OCHA, WHO, UNICEF, UNHCR, WMO, WIPO

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UN Geneva press briefing chaired by Rolando Gómez, Chief, Press and External Relations Section, UN Information Service
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OCHA Jens Laerke (PR) with Georgios Petropoulos, Head of Sub-office in Gaza (From Rafah)

  • Update on the humanitarian crisis in Gaza 


UNICEF Hamish Young, UNICEF's Senior Emergency Coordinator in the Gaza Strip (From Rafah)

  • Urgent need for humanitarian corridors to reopen and fuel to cross into Rafah so operations can resume at the required scale. 
  • Increased children and women having to leave Rafah towards designated areas with little (or no) infrastructure or protection


WHO Margaret Harris (PR)

  • Health in Gaza update


UNHCR William Spindler (PR)

  • UNHCR supporting Brazil's response to devastating floods   

WIPO Edward Harris (Zoom)

  • Diplomatic Conference: Final treaty-making conference related to patents, genetic resources and associated traditional knowledge. 
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