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Geneva Press Briefing: HRC, WIPO, UNCTAD, OHCHR…

Geneva Press Briefing: HRC, WIPO, UNCTAD, OHCHR, WHO, UNDRR, FAO
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Biweekly Geneva Press Briefing Chaired by Alessandra Vellucci, Director of the United Nations Information Service at Geneva


- HRC: Pascal Sim (PR) - Human Rights Council update  

- WIPOEdward Harris - Press conference for the launch of its annual Global Innovation Index on Monday, September 25 at 5 pm 

UNCTADCatherine Huissoud - Launch of the Review of Maritime Transport 2023 27 September at 11:30 am Zoom link Embargo at 1:30 pm CEST 


- OHCHRRavina Shamdasani 

  • India – Passing of Women's Reservation Bill 
  • Iran – Concerns over Chastity and Hijab Bill 

- WHOTarik Jašarević with Dr Boureima HAMA SAMBO, WHO representative in DRC (From DRC) - Update on health situation in DRC 

UNDRRJeanette Elsworth with Maren Striker, Netherlands Red Cross - 'Water at the Heart' programme 

-  FAOThanawat Tiensin, FAO Director of Animal Production and Health Division (NSA) (From Rome) - Towards a global sustainable transformation of livestock systems