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Geneva Press Briefing: HRC, WMO, IPU, UNHCR, WHO…

Geneva Press Briefing: HRC, WMO, IPU, UNHCR, WHO, OCHA

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UN Geneva press briefing chaired by Alessandra Vellucci, Director, UN Information Service
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HRC               Pascal Sim (PR) 

·                Human Rights Council update  


WMO             Clare Nullis (Zoom) 

·                February ended with much extreme and unusual heat. WMO will post a roundup on the website today. El Niño Update will be released early next week. 


IPU                 Thomas Fitzsimons (PR) 

·                The 148th IPU Assembly will take place from 23-27 March 2024 at the International Conference Centre Geneva. 



UNHCR         Matthew Saltmarsh (From N'Djamena) 

·                UNHCR warns on prospect of more Sudanese refugee arrivals in Chad 


                        William Spindler (PR) 

·                New displacement in Mozambique 


WHO              Christian Lindmeier (Zoom) with Dr Shelly Chadha, technical lead for ear and hearing care at WHO (Zoom) 

·                Improving access to hearing care in low- and middle-income settings – new WHO guidance 

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