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Geneva Press Briefing: HRC, WMO, UNRISD, WHO

Geneva Press Briefing: HRC, WMO, UNRISD, WHO
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Biweekly Geneva Press Briefing Chaired by Rhéal LeBlanc, Chief of the Press and External Relations Section at the United Nations Information Service in Geneva


  • HRC Rolando Gomez (Zoom)

· Human Rights Council update

  • WHO Fadela Chaib (Zoom)

· DG Press conference on Wednesday 2 Nov at 3 p.m.

· COP 27 press conference on Thursday 3 November at 2 p.m.

  • WMO Clare Nullis (Zoom)

· WMO pre-Cop and COP activities, including State of Climate in Europe report tomorrow and State of Global Climate report on Sunday

  • UNRISD Karima Cherif (Zoom)

· United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) releases Authentic Sustainability Assessment: A User Manual for the Sustainable Development Performance Indicators

  • UNIS on behalf of UNCTAD

· UNCTAD will hold a press conference on the launch of its Least Developed Countries Report 2022 on 3 November at 11am. Ahead of COP27, the report sets out the actions needed to ensure global efforts towards a low-carbon future don't leave these countries behind. Embargoed press materials for this report are available on UNCTAD's password-protected online newsroom.


  • WHO Fadela Chaib (Zoom) with Dr Richard Brennan, Regional Emergency Director (from Cairo)

· Update on Pakistan

2 November International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists