Press Conferences

Geneva Press Briefing: WHO, WFP, UNHCR, WMO, OHCHR…

Biweekly Geneva Press Briefing Chaired by Alessandra Vellucci, Director of the United Nations Information Service in Geneva.


  • WMO Clare Nullis (Zoom)

· WMO Greenhouse Gas Bulletin next week


  • WFP Annabel Symington (from London) with Laura Turner, WFP's Deputy Country Director in Somalia (from Mogadishu, Somalia)

· Response to the Deteriorating Food and Nutrition Situation in Somalia

  • WHO Carla Drysdale (Zoom) with Dr Mamunur Rahman Malik, WHO Representative, (from Mogadishu, Somalia)

· Somalia on the brink of an unprecedented health crisis

  • OHCHR Ravina Shamdasani (B-128)

· Syria: Escalation of hostilities in Norther Syrian

· Chad: Authorities response to demonstrations

· Sudan: Mass protests planned to mark one year since the coup

  • UNHCR Boris Cheshirkov (B-128)

· Devastation in South Sudan following fourth year of historic floods

  • OCHA Jens Laerke (B-128)

· ERC Martin Griffiths visits Burkina Faso, calls for attention to situation in Djibo and meets President of the Transition (OCHA)

24 October · United Nations Day · World Development Information Day