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Geneva Press Briefing: HRC, UNCTAD, WFP, WHO,…

Geneva Press Briefing: HRC, UNCTAD, WFP, WHO, IFRC, OCHA
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Bi-weekly Press Briefing chaired by Rhéal LeBlanc , Chief of Press and External Relations at theUnited Nations Information Service (UNIS)


HRC Rolando Gomez

  • · Human Rights Council update

UNCTAD Catherine Huissoud 

  • · The Trade and Development Board starting next Monday for 2 weeks (until 1 July
  • · Presentation of the Financing for Sustainable Development Report 2022 open to journalists.
  • · Reminder that yesterday Rebeca Grynspan and Michelle Bachelet sent an open letter to ministers attending MC12

WHO Christian Lindmeier

  • · Launch of the World Mental Health Report: Transforming mental health for all


WFP Tomson Phiri  with: Lola Castro, WFP Regional Director in Latin America and the Caribbean

  • · Food security crisis affecting Latin America and the Caribbean

Adeyinka Badejo-Sanogo, WFP Acting Country Director in South Sudan (From Juba)

  • · WFP forced to suspend food assistance in South Sudan as funds dry up

IFRC Benoit Carpentier

  • · Red Cross Red Crescent statutory meetings in Geneva (19-23 June)
  • · Heat action day