Geneva Press Briefing: WFP, UNICEF, ECW, WHO,…

Summary
Geneva Bi-Weekly Press Briefing Chaired by Alessandra Vellucci, Director of the United Nations Information Service (UNIS) in Geneva.
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ANNOUNCEMENT

  • WHO Christian Lindmeier (Zoom)

· Marburg virus disease outbreak in Equatorial Guinea - WHO convening an urgent meeting of the Marburg virus vaccine consortium (MARVAC) at 3 p.m. CET today, 14 February 2023

TURKEY / SYRIA EARTHQUAKES

  • WFP Isheeta Sumra (Zoom from Rome) with Kenn Crossley, WFP Country Director in Syria (Zoom from Damascus)

  • UNICEF James Elder (Zoom from Geneva)

OTHER TOPICS

  • OHCHR Jeremy Laurence (B-128)

· Wave of arrests of perceived political opponents and activists in Tunisia

  • ECW Yasmeen Sherif (B-128), Director, Education Cannot Wait

· ECW's 16-17 Feb High-Level Financing Conference (#HLFC2023)