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Geneva Press Briefing: HRC, UNDP, UNHCR, IOM,…

Geneva Press Briefing: HRC, UNDP, UNHCR, IOM, UNICEF, WMO, UNECE

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

HRC              

Pascal Sim 

•            Human Rights Council update 

 

TOPICS 

UNDP            

Louisa Vinton (from Gaziantep) 

•            Update on the earthquake

 

UNHCR       

Johannes van der Klaauw, UNHCR Representative in Bangladesh (B-128)

•            UNHCR, partners seek US$876 m for Rohingya refugees facing 'chilling fog of uncertainty' and Bangladeshi hosts

 

IOM               

Abdusattor Esoev, IOM Bangladesh Chief of Mission (from Bangkok)

•            Remarks on the JRP

                 

UNHCR        

Mamadou Dian Balde, UNHCR Representative in Ethiopia (from Addis Abeba)

•            UNHCR teams and partners rush assistance to some 100,000 newly arrived Somali refugees in hard-to-reach area of Ethiopia

 

UNICEF       

James Elder (Zoom) with Rudolf Schwenk, UNICEF Malawi Representative (from Lilongwe)

•            Deadliest cholera outbreak in its recorded history

 

WMO             

Clare Nullis (Zoom)

•            Tropical cyclone Freddy in Mozambique

 

UNECE         

Jean Rodriguez (B-128)

•            2023 SDGs UNECE regional progress report

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