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Daily Press Briefing by the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General

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Daily Press Briefing by the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General.
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The Secretary-General has decided to disband his Fact-Finding Mission (FFM) regarding the 29 July 2022 Incident at Olenivka in Ukraine in the absence of conditions required for the deployment of the Mission to the site. 

United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said today two inter-agency convoys, facilitated by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, delivered aid to two towns in the southern Khersonska oblast. 

The Secretary-General is on leave in his home country, Portugal. This afternoon, in Lisbon he will receive the University of Lisbon Award, and he will make some remarks.

The Security Council met this morning on the question of Syria’s reported chemical weapons programme.  

This afternoon at 3 o’clock, the Security Council will have a briefing on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian Question.   

United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said that in the northern parts of Ethiopia, aid continues to be sent into the Tigray region.

Hanaa Singer-Hamdy of Egypt took up her post as a new Resident Coordinator in Nepal on 1 January. 

The Director-General of the World Health Organization, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said today that four years into the COVID-19 pandemic, the world is in a much better place than it was earlier due to clinical care management, vaccines and treatments; but the threat from the pandemic persists.

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