Press Conferences

Geneva Press Briefing: HRC, WFP, UNICEF, FAO,…

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

ANNOUNCEMENTS

HRC Rolando Gomez

  • · Human Rights Council update

UNHCR Shabia Mantoo (Zoom)

  • · Launch of the UNHCR's 2022 Refugee Education Report

WHO Margaret Harris (Zoom)

  • · Press briefing on the new framework for lifesciences
  • · global press briefing with the DG

SOMALIA DROUGHT AND IPC UPDATE

FAO Etienne Peterschmitt, FAO Representative in Somalia (from Jallam, Nugaal Region of Puntland in Somalia)

WFP El-Khidir Daloum, WFP Somalia Representative and Country Director Zoom from Mogadishu, Somalia

UNICEF James Elder (Zoom)

  • · Somalia: latest dire numbers of severe acute malnutrition of children

PAKISTAN FLOODS

UNDP Knut Ostby, Resident Representative in Pakistan (Islamabad)

  • · Recovery and reconstruction must start now and be climate-smart