Geneva Press Briefing: HRC, UNICEF, UNDP, IFRC…

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

  • HRC Rolando Gomez

· Human Rights Council update

  • WIPO Edward Harris (Zoom)

· Announcement pertaining to the sharing of embargoed materials before Tuesday press conference

TÜRKIYE AND SYRIA EARTHQUAKES

  • UNDP Sudipto Mukerjee (Zoom from Damascus), UNDP Syria Resident Representative

  • UNICEF Marixie Mercado (B-128) with Afshan Khan (B-128), UNICEF Regional Director for Europe and Central Asia

UKRAINE

  • IFRC Tommaso Della Longa (B-128) with Birgitte Bischoff Ebbesen (Zoom from Budapest), IFRC Regional Director for Europe

OTHER TOPICS

  • WMO Clare Nullis (B-128)

· Tropical cyclone Freddy poses a threat to Mozambique and neighbouring parts of southern Africa with exceptional rainfall.

  • WHO Tarik Jašarević (Zoom) with Dr Philippe Barboza (Zoom from Geneva), WHO Cholera team lead

· Update on the global cholera situation

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