Geneva Press Briefing: HRC, IPU, UNHCR, UNICEF…

Bi-weekly UNIS Press Briefing


HRC Rolando Gomez(B-128)

  • · Human Rights Council update

IPU Thomas Fitzsimons (B-128)

  • · 145th IPU Assembly, Kigali, Rwanda 11-15 October 2022


  • · On behalf of ITU
  • · Sign Languages Unite Us: Celebration of the International Day of Sign Languages 2022
  • · Cine ONU


UNHCR Shabia Mantoo (B-128) with Elizabeth Tan, UNHCR Director of the Division of International Protection (B-128)

  • · Legal guidance on Somalis applying for asylum

Babar Baloch (Zoom)

  • · Update on Pakistan floods

UNICEF James Elder (Zoom) with Gerida Birukila, UNICEF Pakistan's Chief of Field Office in Balochistan (from Quetta Moi)

  • · The harrowing situation children are currently seeking to survive in Pakistan.

WFP Tomson Phiri (Zoom) with Mohanna Eljabaly, Associate Executive Director for Compliance & Development, Yemeni Family Care Association (YFCA)

· Humanitarian organisations estimate one person is dying of hunger every four seconds. As world leaders gather for the United Nations General Assembly, 238 civil society organisations demand urgent action to save lives now.

OHCHR Ravina Shamdasani (B-128)

  • · Iran: Alarm at the death in custody of Mahsa Amini