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Geneva Press Briefing: UNHCR, WFP, UNECE, WHO
6 Apr 2021 -  Biweekly Geneva Press Briefing Chaired by Alessandra Vellucci, Director of the United Nations Information Service in Geneva

ANNOUNCEMENTS
UNECE Jean Rodriguez
• Press release on the potential for CO2 storage in countries of Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia

WHO Margaret Harris
• World Health Day

OTHER TOPICS
UNHCR Babar Baloch
• UNHCR scales up response as thousands flee attacks in northern Mozambique
• 120,000 refugees assisted to access Iran’s health insurance scheme

WFP Tomson Phiri
• Food security situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo


6 April
International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (A/RES/67/296)

7 April
• International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda (A/72/49 (Vol. III) p.186 and A/RES/58/234)
• World Health Day [WHO] (WHA/A.2/Res.35)