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Geneva Press Briefing: UNCTAD, WFP, ILO, UNHCR, OHCHR, OCHA, WHO
19 Jan 2020 -  Bi-Weekly Geneva Press Briefing
UNCTAD Catherine Huissoud
• Publication of the latest FDI data for the year 2020 (press conference on Friday 22 January at 2:30 p.m., embargo on Sunday night at 6 p.m. GMT)
• UNCTAD’s Secretary-General Mukhisa Kituyi resigns with effect from 15 February. The Deputy Secretary-General of UNCTAD, Ms. Isabelle Durant of Belgium will be appointed as Acting Secretary-General of UNCTAD

WFP Tomson Phiri
• Joint UN Media Advisory UN Directors for Southern and Eastern Africa address media on the deteriorating humanitarian situation in northern Mozambique

ILO Rosalind Yarde
• Launch on 25 January of the ILO’s ‘7th Monitor on COVID-19 and the world of work.’ – virtual press conference

• UNHCR finds dire need in Eritrean refugee camps cut off in Tigray conflict

OCHA Jens Laerke
• Madagascar – release of inter-agency Flash Appeal in response to drought

OHCHR Marta Hurtado
• Persistent insecurity and increasing political tensions in Haiti