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

Geneva Press Briefing: WFP, UNICEF, FAO, WMO, WHO
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Geneva Press Briefing



WFP               Eddie Rowe (Zoom from Port Sudan), WFP Country Director in Sudan

·     Sudan - Update on scale up of emergency operations


UNICEF         James Elder (B-128)

·     Back of conflict, chaos and neglect, more children in Sudan today require lifesaving support than ever before




UNICEF         Wafaa Saeed (Zoom from Mogadishu), UNICEF Representative in Somalia

·     Impact of flooding in Somalia on children and families and UNICEF's response


FAO / WFP   Shukri Ahmed (Zoom from Rome), FAO Deputy Director of the Office of Emergencies and Resilience with, Kyungnan Park (Zoom from Rome), Director of Emergencies

·    Hunger Hotspots – FAO-WFP early warnings on acute food insecurity; June to November 2023 outlook


WMO             Clare Nullis (B-128)

·       World Meteorological Congress elevates cryosphere (ice, snow) to a top priority because of rapid climate change.




WHO                Tarik Jašarević (Zoom)

·       World Health Assembly


UNIS on behalf of OSE

The UN Special Envoy for Syria Mr. Geir O. Pedersen briefs the Security Council today at 10aNY/4pm Geneva. The transcript of his briefing will be distributed when he concludes.