Geneva Press Briefing: UNESCO-BIE, UNITAID, ILO…

26 November 2021

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Geneva Press Briefing: UNESCO-BIE, UNITAID, ILO, WFP, OCHA, UNHCR, UNDP, WHO

Production Date: 
26 Nov 2021

Video Length

01:28:51

Asset Language: 
English
French

Summary: 
Biweekly Geneva Press Briefing Chaired by Alessandra Vellucci, Director of the United Nations Information Service in Geneva
Description: 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

OCHA Jens Laerke (B-128)

  • · Announcement on the launch of the Global Humanitarian Overview 2022 on Thursday 2 Dec, in Geneva. (OCHA)

UNDP Sarah Bel (Zoom)

  • ·
    15 Growth Stage Impact Ventures from developing countries attending the
    Building Bridges Week and the Gender Lens Investing Award

ILO Sophy Fisher (Zoom)

  • · Publication on 30 Nov of the ILO/Gallup report on HIV/AIDS stigma and discrimination in the workplace

WHO Christian Lindmeier (B-128)

  • · WHA Special Session

TOPICS

UNESCO-BIE Yao Ydo (Zoom)

  • ·
    The hosting of a ministerial visit organized by UNESCO-IBE to
    strengthen cooperation between education stakeholders in Switzerland and
    those of the delegations that will participate in the study tour. (The
    Ministers of National Education of Chad, Djibouti and Guinea Bissau will
    be present)
  • · The main orientations for UNESCO-IBE taken from the General Conference

UNITAID Hervé Verhoosel (B-128)

  • · HIV auto-tests, giving the latest numbers about their use - especially in LMICs -

WFP Tomson Phiri (B-128)

  • · Hunger worsens in northern Ethiopia

OCHA Jens Laerke (B-128)

  • · Cameroon – Humanitarian Coordinator condemns attack on school (OCHA)

UNHCR Matthew Saltmarsh (B-128) with Philippa Candler, UNHCR representative in Panama (Zoom from Guyana)

  • · UNHCR concerned about difficult living conditions of indigenous Venezuelans in Guyana

WHO Christian Lindmeier (B-128)

  • · Update on variant B 1.1.529
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