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Geneva Press Briefing: WHO, OHCHR, WFP, UNHCR…

14 January 2022

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Geneva Press Briefing: WHO, OHCHR, WFP, UNHCR, OCHA

Production Date: 
14 Jan 2022

Video Length

01:28:14

Asset Language: 
English

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

ANNOUNCEMENTS  

UNIS on behalf of HRC 

UNIS on behalf of ILO  


TOPICS  

WHO Fadela Chaib (Zoom) with Dr Janet Diaz, Team Lead Clinical Care (Zoom) 

· New treatments for Covid- 19 

 

OHCHR Elizabeth Throssell (B-128) 

· Reaction to the airstrikes and ongoing arbitrary detentions in Ethiopia 

· Hate speech in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and in Serbia 

WFP Tomson Phiri (Zoom) 

· WFP's Northern Ethiopia operations on verge of grinding to a halt 


UNHCR Boris Cheshirkov (Zoom) 

· Decade of Sahel conflict leaves 2.5 million people displaced 


OCHA Jens Laerke (B-128) 

· Largest-ever allocation from UN emergency fund CERF to 13 under-funded humanitarian crises (OCHA) 

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