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

Geneva Press Briefing: WHO, OHCHR, WFP, UNHCR, OCHA
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Bi-weekly Geneva Press Briefing Chaired by Alessandra Vellucci, Director of the United Nations Information Service in Geneva


UNIS on behalf of HRC 

UNIS on behalf of ILO  


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)