Geneva Press Briefing: WHO, OHCHR, WFP, UNHCR, OCHA
Production Date
Video Length
01:12:32
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)