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Geneva Press Briefing: WFP, UNICEF, ICRC, WHO

Geneva Press Briefing: WFP, UNICEF, ICRC, WHO
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Biweekly Geneva Press Briefing Chaired by Alessandra Vellucci, Director of the United Nations Information Service in Geneva


·         WHO Margaret Harris (Zoom)

· Joint Action Plan

· World Health Summit starting on Sunday in Berlin

UNIS on behalf of FAO

UNIS on behalf of ITU


·         WFP Isheeta Sumra (from Rome) with Jean-Martin Bauer, WFP's Country Director in Haiti (from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic)

· Rising food and fuel prices have led to growing civil unrest in Haiti. Fresh data illustrates worrying trends in food insecurity.

·         ICRC Ewan Watson, Head of Media at the ICRC (Zoom)

· Situation regarding Prisoners of War in the Ukraine-Russia international armed conflict.


15 October International Day of Rural Women

16 October World Food Day

17 October International Day for the Eradication of Poverty