Geneva Press Briefing: OSE Syria, UNCTAD, WTO…

19 October 2021

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Geneva Press Briefing: OSE Syria, UNCTAD, WTO, UNHCR, UNICEF, OCHA, FAO, WMO, UNEP, UNECE

Production Date: 
19 Oct 2021

Video Length

01:32:32

Asset Language: 
English
French

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

ANNOUNCEMENTS

OSE Jenifer Fenton (Room XXVII)

  • · Update on the Syrian constitutional committee

WTO Fernando Puchol

  • · Media accreditation for the 12th WTO Ministerial Conference

UNCTAD Catherine Huissoud (Room XXVII)

  • · WIF 2021 update

WMO Clare Nullis (Room XXVII)

  • · WMO forthcoming reports for COP26 - Greenhouse Gas Bulletin, Global State of Climate

TOPICS

UNICEF James Elder (Room XXVII)

  • · Deteriorating situation for children in Yemen

FAO Luca Russo (Via Zoom), Senior Food Crises Analyst and Team Leader in Office of Emergency and Resilience at FAO

  • · October 2021 Update of the Global Report against Food Crisis

UNHCR Boris Cheshirkov (Via Zoom) with Arafat Jamal, UNHCR Representative in South Sudan (Via Zoom from Juba)

  • · South Sudan floods wreak havoc on vulnerable communities

UNEP Alejandro Laguna (Via Zoom)

  • ·
    Production Gap Report, which analyses the trends in the production of
    fossil fuels and its impact on the fight against climate change. The
    report will be launched on Wednesday, 20 October.

WMO Clare Nullis (Room XXVII)

  • · State of Climate in Africa

UNECE Jean Rodriguez (Via Zoom)

  • · 7th Meeting of the Parties to the Aarhus Convention
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