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

Geneva Press Briefing: IOM, WFP, OHCHR, WHO, HRC, OCHA, UNEP
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Biweekly Geneva Press Briefing chaired by Mr. Rolando Gomez, Chief, Press and External Relations Section.



WFP               Isheeta Sumra (from Rome)

·       Hunger set to hit record high in Sudan as fighting continues


IOM               Paul Dillon (Zoom)

·       Updated IDP figures from Sudan 


OHCHR         Ravina Shamdasani (B-128)

·       Iran executions

·       Haiti spike in violence


OCHA            Jens Laerke (B-128)

·       Nigeria hunger alert


WHO              Tarik Jašarević (Zoom) with Dr Allisyn Moran Maternal health unit head,                               Department of Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health and Ageing                    (MCA), WHO HQ (from South Africa)

·       Joint WHO-UNICEF-UNFPA progress report on newborn and maternal health



UNEP             Alejandro Laguna (Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic)

·       World Environment Day

·       Launch of a new report: Turning off the Tap: How the world can end plastic pollution and create a circular economy