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Geneva Press Briefing: HRC, WHO, OCHA, WFP, UNHCR…

24 September 2021

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Geneva Press Briefing: HRC, WHO, OCHA, WFP, UNHCR, UNECE, WTO

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Production Date: 
24 Sep 2021

Video Length

01:05:04

Asset Language: 
English
French

Summary: 
Chaired by Michele Zaccheo, Chief of the Radio and Television Section, UNIS Geneva
Description: 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

-HRC                Rolando
Gomez

·        
Human Rights Council update

 

-UNECE        Jean
Rodriguez

·        
9th session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Water
Convention (29 September-1 October 2021)

 

-WTO               Fernando Puchol

·        
WTO Public Forum next week          

 

 

-UNIS for UNCTAD

·        
UNCTAD will release a report on its assistance
to the Palestinian people on Tuesday, 28 September. Embargoed press materials
on the report are available in the UNCTAD virtual newsroom. A hybrid press
conference on the report will be held on Monday, 27 September, at 2:30 p.m.
under embargo.

 

In
addition, UNCTAD will release its Digital Economy Report 2021 on                 Wednesday,
29 September. Embargoed press materials on the report are available             in the UNCTAD virtual newsroom. A hybrid press
conference on the report will   be held
on Tuesday, 28 September, at 3:30 p.m. under embargo.

 

 

COVID-19

-WHO               Margaret Harris Dr Janet Diaz, head of clinical
care

·        
WHO is updating its clinical care guidance to
include the drugs casirivimab and imdevimab (produced by Regeneron) for
treatment for non-severe COVID-19 patients who are at highest risk of
hospitalisation                               

 

 

TOPICS

-OCHA             Jens Laerke

·        
Update on floods in Sudan

 

-WFP                Tomson Phiri

·        
Drought in south western Angola      

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