Geneva Press Briefing: ILO, FAO, WHO, UNICEF, WFP, IPCC, OHCHR
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Biweekly Geneva Press Briefing Chaired by Rhéal LeBlanc, Chief, Press and External Relations Section



ILO - Rosalind Yarde (Zoom)

· 'Global Forum for a Human-centred Recovery'

FAO  - Dominique
Burgeon (Zoom)

· FAO Award and Regional Conferences

· World Pulses Day 2022

WHO - Christian Lindmeier (Zoom)

· ACT-Accelerator launch – 9 Feb 15:00-16:00


UNICEF James Elder (Zoom) with Mohamed Malick Fall, Eastern
& Sthn African regional director (From Nairobi)

· Crisis in the Horn, and segue to the climate crisis

WFP - Tomson Phiri (B-128)

· Horn of Africa drought

IPCC - Andrej Mahecic (Zoom)

 · Upcoming IPCC approval session for the Working Group II
contribution to the Sixth Assessment Report entitled Climate Change 2022:
Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability.

 OHCHR - Elizabeth Throssell (B-128)

 · Tunisia: Dissolution of high judicial council undermines
rule of law

 · Fears over recurring attacks on IDP camps in eastern DRC

 · Continued disappearance of women activists in Afghanistan

 WHO - Christian Lindmeier (Zoom)

 · Update on access to Northern Ethiopia

 with Dr Vânia de la Fuente-Núñez, Demographic Change &
Healthy Ageing Unit (Zoom)

 · Launch of Ageism in Artificial Intelligence for Health
policy brief