Geneva Press Briefing: OHCHR, HRC, UNHCR, FAO, UNRSF, WHO, UNCTAD
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01:40:07
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English
French
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Biweekly Geneva Press Briefing Chaired by Alessandra Vellucci, Director of the United Nations Information Service in Geneva

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

HRC -    Rolando Gomez
•    Human Rights Council announcement

UNCTAD -         Catherine Huissoud
•    New Publication: A New Centre of Gravity: the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership and its Trade Effects

WHO -        Margaret Harris
•    Establishment of a children's cancer medicines platform

TOPICS

OHCHR -    Rupert Colville
•    Human Rights Day
•    Libya expulsions
•    Myanmar killings, escalation of violence

UNHCR - Boris Cheshirkov
•    Tensions over resources trigger fighting in Cameroon -- at least 30,000 forced to flee to Chad

FAO -     Adriano Timossi with Rosalaura Romeo, FAO Programme Officer,             Mountain Partnership Secretariat (MPS),
•    Celebration of the UN International Day of Mountains 2021 on the theme Sustainable Mountain Tourism

UNRSF - Stéphanie Schumacher with Anastasia Kalinina, Fundraising Officer for the          UNRSF
•    Presentation of the UNRSF campaign #moments2live4