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

Geneva Press Briefing: HRC, WHO, UNHCR, WFP, WMO, IPCC, ILO, ITU
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Geneva Press Briefing chaired by Michele Zaccheo, Chief of the Radio, TV and Webcast Section at the United Nations Information Service in Geneva.


  • HRC Pascal Sim (B-128)

· Human Rights Council update

  • WHO Christian Lindmeier (Zoom)

· Marburg virus R&D virtual meeting - Integrating Research into Outbreaks

  • ILO Rosalind Yarde (Zoom)

· Launch of ILO report on key workers

· ILO Governing Body session 13 – 23 March.

  • ITU David Hirsch (B-128)

· Next week's WSIS Forum 2023


  • WHO Christian Lindmeier (Zoom) with Liesbeth Aelbrecht, WHO Incident Manager (from Nairobi)

· Health Crisis in the greater Horn of Africa

  • UNHCR Matthew Saltmarsh (B-128)

· UNHCR concerned by conflict's toll on hundreds of thousands displaced in eastern DR Congo

  • WFP Isheeta Sumra (Zoom) with Romina Woldemariam, WFP's Regional Emergency Coordinator (from Johannesburg)

· Update on Cyclone Freddy, impact and response in Mozambique and Madagascar

  • WMO Clare Nullis (B-128)

· Tropical cyclone Freddy will hit Mozambique

· Antarctic sea ice extent lowest on record in February

  • IPCC Andrej Mahecic (Zoom)

· Release of the IPCC Synthesis Report on 20 March