Geneva Press Briefing: OHCHR, IOM, WHO, UNHCR, FAO, WFP, OCHA
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01:02:06
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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

OCHA - Jens Laerke

  • ·         Upcoming embargoed release on somalia
TOPICS

OHCHR - Ravina Shamdasani

  • ·         Vietnam: Jailing of human rights defenders
  • ·         South Korea: Need for equality bill

UNHCR - Matthew Saltmarsh

  • ·         Clashes in Cameroon's Far North displace more than 100,000 people

FAO/WFP -   Dominique Burgeon (FAO) and Tomson Phiri (WFP) with Lavinia Antonaci, FAO Technical Officer / Global Network Against Food Crises and Louise Gentzel, WFP Programme and Policy Officer / Global Network Against Food Crises

  • ·         Global Network against Food Crisis 2021 report on Financing Flows and Food Crises

IOM/WHO -  Jaqueline Weekers Director of IOM's Migration Health Division and Santino Severoni, Director of WHO's Health and Migration Program (PHM)

  • ·         Equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines and health services remains insufficient, and stigma and discrimination against migrants widespread.