Summary

Bi-weekly Press Briefing

Description

ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • UNIS on behalf of OSE Syria

The eighth session of the Syrian Constitutional

Committee concludes today. The Office of the Special Envoy will communicate any relevant information at the end of the session.

  • UNIS - Closing of the 90th session of the Committee on the Rights of the Child this afternoon at 5 p.m.

During
this session, the Committee examined the reports of Cambodia, Canada,
Chile, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Djibouti, Greece, Iceland, Kiribati,
Somalia, and Zambia.

UKRAINE: 100 days since the 24 February Russian invasion of Ukraine

  • UN Amin Awad, United Nations Crisis Coordinator for Ukraine (From Kyiv)

  • WFP Matthew Hollingworth, Emergency Coordinator for WFP in Ukraine (From Lviv)

  • WHO Dr Jarno Habicht, WHO Representative and Head of the WHO Country Office in Ukraine (From Lviv)

  • UNFPA Jaime Nadal, UNFPA's representative in Ukraine (From railway station in Lviv)

  • UNHCR Karolina Lindholm Billing, UNHCR Representative in Ukraine (From Vinnitsya)

  • IOM Stephen Rogers, Ukraine deputy chief of mission (From Kyiv)

  • UNDP Manal Fouani, acting UNDP Ukraine Resident Representative (From Lviv)

YEMEN

  • OHCHR Liz Throssell (B-128)

· Yemen truce welcome, need for effective de-mining operations, dire situation in Ta'izz

OTHER

  • 03 June - World Bicycle Day
  • 04 June - International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression
  • 05 June -  World Environment Day

· International Day for the Fight against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing

  • 06 Jun - Russian Language Day