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Security Council, Commission on Population and Development & other topics - Daily Press Briefing
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Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.

The Security Council this morning met in a session on Risks stemming from violations of the agreements regulating the export of weapons and military equipment.  

In New York, the Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed, spoke at the opening of the 56th session of the Commission on Population and Development, which will focus on the topic of education. 

On Ukraine, the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs is alarmed by the impact of hostilities on hospitals and health workers, amid shelling of areas along the front lines.  

In Mali, the International Mediation – which is a group which includes the UN mission, Algeria, the African Union, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the European Union, the U.S. and France, presented concrete proposals to the parties to relaunch the implementation of the peace agreement. 

Between 5 and 7 April, a convoy completed deliveries to two of the MINURSO Team Sites east of the berm at Tifariti and Mehaires, with the support of the Frente POLISARIO, as well as Morocco.  

The Under-Secretary-General for Peacebuilding and Political Affairs, Rosemary DiCarlo, is visiting China, Japan and the Republic of Korea from 10 to 18 April to discuss issues of mutual importance.  

Today, the Secretary-General appointed AnneMarie van den Berg of the Netherlands as Assistant Secretary-General for Supply Chain Management in the Department of Operational Support (DOS).