Geneva Press Briefing: WHO, WTO, OHCHR, UNHCR, OCHA, FAO/WFP
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01:38:30
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English
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Summary

Biweekly Geneva Press Briefing Chaired by Rhéal LeBlanc, Chief, Press and External Relations Section

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

WHO Tarik Jašarević (Zoom)

  • · WHO Global Campaign to Combat Ageism
  • · WHO Global Evidence-to-Policy Summit 2021

WTO Fernando Puchol (Zoom)

  • · 12th Ministerial Conference

WFP Tomson Phiri (B-128)

  • · WFP study provides first-ever look at the links between climate change and food security in the Philippines

TOPICS

WHO Margaret Harris (Zoom, Kaboul)

  • · Health situation in Afghanistan
  • OHCHR Elizabeth Throssell (B-128)
  • · DRC: Violence in Masisi and Lubero territories in North Kivu
  • · Sudan: Call for restraint ahead of mass protests due Saturday
  • · Western Balkans: Concern over glorification of war criminals

UNHCR Shabia Mantoo (B-128) with Andrew Harper, UNHCR Special Advisor on Climate Action (B-128)

  • · World must turn COP26 words into action for forcibly displaced and stateless

FAO/WFP Tomson Phiri (B-128) with Luca Russo (Zoom), Senior Food Crises Analyst and Team Leader at FAO

  • · Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) Report on Democratic Republic of Congo

FAO Josef Schmidhuber, Deputy Director, Markets and Trade Division, FAO (Zoom)

  • · Food Outlook, November 2021: Food import bills and farm input prices at multi-year highs