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Press Conferences | UNOG

Rhéal LeBlanc, Chief of the Press and External Relations Section, United Nations Information Service in Geneva, chaired the briefing, which was attended by the spokespersons for the World Health Organization, the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and the United Nations Conference...

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Edited News | OCHA , WHO , UNOG

Efforts to help the small Pacific island of Samoa overcome a deadly measles outbreak have received a $2.6 million boost from the UN’s emergency fund, CERF. The development – announced in New York by the organisation’s emergency relief chief Mark Lowcock - comes as deaths from the preventable...

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Press Conferences | UNOG

Biweekly Briefings TV / Radio / Photo Information for journalists CONTACTS FAQS REGULAR PRESS BRIEFING BY THE INFORMATION SERVICE 6 December 2019 Rhéal LeBlanc, Chief, Press and External Relations Section, United Nations Information Service in Geneva, chaired the briefing, which was...

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Edited News | OHCHR

As more information gradually filters out of Iran in the wake of the recent protests, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Friday expressed alarm “at the continuing lack of transparency about casualties and the treatment” of thousands of detainees, as well as continuing...

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Edited News | UNHCR

“The Brazilian government continues to lead the humanitarian response for the most vulnerable Venezuelans arriving in the country, while also promoting innovative, open and generous ways to support their socio-economic inclusion” for some 224,000 Venezuelans already in Brazil, UN Refugee Agency said...

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Press Conferences | UNOG

Alessandra Vellucci, Director of the United Nations Information Service in Geneva, chaired the briefing, which was attended by spokespersons for the United Nations Refugee Agency, the World Health Organization, the World Meteorological Organization, the United Nations Development Programme, the...

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Edited News | UNICEF , OCHA , UNESCO , WMO

A record 166 million people worldwide will need help and protection in crises spanning more than 50 countries in 2020, the UN’s emergency relief chief said, in an appeal for nearly $29 billion in humanitarian aid from donors. Climatic shocks, large infectious disease outbreaks and intensifying,...

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Press Conferences | UNOG , UNITED NATIONS

Geir O. Pedersen, United Nations Special Envoy for Syria briefs the press, Geneva. UNOG.

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Edited News | UNHCR , WHO , UNOG , WFP

Violence in DRC Ebola hotspot leaves people ‘caught in crossfire’, disrupts aid relief. Attacks on communities in an Ebola outbreak hotspot in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have created a humanitarian crisis and threatened aid distribution, the UN said on Friday, amid reports of...

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Press Conferences | UNOG

Rhéal LeBlanc, Chief, Press and External Relations Section, United Nations Information Service in Geneva, chaired the briefing, which was attended by spokespersons for the United Nations Refugee Agency, the World Food Programme, the World Health Organization, the United Nations Children’s Fund, the...