Alessandra Vellucci, Director of the United Nations Information Service, chaired the hybrid briefing, attended by spokespersons and representatives of the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, the World Food Programme, the United Nations Refugee Agency, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, the World Health Organization, and the European Broadcasting Union.
Continuity footage from the press conference on Friday at UN Geneva, at the end of the fifth and final day of the Syrian Constitutional Committee discussions at the Palais des Nations, with UN Special Envoy for Syria Geir Pedersen.
Subject: Third day of the Syrian Constitutional Committee (Small Group) meeting at UN Geneva, scheduled from Monday 30 November to Friday 4 December.
Alessandra Vellucci, Director of the United Nations Information Service, chaired the hybrid briefing, attended by spokespersons and representatives of the Office of the United Nations Special Envoy for Syria, the World Health Organization, the International Drug Purchase Facility - Unitaid, the United Nations Children’s Fund, the International Telecommunication Union, the World Intellectual Property Organization, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and the World Meteorological Organization.
Syrians gather in Geneva for fresh round of talks aimed at writing new constitution for war-torn country. A fourth round of intra-Syrian talks hosted by the United Nations in Geneva could present an opportunity to “focus more heavily” on securing a peaceful political solution to almost a decade of fighting, UN Special Envoy Geir Pedersen said on Sunday.
UN appeals for $35 billion to help record world’s ‘most vulnerable and fragile’ in 2021. A record 235 million people will need humanitarian assistance and protection next year, a near- 40 per cent increase on 2020 which is “almost entirely from COVID-19”, the UN’s emergency relief chief said on Tuesday.