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07-07-2020 | Press Conferences

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing 07 July 2020

ENG

Rhéal LeBlanc, Chief of the Press and External Relations Section at the United Nations Information Service (UNIS), chaired the hybrid briefing, attended by the spokespersons for the Human Rights Council (HRC), the World Food Programme (WFP), the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR), the International Labour Organization (ILO), and the World Health Organization (WHO).

03-07-2020 | Press Conferences

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing 03 July 2020

ENG

Alessandra Vellucci, Director of the United Nations Information Service (UNIS), chaired the hybrid briefing, attended by the spokespersons and representatives from the World Food Programme, the Human Rights Council, the United Nations Environment Programme, the World Health Organization, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, the International Organization for Migration and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.

01-07-2020 | Press Conferences

UNCTAD virtual Press Conference 01 July 2020

ENG

UNCTAD virtual Press Conference 01 July 2020: COVID-19 and tourism: Assessing the economic consequences

30-06-2020 | Press Conferences

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing 30 June 2020 continuity

ENG

Rhéal LeBlanc, Chief of the Press and External Relations Section at the United Nations Information Service (UNIS), chaired the hybrid briefing, attended by the spokespersons for the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), the World Food Programme (WFP), the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR), the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the International Organization for Migration, and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS).

26-06-2020 | Press Conferences

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing 26 June 2020

ENG

Alessandra Vellucci, Director of the United Nations Information Service, chaired the hybrid briefing, attended by the spokespersons and representatives for the World Food Programme, the Human Rights Council, the World Meteorological Organization, the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, the International Labour Organization, the World Health Organization, the United Nations Children’s Fund, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, the United Nations Refugee Agency, and the International Organization for Migration.

25-06-2020 | Press Conferences

OHCHR report press conference 25 June 2020

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OHCHR report on the impact of new technologies on the promotion and protection of human rights in the context of assemblies.

25-06-2020 | Press Conferences

OHCHR-HRC Press conference 25 June 2020

ENG

OHCHR-HRC Press conference 25 June 2020: Human Rights Council 44th regular session

24-06-2020 | Press Conferences

UNCTAD press conference 24 June 2020

ENG

UNCTAD press conference 2 4June 2020: Commodities at a glance – Special issue on strategic battery raw materials

23-06-2020 | Press Conferences

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing 23 June 2020

ENG

Alessandra Vellucci, Director of the United Nations Information Service (UNIS), chaired the hybrid briefing, attended by the spokespersons and representatives for the World Food Programme, the Human Rights Council, the International Labour Organization, the International Telecommunications Union, the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, the United Nations Children’s Fund, and the World Meteorological Organization.

22-06-2020 | Press Conferences

ITC press conference 22 June 2020

ENG

Release of the 2020 SME Competitiveness Outlook – COVID19: The Great Lockdown and its Impact on Small Business

19-06-2020 | Press Conferences

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing 19 June 2020 continuity

ENG

Alessandra Vellucci, Director of the United Nations Information Service, chaired the virtual briefing, attended by the spokespersons for the World Food Programme, the World Health Organization, the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, the Human Rights Council, the United Nations Refugee Agency, and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.

18-06-2020 | Press Conferences

UN Press conference - Covid-19, Policy Brief on World of Work 18 June 2020

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UN Press conference - Covid-19, Policy Brief on World of Work 18 June 2020

16-06-2020 | Press Conferences

WFP press conference 16 June 2020

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Impact of COVID-19 in Latin America and WFP’s response: Miguel Barreto, Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean

16-06-2020 | Press Conferences

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing 16 June 2020 continuity

ENG

Alessandra Vellucci, Director of the United Nations Information Service (UNIS), chaired the virtual briefing, attended by the spokespersons for the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR), the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the Human Rights Council (HRC), and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).

12-06-2020 | Press Conferences

UNAIDS press conference 12 June 2020

ENG

UNAIDS press conference 12 June 2020

12-06-2020 | Press Conferences

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing 12 June 2020

ENG

Alessandra Vellucci, Director of the United Nations Information Service, chaired the virtual briefing, attended by spokespersons for the World Food Programme, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, and the Human Rights Council, the United Nation’s Children Fund, Office of the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. The topics addressed included COVID-19, the 43rd session of the Human Rights Council, the situation in Yemen, a recent ruling on country citizenship laws in The Bahamas, the situation in the Sahel, and reports of pushback at Greece’s sea and land borders.

09-06-2020 | Press Conferences

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing 09 June 2020

ENG

Rhéal LeBlanc, Chief of the Press and External Relations Section at the United Nations Information Service (UNIS), chaired the virtual briefing, attended by the spokespersons for the World Food Programme (WFP), the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR), the International Labour Organization (ILO), the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), and the Human Rights Council (HRC).

05-06-2020 | Press Conferences

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing 05 June 2020

ENG

Alessandra Vellucci, Director of the United Nations Information Service, chaired the virtual briefing, which was attended by the spokespersons and representatives for the World Food Programme, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, the World Health Organization, the International Organization for Migration, the World Meteorological Organization, the International Parliamentary Union, and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.

04-06-2020 | Edited News , Press Conferences

OHCHR Press conference: Report on Human rights in the Philippines

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At a virtual press Conference Ravina Shamdasani, Philippines Report Team Leader, UN Human Rights Office, Bangkok and Rory Mungoven, Chief Asia Pacific Section, UN Human Rights Office, Geneva, briefed journalist on Release of report mandated by UN Human Rights Council (Resolution 41/2) on the situation of human rights in the Philippines.

02-06-2020 | Edited News , Press Conferences

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing Western Niger Attack - UNHCR

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Western Niger attack leaves 1,100 people ‘on the run’, warns refugee agency. A vicious attack by an armed gang on vulnerable refugees and host communities in western Niger has left more than 1,000 people “on the run”, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said on Tuesday, the latest violence in the troubled Liptako Gourma region.

02-06-2020 | Edited News , Press Conferences , COVID-19

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing COVID-19 Update - WHO

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European COVID infections indicate ‘east-west divide’: WHO. Europe is seeing a “steady” decline in COVID-19 infections, although the generally positive trend has not happened in Russia and parts of Eastern Europe, the UN health agency said on Tuesday.

02-06-2020 | Press Conferences

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing 02 June 2020

ENG

Alessandra Vellucci, Director of the United Nations Information Service, chaired the virtual briefing, which was attended by the spokespersons and representatives for the World Food Programme, the United Nations Refugee Agency, the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, the United Nations Environment Programme, the World Health Organization, and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.

29-05-2020 | Press Conferences

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing 29 May 2020

ENG

Rhéal LeBlanc, Chief of Press and External Relations at the United Nations Information Service, chaired the virtual briefing, which was attended by the spokespersons for the World Food Programme, the International Organization for Migration, the United Nations Refugee Agency, the World Health Organization, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights and the Office of the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. The topics addressed were COVID-19, the situation in Yemen, and a camp blaze in Eastern Nigeria.

26-05-2020 | Press Conferences

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing 26 May 2020

ENG

Alessandra Vellucci, Director of the United Nations Information Service (UNIS), chaired the virtual briefing, which was attended by the spokespersons for the World Food Programme, the World Meteorological Organization, the International Labour Organization and the United Nations Refugee Agency. The topics addressed were: COVID-19 and the situation in Yemen.

22-05-2020 | Press Conferences

Joint FAO-UNEP Press Briefing on the “State of World’s Forests Report 2020

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Joint FAO-UNEP Press Briefing on the “State of World’s Forests Report 2020: Forests, Biodiversity and People” on the occasion of the International Day for Biological Diversity

22-05-2020 | Press Conferences

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing 22 May 2020

ENG

Alessandra Vellucci, Director of the United Nations Information Service (UNIS), chaired the virtual briefing, which was attended by the spokespersons for the World Food Programme, the United Nations Refugee Agency, the World Health Organization, the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, the International Labour Organization, and the World Meteorological Organization. The topics addressed were the cyclone Amphan in Bangladesh, the Atlantic hurricane season, and COVID-19.

22-05-2020 | Press Conferences

UNOG Press conference: UN Geneva at the time of COVID-19

ENG

UNOG Press conference: UN Geneva at the time of COVID-19

20-05-2020 | Press Conferences

UNDP Press conference: Global Launch of UNDP report - continuity

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Global Launch of UNDP report “Human Development Perspectives COVID-19: Assessing the impact, envisioning the recovery”

19-05-2020 | Press Conferences

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing 19 May 2020

ENG

Alessandra Vellucci, Director of the United Nations Information Service (UNIS), chaired the virtual briefing, which was attended by the representatives and spokespersons of the Office of the Special Envoy for Syria, the International Telecommunications Union, the United Nations Development Programme, the United Nations Refugee Agency, the World Food Programme, the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, the World Meteorological Organization, the International Organization for Migration, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, and the World Health Organization. The topics addressed were: the situation in Syria; COVID-19; cyclone Armphan; wet season across east Africa; and the World Health Assembly.

15-05-2020 | Press Conferences

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing 15 May 2020

ENG

Alessandra Vellucci, Director of the United Nations Information Service (UNIS), chaired the virtual briefing, which was attended by the spokespersons and representatives for the United Nations Children’s Fund, the International Telecommunications Union, the World Food Programme, the United Nations Refugee Agency, the World Health Organization, the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and the International Organization for Migration. The topics addressed were the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on the situation in Rohingya camps, Bangladesh, Libya and Central America, as well as on vaccination in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the humanitarian outlook in the Sahel.

12-05-2020 | Press Conferences

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing 12 May 2020

ENG

Alessandra Vellucci, Director of the United Nations Information Service (UNIS), chaired the virtual briefing, which was attended by the spokespersons of the World Food Programme (WFP), the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR), the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), the International Labour Organization (ILO), the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), and the World Health Organization (WHO).

08-05-2020 | Press Conferences

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing 08 May 2020

ENG

Alessandra Vellucci, Director of the United Nations Information Service (UNIS), chaired the virtual briefing, which was attended by the spokespersons and representatives for the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the World Food Programme (WFP), the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and the World Health Organization (WHO). The topics addressed were the COVID-19 pandemic, the 40th anniversary of the eradication of smallpox, the upcoming World Health Assembly, the surging violence in eastern Congo, the escalating violence and killings across Syria and migrants in the Mediterranean.

08-05-2020 | Edited News , Press Conferences , COVID-19

WHO Press conference: Covid-19 Zoonotic Origin

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Press conference WHO: Covid-19 Zoonotic Origin - Virus hunters continue search for animal link to COVID-19 infections in people

07-05-2020 | Edited News , Press Conferences , COVID-19

IOM Press conference: The Impact of COVID-19 on Global Mobility

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Migrants stranded ‘all over the world’ and at risk from COVID-19. Thousands of migrants have been stranded “all over the world” where they face a heightened risk of COVID-19 infection, the head of UN migration agency, IOM, said on Thursday.

05-05-2020 | Edited News , Press Conferences , COVID-19

Press conference ITU: COVID-19 & Digital Cooperation

ENG

COVID-19 makes universal digital access and cooperation essential: ITU

05-05-2020 | Press Conferences

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing 05 May 2020

ENG

Alessandra Vellucci, Director of the United Nations Information Service (UNIS), chaired the virtual briefing, which was attended by the spokespersons and representatives for the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), the World Food Programme (WFP), the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR), the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the World Health Organization (WHO), and the International Labour Organization (ILO). The topics addressed were COVID-19 and the seventy-third World Health Assembly.