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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

ENG

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

ENG

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

ENG

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.