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09-09-2022 | Press Conferences

Bi-Weekly Press Briefing 09 September 2022

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Rhéal LeBlanc, Chief of the Press and External Relations Section at the United Nations Information Service in Geneva, chaired the hybrid press briefing, which was attended by the spokespersons of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, the World Food Programme, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and the World Meteorological Organization.

Summary of the briefing:

  • Human Rights Council update with HRC Rolando Gomez
  • Prisoners of WAR (POWs) and Crimea in particular with OHCHR Elizabeth Throssell and Matilda Bogner, head of monitoring mission in Ukraine (from Odesa)
  • WFP Steps up relief and recovery assistance for communities affected by devastating floods in Pakistan with Tomson Phiri (WFP)
  • Nearly 100,000 refugee arrivals in Uganda face a silent emergency, enormous needs with Matthew Crentsil (UNHCR Representative in Uganda)
  • United in Science release next Tuesday and Europe had the hottest summer on record from WMO Clare Nullis


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Bi-Weekly Press Briefing 09 September 2022 / 1:27:05

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