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6 December 2019OHCHR Press Conference - Committee Against Torture (CAT)68th session of the Committee Against Torture
  • Felice Gaer, Vice Chair of the Committee and co-Rapporteur on Uzbekistan
  • Claude Heller, Vice Chair of the Committee and co-Rapporteur on Burkina Faso
  • Jens Modvig, Chair of the Committee and co-Rapporteur on Cyprus
  • Rodriguez-Pinzon, Committee member and co-Rapporteur on Latvia
  • Abdelwahab Hani, Committee member and co-Rapporteur on NigerOHCHR
  • 3 December 2019OCHA & UNICEF joint Press conference (under embargo)OCHA Global Humanitarian Overview 2020 and UNICEF Humanitarian Action for Children 2020
    OCHA presents its annual Global Humanitarian Overview 2020, the world’s most comprehensive overview of the state of humanitarian action, number of people in need, and current trends. It presents coordinated response plans for humanitarian action across the world including the funding necessary to implement them.
    UNICEF launches its Humanitarian Action for Children 2020 financial appeal to meet the needs of children affected by conflict and disaster across the globe. UNICEF’s HAC appeals are aligned with the GHO but include additional country and regional appeals.

    EMBARGOED until Wednesday, 4 December 2019 - 05:00 GMT / 06:00 CET
  • Mark Lowcock, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator
  • Manuel Fontaine, Director of Emergency Programmes, UNICEFOCHA
  • 2 December 2019UNCTAD Press conferencePresentation of the report entitled Economic cost of the Israeli occupation for the Palestinian people: Fiscal aspects
  • Mutasim Elagraa, Economist, Assistance to the Palestinian People Unit, UNCTADUNCTAD
  • 2 December 2019IFRC Press ConferenceQ&A session about IFRC humanitarian priorities (Venezuela, Syria, migration, the humanitarian consequences of climate change etc.)
  • Francesco Rocca, President of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) Other meetings

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