Briefing by Spokesperson for Secretary-General

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19-Feb-2020 00:11:17
Briefing by Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.

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Geir Pedersen, the Special Envoy for Syria, told the Security Council by VTC today that he cannot report any progress on the ground in that country, as heavy air and ground strikes continue.

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) hopes to resume the second round of talks of the Libyan Joint Military Commission (5+5).

The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs today said that nearly 3 million people, more than half of them children, are in need of humanitarian assistance.

Today, a Commission convened by the World Health Organization, the UN Children’s Fund and The Lancet said that no single country is adequately protecting children’s health or their environment so they can have a healthy future.

Estonia has paid its regular budget dues.

Tomorrow at 12:30 p.m. at the General Assembly stakeout area, the Foreign Minister of Ukraine, Mr. Vadym Prystaiko, will speak to the press following the General Assembly debate on the situation in Ukraine.

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