Briefing by Spokesperson for Secretary-General

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26-Feb-2020 00:20:18
Briefing by Stephane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.

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Tomorrow at 6:30 at the New School, the Secretary-General will deliver a major speech on gender equality, entitled “Women and Power.”

In a joint statement, the World Health Organization and the World Tourism Organization said they are working in close consultation, as well as with other partners, to assist States to ensure that health measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 are implemented in ways that minimize unnecessary interference with international traffic and trade.

The situation in Idlib is increasingly dire following an increase in hostilities in the last 48 hours, that’s according to the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.

The Government of Ethiopia, as well as the UN and its humanitarian partners released the 2020 Humanitarian Response Plan, which seeks $1 billion to reach seven million people with food and non-food assistance.

The Government, along with the UN and its partners, today jointly launched the Humanitarian Response Plan for this year as well as the Government Support Plan.

The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) says that the border area of Mali, Burkina Faso and Niger has become the epicentre of a fast-growing crisis with unprecedented levels of armed violence.

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