Press Briefing by Spokesperson for Secretary-General

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10-Dec-2020 01:08:12
Briefing by Stephane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.

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In Ethiopia, according to the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, the full extent of the humanitarian crisis in the Tigray region remains unclear.

“Recover better: stand up for human rights” is the theme for this year’s Human Rights Day.

David Beasley, the World Food Programme’s Executive Director, accepted the Nobel Peace Prize on behalf of his organization.

Representatives of Yemeni Civil Society working on issues related to prisoners and detainees, met virtually today with the Office of Mr. Griffiths, our Special Envoy.

The UN Refugee Agency, and the UN Migration Agency launched a US$1.44 billion regional plan to respond to the needs of some 5.4 million refugees and migrants from Venezuela and the communities hosting them, that’s across 17 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean.

The head of the UN Department of Operational Support, Under-Secretary-General Atul Khare, took part virtually in meetings yesterday and today with Defence Ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, otherwise known as ASEAN.

UNEP today announced the winners of the Champions of the Earth award, which this year recognizes laureates in the categories of Lifetime Achievement, Inspiration and Action, Policy Leadership, Entrepreneurial Vision and Science and Innovation.

The Spokesman thanked Yemen for its full payment to the regular budget, bringing us up to 136.

Selwin Hart, the Head of the Secretary-General's Climate team briefed the press on Saturday’s Climate Ambition Summit.

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