Secretary-General's Annual Report, Queen Elizabeth II Remembrance & other topics - Daily Press Briefing

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15-Sep-2022 00:25:02
Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.

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The Secretary-General’s annual report on the Work of the Organization is out.

The Secretary-General spoke this morning at the General Assembly’s remembrance event for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

In Ukraine, the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs says they continue to expand the response to reach people impacted by the war, including those close to the front lines and in areas that have recently shifted control back to the Ukrainian authorities.

This morning, the Security Council held a meeting on Armenia and Azerbaijan. This afternoon, at 3:00 p.m., there will be a Security Council briefing on the Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict.

The UN in Yemen is concerned about reports of the confiscation and destruction of civilian-held land and farms in Houthi-controlled areas in the district of Bayt al-Faqih south of Hudaydah.

From Uganda, the UN team, led by Resident Coordinator Susan Namondo, continues to support authorities to tackle the impacts of climate change and restore degraded forest lands.

Today is the International Day of Democracy.

At 12:10 p.m., the Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed, joined by Leonardo Garnier, the Special Advisor to the Secretary-General for the Transforming Education Summit, and Stefania Giannini, UNESCO’s Assistant Director General for Education, briefed reporters on the Transforming Education Summit. At 1:00 p.m., the Executive Director of UNICEF, Catherine Russell, alongside Ugandan climate activist Vanessa Nakate, briefed reporters.

Tomorrow at 11:15 a.m., the U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, will brief reporters on the US' priorities for the General Assembly.

The guest at the briefing tomorrow will be David Nanopoloulos, the Chief of the Treaty Section, in the Department of Legal Affairs. He will brief reporters on the annual Treaty event.

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