Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Ukraine, South Sudan/Sudan, & other topics - Daily Press Briefing

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04-Nov-2022 01:10:33
Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.

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The Secretary-General strongly condemns the launch of a ballistic missile of intercontinental range by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) as well as the barrage of various missiles over the past two days.

Today, the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs visited the Kherson region to deliver much-needed relief supplies in areas where the Government recently regained control.

The Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, will travel with Courtenay Rattray, the Secretary-General’s Chef de Cabinet, to South Sudan from 6 to 9 November. 

The peacekeeping Mission in South Sudan – UNMISS - are continuing their efforts to support the implementation of the Revitalized Peace Agreement, which includes the organization of timely elections.

Alice Nderitu, the Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, expressed her concern at reports of a resurgence of ethnic clashes in the Blue Nile region of Sudan.

In Mali, the peacekeeping Mission facilitated the first mobile court hearing in the town of Diré, in the Timbuktu region.

Ahead of the COP27 conference in Egypt, the World Food Programme is calling on the international community to invest in building the resilience of vulnerable communities living in Pakistan and other climate hotspots.

The Secretary-General, in consultation with the Secretary-General of UNCTAD [United Nations Conference on Trade and Development], Rebeca Grynspan, has appointed Pedro Manuel Moreno of Spain as Deputy Secretary-General of UNCTAD.

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