Secretary-General at COP27, Ukraine, Haiti other topics - Daily Press Briefing

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08-Nov-2022 00:27:09
Noon briefing by Stephanie Tremblay, Associate Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.

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(p)This morning, the Secretary-General spoke at the launch of the report of the High-Level Expert Group on Net-Zero Commitment of Non-State Actors. nbsp;(/p)

(p)In Ukraine, Denise Brown, the Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator there, was in the city of Zaporizhzhia today, where she heard the stories of people whose lives have been torn apart by the war and have seen how humanitarians are working tirelessly to help them.(/p)

(p)In Haiti, UN colleagues and partners continue to scale up their response to the cholera outbreak which as you know, as we mentioned a few days ago, has now spread beyond the metropolitan area of the capital, Port-au-Prince.nbsp;(/p)

(p)On Syria, senior UN officials in the region have expressed their deep concern over the escalation of hostilities in the country’s north-west.(/p)

(p)In Sri Lanka, our UN team, led by Resident Coordinator Hanaa Singer-Hamdy, has revised its Humanitarian Needs and Priorities Plan.(/p)

(p)Last night, the United Nations received the Environmental Sustainability Award at the Council of Fashion Designers of America – it was yesterday, the 2022 Fashion Awards. The Deputy Secretary-General, Amina J. Mohammed, accepted the prestigious award on the UN’s behalf. nbsp;(/p)
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