COP15, Ukraine, Haiti & other topics - Daily Press Briefing

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02-Dec-2022 00:18:49
Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.

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On Monday, 5 December, in the afternoon, the Secretary-General will arrive in Montreal, Canada, where he will on Tuesday and Wednesday attend the 15th meeting of the Conference of Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity, referred to as COP15. 

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) today raised concerns about the impact of the conflict on civilians in the eastern-most parts of the country, particularly Donetsk region, and their southern neighbours in Zaporizhzhia.

In Haiti, the UN and its humanitarian partners have been stepping up support to the authorities to fight the cholera outbreak. The Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) has increased the number of cholera treatment centres it supports throughout the country from 49 to 62.

The United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) reports that its temporary base near Timbuktu came under direct fire this morning.

In a joint statement, the United Nations Mission in South Sudan(UNMISS) and the international community expressed deep concern over the escalating violence in Upper Nile State and the northern parts of Jonglei State, noting the impact of the deteriorating security situation on communities.

Today, the Secretary-General is confirming the appointment of Natalia Gherman of the Republic of Moldova as Executive Director of the Counter-Terrorism Executive Directorate (CTED), following the concurrence by the Security Council.

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Volker Türk, today expressed shock that more than 130 people have now been sentenced to death by military courts behind closed doors in Myanmar since the military launched a coup last year.

The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and humanitarian partners said that they are observing a dramatic increase in the number of people attempting perilous crossings of the Andaman Sea this year.

A new report published today by the World Health Organization (WHO) presents ways to address the growing worldwide concern of keeping children safe online.

Today is the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery.

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