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05-Dec-2022 00:18:25
Noon briefing by Stephanie Tremblay, Associate Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.

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Today, the Secretary-General will travel to Montreal, Canada, where he will attend the 15th meeting of the Conference of Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity, referred to as COP15. 

In a statement issued today, the Secretary-General welcomed the signing of a framework agreement between civilian political forces and the military in Sudan.

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) today noted that according to the authorities, another wave of missile strikes today have left millions without electricity and water in some regions in the north, centre and south, and the capital Kyiv.

The United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) today said that it continues to work alongside the Government to support the Nairobi 3 process, which concludes today.

United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) today said that, despite the reduction in hostilities this year, humanitarian needs in Yemen remain extremely high.

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) today noted that Mount Semeru, the volcano there, spewed hot clouds and other volcanic materials yesterday.

This morning, the Security Council here held a meeting on threats to international peace and security.

International Labour Organization, the Lloyd’s Register Foundation and Gallup released a joint analysis showing that more than one in five people, that is almost 23 per cent, have experienced violence and harassment at work, whether is physical, psychological or sexual.

Giles Duley of the United Kingdom has been appointed the first ever United Nations Global Advocate for persons with disabilities in conflict and peacebuilding situations.

The Food and Agriculture Organization today marked the Day with the launch of its first global report on black soils, which are characterized by a thick, dark-coloured soil rich in organic matter.

Today is International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development.

Tonga has now paid its regular budget dues. We are now at 138 fully paid-up Member States for the year.

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