Ukraine, Peru, Columbia other topics - Daily Press Briefing

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11-Jan-2023 00:25:44
Daily Press Briefing by the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General.

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In Ukraine, humanitarian colleagues on the ground say that intense fighting continues in the eastern Donetsk region, with multiple civilian casualties reported in recent days on both sides of the front line. nbsp;

In response to questions about the situation in Peru, the Spokesman said the Secretary-General is following with concern the situation in Peru and is deeply shocked by the number of deaths reported in the context of the protests that we have seen. He urges the authorities to ensure respect for human rights and to ensure that a diligent, independent, impartial, and transparent investigation is carried out into the allegations of excessive use of force and human rights violations.  nbsp;nbsp;

This afternoon the Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Colombia, Carlos Ruiz Massieu, will brief Security Council members. nbsp;

In Cameroon, Martin Griffiths, the Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, has allocated $6 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund to help people in the Far North, North-West, and South-West regions of Cameroon.nbsp;

Uganda today marked the end of its Ebola outbreak. In Geneva, the head of WHO, Dr. Tedros [Adhanom Ghebreyesus] congratulated Ugandans, reiterating that Ebola can be defeated when the whole system works together.nbsp;

The Humanitarian Coordinator ad interim in South Sudan, Peter van der Auweraert, today strongly condemned the recent killing of three aid workers.nbsp;

In the Central African Republic, peacekeepers are conducting operations in the country’s West in response to the threat of unexploded ordnance.

Tomorrow, the Department of Economic and Social Affairs’ John Wilmoth, Director of the Population Division, along with Daniela Bas, the Director of the Division for Inclusive Social Development, and Shantanu Mukherjee, the Director of the Economic Analysis and Policy Division, will brief reporters on the World Social Report 2023.nbsp;
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