The United Nations Correspondents Association

February 7th, 2020
VIDEO: Press Briefing with UNFPA to launch Humanitarian Overview 2020 Appeal

On Thursday, February 6th, in the UN Correspondents Association room, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) held a press briefing to present an appeal for $683 million to urgently provide life-saving reproductive health and protection services to 48 million women, girls and young people, including 4 million pregnant women, living in 57 countries affected by conflict, war or natural disasters in 2020.

Speakers were: (from left to right in above photo)

  • Mr. Arthur Erken, Director for UNFPA’s Division of Communications and Strategic Partnerships
  • Ms. Shoko Arakai, Director of UNFPA’s Humanitarian Office
  • Dr. Afrah Thabet, Reproductive Health Specialist at UNFPA in Yemen
  • Dr. Luay Shabaneh, Regional Director for UNFPA’s Arab States Regional Office

To view a copy of the report click HERE

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