South Sudan

UN Humanitarian Chief Valerie Amos and UNESCO Special Envoy for Peace and Reconciliation Forest Whitaker to brief the press regarding their visit to South Sudan

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WHO: Valerie Amos, the UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and the Emergency Relief Coordinator, and Forest Whitaker, the UNESCO Special Envoy for Peace and Reconciliation

WHAT: Press Briefing on their visit to South Sudan

WHEN: Monday, 9 February 2015 at 8:45AM

WHERE: UNOCHA Compound Main Conference Room, Juba, South Sudan

UN humanitarian chief Valerie Amos and UNESCO Special Envoy for Peace and Reconciliation Forest Whitaker will brief the press on their visit to South Sudan, before heading to the high-level event on South Sudan in Nairobi, Kenya, later the same day.

For further details of media opportunities during the trip, and to set up interviews please contact: OCHA In Juba: Tapiwa Gomo: +211 922406070, gomo@un.org; Jen Paton: +211 920100413,patonj@un.org OCHA In New York: Amanda Pitt, +1 917 442 1810, pitta@un.org UNESCO: Caroline Descombris, Liaison Officer for Forest Whitaker at UNESCO, Email: c.descombris@unesco.org, or caroline@wpdi.org. Mobile: +211923311224 or +33.1.45681624

For more information about the humanitarian situation in South Sudan visit www.unocha.org/South-Sudan http://southsudan.humanitarianresponse.info/

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