27 August 2020

Note to Correspondents: Statement from the Office of the United Nations Special Envoy for Syria

Following additional testing and further medical and expert advice regarding four earlier positive tests for COVID-19, the Office of the Special Envoy has been officially informed by the competent health authorities that the nature of those cases is such that the Third Session of the Constitutional Committee Small Body can resume its meetings, with full social distancing and related precautions in place. Having consulted the Co-Chairs and committee members, the meetings will resume at 1400 hours today at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.