The following is a near-verbatim transcript of today’s noon briefing by Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesman for the Secretary-General.


**Middle East

We have been asked a few times about UN participation in the workshop being held in Bahrain on 25-26 June.

As it stands, I understand that UNSCO (United Nations Special Coordinator’s Office) Deputy Special Coordinator, Humanitarian Coordinator and Resident Coordinator Jamie McGoldrick will be representing the United Nations at the event.


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