The virtual event was held on 10 August 2020 with the participation of UN Secretary-General António Guterres and H.E. Mr. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, President of the General Assembly.
Mr. Mark Lowcock, UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator chaired the event and was joined by Her Excellency Ambassador Amal Mudallali, Permanent Representative of Lebanon to the United Nations in New York, Ms. Najat Rochdi, UN Deputy Special Coordinator, Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator for Lebanon, Mr. David Beasley, Executive Director of the World Food Programme and Her Excellency, Ambassador Anne Gueguen, Chargée d'Affaires, Permanent Mission of France to the United Nations in New York.
In total, 40 member states and 10 international organizations made interventions.
A recording of the Virtual Briefing can also be viewed on webtv.un.org.