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COMMITTEE ON THE ELIMINATION OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION TO HOLD ITS NINETY-FIRST SESSION IN GENEVA FROM 21 NOVEMBER TO 9 DECEMBER 2016 COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE TO HOLD FIFTY-NINTH SESSION IN GENEVA FROM 7 NOVEMBER TO 7 DECEMBER 2016
COMMITTEE ON THE ELIMINATION OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION TO HOLD ITS NINETY-FIRST SESSION IN GENEVA FROM 21 NOVEMBER TO 9 DECEMBER 2016 COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE TO HOLD FIFTY-NINTH SESSION IN GENEVA FROM 7 NOVEMBER TO 7 DECEMBER 2016

Recent Press Releases & Meeting Summaries

Today's Press Conferences

ILO Press Conference
9 December 2016 09:30 - 10:15
Launch of the study “Health workforce: A global supply chain approach”
UNDER EMBARGO UNTIL FRIDAY, 9 DECEMBER at 12:00 GMT (13:00 GENEVA TIME)
  • Xenia Scheil Adlung, author of the report
  • WHO Press Conference
    9 December 2016 13:15 - 14:00
    Embargoed: The World Malaria Report, released each year in December, is WHO’s flagship malaria publication. It contains the latest available data on malaria policies and trends in all endemic countries. An embargoed briefing for Palais journalists will be held on Friday 9 December. The main report launch will be held in London on Tuesday 13 December.
    The embargo will be lifted on Tuesday 13 December 2016 at 01:01 Geneva time or 00.01 GMT.
  • Dr Pedro Alonso, Director of the WHO Global Malaria Programme
  • Upcoming Press Conferences

    Press Conference for the Concert for Human Rights
    10 December 2016 12:30 - 13:15
    Concert for Human Rights on Saturday, 10 December 2016, with conductor Daniel Barenboim
  • Michael Møller, Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva
  • Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, Secretary-General's High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations
  • Daniel Barenboim, Conductor
  • Tatxo Benet, Mediapro
  • Miguel Angel Moratinos, President of Fundación ONUART
  • UNOG/Interpol Foundation - Stakeout and photo-op
    10 December 2016 14:00 - 14:30
    Stakeout and photo opportunity on the cooperation between Interpol Foundation and UNOG.
  • Mr. Michael Møller, UNOG Director General
  • H. E. Mr. Elias Murr, President of the Board of the Interpol Foundation for a Safer World
  • Press conference requested by the Permanent Mission of Norway
    12 December 2016 09:30 - 10:15
    Presentation of the Report: Study on coordinating humanitarian efforts to protect Iraqi and Syrian minority populations
  • H.E. Mr Hans Brattskar, Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Norway, Geneva.
  • Archimandrite Emanuel Youkhana, Christian Aid Program CAPNI, Iraqi Kurdistan
  • Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, General Secretary, World Council of Churches
  • Mr Peter Prove, Director of the Commission of the Churches on International Affairs, World Council of Churches
  • Mr Arne Arne Sæverås, Advisor for Peace and Reconciliation, Norwegian Church Aid
  • ILO Press Conference
    15 December 2016 10:30 - 11:15
    Launch of the “ILO Global Wage Report 2016-2017”
    UNDER EMBARGO UNTIL THURSDAY, 15 DECEMBER at 9 p.m. GMT (10 p.m. GENEVA TIME)
  • Deborah Greenfield, ILO Deputy-Director General for Policy
  • Patrick Belser, lead author of the report