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25 August 2016OHCHR Press ConferenceLaunch of OHCHR report on the situation of human rights in Yemen.
  • Mohammad Ali Alnsour, Chief of the Middle East and North Africa Section, OHCHROHCHR
  • 25 August 2016Press Stakeout by the Office of the United Nations Special Envoy for SyriaThe Office of the United Nations Special Envoy for Syria informs you that the International Syria Support Group's Humanitarian Access Task Force will convene tomorrow, 25 August, at 10.30 a.m. at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.
    The meeting will be followed by a press stakeout in Hall XIV, at 12.45 p.m., with the U.N. Special Envoy for Syria, Mr. Staffan de Mistura and his Special Advisor, Mr. Jan Egeland.
    The press stakeout will be webcast live on webtv.un.org.
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    24 August 2016ILO Press ConferenceLaunch of the “World Employment and Social Outlook 2016: Trends for Youth”
    Under embargo until Wednesday, 24 August, at 20:00 GMT (22:00 Geneva time)
  • Lawrence J. Johnson, Deputy Director, ILO Research Department
  • Steven Tobin, ILO Senior EconomistILO
  • 23 August 2016WHO Press ConferenceWHO update on the Humanitarian Crisis in Nigeria.
  • Dr Rick Brennan, Director, Emergency Operations, WHO WHO
  • 18 August 2016Press Stakeout by the Office of the United Nations Special Envoy for SyriaThe Office of the United Nations Special Envoy for Syria informs you that the International Syria Support Group's Humanitarian Access Task Force will convene today, Thursday 18 August, at 10.30 a.m., at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. The meeting will be followed by a press stakeout in Hall XIV, at 11.15 a.m., with the U.N. Special Envoy for Syria, Mr. Staffan de Mistura. The press stakeout will be webcast live on webtv.un.org.UNOG
    15 August 2016WIPO Press ConferenceRelease of the Global Innovation Index 2016.
    Co-published by WIPO,Cornell University and INSEAD, the report provides an annual ranking of the innovation capabilities and performance of economies around the world. In its ninth edition, the GII has established itself as a leading reference on innovation and a valuable bench-marking tool for decision-makers around the world.
    Innovation plays a key role as a driver of economic growth and prosperity. The GII seeks to improve the way innovation is measured and understood. It recognizes the need for a broad vision of innovation, applicable to developed and emerging economies alike, and includes indicators that go beyond traditional measures of innovation, such as the level of research and development. More background and resources on the GII.
    Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Sweden, the Netherlands and the United States of America were the five most-innovative nations last year – who are the leaders this year?
  • Francis Gurry, WIPO Director General
  • Bruno Lanvin, INSEAD Executive Director for Global Indices The press conference will be webcast live on webtv.un.org.
    WIPO
  • 12 August 2016OHCHR Press Conference (Committee against Torture)Concluding Observations of the Committee against Torture on Kuwait, Honduras, Burundi and Mongolia
  • Jens Modvig (Chair)
  • Sébastien Touzé
  • Claude Heller
  • Alessio BruniOHCHR
  • 11 August 2016Press stakeout by the Office of the UN Special Envoy for SyriaThe Office of the United Nations Special Envoy for Syria informs you that the International Syria Support Group's Humanitarian Access Task Force will convene tomorrow, at 10.30 a.m. at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.
    The meeting will be followed by a press stakeout in Hall XIV, on Thursday, 11 August, at 12.45 p.m., with the U.N. Special Envoy for Syria, Mr. Staffan de Mistura and the Special Advisor to the Special Envoy for Syria, Mr. Jan Egeland.
    The press stakeout will be webcast live on webtv.un.org.
    UNOG
    4 August 2016Press Stakeout by the Office of the UN Special Envoy for SyriaThe Office of the United Nations Special Envoy for Syria informs you that the International Syria Support Group's Humanitarian Access Task Force will convene today at 10.30 a.m. at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.
    The meeting will be followed by a press stakeout with the Senior Advisor to the Special Envoy for Syria, Mr. Jan Egeland and the Deputy Special Envoy for Syria, Mr. Ramzy Ezzeldin Ramzy.
    The press stakeout will be webcast live on webtv.un.org.
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