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26 May 2016Press stakeout by the Office of the UN Special Envoy for SyriaThe United Nations Special Envoy for Syria, Mr. Staffan de Mistura, and his Special Advisor, Mr. Jan Egeland, will brief the media after their meeting with the ISSG Humanitarian Access Task Force.
The press stakeout will be webcast live on webtv.un.org.
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24 May 2016Press Conference by the African Union and Permanent Mission of EthiopiaDr. Tedros Adhanom for WHO Director-General: Africa’s Candidate
  • Dr. Tedros Adhanom, Ethiopian Minister of Foreign Affairs and former Minister of Health
  • Dr. Kesetebirhan Admasu, Ethiopian Minister of Health
  • Dr. Nkosazana Clarice Dlamini-Zuma, African Union Commission Chairperson and former South African Minister of Health, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Minister of Home Affairs
  • Mr. Abdelmalek Boudiaf, Algerian Minister of Health UNOG
  • 24 May 2016OCHA Press BriefingOCHA
    23 May 2016UNITAID Press ConferenceWHO
    20 May 2016WHO Press ConferenceWHO update on Zika virus in Cabo Verde.
    The speakers will present the latest development on Zika virus in Cabo Verde.
  • Dr Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director for Africa
  • Dr Bruce Aylward, Executive Director a.i., Outbreaks and Health Emergencies, WHOWHO
  • 19 May 2016WHO Press ConferenceOn Thursday, 19 May, WHO will publish its annual World Health Statistics 2016, containing data and analysis from 194 countries on a range of health indicators, including life expectancy, universal health coverage and health inequalities.
    This new report is available to interested journalists, upon request, and reporting on its contents is embargoed until 12:00 Central European Time on Thursday, 19 May.
  • Dr Ties Boerma, Director of Information, Evidence and Research, WHOWHO
  • 19 May 2016Press stakeout by the Office of the UN Special Envoy for SyriaThe United Nations Special Envoy for Syria, Mr. Staffan de Mistura, and his Special Advisor, Mr. Jan Egeland, will speak to the press following this morning's meeting of the Humanitarian Access Task Force.
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    18 May 2016Launch of the “World Employment and Social Outlook 2016” (WESO)]Launch of the “World Employment and Social Outlook 2016” (WESO).
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  • . Guy Ryder, ILO Director-General
  • . Raymond Torres, Director of the ILO Research DepartmentUNOG
  • 17 May 2016WHO Press ConferenceLess than a week before the opening of the 69th World Health Assembly, Dr Margaret Chan will meet journalists to brief on the upcoming World Health Assembly which will take place from 23-28 May, and also on WHO’s recent activities.
  • . Dr Margaret Chan, Director-General, World Health Organization.UNOG
  • 13 May 2016WHO Press ConferenceNew WHO recommendations aim to help health workers provide better care to the more than 200 million girls and women worldwide who live with female genital mutilation. International migration has now made the practice, prevalent in 30 countries in Africa and in a few countries in Asia and the Middle East, a global health issue. WHO’s Guidelines for Management of FGM-related Health Complications, help health workers provide better care to girls and women living with female genital mutilation and warn against medicalization of the practice.
  • . Dr Lale Say, Coordinator, Adolescents and at-risk populations team, WHO Department of Reproductive Health and Research (RHR)
  • · Dr Doris Chou, Medical Officer, WHO Department of Reproductive Health and Research (RHR) WHO
  • 13 May 2016OHCHR Press ConferenceCommittee against Torture: Concluding Observations on France, Tunisia, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Philippines, Israel.
  • . Jens Modvig (Chair)
  • . Felice Gaer
  • . Alessio Bruni
  • . Essadia BelmirUNOG
  • 12 May 2016Press stakeout by the United Nations Special Envoy for SyriaUNOG
    12 May 2016WHO Press ConferenceThe Global TB Programme of the World Health Organization (WHO) will announce new recommendations on the use of a rapid diagnostic test capable of detecting more severe forms of MDR-TB like extensively drug-resistant TB (XDR-TB), and a shorter, cheaper treatment that will improve outcomes in MDR-TB patients. TB is a top infectious disease killer alongside HIV/AIDS, it kills an estimated 1.5 million people each year. MDR-TB is a public health crisis, nearly half a million people develop MDR-TB every year.
  • . Dr Mario Raviglione, Director, Global TB Programme, WHO
  • . Dr Karin Weyer, Coordinator, Laboratories, Diagnostics and Drug Resistance Unit, Global TB Programme, WHOUNOG
  • 11 May 2016WHO Press ConferenceWHO releases its third global urban ambient air pollution database comprising of 3000 cities in 103 countries.
  • ·Maria Neira, Director, Department of Public Health, Environmental and Social Determinants of Health, WHO
  • ·Carlos Dora, Coordinator, Department of Public Health, Environmental and Social Determinants of Health, WHO
  • ·Sophie Gumy, Technical Officer, Department of Public Health, Environmental and Social Determinants of Health, WHOWHO
  • 10 May 2016WHOUpdate on Yellow Fever outbreak in Angola and Democratic Republic of Congo .
  • . Dr Sylvie Briand, Director, Department of Pandemic and Epidemic Diseases, WHOUNOG
  • 9 May 2016WHO Press ConferenceA new report by WHO, UNICEF and the International Baby Food Action Network (IBFAN) will reveal how many countries have passed laws in line with the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes. The Code calls on countries to ban inappropriate marketing by companies, such as advertisement of baby formula, provision of gifts to health workers or distribution of free samples. The report will include information on which provisions of the Code have and have not been made into law in 194 countries.
  • Dr Larry Grummer-Strawn, Technical Officer, Nutrition for Health & Development, WHO
  • Mike Brady, Campaigns and Networking Coordinator, the International Baby Food Action Network (IBFAN)
  • Marilena Viviani, Director of the Geneva Liaison Office, UNICEFWHO
  • 2 May 2016UNEP/CITES press conferenceUNEP
    2 May 2016Press stakeout by the UN Special Envoy for SyriaThe United Nations Special Envoy for Syria, Mr. Staffan de Mistura, will talk to the press following today's meeting with Secretary of State John Kerry UNOG

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