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27 April 2016Press Conference by the United Nations Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for SyriaThe United Nations Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Syria, Mr. Staffan de Mistura, will brief the media on the conclusion of the current round of the Intra-Syrian Talks, following his briefing to the Security Council.
  • The briefing will be webcast live on webtv.un.org.
  • Journalists with audiovisual equipment are asked to deposit their equipment in Room III by 11 p.m. for a security check.UNOG
  • 27 April 2016UNCTAD Press ConferencePresentation of the ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL SURVEY OF ASIA AND THE PACIFIC 2016 - Nurturing productivity for inclusive growth and sustainable development.
    Embargo 12:00 Bangkok Time - 6:00 a.m. Geneva Time on 28/04/2016
  • Alfredo Calcagno - UNCTAD - Head - Macroeconomic and Development Policies Branch - Division on Globalization and Development StrategiesUNCTAD
  • 26 April 2016OCHA Press ConferenceCall for Support and Action: Responding to El Niño
  • Stephen O’Brien, UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator
  • Izumi Nakamitsu, UN Assistant Secretary-General and UNDP Assistant Administrator
  • Dr. Wolfgang Jamann, Care International Secretary General and CEOOCHA
  • 25 April 2016OHCHR Press ConferenceHuman rights situation in Iraq - Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights Kate Gilmore briefs on her week-long mission to Baghdad, Najaf, Erbil and Dohuk IDP camps.
  • Kate Gilmore, UN Deputy High Commissioner for Human RightsOHCHR
  • 22 April 2016WHO Press ConferenceWHO
    21 April 2016WHO Press ConferenceWorld Immunization Week – celebrated in the last week of April – aims to promote the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease.
    Immunization saves 2 to 3 million lives every year and is widely recognized as one of the world’s most successful and cost-effective health interventions.
    This press briefing will provide updates on the progress of the WHO Global Vaccine Action Plan (GVAP), which aims to reach universal coverage with vaccines worldwide by 2020. It will also highlight gains in vaccination coverage and disease elimination in some countries and regions in the past year and how these gains need to become the norm in order to close the immunization gap.
  • Dr. Jean-Marie Okwo-Belé, Director of the Department of Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals, WHOUNOG
  • 21 April 2016Press Conference by the Nobel Peace Prize Laureates 2015A civil peace by civil society – Tunisian experiences for the future of the region
  • The Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet, Nobel Peace Prize Laureates 2015: Ms. Ouided Bouchamaoui, Mr. Hocine Abassi, Mr. Abessatar Ben Moussa, Mr. Fadhel Mahfoudh
  • Dr. Ghassan Salamé, Professor Emeritus of the Paris Institute of Political Studies (Sciences Po), Former Lebanese Minister of Culture UNOG
  • 21 April 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 of the ISSG Humanitarian Access Task Force.UNOG
    18 April 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 separate meetings with the delegation of the Syrian Arabic Republic and the delegation of the High Negotiations Committee.
  • The press stakeout will be broadcast live on webtv.un.org.
  • Please note that press encounters carried on webtv.un.org are in the original language of the speaker only.UNOG
  • 15 April 2016WHO Press ConferenceThe Strategic Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE) on Immunization is meeting 12-14 April 2016. This briefing will cover recommendations from the meeting. Anticipated topics include: recommendations on the use of the Dengue vaccine, polio, and addressing missed opportunities in vaccination.
    SAGE was established by the Director-General of the World Health Organization in 1999. SAGE is the principal advisory group to WHO for vaccines and immunization. It is charged with advising WHO on overall global policies and strategies, ranging from vaccines and technology, research and development, to delivery of immunization and its linkages with other health interventions. More information on SAGE can be found at: http://www.who.int/immunization/policy/sage/en/
  • Dr. Jon Abramson, Chair of the Strategic Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE) and Professor in the Department of Paediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, United States of AmericaWHO
  • 14 April 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 of the Humanitarian Access Task Force.
  • The press stakeout will be broadcast live on webtv.un.org.
  • Please note that press encounters carried on webtv.un.org are in the original language of the speaker only.UNOG
  • 13 April 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 his meeting with the delegation of the High Negotiations Committee (HNC).
  • The press stakeout will be broadcast live on webtv.un.org.
  • Please note that press encounters carried on webtv.un.org are in the original language of the speaker only.UNOG
  • 12 April 2016UNCTAD Press ConferencePresentation of the E-commerce Week - 18- 22 April (Data Protection, Cybercrime, B2C E-commerce Index ...)
  • Torbjörn Fredriksson, Chief, ICT Analysis Section, Division on Technology and Logistics, UNCTADUNCTAD
  • 12 April 2016UNICEF Press ConferenceReport: Fairness for Children: A league table of inequality in child-well-being in rich countries.
    Under strict embargo for 00.01 GMT 14 April (Thursday)
  • Yekaterina Chzhen, Social Policy Economic Specialist at UNICEF Office of Research
  • Zlata Bruckauf, Consultant Researcher at UNICEF Office of ResearchUNOG
  • 8 April 2016Press stakeout by the United Nations Secretary-General and the Swiss Head of the Federal Department of Foreign AffairsFollowing the morning session of the Geneva Conference on Preventing Violent Extremism – The Way Forward, which will take place on 7 and 8 April 2016 at the Palais des Nations, in Geneva, the United Nations Secretary-General, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, and the Head of the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, Didier Burkhalter, will speak at a press stakeout.UNOG
    6 April 2016WHO Press ConferenceWorld Health Day 2016 and launch of the first World Health Organization Global report on diabetes.
    World Health Day is on 7 April, 2016. The embargo on the WHO Global report on diabetes ends at 21:00 Geneva time 6 April. A copy of the report can be obtained by contacting WHO media enquiries on mediainquiries@who.int
  • Dr Oleg Chestnov, Assistant Director-General, WHO Cluster of Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health.
  • Dr Etienne Krug, Director, Director, WHO’s Department for Management of Noncommunicable Diseases, Disability, Violence and Injury Prevention.WHO
  • 5 April 2016Press Conference by the United Nations Counter-Terrorism CentreGeneva Conference on Preventing Violent Extremism – The Way Forward (Geneva, 7-8 April 2016)
  • His Excellency Stephan Husy, Ambassador-at-large for Counter-Terrorism, Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, Switzerland
  • Jehangir Khan, Director, Counter-Terrorism Implementation Task Force - United Nations Counter-Terrorism CentreUNOG
  • 5 April 2016WHO Press ConferenceWHO’s Humanitarian Response Plans 2016 profiles the health situation in more than 22 countries facing protracted emergencies. It outlines how WHO and partners plan to provide lifesaving health services and what funds are needed to do this work.
  • Dr Rick Brennan, Director of the World Health Organization’s Department of Emergency Risk Management and Humanitarian ResponseWHO

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