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27 April 2017UNHCR Press ConferencesAppointment of Syrian refugee and Olympic athlete Yusra Mardini as UNHCR’s Goodwill Ambassador
  • Yusra Mardini, UNHCR’s Goodwill Ambassador
  • Kelly T. Clements, United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for RefugeesUNHCR
  • 25 April 2017UNCTAD Press stakeoutUNCTAD
    25 April 2017Press Conference by the Permanent Missions of the Friends of E-Commerce for DevelopmentE-Commerce for Development: roadmap for e-commerce as a vehicle for development
  • H.E. Mrs. Susana Malcorra, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Argentina
  • H.E. Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah, Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment of Nigeria
  • H.E. Engr. Khurram Dastgir Khan, Minister of Commerce of PakistanUNOG
  • 21 April 2017UNCTAD Press ConferencePreview on the E-Commerce Week (24-28 April).
  • Mukhisa Kituyi, UNCTAD Secretary-GeneralUNCTAD
  • 20 April 2017Press Stakeout by the Office of the UN Special Envoy for SyriaPress stakeout by Mr. Staffan de Mistura, UN Special Envoy for Syria, following the meeting of the International Syria Support Group's Humanitarian Access Task Force.
    The press stakeout will be webcast live on webtv.un.org. (Please note that the live stream may not be accessible on all mobile devices.)
    UNOG
    13 April 2017UNDP Press ConferenceHumanitarian Crisis and resilience building in Somalia
  • UNDP Deputy Country Director, David Akopyan (via telephone from Somalia)UNDP
  • 12 April 2017WHO Press ConferenceLaunch -  4th WHO Report on Neglected Tropical Diseases.
    The press briefing is embargoed until 00:01 hours on 19 April 2017.
  • Dr Dirk Engels, Director, Department of Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases, WHOWHO
  • 11 April 2017UNICEF Press ConferenceUpdate on the deterioration of the situation of children in West Mosul
  • Bastien Vigneau, UNICEF Regional Emergency Advisor and Senior Emergency Coordinator for Mosul (by phone from Erbil, Iraq)UNICEF
  • 7 April 2017UNICEF Press ConferenceThe effects of more than four years of violent conflict on the mental and emotional well-being of children living closest to the ongoing conflict in Eastern Ukraine.
  • Giovanna Barberis, UNICEF Representative in UkraineUNICEF
  • 6 April 2017UNCTAD Press ConferenceMany issues will be on the programme of the week: new data on E-commerce, cybercrime and cybersecurity, consumer protection, among others. The E-commerce week comes at a crucial moment when many governments grapple with the impact of the digital economy and the opportunities it presents for global growth and inclusive development. While e-commerce is widely recognized as an important driver of innovation, competitiveness, job creation and growth, most developing countries need more assistance to benefit from the evolving digital economy.
  • Torbjörn Fredriksson, Chief, ICT Analysis Section, Division on Technology and Logistics, UNCTADUNCTAD
  • 6 April 2017Press Stakeout by the Office of the UN Special Envoy for SyriaPress stakeout by Mr. Jan Egeland, Special Advisor to the United Nations Special Envoy for Syria, following the meeting of the International Syria Support Group's Humanitarian Access Task Force.
    The press stakeout will be webcast live on webtv.un.org. (Please note that the live stream may not be accessible on all mobile devices.)
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