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31 January 2013OHCHR Press ConferenceThe International Fact-Finding Mission: Israeli Settlements in the Occupied PalestinianTerritory will present its findings on the implications Israeli settlements have upon the human rights of the Palestinian people.
Members of the International Fact-Finding Mission:
Ms. Christine Chanet (Chairperson)
Ms. Asma Jahangir
Ms. Unity Dow
30 January 2013IFRC Press ConferenceThe humanitarian consequences of the economic crisis in Europe: the Red Cross perspective
Ms. Anitta Underlin, Director of Europe Zone, IFRC
Mr. Andreas Potamianos, Deputy President, Greek (Hellenic) Red Cross
Mr. Georg Habsburg, former President of the Hungarian Red Cross and member of the Red Cross National Society Advisory Group
30 January 2013UNITAR Press ConferencePress Conference by Afghanistan’s Minister of Finance Hon. Omar Zakhilwal UN Assistant Secretary-General, Director ad interim, UNITAR, Mrs. Sally Fegan-Wyles The Hon. Omar Zakhilwal, Minister of Finance Islamic Republic of AfghanistanUNITAR
23 January 2013UNCTAD Press ConferenceUNCTAD's Latest Global Investment Trends and Prospects
(under embargo until 23 January at 5 p.m. GMT)
James Zhan, Director, Division on Investment and Enterprise, UNCTAD
22 January 2013UNEP/FAO Press ConferenceThink, Eat, Save: UNEP, FAO and Partners Launch Global Campaign to Change Culture of Food Waste
Achim Steiner, UN Under-Secretary-General and UNEP Executive Director
Eugenia Serova, Director of the Rural Infrastructure & Agro-Industries Division, FAO
Dominique Kohli, ADG of the Swiss Federal Office for Agriculture
Janez Potočnik, European Commissioner for the Environment (Video Message)
Liz Goodwin, CEO of WRAP UK
Bernd Jablonowski, Interpack Project Director (responsible for SAVE FOOD at Messe Düsseldorf)
Helenio Waddington, Representing the Brazilian Hospitality Industry Rep
Tristram Stuart, Feeding the 5,000
21 January 2013ILO Press ConferenceLaunch of the study "Global Employment Trends" 2013
under embargo until Monday, 21 January at 23:01 GMT
Guy Ryder, Director-General of the ILO
16 January 2013WFP Press ConferenceBriefing by Executive Director, upon return from Turkish border, on Syrian refugees in Turkey
Ertharin Cousin, Executive Director, World Food Programme
16 January 2013UNCTAD/UNECE Press ConferencePresentation of the World Economic Situation and Prospects 2013 published by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (Embargoed 17 January 2013 at 6:00 a.m. ECT Geneva Time)
Alfredo Calcagno, Head, Macroeconomic and Development Policies Branch, Division on Globalization and Development Strategies, UNCTAD
Robert C. Shelburne, Senior Economic Officer, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
15 January 2013WHO Press ConferenceBriefing on upcoming WHO Executive Board meeting (21-29 January)
Dr Gaudenz Silberschmidt, Senior Advisor to WHO Director-General
Dr Andrew Cassels, Director, WHO Director-General's Office
15 January 2013WHO Press ConferenceLaunch of the Second Report on Neglected Tropical Diseases. The WHO report Sustaining the drive to overcome the global impact of neglected tropical diseases features latest information on a range of infectious diseases that together blight the lives of more than one billion people.
Dr. Hiroki Nakatani, Assistant Director-General, WHO
Dr. Lorenzo Savioli, Director, Department of Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases, WHO
H.E. Mr. Kouadio Adjoumani, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Côte d’Ivoire to the United Nations in Geneva
Mr. Mario Ottiglio, Associate Director, Public Affairs & Global Health Policy, IFPMA
Ms. Kris Easter, Development Advisor/USAID Representative to the UN, United States Mission to the United Nations in Geneva
9 January 2013ILO Press ConferenceLaunch of the report “Domestic workers across the world”
Sandra Polaski, Deputy Director-General for Policy

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