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28 September 2012OHCHR Press ConferencePress briefing with Ambassador Laura Dupuy Lasserre, President of the United Nations Human Rights Council on the conclusion of its 21st regular sessionOHCHR
27 September 2012UNHCR/UNICEF/WFP Press ConferenceUNHCR
20 September 2012WHO/IFRC Press ConferenceUpdate on the cholera epidemic in Sierra Leona and neighbouring countries in West Africa
Amanda McClelland, IFRC Emergency Health Officer recently returned from Sierra Leone
Dr William Augusto Perea Caro: Coordinator, WHO Control of Epidemic Diseases
19 September 2012Stakeout requested by the U.S. MissionUPR Session
Michael Posner, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor
Ambassador Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe, U.S. Representative to the Human Rights Council
19 September 2012UNECE Press ConferenceLaunch of the UNECE/FAO "Forest Products Annual Market Review 2011-2012"
Matt Fonseca, project leader for the Forest Products Annual Market Review 2011-2012
Dominique Reeb, lead author, "Policy and regulatory framework development" chapter
David Ellul, wood energy work area and technical reviewer
Alex McCusker, forest products statistics and technical reviewer
18 September 2012UNCTAD Press ConferenceCommodity Prices Clearly Driven by Speculation
Heiner Flassbeck, Director, Division on Globalization and Development Strategies, UNCTAD
18 September 2012WFP Press ConferenceHumanitarian situation in Myanmar
Carlos Veloso, WFP Country Director, Myanmar
17 September 2012Human Rights Council Press ConferencePress conference on presentation of report by Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic to the Human Rights Council
· Paulo Pinheiro, Chairperson, Commission of Inquiry
· Karen Koning AbuZayd, Member of Commission of Inquiry
12 September 2012UNRWA Press ConferenceUNRWA: Serving Palestine Refugees in the Middle East at a time of crises
Filippo Grandi, Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency Accompanied by:
Matthias Burchard, Director, UNRWA Representative Office Geneva and to the EU, Brussels
Lionello Boscardi, Chief, UNRWA Partnership Division
Dustin Okazaki, Special Assistant to the Commissioner-General
12 September 2012UNICEF Press ConferenceTeleconference on the release of ''Committing to Child Survival: A Promise Renewed'" (under embargo for Thursday 13 September at 00.01 GMT) -- a UNICEF report on new global data on child mortality, and strategies for accelerating the decline in child deaths.
Speakers on the teleconference:
Geeta Rao Gupta, Deputy Executive Director, UNICEF
Dr. Mickey Chopra, Chief of Health, UNICEF
Tessa Wardlaw, Chief, Monitoring and Statistics, UNICEF
12 September 2012WHO/UNICEF Press ConferenceRelease of the child mortality new estimates for 2011 (under embargo for Thursday 13 September at 00.01 GMT)
Boerma Ties Director , Health Statistics and Informatics, WHO
Elisabeth Mason, Director , Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health, WHO
Tessa Wardlaw, Chief, Monitoring and Statistics, UNICEF (Via phone and from New York )
11 September 2012Press Conference by the SRSG for Children and Armed ConflictPresentation of report of SRSG for Children and Armed Conflict, Leila Zerrougui, to the Human Rights Council (A/HRC/21/38)
Ms. Leila Zerrougui, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict
10 September 2012UNCTAD Press ConferencePublication of the Trade and Development Report 2012
(Embargoed 12 Septembre 5:00 p.m. GMT - 7:00 p.m. Geneva Time)
Heiner Flassbeck, Director, Division on Globalization and Development Strategies, UNCTAD
7 September 2012Press Conference following the Syrian Humanitarian ForumA press conference will take place following the Syrian Humanitarian Forum, with the participation of:
Mr. John Ging, Director, Coordination and Response Division, United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)
Mr. Claus Sorensen, Director-General, European Community Humanitarian office (ECHO), European Commission
Mr. Radhouane Nouicer, UN Regional Humanitarian Coordinator for Syria
Mr. Panos Moumtzis, Regional Refugee Coordinator, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
7 September 2012United States MissionMr Bartolini is in Geneva to attend the Syria Humanitarian Forum. He will brief on U.S. humanitarian assistance in response to the crisis as well as his recent trips to Turkey and Jordan.
Mark Bartolini, Director, Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA)
5 September 2012UNEP Press ConferenceThe Global Chemicals Outlook concludes a two year long process that has brought together the governments, industry, academics and civil society to provide for the first time a comprehensive environmental understanding and up to date assessment of trends and changes affecting the production and use of chemicals throughout their life cycle, their health and environment effects, economic implications, and policy options.
Opening remarks by Sylvie Lemmet, UNEP's Director, Division for Technology, Industry and Economics.
Presentation by Tim Kasten, UNEP, Head, Chemicals Branch, Analysis of trends of chemicals production and use and environmental and health effects.
Views from WHO (by phone), Maria Neira, Director, Department of Public Health and Environment to highlight relevance to strengthened health and environment coordinated actions.
5 September 2012UNCTAD Press ConferenceUNCTAD Report on Assistance to the Palestinian People 2012
(Embargo 05 September 2012 at 5 p.m. GMT.)
Mahmoud Elkhafif, Coordinator of the Assistance to the Palestinian People, UNCTAD
Mutasim Elagraa, Economist, UNCTAD
4 September 2012ILO Press ConferenceLaunch of the study: "Global Employment Outlook: Bleak Labour Market Prospects for Youth"
(Under embargo until Tuesday, 4 September at 14:00 GMT)
Ekkehard Ernst, Head of the ILO Global Employment Trends Unit

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