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24 April 2013ILO Press ConferenceLaunch of the book: "Public Sector Shock: The Impact of Policy Retrenchment in Europe"
Daniel Vaughan-Whitehead, ILO Senior Economist and main author of the book.
23 April 2013UNCTAD Press ConferenceNew Study on Promoting Local IT Sector through Public Procurement
Torbjorn Fredriksson, Chief, ICT Analysis Section, Division on Technology and Logistics, UNCTAD
22 April 2013US Permanent Mission Press ConferencePreparatory Committee for the 2015 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference
Thomas Countryman, Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Non-Proliferation and Head of the U.S. Delegation to the 2013 NPT PrepCom
19 April 2013Press Conference by the Nuclear Weapon StatesOutcome of the Conference of the Nuclear-Weapon States: “On the Way to the 2015 NPT Review Conference” (Geneva, 18-19 April 2013).
Grigory Berdennikov, Ambassador-at-Large, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Russian Federation
Sen Pang, Director-General, Arms Control and Disarmament Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, People's Rupublic of China
Patrick Maisonnave, Director for Strategic, Security and Disarmament Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, France
Robert Hannigan, Director General, Defence and Intelligence, Foreign & Commonwealth Office, United Kingdom
Rose Gottemoeller, Acting Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security, Department of State, United States of America
Moderator: Victor Vasiliev, Deputy Permanent Representantive, Permanent Mission, Russian Federation
18 April 2013Press Conference by the Mission of the State of Kuwait and OCHAKuwait's contribution to the system-wide response to the humanitarian situation in Syria
The Permanent Mission of the State of Kuwait and the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs with high-level representatives of UN humanitarian agencies
17 April 2013UNCTAD Press ConferencePresentation of the Global Services Forum - Beijing Summit (28-29 May 2013)
Supachai Panitchpakdi - UNCTAD Secretary-General
Guillermo Valles - UNCTAD - Director - Division on International Trade in Goods and Services, and Commodities
17 April 2013UNCTAD Press ConferenceRelease of United Nations Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2013: Forward-looking Macroeconomic Policies for Inclusive and Sustainable Development - United Nations Economic Commission for Asia and the Pacific.
Embargo: Until 18 April 2013, at 5.30 GMT or 3.30 CET (Geneva time).
Alfredo Calcagno, Head, Macroeconomic and Development Policies Branch, Division on Globalization and Development Strategies, UNCTAD
Iyanatul Islam, Chief, Country Employment Policy Unit, International Labour Organization - ILO
17 April 2013WHO Press ConferenceWorld Immunization Week, beginning on 20 April, aims to promote one of the world’s most powerful tools for health – the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease.
Under the global slogan "Protect your world – get vaccinated", WHO encourages individuals and organizations working at international, regional, national, and community levels, in the public and private sectors, to coordinate and engage in activities during World Immunization Week.
Immunization Week initiatives began in the Region of the Americas in 2003. The Week was observed simultaneously in WHO’s six regions for the first time in 2012, with the participation of more than 180 countries and territories.
Dr. Jean-Marie Okwo-Bele, WHO, Director, Immunization, Vaccination and Biologicals
15 April 2013UNEP Press ConferenceMedia Briefing on the ordinary and extraordinary meetings of the conferences of the parties to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions (Geneva, Switzerland, 28 April to 10 May 2013)
Mr. David Ogden, Chief, Conventions Operations Branch, Secretariat of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions (UNEP)
11 April 2013WHO/UNICEF Press ConferenceWHO/UNICEF strategy to prevent millions of child deaths from pneumonia and diarrhea by 2025
• Elizabeth Mason, Director Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health, WHO
• Marilena Viviani, Associate Director of Programme Partnerships, UNICEF
9 April 2013UNICEF Press ConferenceEmbargoed press briefing on the release of ‘Child well-being in rich countries – A comparative overview’. (Under embargo until 0001 GMT 10 April 2013.)
Chris de Neubourg, Chief of Social and Economic Policy, UNICEF Office of Research
4 April 2013UNMAS Press ConferenceBriefing on UNMAS' activities and strategy on the occasion of the International Day of Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action.
Ms. Agnès Marcaillou, Director, UNMAS
4 April 2013IFRC Monthly Press BriefingIFRC monthly press briefing.UNOG
3 April 2013WHO Press ConferenceWorld Health Day – 7 April 2013: Controlling hypertension.
Dr Oleg Chestnov, Assistant Director-General for Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health, WHO
Dr Shanthi Mendis, Director a.i., Department for Management of Noncommunicable Diseases, WHO

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