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31 May 2013OHCHR Press ConferenceCommittee Against Torture
United Kingdom, Mauritania, Guatemala, Netherlands, Kenya, Bolivia, Japan, Estonia
30 May 2013OHCHR Press ConferenceThe Special Rapporteur will talk about his annual report to the Human Rights Council on lethal autonomous robotics, and his reports on the country visits to Turkey and India, conducted in 2012.
Mr. Christof Heyns, Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions.
29 May 2013US Permanent Mission stakeoutUS Permanent Mission
Stakeout with Ambassador Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe, US Representative to the Human Rights Council, on the 23rd Session of the Human Rights Council and the Urgent Debate on Syria
The stakeout will take place on Wednesday, 29 May 2013, at 11.30 a.m. (tentative time) in the area outside Room XX.
29 May 2013WHO Press ConferenceWorld No Tobacco Day 2013: Ban tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship.
Evidence shows that comprehensive advertising bans lead to reductions in the numbers of people starting and continuing smoking. Statistics show that banning tobacco advertising and sponsorship is one of the most cost-effective ways to reduce tobacco demand
Dr. Douglas Bettcher, WHO, Director, Prevention of Noncommunicable Diseases
Dr. Armando Peruga, WHO, Programme Manager, Prevention of Noncommunicable Diseases
28 May 2013OHCHR Press ConferenceThe Special Rapporteur will talk about his annual report to the Human Rights Council on the management of the external borders of the EU and its impact on the human rights of migrants, and his reports on the four fact finding missions to Tunisia, Turkey, Italy and Greece, which he undertook in 2012 in the context of his annual report.
Mr. François Crépeau, Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
27 May 2013WHO Press Conference Prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases
Dr Oleg Chestnov, Assistant Director- General for Noncommunicable diseases, Mental health and Disability, WHO
Dr Douglas Bettcher, Director, Prevention of Noncommunicable Diseases, WHO.
Dr Shanthi Mendis, Director, a.i. Management of Noncommunicable Diseases WHO
Dr Francesco Branca, Director, Nutrition for Health and Development, WHO
Dr Vladimir Poznyak, Coordinator, Harmful Use of Alcohol, WHO
22 May 2013Press Conference by the EU Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis responseKristalina Georgieva, EU Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis response, is participating in the 4th Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction and will meet the press to speak about the Syria humanitarian crisis (just back from a visit to the camps in Jordan and Lebanon) and the crisis in the Sahel.
21 May 2013UNRWA Press Conference Launch of the UNRWA 2012 Annual Health Report
(Under embargo until Tuesday, 21 May at 11.30 a.m.)
Dr Akihiro Seita, UNRWA Director of Health, HQ Amman
17 May 2013OCHA Press ConferenceHumanitarian situation in the Sahel
Robert Piper, Regional Humanitarian Coordinator for the Sahel
16 May 2013OCHA Press ConferenceHumanitarian situation in Yemen
Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, Resident/Humanitarian Coordinator for Yemen
16 May 2013ILO Press ConferenceTextile agreement in Bangladesh
Gilbert Houngbo, Deputy Director-General
Dan Rees, Director, ILO-IFC Better Work Programme
16 May 2013WHO Press ConferenceNew WHO recommendations for yellow fever vaccination
Philippe Duclos, Senior Health Advisor, WHO
15 May 2013WHO Press ConferencePublication of the World Health Statistics Report 2013.
The World Health Statistics is the definitive source of information on the health of the world’s people. Published every year by the World Health Organization (WHO), this publication contains a wealth of information on global public health from 194 countries.
These include statistics on such indicators as life expectancy, death and disease rates, risk factors that affect health, health expenditure and service coverage. This year’s issue includes a summary on progress made towards achieving the health MDGs.
Ties Boerma, Director, Health Statistics and Informatics, WHO
Colin Mathers, Coordinator, Mortality and Burden of Disease, WHO
14 May 2013WHO Press ConferenceBriefing on the World Health Assembly (20-28 May 2013).
Hans Troedsson, Executive Director , Office of the Director –General, WHO
Cecilia Rose-Oduyemi, Director, Governing Bodies and External Relations, WHO
Andrew Cassels, Director, Office of the Director General, WHO
14 May 2013UNCTAD Press ConferenceILO/UNCTAD Joint Publication - Shared Harvests: Agriculture, Trade, and Employment
Ralf Peters, Economic Affairs Officer, Division of International Trade, UNCTAD
David Cheong, Chief Technical Advisor, International Labour Organization
8 May 2013UNEP Press ConferenceLaunch of a new UNEP report, Green Economy and Trade: Trends, Challenges and Opportunities (Embargoed until 8 May 2013 at 11:00 a.m. CET) Mr. Achim Steiner, Executive Director, UNEPUNEP
8 May 2013ILO Press ConferenceLaunch of "Global Employment Trends for Youth"
José-Manuel Salazar- Xirinachs, Assistant Director-General
Ekkehard Ernst , Senior ILO Economist
8 May 2013UNCTAD Press ConferencePublication: The Palestinian Economy in East Jerusalem: Enduring Annexation, Isolation and Disintegration
Mahmoud Elkhafif. Coordinator of the Assistance to the Palestinian people, UNCTAD
6 May 2013IFRC monthly press briefingIFRC monthly press briefing.
3 May 2013Press Conference by the U.S. MissionBriefing on NPT Prepcom
Mr. Thomas M. Countryman, Assistant Secretary for International Security and Nonproliferation

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