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29 October 2012UNDP Press ConferenceConference for Burundi's Development Partners.
H.E. Mr. Gervais Rufyikiri, President of the Republic of Burundi.
29 October 2012US Permanent Mission Press ConferenceLaunch of the minimum standards by the Child Protection Working Group
Dr. Neil Boothby, USG Special Advisor and Senior Coordinator
25 October 2012Press Conference by the Deputy Secretary-GeneralThe UN Deputy Secretary-General Mr. Jan Eliasson will brief the press on major political and development-related issues.
25 October 2012Stakeout by the Commission of Inquiry of SyriaStakeout by the Commission of Inquiry on Syria.
Members of the Commission of Inquiry on Syria:
Paulo Pinheiro (chair)
Karen Koning Abuzayd
Carla del Ponte
Vitit Muntarbhorn
25 October 2012UNCTAD Press ConferenceUNCTAD
23 October 2012WFP Press ConferenceThe situation in Syria and WFP's response in neighbouring countries
Daly Belgasmi , WFP Regional Director for the Middle East, Central Asia and Eastern Europe
23 October 2012UNCTAD Press ConferenceGlobal Investment Trends Monitor N°10
James ZHAN - UNCTAD - Director - Division on Investment and Enterprise
18 October 2012Press Conference by the UN Human Rights ChiefPress Conference by the UN Human Rights Chief
Navi Pillay, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
18 October 2012SRSG Sexual Violence in Conflict Press ConferenceSexual Violence in Conflict: Fighting Impunity, Securing Justice
Zainab Hawa Bangura, UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) on Sexual Violence in Conflict
17 October 2012WHO Press BriefingNew data, trends and challenges in tuberculosis - launch of the WHO Global Tuberculosis Report 2012
(Embargoed until 17/10/2012 at 5 p.m. Geneva time)
· Dr. Philippe Glaziou, TB Monitoring and Evaluation Unit, Stop TB Department, WHO
15 October 2012IFRC Press ConferenceThe IFRC’s annual flagship publication the World Disasters Report (WDR) 2012 will be officially launched on Tuesday 16 October 2012. (Under embargo until Tuesday, 16 October at 1 p.m. Geneva time )
Mr Matthias Schmale, IFRC Under-Secretary General for National Societies and Knowledge Development
Mr Robert Tickner, Acting IFRC Under-Secretary General for Humanitarian Values and Diplomacy and Secretary-General of the Australian Red Cross
Ms Sue Lemesurier, Head of the IFRC Migration Unit
11 October 2012Geneva International Discussions - 21st round: Press Conference by the Co-ChairsGeneva International Discussions - 21st round: Press Conference by the Co-Chairs
Philippe Lefort, European Union Special Representative for the South Caucasus and for the crisis in Georgia.
Antti Turunen, United Nations Representative to the Geneva International Discussions and the Joint Incident Prevention and Response Mechanism.
Pádraig Murphy, Special Representative of the OSCE, Chairperson-in-Office for the South Caucasus.
11 October 2012Geneva International Discussions - 21st round: Press Conference by GeorgiaGeneva International Discussions - 21st round: Press Conference by Georgia
Sergi Kapanadze, Deputy Minister, MFA
8 October 2012US Press ConferenceU.S. Views Leading up to the World Conference on International Telecommunications
Ambassador Terry Kramer, U.S. Head of Delegation to the World Conference on International Telecommunications
8 October 2012OHCHR Press ConferenceLaunch of the Nepal Conflict Report: a 234-page study of ten years of serious human rights violations in Nepal (1996-2006)
Mr. Hanny Megally, Chief of OHCHR's Asia Pacific and Middle East and North Africa Branch
Mr. Rory Mungoven, Chief of OHCHR's Asia Pacific Section
5 October 2012UNHCR Press ConferenceHigh Commissioner's Annual post Executive Committee briefing to journalists
Mr. António Guterres, UN High Commissioner for Refugees
5 October 2012CITES Press ConferenceAnnouncement of the proposed changes to the lists of species covered by CITES Proposals to amend the CITES Appendices will be discussed at the 16th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to CITES, Bangkok (Thailand), 3-14 March 2013
John E. Scanlon - CITES Secretary-General
David Morgan - Chief Scientific Services
4 October 2012GAVI Press ConferencePress briefing with GAVI Alliance CEO, Dr. Seth Berkley, on helping to
save lives and tackling the health equity gap through the power of
Dr. Seth Berkley, CEO GAVI Alliance
1 October 2012UNFPA/UNECE Press ConferenceLaunch of the report "Ageing in the Twenty-First Century: A Celebration and a Challenge" Report under embargo until 1 October, 1:00 UTC/GMT
Ms. Alanna Armitage, Director, UNFPA Office in Geneva
Ms. Vitalija Gaucaite Wittich, Chief, Population Unit, UNECE

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