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16 December 2014WIPO Press ConferenceLaunch of WIPO’s 2014 World Intellectual Property Indicators (WIPI) report
Francis Gurry, Director General, WIPO
15 December 2014WHO Press ConferencePress briefing on the outcomes of the WHO/ FIND meeting on Diagnostics tests and Ebola Control.
Francis Moussy, focal point for new Ebola diagnostics, WHO
Mark Perkins, Chief Scientific Officer, FIND
15 December 2014OHCHR Press ConferenceLaunch of the new OHCHR report on the human rights situation in Ukraine.
Gianni Magazzeni, Chief of the Americas, Europe, and Central Asia Branch
11 December 2014Stakeout by UN High Commissioner for RefugeesMedia stakeout at the end of UNHCR’s Dialogue Protection at Sea The UNHCR High Commissioner for Refugees will address a media stakeout session at the conclusion of his Dialogue on Protection at Sea
António Guterres, UN High Commissioner for Refugees
10 December 2014UNOG Press ConferenceConcert "Culture for Peace and Human Rights" (10 December)
Luis Enrique Chávez Basagoitia, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Peru to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva
Miguel Angel Moratinos, President, ONUART Foundation
Juan Diego Flores, Tenor, Peru (TBC)
10 December 2014WHO Press ConferenceLaunch of the WHO/UNODC/UNDP Global status report on violence prevention 2014
For the main report (English only), and related materials (available in several UN languages) please contact the WHO secretariat.
Etienne Krug, Director, Department for Management of NCDs, Disability, Violence and Injury Prevention, World Health Organization
Sara Sekkenes, Adviser, Conflict Prevention – Partnerships, Bureau for Policy and Programme Support, United Nations Development Programme
10 December 2014Press Conference by Permanent Delegation of Georgia30th round of Geneva International Discussions (9 -10 December 2014)
Davit Dondua, First Deputy Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia
Ketevan Tsikhelashvili, First Deputy State Minister, Office of the State Minister of Georgia for Reconciliation and Civil Equality
Gocha Lortkipanidze, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Justice of Georgia
9 December 2014UNHCR StakeoutResettlement and other forms of humanitarian admission for Syrian refugees
Following the pledging conference on this topic taking place in Room XVII from 2 to 6pm the same day, the UN refugee agency chief will talk about the need for places and the results of the conference. Further background material and broadcast quality video is available here
António Guterres, UN High Commissioner for Refugees
8 December 2014Mission of Germany - Press ConferenceHuman Rights Council - 2015
Joachim Ruecker, German Ambassador to the UN
8 December 2014WHO Press ConferenceLaunch of the World Malaria Report 2014.
Embargoed until 00.01 a.m. GMT / 01.01 a.m. CET, Geneva, on Tuesday, 9 December 2014
Dr Pedro L. Alonso, Director of the Global Malaria Programme, WHO
Dr Richard Cibulskis, Lead author of World Malaria Report 2014, WHO
8 December 2014IPU Press ConferenceLaunch of IPU statistics and trends on human rights abuses of parliamentarians – a year in review.
Rogier Huizenga, Head of IPU´s Human Rights Programme
8 December 2014OCHA/UNHCR Press ConferenceLaunch of the Global Humanitarian Appeal 2015 to support people affected by disaster and conflict
A press package with details of the appeal is expected to be available to the accredited press in the Palais des Nations earlier in the day on Monday 8 December. The material will be embargoed until the end of the press conference
Valerie Amos, United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator
António Guterres, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
4 December 2014ILO Press ConferenceLaunch of the report: "Global Wage Report 2014/2015".
under embargo until Thursday, 4 December at 23:00 GMT
Sandra Polaski, ILO Deputy Director-General
Patrick Belser, main author of the report
4 December 2014Press Conference by the Swiss Permanent MissionFirst Global Think Tank Summit, Geneva, 4-6 December 2014
James G. McGann, Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program, Lauder Institute, University of Pennsylvania, USA (Organizer)
Thomas Biersteker, the Graduate Institute, Geneva (Organizer)
Fatima Harrak, Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) (Morocco)
Jae-Ha Park, Asian Development Bank Institute (Japan)
Fernando Straface, Centro de ImplementaciOn de Politicas Publicas para la Equidad y el Crecimiento (Argentina)
George C. Varughese, Development Alternatives Group (India)
Representative, Swiss Ministry of Foreign Affairs (TBC)
3 December 2014WMO Press ConferenceLaunch of the Provisional Statement on the Status of the Global Climate in 2014.
Michel Jarraud, WMO Secretary-General
Omar Baddour, Scientific Expert
2 December 2014OHCHR Press ConferenceMaking human rights a reality in business
Bob Collymore – CEO of Kenyan mobile operator Safaricom
Idar Kreutzer – CEO Finance Norway – the industry organisation for banks, insurance companies and other financial institutions in Norway
Alejandra Ancheita – Executive Director of ProDesc, Mexican lawyer and activist fighting for rights of migrants, workers and indigenous communities
2 December 2014UNOG/UNECE Press ConferencePresentation of the "Rebirth Project" with Italian artist Michelangelo Pistoletto in the context of UN70
Acting Director-General Michael Møller
Ambassador Maurizio Enrico Luigi Serra, Permanent Representative of Italy
Mr. Michelangelo Pistoletto
1 December 2014WHO Press ConferenceEbola briefing: WHO response and challenges to control the Ebola outbreak.
Bruce Aylward, Assistant Director General in charge of the operational response.
1 December 2014OHCHR Press ConferenceGlobal event on business and human rights – progress and challenges
Mo Ibrahim – Founder and Chair of Mo Ibrahim Foundation; chairing the UN Forum on Business and Human Rights 1-3 December
Margaret Jungk – Member of the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights

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