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COMMITTEE ON THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES OPENS TWENTY-SECOND SESSION IN GENEVA CONFERENCE ON DISARMAMENT TO HOLD THIRD PUBLIC PLENARY OF ITS 2019 SESSION
COMMITTEE ON THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES OPENS TWENTY-SECOND SESSION IN GENEVA CONFERENCE ON DISARMAMENT TO HOLD THIRD PUBLIC PLENARY OF ITS 2019 SESSION

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UNHCR-IOM Press conference
23 October 2019 10:00 - 10:15
Update on the situation of Venezuelan refugees and migrants and International Solidarity Conference on the Venezuelan refugee and migrant crisis
With the number of Venezuelan refugees and migrants now at 4.5 million, the Joint Special Representative Eduardo Stein will give an update on the situation, outlining the challenges and needs for the coming months. In addition, he and Ambassador Stevens, Head of the EU Delegation to the UN in Geneva, will explain the scope and aims of the International Solidarity Conference on the Venezuelan refugee and migrant crisis, organized by the EU, UNHCR and IOM in Brussels on 28 and 29 October.
  • Eduardo Stein, Joint UNHCR and IOM Special Representative for Venezuelan refugees and migrants
  • Ambassador Walter Stevens, Head of the EU Delegation to the UN in Geneva
  • UNCTAD Press conference (under embargo)
    28 October 2019 10:30 - 11:15
    Presentation of the Review of Maritime Transport 2019
    Embargo until Wednesday, 30 October 2019 at 5:00 p.m. GMT
  • Shamika Sirimanne, Director, Division on Technology and Logistics, UNCTAD
  • Frida Youssef, Chief, Transport Section, Division on Technology and Logistics, UNCTAD