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EIGHTIETH SESSION OF THE COMMITTEE ON THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD OPENS IN GENEVA CONFERENCE ON DISARMAMENT TO HOLD FIRST PUBLIC PLENARY OF ITS 2019 SESSION ON TUESDAY, 21 JANUARY
EIGHTIETH SESSION OF THE COMMITTEE ON THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD OPENS IN GENEVA CONFERENCE ON DISARMAMENT TO HOLD FIRST PUBLIC PLENARY OF ITS 2019 SESSION ON TUESDAY, 21 JANUARY

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Today's Press Conferences

Press conference at the request of the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Uzbekistan to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations in Geneva and the United Nations Office in Uzbekistan
21 March 2019 10:00 - 10:45
To present the UN Multi-Partner Human Security Trust Fund for the Aral Sea region as well as to address the Aral Sea crisis and its multi-dimensional human consequences, consequences for the nature, environment and population in the Aral Sea region (territories of the Central Asian region)
  • H.E. Badriddin Abidov, Deputy Minister of Investments and Foreign Trade of Uzbekistan
  • H.E. Helena Fraser, UN Resident Coordinator in Uzbekistan
  • H.E. Jusipbek Kazbekov, First Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Karakalpakstan
  • WFP Press conference
    21 March 2019 11:00 - 11:45
    Brief UPDATE on WFP’s short and longer term response to the situation in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe
  • Herve Verhoosel, WFP Senior Spokesperson
  • Upcoming Press Conferences

    Press Conference by the Personal Envoy of the Secretary-General for Western Sahara
    22 March 2019 16:00 - 16:45
    Second roundtable meeting on Western Sahara
  • Horst Köhler, Personal Envoy of the Secretary-General for Western Sahara
  • High Representative of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Press conference
    25 March 2019 14:00 - 14:45
    High Representative for UNAOC to present his renewed vision for UNAOC and how to make it more operational & result-oriented in addressing xenophobia, intolerance and hate speech.
  • Miguel Moratinos, High Representative for the UN Alliance of Civilizations