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14 December 2018UNHCR/IOM Press ConferenceLaunch of the UN appeal for the Venezuela situation, the regional Refugee and Migrant Response Plan (RMRP)
  • UNHCR/IOM Joint Special Representative for refugees and migrants from Venezuela Eduardo Stein,
  • Director General of IOM António Vitorino
  • UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo GrandiUNHCR
  • 14 December 2018OHCHR Press ConferenceCommittee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination Concluding Observations on Albania, Honduras, Iraq, Norway, Qatar, and Republic of Korea
  • Mr. Noureddine Amir, Chairperson of the Committee
  • Ms. Gay McDougall, Vice-Chairperson of the Committee
  • Ms. Keiko Ko, member of the Committee
  • Mr. Alexei Avtonomov, member of the CommitteeOHCHR
  • 7 December 2018WHO Press ConferenceLaunch of the WHO Global status report on road safety 2018, which will detail the progress and challenges in making roads safer to protect health and save lives.
  • Dr. Etienne Krug, Director, Department for Management of Noncommunicable Diseases, Disability, Violence and Injury Prevention, WHO
  • Dr. Nhan Tran, Coordinator, Unintentional Injury Prevention, WHOWHO
  • 7 December 2018Committee Against TortureCommittee Against Torture Concluding Observations on Canada, Guatemala, Maldives, Netherlands, Peru, and Viet Nam.
  • Mr. Jens Modvig (Chairperson)
  • Ms. Felice Gaer (Vice-Chairperson)
  • Mr. Claude Heller (Vice-Chairperson)
  • Mr. Sébastien Touzé (Rapporteur)
  • Mr. Abdelwahab Hani
  • Mr. Diego Rodríguez-Pinzón OHCHR
  • 5 December 2018Human Rights CommitteeThe 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
  • Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human RightsOHCHR
  • 5 December 2018REV 1 - new time ILO Press ConferenceLaunch of the ILO report “Global estimates on international migrant workers”
  • Manuela Tomei, Department Director, WORKQUALITYILO
  • 5 December 2018UNCHR Press ConferenceExpert briefing: The global compact on refugees. The UN High Commissioner for Refugees has proposed a new global compact on refugees which aims to strengthen the global response to new and existing refugee situations.  The full UN General Assembly is expected to consider and validate the refugee compact on the morning of 17 December in New York.
  • Mr Volker Türk, Assistant High Commissioner for Protection, UNHCRUNHCR
  • 4 December 2018OCHA Press ConferenceLaunch of “Global Humanitarian Overview 2019” and “World Humanitarian Data and Trends 2018” flagship reports
  • Mark Lowcock, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief CoordinatorOCHA
  • 4 December 2018WFP Press ConferenceUpdate on food security and WFP operations in YEMEN (a few days prior to the peace talks)
  • David BEASLEY, Executive Director WFP
  • Herve VERHOOSEL, Senior Spokesperson WFPWFP
  • 3 December 2018WIPO Press ConferenceLaunch of WIPO’s 2018 World Intellectual Property Indicators (WIPI) report
  • Francis Gurry, WIPO Director General
  • Carsten Fink, Chief Economist, WIPOWIPO

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