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Human Rights Council - 29th session Geneva Consultations on Syria - May-June 2015
The Human Rights Council is meeting in Geneva from 15 June to 3 July Consultations on Syria are being held in Geneva by the United Nations Special Envoy for Syria, Mr. Staffan de Mistura - Click here for regular updates

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Upcoming Press Conferences

WHO Press Conference
3 July 2015 10:00 - 10:30
Launch of the World Health Organization Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic 2015.
(Embargoed until 6 a.m. Geneva time on 7 July.)
  • Dr Douglas Bettcher, Director of the WHO’s Department for the Prevention of Noncommunicable Diseases
  • Dr Vinayak Prasad, Project Manager, Tobacco Control , WHO
  • WHO Press Conference
    6 July 2015 10:30 - 11:15
    Update on the global cholera situation and on WHO’s response
  • Dr Dominique Legros, WHO Focal Point for Cholera
  • UNCTAD Press Conference
    6 July 2015 12:00 - 12:45
    Presentation of the Economic Development in Africa Report 2015
    (embargoed 9 July et 5.00 p.m. GMT)
  • Joakim REITER - UNCTAD Deputy-Secretary General
  • Taffere TESFACHEW - UNCTAD - Director- Division on Africa, LDCs and special programmes