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Conference on Disarmament
The 2014 session of the Conference on Disarmament resumes this week with a public meeting on Thursday, July 31

Recent Press Releases & Meeting Summaries

Today's Press Conferences

Press Conference by the Swiss Mission and the WWF
30 September 2014 09:30 - 10:15
WWF will present the latest research on the state of the environment from its flagship Living Planet Report. WWF's new Director General, Marco Lambertini, will introduce the report one week after the UN Climate Summit and in advance of critical UN meetings on biodiversity, climate and development.
Salman Bal, Counsellor, Swiss Mission to the UN in Geneva
Marco Lambertini, Director General, WWF International
ITC Press Conference
30 September 2014 12:00 - 12:45
Update on Ebola in Liberia and impact on the economy
Axel Addy, Minister for Industry and Commerce, Liberia
UNICEF Press Conference
30 September 2014 14:00 - 14:45
Overview on the nutrition situation in South Sudan
James Elder, UNICEF Chief of communication, Eastern and Southern Africa

Upcoming Press Conferences

UNEP Press Conference
2 October 2014 11:00 - 11:45
Launch of Global Biodiversity Outlook 4 (advance launch under embargo until 6 October (exact time to be determined) )
Paul Leadley, Professor, Université Paris-Sud, (coordinator of the technical report which underpins the findings in GBO4)