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Committee on the Rights of the Child will meet in dual chambers at the Palais Wilson in Geneva from 12 to 30 January 2015
The Committee on the Rights of the Child is meeting from 12 to 30 January 2015 to review reports by Cambodia, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, the Gambia, Iraq, Jamaica, Mauritius, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkmenistan, Tanzania and Uruguay

Recent Press Releases & Meeting Summaries

Today's Press Conferences

Press Stakeout by the Swedish Mission
26 January 2015 12:30 - 13:00
Universal Periodic Review - Sweden
Ms. Annika Söder, State Secretary, Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Press Conference requested by ITC
26 January 2015 14:30 - 15:15
Mr Axel Addy, Liberia’s Minister for Commerce and Industry, will speak to the press and give updates on Ebola and the economic impact of Ebola, as well as Liberia’s WTO accession.

Upcoming Press Conferences

IPU Press Conference
27 January 2015 14:00 - 14:45
Q & A on IPU mission to Syria and Lebanon
Martin Chungong, IPU Secretary General
WHO Press Conference
27 January 2015 15:30 - 16:15
Tomorrow, delegates at the WHO Executive Board will consider the appointment of a Regional Director for WHO Africa Region who was nominated by the AFRO Regional Committee in November 2014.
Dr Matshidiso Moeti, Regional Director-Elect
ILO Press Conference
28 January 2015 11:00 - 11:45
Launch of new ILO report: An Employment-Oriented Investment Strategy for Europe. Raymond Torres, Head of ILO Research, will present this analysis of the three-year investment plan put forward by European Commission (EC) President Jean-Claude Juncker in late 2014
(The report is under embargo until Wednesday 28 January at 2 p.m. GMT (3 p.m. Geneva time)
Raymond Torres, Head of ILO Research
UNCTAD Press Conference
28 January 2015 14:30 - 15:15
New Global Investment Trends Monitor (Issue n°18).
(Embargoed until 29 January 2015 at 5 p.m. GMT)
James ZHAN, Director, Division on Investment and Enterprise, UNCTAD
UNICEF Press Conference
29 January 2015 10:30 - 11:15
Launch of the 2015 Humanitarian Action for Children + Update on the situation of children in Syria and in Ebola affected countries
Ms. Afshan KHAN, Director, Office of Emergency Programmes (Just back from Syria and Lebanon)
Mr. Peter SALAMA, UNICEF Global Ebola Emergency Coordinator