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HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL UNIVERSAL PERIODIC REVIEW WORKING GROUP TO HOLD TWENTY-SEVENTH SESSION IN GENEVA FROM 1 TO 12 MAY 2017 MARKING THE START OF THE THIRD CYCLE NINETY-SECOND SESSION OF THE COMMITTEE ON THE ELIMINATION OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION TO BE HELD IN GENEVA FROM 24 APRIL TO 12 MAY
HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL UNIVERSAL PERIODIC REVIEW WORKING GROUP TO HOLD TWENTY-SEVENTH SESSION IN GENEVA FROM 1 TO 12 MAY 2017 MARKING THE START OF THE THIRD CYCLE NINETY-SECOND SESSION OF THE COMMITTEE ON THE ELIMINATION OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION TO BE HELD IN GENEVA FROM 24 APRIL TO 12 MAY

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WHO Virtual Press Briefing
24 May 2017 10:00 - 10:45
Virtual Press Briefing by Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General elect
On 23 May, Members States of the World Health Organization (WHO) elected Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus to be the new Director-General of WHO.
  • Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General elect
  • Press Conference by the Permanent Missions of Indonesia and Norway
    24 May 2017 11:45 - 12:30
    Official launch of the inaugural EAT Asia Pacific Food Forum, a high-level forum co-hosted by the EAT Foundation and the Indonesian Ministry of Health in Jakarta, Indonesia, on October 30–31, 2017. The Forum will gather 500 high-level political, business, academic and civil society leaders in the region to stimulate dialogue, facilitate sharing of best practices and co-design solutions to Asia Pacific’s most pressing food, health and sustainability challenges.
  • Prof. Nila Moeloek, Minister of Health, Indonesia
  • Dr. Gunhild Stordalen, President and Founder, EAT Foundation
    Remarks by:
  • H.E. Datuk Seri S. Subramaniam, Minister of Health, Malaysia
  • H.E. Mr. Gan Kim Yong, Minister of Health, Singapore (TBC)
  • H.E. Mr. Hans Brattskar, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Norway
  • UNRWA Press Conference
    24 May 2017 14:00 - 14:45
    Launching of the Annual Report of UNRWA Health Department
  • Dr. Akihiro Seita, UNRWA Director of Health
  • Upcoming Press Conferences

    OCHA Press Conference
    30 May 2017 12:15 - 13:00
    Humanitarian situation in Nigeria
  • Edward Kallon, Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria
  • Peter Lundberg, Deputy Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria