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Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)
58th session of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
30 June to 18 July 2014

Recent Press Releases & Meeting Summaries

Today's Press Conferences

WHO Press Conference
23 July 2014 11:00 - 11:45
Every year close to 1.4 million people die from acute and chronic liver problems caused by viral hepatitis - a group of infectious diseases that affect millions of people worldwide. In the lead-up to World Hepatitis Day – 28 July – the World Health Organization (WHO) is calling on countries to strengthen measures against viral hepatitis. At this briefing, WHO expert Dr Stefan Wiktor will discuss what countries are doing, and what is needed to ensure that this “silent killer” is not ignored.
Dr Stefan Wiktor, Team Leader, Global Hepatitis Programme, WHO
WTO Press Briefing
23 July 2014 14:30 - 15:15
Peter Ungphakorn will brief on the WTO Agriculture negotiations

Upcoming Press Conferences

OHCHR Press Conference / Human Rights Committee
24 July 2014 13:30 - 14:00
Human Rights Committee: Concluding Observations on Chile, Georgia, Ireland, Japan, Malawi and Sudan
Nigel Rodley (Chairperson)
Cees Flinterman (Vice-Chairperson)
Gerald Neuman