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The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights is considering reports by Viet Nam, Portugal, Finland, Montenegro, Guatemala, Slovenia, Nepal and Romania (10 to 28 November) The Committee against Torture is considering reports by Sweden, Ukraine, Venezuela, Australia, Burundi, United States, Croatia and Kazakhstan (3 to 28 November)

Recent Press Releases & Meeting Summaries

Upcoming Press Conferences

OHCHR Press Conference
1 December 2014 13:30 - 14:15
Global event on business and human rights – progress and challenges
Mo Ibrahim – Founder and Chair of Mo Ibrahim Foundation; chairing the UN Forum on Business and Human Rights 1-3 December
Margaret Jungk – Member of the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights
WHO Press Conference
1 December 2014 15:00 - 15:45
Ebola briefing: WHO response and challenges to control the Ebola outbreak.
Bruce Aylward, Assistant Director General in charge of the operational response.
UNOG/UNECE Press Conference
2 December 2014 14:30 - 15:15
Presentation of the "Rebirth Project" with Italian artist Michelangelo Pistoletto in the context of UN70
Acting Director-General Michael Møller
Ambassador Maurizio Enrico Luigi Serra, Permanent Representative of Italy
Mr. Michelangelo Pistoletto
WMO Press Conference
3 December 2014 16:00 - 16:45
Launch of the Provisional Statement on the Status of the Global Climate in 2014.
Michel Jarraud, WMO Secretary-General
Omar Baddour, Scientific Expert
ILO Press Conference
4 December 2014 10:00 - 10:45
Launch of the report: "Global Wage Report 2014/2015".
under embargo until Thursday, 4 December at 23:00 GMT
Sandra Polaski, ILO Deputy Director-General
Patrick Belser, main author of the report