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CONFERENCE ON DISARMAMENT BEGINS THIRD AND FINAL SEGMENT OF THE 2016 SESSION COMMITTEE ON THE RIGHTS OF MIGRANT WORKERS TO HOLD TWENTY-FIFTH SESSION IN GENEVA FROM 29 AUGUST TO 7 SEPTEMBER 2016
CONFERENCE ON DISARMAMENT BEGINS THIRD AND FINAL SEGMENT OF THE 2016 SESSION COMMITTEE ON THE RIGHTS OF MIGRANT WORKERS TO HOLD TWENTY-FIFTH SESSION IN GENEVA FROM 29 AUGUST TO 7 SEPTEMBER 2016

Recent Press Releases & Meeting Summaries

Today's Press Conferences

UNEP Press Conference
30 August 2016 09:15 - 10:00
Erik Solheim has been appointed as the new UNEP Executive Director. During his first visit to Geneva on 30 August, Mr Solheim will present to the accredited journalists his priorities for the UN Environment Programme and the areas he has identified as being critical to address current environmental challenges, such as sustainable cities, oceans, biodiversity, finance and climate and migration.
Mr Solheim's presentation will be followed by a Q&A session and hopefully a lively discussion with the media.
  • Mr Erik Solheim, new UNEP Executive Director
  • WHO Press Conference
    30 August 2016 14:30 - 15:15
    WHO to issue new guidelines for the treatment of three common sexually transmitted infections in response to the growing threat of antibiotic resistance. These infections are Chlamydia, gonorrhoea and syphilis.
  • Dr. Teodora Wi, Medical Officer, Department of Reproductive Health and Research, WHO
  • Upcoming Press Conferences

    UNIDIR Press Conference
    1 September 2016 10:00 - 10:45
    Cluster Munition Monitor 2016 Report Launch.

    (For more facts on landmine and cluster munitions issues globally and to view detailed country profiles, visit the Landmine & Cluster Munition Monitor.)
  • Mr. Jarmo Sareva, Director, UNIDIR
  • Ms. Mary Wareham, Advocacy Director, Arms Division, Human Rights Watch and ban policy editor for Cluster Munition Monitor 2016
  • Mr. Jeff Abramson, Final Editor and Program Manager, Landmine and Cluster Munition Monitor