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Upcoming Press Conferences

OHCHR Press Conference (Special Rapporteur on Racism)
28 June 2016 12:30 - 13:15
The Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerancewill introduce his reports presented at the 32nd session of the Human Rights Council. His main thematic report on xenophobia and its conceptualization, trends and manifestations, especially in the context of an acute migration crisis xenophobia; the second on combating glorification of Nazism, neo-Nazism and other such practices and the third report on his visit to Greece carried in May 2015. The Special Rapporteur will be available to answer the questions of the press correspondents.
  • Mr. Mutuma Ruteere, Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance
  • Press Conference on the United Nations International Conference in Support of Israeli-Palestinian Peace
    29 June 2016 13:30 - 14:15
    United Nations International Conference in Support of Israeli-Palestinian Peace
  • Amb. Fodé Seck, Chair of the UN Palestinian Rights Committee
  • Amb. Riyad Mansour, Permanent Observer of the State of Palestine to UN in New York
  • Mohammed Shtayyeh, Senior Advisor to President Abbas on negotiations
  • Nabil Shaath, former Palestinian chief negotiator, member of Fatah Central Committee