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Conference on Disalmament
The 2014 session of the Conference on Disarmament resumes this week with a public meeting on Thursday, July 31

Recent Press Releases & Meeting Summaries

Upcoming Press Conferences

OHCHR Press Conference - People with albinism
25 August 2014 14:30 - 15:15
People with albinism. Ms Londono will refer to the main human rights challenges persons with albinism face. She will reflect on her recent visit to Tanzania, the situation of children with albinism in host centres and recent attacks against this vulnerable group.

Alicia Londono, Human Rights Officer
OHCHR Press Conference - Human Rights Council / Independent Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic
27 August 2014 11:00 - 11:45
Release of latest report by the Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic covering the period between mid-January and mid-July plus the latest developments of the human rights situation in Syria.

Mr. Paulo Pinheiro, Chairperson, Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic
Ms. Karen Abuzayd, Member of the Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic
Mr. Vitit Muntarbhorn, Member of the Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic
WHO Press Conference on health and climate change, 27-29 August 2014
27 August 2014 12:45 - 13:30
WHO Press Conference on health and climate change, 27-29 August 2014

Maria Neira, Director, Public Health, Environmental and Social Determinants of Health Department, WHO
Prof Alistair Woodward, Coordinating lead author of the health chapter of the 5th Assessment report, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
Diarmid Campbell-Lendrum, Scientist and team leader climate change, Department of Public Health, Environmental and Social Determinants of Health Department, WHO