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Committee on Migrant Workers  - 13 to 24 April Committee against Torture
The Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families is meeting in Geneva from 13 to 24 April 2015 to review the reports of Kyrgyzstan, Peru and Uganda The Committee against Torture
is meeting in Geneva from 20 April to 15 May.
Countries considered: New Zealand, Congo, Romania, Luxembourg, Spain, Serbia, Colombia and The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Recent Press Releases & Meeting Summaries

Today's Press Conferences

UNHCR Press Conference
27 April 2015 10:00 - 10:45
Update on the humanitarian situation in the Central African Republic (CAR) and the CAR refugees in the neighbouring countries.
  • Ms. Claire Bourgeois, Senior Humanitarian Coordinator for the Central African Republic
  • Ms. Liz Ahua, Regional Refugee Coordinator, Central African Republic situation
  • ILO Press Conference
    27 April 2015 11:00 - 11:45
    More than half of the global rural population excluded from health care: launch of the report "Global evidence on inequities in rural health protection: New data on rural deficits in health coverage for 174 countries".
  • Xenia Scheil-Adlung, Health Policy Coordinator at the ILO
  • Upcoming Press Conferences

    WHO Press Conference
    29 April 2015 10:30 - 11:15
    A new report by the World Health Organization (WHO) will be published on 29 April capturing countries’ own assessments of their response to the threat of antimicrobial resistance, including antibiotic resistance. Antimicrobial resistance has been detected in all parts of the world. It threatens the effective prevention and treatment of infections caused by bacteria (e.g. gonorrhoea), parasites (e.g. malaria), viruses (e.g. HIV), and fungi (e.g. Candida).
  • Dr Charles Penn, WHO Coordinator, Antimicrobial resistance