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Human Rights Committee Human Rights Counci - 2 to 27 March
The Human Rights Committee is meeting in Geneva from 16 March to 2 April to review the reports of Cambodia, Côte d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, Monaco and the Russian Federation The HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL
is meeting from 2 to 27 March 2015

Recent Press Releases & Meeting Summaries

Today's Press Conferences

WHO Press Conference
26 March 2015 13:30 - 14:15
Journalists are invited to a press conference to learn more about data showing children under five have much higher death rates with Ebola. They will describe the challenges of caring for young children with Ebola and what needs to be done to improve their survival rates. They will also provide the findings of a meeting on paediatric Ebola virus disease being held by WHO in Geneva this week.
  • Dr Christopher Dye, Director of Strategy and WHO’s Team leader on Ebola epidemiology
  • Dr Tim O'Dempsey, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and WHO Clinical Team leader in Sierra Leone
  • Dr David Kaggwa, WHO Paediatric Consultant in Liberia
  • Upcoming Press Conferences

    WHO Press Conference
    1 April 2015 10:30 - 11:15
    World Health Day 2015, on 7 April, will draw attention to the issue of food safety. Ahead of the global launch, the World Health Organization will hold a media briefing to outline how globalization and the international reach of the food safety chain offer great opportunities — and threats — for human health, and also provide new figures on foodborne illnesses. The slogan for World Health Day 2015 is “From farm to plate, make food safe.”
  • Dr Kazuaki Miyagishima, Director, WHO Department of Food Safety.