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UNIDIR Press Conferece
26 November 2015 10:00 - 10:45Landmine Monitor 2015 Report Launch
Welcome and Introduction:Mr. Jarmo Sareva, Director, UNIDIROverview of Report Findings:
Mr. Mark Hiznay, Senior researcher, Arms Division, Human Rights Watch and ban policy editor for Landmine Monitor 2015Ms. Amelie Chayer, Government Liaison and Policy Manager, International Campaign to Ban LandminesMr. Loren Persi, Landmine and Cluster Munition Monitor, casualties and victim assistance editor for Landmine Monitor 2015Mr. Jeff Abramson, Landmine and Cluster Munition Monitor, final editor of Landmine Monitor 2015
WHO Press Conference
26 November 2015 14:30 - 15:15WHO press conference in preparation of World AIDS Day 2015 which falls together with the International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA 2015) to take place in Harare, Zimbabwe, from 29 November - 4 December 2015.
WHO speakers will brief on two major products, a global report on the health sector response and the new treatment guidelines.Dr Gottfried Hirnschall, Director, HIV Programme, WHODr Meg Doherty, Coordinator, Treatment and Care, HIV Department, WHODr Daniel Low-Beer, Coordinator, Strategic Information and Planning, HIV Department, WHO
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ITU Press Conference
30 November 2015 11:00 - 11:45Launch of the 2015 edition of ITU’s flagship ICT statistics report, Measuring the Information Society, including the ICT Development Index which ranks over 160 economies globally in terms of ICT access and affordability.
Jaroslaw Ponder, Strategy and Policy Advisor, and Coordinator for Europe Region. The launch will provide an informal opportunity to chat about this year’s key findings.
WHO Press Conference
2 December 2015 10:30 - 11:15Global Burden of Foodborne Diseases
At an embargoed media briefing on 2 December, WHO will release the most comprehensive report to date estimating the global burden of foodborne diseases. This helps address the lack of data on a leading cause of preventable illness and death worldwide.
Under embargo until Thursday 3 December 2015, at 3 p.m. Geneva time (CET) Dr Kazuaki Miyagishima, Director, Food Safety, WHODr Arie Hendrik Havelaar, Professor, Microbial Risk Assessment & Epidemiology of Foodborne Diseases, University of Florida and Chair of the WHO Foodborne Diseases Burden Epidemiology Reference Group
UNFPA Press Conference
3 December 2015 10:00 - 10:45Launch of the State of World Population Report 2015
Alanna Armitage, Director, UNFPA Geneva Office
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