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22 September 2016Press Stakeout by the Office of the United Nations Special Envoy for SyriaPress stakeout with U.N. Deputy Special Envoy for Syria, Mr. Ramzy Ezzeldin Ramzy, and U.N. Special Advisor to the Special Envoy for Syria, Mr. Jan Egeland, following the meeting of the International Syria Support Group's Humanitarian Access Task Force.
The press stakeout will be webcast live on webtv.un.org. (Please note that the live stream may not be accessible on all mobile devices.)
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20 September 2016WHO Press ConferenceThis week, Heads of State will gather for an all-day high-level meeting on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) at the UN General Assembly in New York. They are expected to commit to taking a broad, coordinated approach to address the root causes of AMR across multiple sectors, especially human health, animal health and agriculture.
WHO expert will brief Geneva-based journalists on the importance of this meeting at UN General Assembly
  • Dr. Elizabeth Tayler, Technical Officer, Antimicrobial Resistance, WHOWHO
  • 19 September 2016Press stakeout by the Human Rights Council / Independent Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab RepublicPresentation of latest report by the Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic to the Human Rights Council including update on the recent human rights situation in the country.
  • Mr. Paulo Pinheiro, Chairperson, Independent Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic
  • Ms. Carla del Ponte, Member of the Independent Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic
  • Mr. Vitit Muntarbhorn, Member of the Independent Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic OHCHR
  • 16 September 2016UNCTAD Press ConferencePublication of the Trade and Development Report 2016: Structural transformation for inclusive and sustained growth.
    (Embargoed until 21 September 2016, at 5 p.m. GMT)
  • Mukhisa Kituyi, UNCTAD Secretary-General
  • Richard Kozul-Wright, UNCTAD, Director, Division on Globalization and Development StrategiesUNCTAD
  • 15 September 2016Press Stakeout by the Office of the UN Special Envoy for SyriaThe Office of the United Nations Special Envoy for Syria informs you that the International Syria Support Group's Humanitarian Access Task Force will convene today, Thursday 15 September 2016 at 10 a.m. at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.
    The meeting will be followed by a press stakeout in Hall XIV, at 12.15 p.m., with the U.N. Special Envoy for Syria, Mr. Staffan de Mistura and his Special Advisor, Mr. Jan Egeland.
    The press stakeout will be webcast live on webtv.un.org. (Please note that the live stream may not be accessible on all mobile devices.)
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    15 September 2016ITU Press ConferenceLaunch of the 2016 edition of the Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development’s ‘State of Broadband’ report, giving a global overview of broadband penetration and global trends.
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  • Phillippa Biggs, Senior Policy Advisory and lead author of this year’s report. The launch will provide an informal opportunity to chat to Phillippa about this year’s key findings ahead of the report going live on ITU’s website at 12 noon.ITU
  • 13 September 2016Press Conference by the OHCHR (SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON THE NEGATIVE IMPACT OF UNILATERAL COERCIVE MEASURES ON THE ENJOYMENT OF HUMAN RIGHTS - UNILATERAL SANCTIONS)Unilateral sanctions and compensation commissions - The UN Special Rapporteur on the negative impact of unilateral coercive measures on the enjoyment of human rights will present his annual report to the Human Rights Council which focuses on the issue of redress and remedies for the victims of unilateral sanctions.
    The expert will also refer to his report on his mission to the Sudan and the follow-up of his recommendations.
  • Mr. Idriss Jazairy, Special Rapporteur on the negative impact of unilateral coercive measures on the enjoyment of human rights OHCHR
  • 13 September 2016Stakeout by the United Nations Special Envoy for SyriaUNOG
    9 September 2016Press stakeout by the UN Special Envoy for SyriaThe Office of the United Nations Special Envoy for Syria informs you that the International Syria Support Group's Humanitarian Access Task Force will convene on Friday 9 September 2016 at 10.30 a.m. at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, given the public holiday on Thursday.
    The meeting will be followed by a press stakeout in Hall XIV, at 12.45 p.m., with the U.N. Special Envoy for Syria, Mr. Staffan de Mistura and the Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Stephen O'Brien.
    The press stakeout will be webcast live on webtv.un.org. (Please note that the live stream may not be accessible on all mobile devices.)
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    9 September 2016IFRC Press ConferenceLaunch of the World First Aid Day Campaign “First aid for and by children”.
    For this World First Aid Day (10 September), the IFRC will focus on the need for children, parents and carers to learn first aid.
    Children make up a large portion of the population that receives first aid in every day emergencies and large-scale disasters and are often bystanders when peers and family members are injured.  IFRC is committed to equipping children with information and skills to turn them into first aid providers in their communities.  The IFRC is the largest first aid educator and provider in the world and for more than 150 years, first aid has been one of the principal services of the Red Cross and Red Crescent volunteers.
  • HSH Princess Charlene of Monaco, IFRC’s Goodwill Ambassador for First Aid
  • Elhadj As Sy, IFRC Secretary General UNOG
  • 7 September 2016OHCHR Press ConferenceHuman Rights Council 33rd regular session (13 - 30 September)
  • Ambassador Choi Kyong-lim (Republic of Korea), President of the Human Rights Council (10th cycle)OHCHR
  • 7 September 2016Press Conference by the Convention on Cluster MunitionsStates Parties, Civil Society on Convention on Cluster Munitions Political Declaration
  • Henk Cor van der Kwast, Permanent Representative of the Netherlands and President of the Convention
  • Steve Goose, Human Rights Watch, Director Arms DivisionUNOG
  • 6 September 2016Press Conference by the Human Rights Council / Independent Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab RepublicLaunch of 12th report of the Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic to the Human Rights Council – covering the period between 10 January and 20 July 2016. The Commissioners will also brief the press on the latest developments on the human rights front in the country.
  • Mr. Paulo Pinheiro, Chairperson, Independent Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic
  • Mr Vitit Muntarbhorn, Member of the Independent Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab RepublicUNOG
  • 6 September 2016UNCTAD Press ConferencePresentation of the 2016 Report on UNCTAD's assistance to the Palestinian people
    (Embargoed 6 September at 5 p.m. GMT)
  • Richard Kozul-Wright, Director, Division on Globalization and Development Strategies, UNCTAD
  • Mahmoud Elkhafif, Coordinator of the Assistance to the Palestinian People, UNCTADUNCTAD
  • 6 September 2016UNICEF Press Conference[Nearly 50 million children «uprooted» worldwide.
    A new UNICEF report points to six specific actions to protect and help displaced, refugee and migrant children. 
    EMBARGOED until 00:01 GMT on 7 September 2016
  • Ted Chaiban, Director of Programmes of UNICEFUNICEF
  • 2 September 2016WHO Press ConferenceCholera Outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo – Current situation, control measures and WHO response.
  • Dr. Dominique LEGROS, Cholera focal point, Department for Pandemic and Epidemic Diseases, WHOWHO
  • 1 September 2016UNIDIR Press ConferenceCluster Munition Monitor 2016 Report Launch.

    (For more facts on landmine and cluster munitions issues globally and to view detailed country profiles, visit the Landmine & Cluster Munition Monitor.)
  • Mr. Jarmo Sareva, Director, UNIDIR
  • Ms. Mary Wareham, Advocacy Director, Arms Division, Human Rights Watch and ban policy editor for Cluster Munition Monitor 2016
  • Mr. Jeff Abramson, Final Editor and Program Manager, Landmine and Cluster Munition MonitorUNIDIR
  • 1 September 2016Press Stakeout by the Office of the United Nations Special Envoy for SyriaThe Office of the United Nations Special Envoy for Syria informs you that the International Syria Support Group's Humanitarian Access Task Force will convene on Thursday, 1 September, at 10.30 a.m. at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.
    The meeting will be followed by a press stakeout in Hall XIV, at 12.45 p.m., with the U.N. Special Envoy for Syria, Mr. Staffan de Mistura and his Special Advisor, Mr. Jan Egeland.
    The press stakeout will be webcast live on webtv.un.org.
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