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28 June 2016OHCHR Press Conference (Special Rapporteur on Racism)The Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerancewill introduce his reports presented at the 32nd session of the Human Rights Council. His main thematic report on xenophobia and its conceptualization, trends and manifestations, especially in the context of an acute migration crisis xenophobia; the second on combating glorification of Nazism, neo-Nazism and other such practices and the third report on his visit to Greece carried in May 2015. The Special Rapporteur will be available to answer the questions of the press correspondents.
  • Mr. Mutuma Ruteere, Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance OHCHR
  • 23 June 2016Press Stakeout by the Office of the United Nations Special Envoy for SyriaThe United Nations Special Envoy for Syria, Mr. Staffan de Mistura, and his Special Advisor, Mr. Jan Egeland, will speak to the press following this morning's meeting of the Humanitarian Access Task Force. They will be joined by Mr. Yacoub El Hillo, UN Resident Humanitarian Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative for the Syrian Arab Republic.
    The press stakeout will be webcast live on webtv.un.org.
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    21 June 2016OHCHR Press Conference (Special Rapporteur on summary executions)In his last press conference, the UN Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions will present his annual report to the Human Rights Council on the use of force by private security providers in law enforcement contexts
    The expert will also refer to his reports on his mission to Ukraine and follow-up to his country recommendations on Mexico.
  • Mr. Christof Heyns, Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions. OHCHR
  • 21 June 2016Press Stakeout by the Human Rights Council / Independent Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab RepublicOral update to the Human Rights Council by the Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic to the Human Rights Council on 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 RepublicOHCHR
  • 17 June 2016UNCTAD Press ConferencePresentation of the World Investment Report 2016 - Investor Nationality: Policy Challenges- Embargoed 21/06 at 5:00 p.m. GMT.
  • Mukhisa Kituyi, UNCTAD Secretary-General
  • James Zhan, Director, Division on Investment and Enterprise, UNCTADUNCTAD
  • 16 June 2016OHCHR Press ConferenceHuman Rights Council / Independent Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic
    Release of report by the Commission of Inquiry on Syria on the crimes ISIS is committing against Yazidis
  • 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 June 2016Press stakeout by the Office of the UN Special Envoy for SyriaThe Special Advisor to the United Nations Special Envoy for Syria, Mr. Jan Egeland, will speak to the press following this morning's meeting of the International Syria Support Group's Humanitarian Access Task Force.
    The press stakeout will be webcast live on webtv.un.org.
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    15 June 2016UNHCR Press ConferenceUNHCR Annual Global Trends Report: Embargoed Pre-Press Conference with the High Commissioner
    Embargo 5 a.m. GMT on Monday 20 June 2016 (7 a.m. CEST)
  • Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees UNHCR
  • 14 June 2016WMO Press ConferenceThe state of the climate in 2016 (an update on the record temperatures, especially in Arctic regions, seen so far this year, and other extreme climate events).
  • David Carlson, Director, World Climate Research ProgrammeWMO
  • 13 June 2016Press stakeout by the UN Deputy Secretary-GeneralJan Eliasson, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, will hold a brief press stakeout before he addresses the Human Rights Council.UN
    9 June 2016OHCHR Press ConferenceConcluding Observations by the Committee on the Rights of the Child on Samoa, Nepal, UK, Slovakia, Pakistan, Gabon, Bulgaria and Luxembourg
  • Benyam Mezmur (Chair)
  • Kirsten Sandberg
  • Suzanne Aho Assouma
  • Jorge CardonaOHCHR
  • 8 June 2016Press Conference requested by the Permanent Mission of the State of EritreaResponse to the conclusions by the Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in Eritrea.
  • H.E. Mr. Yemane Gebreab, Advisor of the President and Head of Political AffairsUNOG
  • 8 June 2016OHCHR Press Conference (Human Rights Council)OHCHR
    8 June 2016OHCHR Press ConferencePress Conference - Presentation of Commission of Inquiry on human rights in Eritrea - Second report.
  • Mike Smith, Chair of the Commission of Inquiry on human rights in Eritrea.OHCHR
  • 2 June 2016IPU Press ConferenceOutcome of the IPU Roundtable on Water for the Middle East
  • Martin Chungong, Secretary General, Inter-Parliamentary Union
  • Denise Pascale Allende, Chilean MP and President of IPU’s Committee on Middle East Questions
  • A member of parliament from the Middle East region (to be confirmed)UNOG
  • 2 June 2016Press stakeout by the Office of the UN Special Envoy for SyriaThe UN Deputy Special Envoy for Syria, Mr. Ramzy E. Ramzy, and the Senior UN Advisor, Mr. Jan Egeland, will brief the media after their meeting with the ISSG Humanitarian Access Task Force.
    The press stakeout will be webcast live on webtv.un.org.
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    2 June 2016OCHA Press ConferenceHumanitarian situation in Yemen.
  • Jamie McGoldrick, Humanitarian Coordinator, YemenOCHA

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