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13 April 2015CCW Press ConferenceLethal autonomous weapons systems
  • Ambassador Michael Biontino of Germany, Chair of the Informal Meeting of Experts on lethal autonomous weapons systemsUNODA
  • 10 April 2015WHO Press ConferenceWHO
    9 April 2015UPU Press BriefingBriefing on the Universal Postal Union’s World Strategy Conference, 13-14 April 2015 (CICG Geneva) – see strategy2015.upu.int for information and programme
  • Bishar A. Hussein, UPU Director General
  • Pascal Clivaz, UPU Deputy Director General
  • Representative from Côte d’Ivoire (Conference chair)UNOG
  • 8 April 2015WHO Press ConferenceIn response to lessons learned from the Ebola outbreak, WHO has developed a registry of accredited Foreign Medical Teams (FMTs) – a roster of pre-verified medical teams from around the world ready to deploy at moment’s notice for emergency response. During the Ebola outbreak, WHO has coordinated the deployment of nearly 60 foreign medical teams provided by 40 organizations. In emergency response to the Vanuatu cyclone, WHO has deployed 20 FMTs through this registry
  • Dr. Ian Norton, WHO Project leader, Foreign Medical TeamsWHO
  • 8 April 2015UNCTAD Press ConferenceTrade in commodities: challenges and opportunities - 6th Global Commodities Forum - 13-14 April 2015
  • Samuel Gayi - UNCTAD - Chief of the Special Unit on Commodities
  • Kris Terauds - Special Unit on Commodities - EconomistUNCTAD
  • 2 April 2015WHO Press ConferenceWorld 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.
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  • 2 April 2015OHCHR Press ConferenceConcluding Observations on Russia, Cambodia, Côte d'Ivoire, Cyprus, Croatia, Monaco
  • Fabian Salvioli (Chair)
  • Yuval Shany
  • Victor Manuel Rodriguez-ResciaOHCHR
  • 1 April 2015Press conference by the African UnionHuman Rights Council twenty-third special session on "the terrorist attacks and human rights abuses and violations committed by the terrorist group Boko Haram”
  • HE. Mr. Pierre BUYOYA, former President of Burundi and High Representative of the African Union for Mali and the Sahel
  • Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Human Rights of Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad, Niger and possibly Benin and
  • the Coordinator of the African Group for questions related to Human RightsUNOG

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