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COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE HOLDS SIXTY-FIRST SESSION IN GENEVA FROM 24 JULY TO 11 AUGUST 2017 HUMAN RIGHTS COMMITTEE TO HOLD ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTIETH SESSION IN GENEVA FROM 3 TO 28 JULY 2017
COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE HOLDS SIXTY-FIRST SESSION IN GENEVA FROM 24 JULY TO 11 AUGUST 2017 HUMAN RIGHTS COMMITTEE TO HOLD ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTIETH SESSION IN GENEVA FROM 3 TO 28 JULY 2017

Recent Press Releases & Meeting Summaries

Today's Press Conferences

WFP Press Conference
20 July 2017 10:30 - 11:15
Presentation of the World Food Assistance Report 2017.
  • Steven Were Omamo, WFP Deputy Director for Policy and Programme and co-author of the report
  • WHO Press conference (embargoed)
    20 July 2017 11:30 - 12:15
    Launch of WHO’s HIV drug resistance report 2017 - Under embargo until 4:00 p.m., 20 July
    WHO releases new data on increasing HIV drug resistance trends in several countries that could undermine progress in preventing and treating HIV. WHO is responding with new guidelines and a global action plan to prevent and tackle HIV drug resistance.
  • Dr Gottfried Hirnschall, Director, Department of HIV and Global Hepatitis Programme, WHO
  • Dr Meg Doherty, Coordinator ,HIV treatment and care, WHO
  • Dr Silvia Bertagnolio, Medical officer, HIV treatment and care, WHO
    To get the Report under embargoemail:Oyuntungalag (Tunga) NAMJILSUREN, at : namjilsurent@who.intOr Fadéla CHAIB at chaibf@who.int
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    OHCHR Press Conference - Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
    24 July 2017 12:30 - 13:15
    Concluding Observations on the following countries: Italy, Thailand, Romania, Costa Rica, Montenegro, Barbados, Niger and Nigeria
  • Ms. Marion Bethel
  • Ms. Hilary Gbedemah
  • Ms. Nahla Haidar