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Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights is meeting in Geneva from 21 September to 9 October 2015 to consider reports by Burundi, Italy, Guyana, Iraq, Morocco, Sudan, and Greece

Recent Press Releases & Meeting Summaries

Upcoming Press Conferences

UNCTAD Press Conference
13 October 2015 14:00 - 14:45
Publication of the Review of Maritime Transport 2015
(Embargoed until 14 October 2015 at 5 p.m. GMT)
  • Jan Hoffmann, Chief, Trade Facilitation Section, Trade Logistics Branch, DTL, UNCTAD
  • ITC Press Conference
    14 October 2015 10:30 - 11:15
    Launch of the International Trade Centre’s new flagship report ‘SME Competitiveness Outlook: Connect, Compete, Change for Inclusive Growth’.
    In this first edition, focus is on the role small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) play in facilitating inclusive economic growth.
  • Arancha González – Executive Director of ITC
  • Marion Jansen - Chief Economist of ITC (Author of the report)
  • Axel M. Addy – Minister of Commerce and Industry, Liberia
  • Press Conference by the UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson
    15 October 2015 10:30 - 11:00
    The United Nations Deputy Secretary‑General, Jan Eliasson, will be in Geneva next Thursday to deliver the keynote address at the Global Consultation Meeting on the World Humanitarian Summit.
    The Deputy Secretary‑General will hold a press conference to discuss the World Humanitarian Summit and his just concluded tour of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, the Islamic Republic of Iran and Turkey.