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COMMITTEE ON THE ELIMINATION OF DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN TO HOLD SIXTY-SIXTH SESSION IN GENEVA FROM 13 FEBRUARY TO 3 MARCH COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL RIGHTS TO HOLD SIXTIETH SESSION FROM 20 TO 24 FEBRUARY 2017
COMMITTEE ON THE ELIMINATION OF DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN TO HOLD SIXTY-SIXTH SESSION IN GENEVA FROM 13 FEBRUARY TO 3 MARCH COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL RIGHTS TO HOLD SIXTIETH SESSION FROM 20 TO 24 FEBRUARY 2017

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Today's Press Conferences

UNECE Press Conference
21 February 2017 15:00 - 15:45
Presentation of the winners of the Global Road Safety Film Festival 2017
  • Jean Todt - UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy for Road Safety
  • Michelle Yeoh - Actress
  • Luc Besson - Film director – Screenwriter - Producer
  • Christian Friis Bach - UNECE Executive Secretary
  • Award winners
  • Upcoming Press Conferences

    Press Conference by the Human Rights Council
    22 February 2017 10:00 - 10:45
    Background Briefing on the 34th regular session of the Human Rights Council
  • Mr. Rolando Gómez, Public Information Officer, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Human Rights Council Branch
  • Press Conference by the Human Rights Council / Independent Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic
    1 March 2017 14:00 - 14:45
    Launch of report of the Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic on its special inquiry into events in Aleppo based on its investigations of alleged human rights violations committed by all warring parties between 21 July 2016 and 22 December 2016. (References: HRC res. 31/17 and HRC res. S-25/1)
    (The Commission is scheduled to present this report, along with a periodic update on the overall human rights situation in Syria, to the Human Rights Council on 14 March.)
  • 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