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Committee on Migrant Workers  - 13 to 24 April Committee against Torture
The Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families is meeting in Geneva from 13 to 24 April 2015 to review the reports of Kyrgyzstan, Peru and Uganda The Committee against Torture
is meeting in Geneva from 20 April to 15 May.
Countries considered: New Zealand, Congo, Romania, Luxembourg, Spain, Serbia, Colombia and The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Recent Press Releases & Meeting Summaries

Today's Press Conferences

UNEP Press Conference
4 May 2015 14:30 - 15:30
The 2015 Triple COPs: Setting the Scene for Sustainable Management of Chemicals and Waste, Worldwide.
  • Achim Steiner, UNEP Executive Director (and Under Secretary General)
  • Rolph Payet, (UNEP) Executive Secretary of Basel, Rotterdam, and Stockholm Conventions
  • Clayton Campanhola, FAO Executive Secretary of Rotterdam Convention
  • Upcoming Press Conferences

    Press Conference by the Special Envoy for Syria
    5 May 2015 11:30 - 12:15
    Press Conference by the Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Syria, Mr. Staffan de Mistura.
    UNHCR Press Conference
    6 May 2015 10:30 - 11:15
    Joint UNHCR/NRC Press Conference: Global report reveals record breaking numbers of internally displaced people.
  • Mr. Jan Egeland, Secretary-General, Norwegian Refugee Council
  • Mr. Volker Türk, Assistant High Commissioner for Protection (UNHCR)