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Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
The Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is meeting in Geneva from17 August to 4 September to review the reports of Kenya, Ukraine, Gabon, Mauritius, Brazil, Qatar and the European Union The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination is meeting from 3 to 28 August to review reports by Colombia, Costa Rica, Niger, Suriname, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Czech Republic, Norway and the Netherlands

Recent Press Releases & Meeting Summaries

Upcoming Press Conferences

UNCTAD Press Conference
1 September 2015 12:15 - 13:00
Presentation of the 2015 Report on UNCTAD's assistance to the Palestinian people (Embargoed 1 September 2015 at 5 p.m. GMT)
  • Mahmoud Elkhafif, UNCTAD, Coordinator of the Assistance to the Palestinian People
  • Randa Jamal, UNCTAD, Economic Affairs Officer
  • WMO Press Conference
    1 September 2015 14:00 - 14:45
    Release of El Niño Update. 
  • Maxx Dilley, Director, Climate Prediction and Adaption Branch, WMO
  • Rupa Kumar Kolli, Chief, World Climate Applications and Services Division, WMO 
  • UNIDIR Press Conference
    3 September 2015 10:00 - 10:45
    Cluster Munition Monitor 2015 Report Launch

    Welcome and Introduction:
  • Mr. Jarmo Sareva, Director, UNIDIR
    Overview of Report Findings:
  • Ms. Mary Wareham, Advocacy Director, Arms Division, Human Rights Watch and ban policy editor for Cluster Munition Monitor 2015
  • Ms. Amelie Chayer, Government Liaison and Policy Manager, ICBL-CMC
  • Mr. Loren Persi, Landmine and Cluster Munition Monitor, casualties and victim assistance editor for Cluster Munition Monitor 2015