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COMMITTEE ON ENFORCED DISAPPEARANCES OPENS 14th SESSION (22 May - 1 June) COMMITTEE ON THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD OPENS 78th SESSION (14 May - 1 June)
COMMITTEE ON ENFORCED DISAPPEARANCES OPENS 14th SESSION (22 May - 1 June) COMMITTEE ON THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD OPENS 78th SESSION (14 May - 1 June)

Recent Press Releases & Meeting Summaries

Today's Press Conferences

ILO Press Conference
18 June 2018 10:00 - 10:45
Outcome of the first ILO Conference discussion on possible new standards on violence and harassment at work
  • Manuela Tomei, Director of the ILO’s WORKQUALITY Department
  • Upcoming Press Conferences

    OHCHR Press Conference
    19 June 2018 09:30 - 10:15
    The Special Rapporteur will discuss the situation of persons affected by leprosy and their family members for the first time since her appointment in 2017.
  • Alice Cruz, Special Rapporteur on the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members
  • Press Conference UNICEF
    20 June 2018 10:00 - 10:45
    New data on situation of children and women in DPR Korea released
    Data offering a snapshot into the lives of children and women in DPR Korea is being released by the Government of DPR Korea. The data comes from a Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) – a household survey of 8,500 homes conducted with UNICEF support - focusing on issues that directly affect the lives of children and women. Please note that the new data will also be launched in Pyongyang at 10 a.m. local time on 20 June with limited press invited.
  • Karin Hulshof, Regional Director, East Asia and the Pacific
  • OHCHR Press Conference
    21 June 2018 16:00 - 16:45
    Poverty and inequality in the USA and Ghana; The role of the International Monetary Fund in social protection – Reports of the Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights to the 38th session of the Human Rights Council.
  • Professor Philip Alston, Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Press Conference at the request of the Permanent Mission of Qatar
    22 June 2018 12:00 - 12:45
    A year of the blockade on Qatar : Continuation of Human Rights Violations
  • Dr. Ali bin Smaikh Al-Marri (The Chairman of the Qatari National Human Rights Committee).
  • OHCHR Press Conference
    22 June 2018 14:30 - 15:15
    Sharing of the main findings of the UN Working Group report taking stock of retrogressions and backlashes against women’s rights while reasserting gender equality
  • Ivana Radacic, Chair of the UN Working Group on discrimination against women in law and in practice