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EIGHTIETH SESSION OF THE COMMITTEE ON THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD OPENS IN GENEVA CONFERENCE ON DISARMAMENT TO HOLD FIRST PUBLIC PLENARY OF ITS 2019 SESSION ON TUESDAY, 21 JANUARY
EIGHTIETH SESSION OF THE COMMITTEE ON THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD OPENS IN GENEVA CONFERENCE ON DISARMAMENT TO HOLD FIRST PUBLIC PLENARY OF ITS 2019 SESSION ON TUESDAY, 21 JANUARY

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Upcoming Press Conferences

WHO Press Conference
21 January 2019 13:00 - 13:45
Launch of first WHO report on the health of refugees and migrants in the European Region
  • Dr Zsuzsanna JAKAB, WHO Regional Director for Europe
  • Dr Santino SEVERONI, Coordinator Public Health and Migration programme at WHO/Europe, and the lead of the report(Will also attend the launch and will be available for interviews.)
  • UNISDR Press Conference
    24 January 2019 11:00 - 11:45
    [Analysis of disaster statistics for 2018 including number of deaths, the number of people affected and the breakdown between extreme weather events, earthquakes and tsunamis
  • Ms. Mami Mizutori, United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction
  • Dr. Debarati Guha-Sapir, Professor, Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters, Institute of Health and Society, Catholic University of Louvain
  • OCHA Press Conference
    24 January 2019 13:00 - 13:45
    Update on the humanitarian situation in Cameroon
  • Allegra Baiocchi, Humanitarian Coordinator for Cameroon
  • The Embassy of Burundi in Switzerland and Permanent Mission of the Republic of Burundi to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva
    25 January 2019 12:00 - 12:45
    Reality on Foreign Non-Governmental Organizations (Foreign NGOs) in Burundi
  • His Excellency Mr. Rénovat Tabu, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary/ Permanent Representative of the Republic of Burundi in Geneva