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22 June 2018Press Conference at the request of the Permanent Mission of QatarA 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).UNOG
  • 21 June 2018OHCHR Press ConferencePoverty 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 rightsOHCHR
  • 20 June 2018Press Conference UNICEFNew 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 PacificUNICEF
  • 19 June 2018OHCHR Press ConferenceThe 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 membersOHCHR
  • 18 June 2018ILO Press ConferenceOutcome of the first ILO Conference discussion on possible new standards on violence and harassment at work
  • Manuela Tomei, Director of the ILO’s WORKQUALITY DepartmentILO
  • 14 June 2018WHO Press ConferenceRelease of ICD-11 – the 11th revision of the International Classification of Disease – Monday, 18 June 2018.
    ICD is a global health information standard that is translated into 43 languages and used in more than 120 countries in its 10th revision (ICD-10). The last revision of this standard has occurred 28 years ago. This new ICD 11th revision has developed into a modern electronic tool that fulfils all needs for accurately recording diseases and causes of death. Its content has been updated with the most current scientific knowledge and will provide much better information on how to prevent or treat injury and disease.
  • Dr Shekhar Saxena, Director, Department for Mental Health and Substance Abuse, WHO
  • Dr Robert Jakob, Team Lead, Classifications, Terminologies and Standards, WHOWHO
  • 13 June 2018OHCHR Press ConferenceHuman Rights Council, 38th regular session (18 June-6 July) (A light breakfast will be served outside the Press Room.)
  • Ambassador Vojislav Šuc (Slovenia), President of the Human Rights Council (12th cycle)OHCHR
  • 13 June 2018UNHCR Press ConferenceSPECIAL EMBARGOED PRE-PRESS CONFERENCE ON UNHCR’S GLOBAL TRENDS REPORT ON FORCED DISPLACEMENT
  • Filippo Grandi, UN High Commissioner for Refugees UNHCR
  • 11 June 2018OCHA Press ConferenceLatest developments on humanitarian access in Syria.
  • Panos Moumtzis, Regional Humanitarian Coordinator for the Syria CrisisOCHA
  • 11 June 2018UNIDIR Press ConferenceGeneva launch of The Global Peace Index 2018 (The UN Secretary General's Agenda for Disarmament and its links to building and supporting peace)
  • Serge Stroobants, Brussels Representative, the Institute for Economics & Peace
  • Renata Dwan, Director, UNIDIRUNIDIR
  • 8 June 2018OCHA Press ConferencePress Conference by four Humanitarian Coordinators from the Lake Chad Basin about one of the world's most severe, and most neglected, multi-country humanitarian emergency
  • Mr. Edward Kallon, Humanitarian Coordinator for Nigeria
  • Ms. Allegra Baiocchi, Humanitarian Coordinator for Cameroon
  • Mr. Stephen Tull, Humanitarian Coordinator for Chad
  • Ms. Bintou Djibo, Humanitarian Coordinator for NigerOCHA
  • 7 June 2018OHCHRPress Conference by the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)
  • Tomas Ojea Quintana, The Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)OHCHR
  • 6 June 2018WHO Press Conference Release of WHO Mental Health Atlas 2017 The Atlas provides information on the existence of policies, plans and laws for mental health, and their alignment with human rights instruments; the human and financial resources available; the type of facilities providing care; and mental health programmes for prevention and promotion. The Embargoed copy of the ATLAS is available on demand
  • Dr Tarun Dua, Programme Manager, Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, WHO
  • Dr Fahmy Hanna, Technical Officer, Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, WHOWHO
  • 6 June 2018OHCHR / Committee on the Rights of the Child Press ConferenceConcluding Observations by the Committee on the Rights of the Child
  • Renate Winter (Chair)
  • Clarence Nelson (Vice-Chair)
  • Jorge Cardona
  • Hynd Ayoubi IdrissiOHCHR
  • 6 June 2018UNCTAD Press ConferencePublication of the Compendium: Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals in the Least Developed Countries
  • Amina J. Mohammed - Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations
  • Mukhisa Kituyi - UNCTAD Secretary-General UNCTAD
  • 4 June 2018OCHA Press ConferenceThe humanitarian situation in South Sudan
  • Mark Lowcock, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief CoordinatorOCHA
  • 4 June 2018UNCTAD Press ConferencePublication of the World Investment Report 2018: Investment and New Industrial Policies (embargo 6 June 2018 at 5 p.m. GMT)
  • Mukhisa Kituyi, UNCTAD Secretary-General
  • James Zhan, UNCTAD, Director, Division on Investment and EnterpriseUNCTAD

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