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11 October 2018WHO FCTC Press ConferenceMOP1 closing press conference
  • Dr. Vera Luiza da Costa e Silva, Head of the Convention SecretariatWHO
  • 11 October 2018OHCHR Press ConferenceCommittee on the Rights of the Child -- concluding observations on Benin, El Salvador, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Mauritania, Niger, and Saudi Arabia
  • Ms. Renate Winter, Chairperson of the Committee
  • Mr. Bernard Gastaud, Rapporteur
  • Mr. Clarence Nelson, Vice-chair of the Committee
  • Mr. Luis Pedernera, member of the CommitteeOHCHR
  • 10 October 2018UNISDR Press ConferenceReport launch: “Economic losses, poverty and disasters 1998-2017”
    Economic losses from disasters have been increasing over recent years, with USD2.9 trillion worth of damage registered between 1998 and 2017. Extreme weather events fueled by climate change, account for a growing percentage of these losses. In the build-up to International Day for Disaster Reduction on October 13, UNISDR and partner CRED (the Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters) release new findings and explain the relevance of economic loss to disaster risk management.
  • Debarati Guha, Professor, Institute of Health and Society (IRSS), Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL).
  • Ricardo Mena, Chief, Supporting and Monitoring Sendai Framework Implementation Branch, UNISDR Moderator: Jeanette Elsworth, Senior Public Information Officer, UNISDRISDR
  • 9 October 2018UNCTAD Press ConferencePresentation of the World Investment Forum: Investing in Sustainable Development 22- 26 October - Palais des Nations
  • James Zhan – UNCTAD – Director – Division on Investment and EnterpriseUNCTAD
  • 8 October 2018WMO Press ConferenceIPCC will release its report on climate change after its session in the Republic of Korea on 8 October. WMO, as a co-sponsor of the IPCC, is participating in the session and will hold a press conference to give Geneva-based journalists insight into this important new report. Note that the WMO press conference will be several hours after the IPCC one in Incheon.
  • WMO Secretary-General Petteri TaalasWMO
  • 4 October 2018Press Conference at the request of the Permanent Mission of the United States of AmericaA Preview of the UNGA First Committee.
  • Ambassador Robert Wood, U.S. Permanent Representative to the Conference on Disarmament Note: Cameras should be in place by 9:45 a.m.UNOG
  • 1 October 2018UNCTAD Press ConferencePresentation of the Review of Maritime Transport 2018.
  • Shamika Sirimanne - UNCTAD - Director - Division on Technology and Logistics
  • Jan Hoffmann - UNCTAD - Chief, Trade Facilitation Section - Division on Technology and Logistics UNCTAD

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