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COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL RIGHTS TO HOLD SIXTY-SECOND SESSION FROM 18 SEPTEMBER TO 6 OCTOBER 2017 HUMAN RIGHTS COMMITTEE TO HOLD ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-FIRST SESSION IN GENEVA FROM 16 OCTOBER TO 10 NOVEMBER 2017
COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL RIGHTS TO HOLD SIXTY-SECOND SESSION FROM 18 SEPTEMBER TO 6 OCTOBER 2017 HUMAN RIGHTS COMMITTEE TO HOLD ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-FIRST SESSION IN GENEVA FROM 16 OCTOBER TO 10 NOVEMBER 2017

Recent Press Releases & Meeting Summaries

Today's Press Conferences

UNICEF Press Conference
19 October 2017 11:00 - 11:45
Pre-embargo launch of UNICEF Child Alert report on the plight of Rohingya refugee children in southern Bangladesh
EMBARGO until 00:01 GMT 20 October 2017
  • Simon Ingram, Report author, UNICEF Senior Communication Advisor
  • Upcoming Press Conferences

    OCHA/UNHCR/IOM Press Conference
    23 October 2017 13:00 - 13:45
    Pledging conference in response to the influx of refugees from Myanmar’s Rakhine state to Bangladesh
    Live webcast: http://webtv.un.org/live/
  • Mark Lowcock, Emergency Relief Coordinator, OCHA
  • Filippo Grandi, High Commissioner, UNHCR
  • William Lacy Swing, Director General, IOM
  • UNCTAD Press Conference (under embargo)
    24 October 2017 14:30 - 15:15
    Presentation of the Review of Maritime Transport 2017
    (under embargo until 25 October 2017 at 5.00 p.m. GMT, 6:00 p.m. Geneva time)
  • Shamika Sirimanne, UNCTAD, Director, Division on Technology and Logistics
  • Jan Hoffmann, UNCTAD, Chief of Trade Logistics Branch, Division on Technology and Logistics