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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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Today's Press Conferences

IFRC Press conference
25 March 2019 10:00 - 10:45
The unfolding humanitarian crisis caused by Cyclone Idai and the rapidly expanding Red Cross relief effort.
  • Elhadj As Sy, Secretary General of the IFRC
  • UNECE Press conference
    25 March 2019 11:00 - 11:45
    Road safety on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Vienna Conventions on road traffic and road signs and signals
  • Jean Todt, UN Secretary General Special Envoy for Road Safety
  • Felipe Massa, Formula 1 and Formula E Race Driver
  • High Representative of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Press conference
    25 March 2019 14:00 - 14:45
    High Representative for UNAOC to present his renewed vision for UNAOC and how to make it more operational & result-oriented in addressing xenophobia, intolerance and hate speech.
  • Miguel Moratinos, High Representative for the UN Alliance of Civilizations
  • Upcoming Press Conferences

    Press conference at the request of the US Permanent Mission
    26 March 2019 14:15 - 15:00
    Assistant Secretary Ford will discuss the relationship between the current security environment and progress on nuclear disarmament, including an update on the U.S. initiative: Creating an Environment for Nuclear Disarmament (CEND). He will also provide an update on U.S. objectives for the upcoming NPT PrepCom.
  • Christopher A. Ford, Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Non-proliferation
  • WTO Press conference
    26 March 2019 16:00 - 16:45
    Dispute Settlement Body meeting
  • Dan Pruzin, Information Officer