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18 June to 12 July 2024

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Geneva Press Briefing: OHCHR, UNEP - 14.06.24

🎦 UN Human Rights calls for sustained efforts to halt violations and abuses in Ethiopia, 🎦 concerted global action needed to tackle cross-border and transnational female genital mutilation, 🎦 Yemen: Continued detention of UN staff, 🎦 UN Environment Programme on Conference on sound management of chemicals and waste and to prevent pollution (OEWG-3).

Press Briefing by Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Ukraine - 14.06.24

Denise Brown, Assistant Secretary-General, Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Ukraine

UN Secretary-General's Media Stakeout - at 3.30 p.m. CET - 12.06.24

UN Secretary-General António Guterres addresses journalists in Geneva following the opening of UNCTAD's Global Leaders Forum.

UN Secretary-General's Remarks at High-Level Conference on Humanitarian Response for Gaza - 11.06.24

UN Secretary-General António Guterres addresses the plenary session of the High-Level Conference "Call for Action: Urgent Humanitarian Response for Gaza" in Amman, Jordan.

Happening at UN Geneva

Session GIEE on the Implementation of the Durban Declaration

17 to 20 June 2024

The Group of Independent Eminent Experts on the Implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action will hold its 10th session from 17 to 20 June 2024 in Geneva.

56th session of the Human Rights Council

18 June to 12 July 2024

The United Nations Human Rights Council will hold its fifty-sixth regular session from 18 June to 12 July 2024 at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

The session will open at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, 18 June under the presidency of Ambassador Omar Zniber (Morocco).  The opening will be addressed by the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Volker Türk.  The Council will be meeting in room XX of the Palais des Nations.