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Calendar of Geneva-based activities of interest to the Press

3 to 17 June 2024

DateOrgActivityCityContact
17 JunUNWorld Day to Combat Desertification and Drought   
18 JunUN

International Day for Countering Hate Speech 

Sustainable Gastronomy Day 

  
18 JunWMOLaunch of Hydromet Gap report. 
Press release.

Reykyavik/

Geneva

cnullis@wmo.int

+41(0)79 709 13 97

18 Jun 1

2 Jul 

HRC 56 th regular session Geneva

Pascal Sim

simp@un.org

18 – 21 June

 

UNECE 

Implementation Committee to the Espoo 

Convention and its Protocol 

Geneva

Jean-Isaias Rodriguez

+41(0) 79 444 50 81

jean.rodriguez@un.org 

18 – 19 June

 

UNECE 

Special Session of the Working Party on Rail 

Transport 

Geneva

Jean-Isaias Rodriguez

+41 (0) 79 444 50 81

jean.rodriguez@un.org 

18 JunWTOCommittee on Trade Facilitation - training session on the TFA and the CTF for MembersGenevaJessica Hermosa, +41 (0) 22 739 62 13
19 Jun WTO Committee on Trade and Environment GenevaJessica Hermosa, +41 (0) 22 739 62 13
19 Jun WTO Trade Policy Review of CanadaGenevaFernando Puchol, +41 (0) 22 739 61 75
19 JunUNInternational Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict   
19 JuneUNESCOWebinar: How digital learning can promote climate education in urban communities Virtual

Katja Roemer

+49 (0) 40 448 04154

k.roemer@unesco.org

19 – 21 JuneUNECE

Working Party on the Standardization of Technical 

and Safety Requirements in Inland Navigation 

Geneva

Jean-Isaias Rodriguez

+41 (0) 79 444 50 81

jean.rodriguez@un.org 

20 JunUNWorld Refugee Day  
20 Jun WTO Committee on Trade and Environment GenevaJessica Hermosa, +41 (0) 22 739 62 13
20 JunWTOFormal Meeting of the Dispute Settlement Reform Process - Heads of DelegationsGenevaDan Pruzin, +41 (0) 22 739 63 95
20 – 21 JuneUNECE

72nd plenary session of the Conference of 

European Statisticians 

Geneva

Jean-Isaias Rodriguez

+41 (0) 79 444 50 81

jean.rodriguez@un.org 

21 JunUN

International Day of Yoga

International Day of the Celebration of the Solstice

  
21 JunWTOTrade Policy Review of CanadaGenevaFernando Puchol, +41 (0) 22 739 61 75
23 JunUN

United Nations Public Service Day 

International Widows' Day

  
24 JunUNInternational Day of Women in Diplomacy   
24 Jun WTO Dispute Settlement BodyGenevaDan Pruzin, +41 (0) 22 739 63 95
24 – 26 JuneUNECE

Committee on Innovation, Competitiveness and 

Public-Private Partnerships 

Geneva

Jean-Isaias Rodriguez

+41 (0) 79 444 50 81

jean.rodriguez@un.org 

25 JuneUNECE

Working Party on Automated/Autonomous 

and Connected Vehicles 

Geneva

Jean-Isaias Rodriguez

+41 (0) 79 444 50 81

jean.rodriguez@un.org 

25 JunWTOSPS Committee Thematic Session on Digital Tools GenevaFernando Puchol, +41 (0) 22739 61 75
25 JunIMODay of the Seafarer [IMO]   
25-26 JunWMOIntegrated Drought Management Programme annual meetingGeneva

cnullis@wmo.int

Tel +41 (0) 797091397

25-28 JunUNECE

World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle 

Regulations 

Geneva

Jean-Isaias Rodriguez

+41 (0) 79 444 50 81

jean.rodriguez@un.org 

26 JuneUNECE

UNECE Regional Conference on the Circular 

Economy 

Geneva

Jean-Isaias Rodriguez

+41 (0) 79 444 50 81

jean.rodriguez@un.org 

26 JunWTO9th Global Review of Aid for TradeGenevaMelissa Begag, +41 (0) 22 739 55 62
26 JuneUNESCOYouth and Future Generations VirtualTo register: https://unesco-org.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_hk7RnwrmQuOPsj-tzlzVJw#/registration 
26 JunUN

International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking 

United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture 

  
26 – 28 JuneUNECE

Steering Committee on Trade Capacity and 

Standards 

Geneva

Jean-Isaias Rodriguez

+41 (0) 79 444 50 81

jean.rodriguez@un.org 

27 June 2024, 16:00-18:00International Trade Centre (ITC)ITC marks its 60 th anniversary with celebrations at the World Trade Organization (WTO) on Thursday, 27 June, which is also the International Day in support of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSME Day). Join ITC for a dynamic programme with a keynote address by H.E. Amina Mohammed, UN Deputy Secretary-General, voices from entrepreneurs, music performances, and more. Participants must be registered to access the WTO during its Global Review of Aid-for-Trade. http://bit.ly/ITC60 GenevaFor further information, please contact Ms. O. Krylova okrylova@intracen.org 
27 JunUNMicro-, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Day   
27 Jun WTO Committee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures GenevaFernando Puchol, +41 (0) 22 739 61 75
27 JunWTO9th Global Review of Aid for TradeGenevaMelissa Begag, +41 (0) 22 739 55 62
27 JuneUNESCOThe 11th EEA Meeting: Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Equity in Education VirtualFor more information, contact the UNESCO Bangkok Inclusive Education and Learning Team at: eisd.bgk(at)unesco.org 
27 Jun UNDP / WMO Launch of Geneva Climate Series - Keeping the 1.5 aliveGeneva

Sarah Bel

sarah.bel@undp.org

29 JunUNInternational Day of the Tropics   
30 JunUN

International Asteroid Day

International Day of Parliamentarism 

  
1 Jul WTO Trade Policy Review of Mozambique GenevaFernando Puchol, +41 (0) 22 739 61 75

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