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Calendar of activities of interest to the Press

17 to 31 January 2022

DATE

ORG

ACTIVITY

CITY

CONTACT

17 Jan

ILO

Launch of World Employment and Social Outlook Trends 2022 report.  Embargoed virtual press conference with ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder

virtual

Rosalind Yarde

+41 (0)79 646 0480

18 Jan

UNRWA

Press Conférence: UNRWA operational updates and presentation of 2022 budget requirements

Speaker: Philippe Lazzarini, Commissioner-General of UNRWA

Hybrid

Elena Mancusi Materi e.mancusi@unrwa.org

18 January

HRC

Fourth intersessional meeting on human rights and the 2030 Agenda: Investing in sustainable recovery, advancing gender equality and strengthening partnerships – Towards a renewed social contract anchored in human rights.

Hybrid

Janica Puisto janica.puisto@un.org

18-21 Jan

UNECE

Technical Implementation Body (TIB) (First session)

https://unece.org/info/events/event/360513

Hybrid

Jean Rodriguez

+41 (0)22 917 2727

jean.rodriguez@un.org

19, 20 & 25 Jan

ITC

Webinar series :

Les mesures non tarifaires dans l'industrie du textile et habillement dans la région MENA (français, avec traduction en arabe)

19 & 20 January, 10:00-12:30  https://bit.ly/3lpCM72

25 January, 10:00-13:00 https://bit.ly/3G1cEXW

Virtual

Mariana Tavares

malves@intracen.org

24 Jan

UN

International Day of Education

24-28 Jan

UNECE

(WP.15/AC.2) Joint Meeting of Experts on the Regulations annexed to the European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (39th session)

https://unece.org/info/events/event/360957

Geneva

Jean Rodriguez

+41 (0)22 917 2727

jean.rodriguez@un.org

24-28 Jan

UNECE

(WP.29/GRVA) Working Party on Automated/Autonomous and Connected Vehicles (12th session)

https://unece.org/info/events/event/361304 

Geneva

Jean Rodriguez

+41 (0)22 917 2727

jean.rodriguez@un.org

24 Jan-

4 Feb

HRC

40th Session of the Universal Periodic Review Working Group

Hybrid

Rolando Gomez

+41 (0)22 917 9711 rolando.gomez@un.org 

24 Jan

WTO

Trade Policy Review of Panama

Geneva

Fernando Puchol

+41 (0)22 739 6175

25 Jan

WTO

Dispute Settlement Body

Geneva

Daniel Pruzin

+41 (0)22 739 6395

25 Jan

WTO

Trade and Environmental Sustainability Structured Discussions (TESSD) - Co-Sponsors' Meeting

Geneva

Daniel Pruzin

+41 (0)22 739 6395

26 Jan

UNIS

Virtual Ciné ONU to mark Holocaust Remembrance Day with a screening of “Les Derniers” by Sophie Nahum, followed by a discussion.

Virtual

Rhéal LeBlanc

+41 (0)76 691 0422 rheal.leblanc@un.org

26 Jan

WTO

Trade Policy Review of Panama

Geneva

Fernando Puchol

+41 (0)22 739 6175

26 Jan

UNITAR

Panel Discussion on Women Leadership for Diversity & Inclusion in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR)

Virtual

Yoko Morita

yoko.morita@unitar.org

26 Jan

UNECE

14th meeting of the International PRTR Coordinating Group

https://unece.org/info/events/event/363599

Virtual

Jean Rodriguez

+41 (0)22 917 2727

jean.rodriguez@un.org

27 Jan

UN

International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust

27 Jan

UNIS

Official ceremony to mark International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust (hybrid format)

Palais des Nations, Geneva (Room XVIII) at noon

Geneva

Rhéal LeBlanc

+41 (0)76 691 0422 rheal.leblanc@un.org

28 Jan

WTO

Committee on Market Access - Information Session on Trade in COVID-19 Related Goods

Geneva

Fernando Puchol

+41 (0)22 739 6175

28 Jan

UNECE

(ADN) Administrative Committee of the European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (27th session)

https://unece.org/info/events/event/360933 

Geneva

Jean Rodriguez

+41 (0)22 917 2727

jean.rodriguez@un.org

31 Jan-

1 Feb

ITC 

The Forum aims to improve support for small businesses in the production and export of cassava, within the framework of AfCFTA, contributing to the creation of sustainable jobs in the region, particularly for women and youth. ITC, ECCAS, MINPMEESA of Cameroon 

Virtual

Emma Begag

ebegag@intracen.org