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Calendar of activities of interest to the Press

21 November to 5 December 2022

DATE

ORG

ACTIVITY

CITY

CONTACT

21 Nov

UN

World Television Day

21 Nov

WTO

Committee on Agriculture

Geneva

Ivy Zhang

+41 (0)22 739 5220

21 Nov

WIPO

Launch of annual World Intellectual Property Indicators report

Geneva

Samar Shamoon

+41 (0)79 332 4949 samar.shamoon@wipo.int 

Ed Harris

+41 (0)79 777 2899 edward.harris@wipo.int 

21 Nov

WTO

Committee on Agriculture

Geneva

Ivy Zhang

+41 (0)22 739 5220

21-22 Nov

UNECE

15th meeting of the Standing Working Group on Ageing

https://unece.org/info/events/event/362734 

Geneva

Jean Rodriguez

+41 (0)79 444 5081

jean.rodriguez@un.org

21-24 Nov

HRC

Indigenous People’s Expert Workshop

Room 26

Geneva

Rolando Gomez

Rolando.gomez@un.org 

Matthew Brown

matthew.brown@un.org 

Pascal Sim

simp@un.org 

21-25 Nov

UNCTAD

Trade and Development Commission

Geneva

Catherine.huissoud@un.org

+(0)41 79 502 4311

22 Nov

WTO

Committee on Agriculture

Geneva

Ivy Zhang

+41 (0)22 739 52200

22 Nov

WTO

Informal Council for Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights

Geneva

Fernando Puchol

+41 (0)22 739 6175

22 Nov

WTO

Informal Trade Policy Review Body - 7th Appraisal of the TPRM

Geneva

Fernando Puchol

+41 (0)22 739 6175

22 Nov

UNESCO

3rd Memory of the World Global Policy Forum - Enhancing International Cooperation to better Safeguard Documentary Heritage at Risk

Virtual

Maria Veronica Colmenares. Q.

+33145681089
v.colmenares@unesco.org

 

22 Nov

UNCTAD

Publication of the UNCTAD Report on Palestine to the UN General Assembly

Hybrid

Catherine.huissoud@un.org

+(0)41 79 502 4311

22 Nov

ITC

Webinar on Tariffs on Environmental Goods: A (non) starter for developing countries? Registration

Virtual

Susanna Pak

+41 (022) 730 0651

pak@intracen.org

23 Nov

UNECE

Meeting of the Aarhus Convention Special Rapporteur on environmental defenders

https://unece.org/info/events/event/369401 

Virtual

Jean Rodriguez

+41 79 444 50 81

jean.rodriguez@un.org

23 Nov

WTO

Fisheries Subsidies Workshop - Overview of key disciplines in the agreement and evolution of the overcapacity and overfishing disciplines

Geneva

Jessica Hermosa

+41 (0)22 739 6213

23 Nov

WTO

Informal Committee on Market Access

Geneva

Fernando Puchol

+41 (0)22 739 6175

23 Nov

WTO

Trade Policy Review Body - Brazil

Geneva

Fernando Puchol

+41 (0)22 739 6175

23 Nov

WTO

Committee on Agriculture

Geneva

Ivy Zhang

+41 (0)22 739 5220

23 Nov

UNCTAD

Press conference. UNCTAD hybrid press conference- Publication of the Review of Maritime Transport 2022
Under embargo until Tuesday, 29 November 2022 at 7 a.m. CET, 6 a.m. GMT

  • Rebeca Grynspan, UNCTAD Secretary General
  • Shamika Sirimanne, UNCTAD, Director, Division on Technology and Logistics

Catherine.huissoud@un.org

+(0)41 79 502 4311

24 Nov

WTO

Council for Trade in Goods

Geneva

Jessica Hermosa

+41 (0)22 739 6213

24 Nov

WTO

Working Group on Trade and Transfer of Technology

Geneva

Ivy Zhang

+41 (0)22 739 52200

24 Nov

UNITAR

UNCTAD

Roundtable on “Global rules that advance local solutions”

Hybrid

Michael ADALLA Michael.Adalla@unitar.org 

24 November

HRC

Special session on the “deteriorating human rights situation in the Islamic Republic of Iran”

Room 20

Geneva

Rolando Gomez, HRC Media Officer, Rolando.gomez@un.org 

Matthew Brown, HRC Public Info Officer, matthew.brown@un.org 

Pascal Sim, HRC Public Info Officer, simp@un.org

24-25 Nov

HRC

Forum on Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law, 4th session - “Strengthening Democracies to Build Back Better: Challenges and Opportunities". Room 19

Geneva

Rolando Gomez, HRC Media Officer, Rolando.gomez@un.org 

Matthew Brown, HRC Public Info Officer, matthew.brown@un.org 

Pascal Sim, HRC Public Info Officer, simp@un.org

24-25 Nov

UNECE

9th meeting of the Working Group of the Parties to the Protocol on Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers to the Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters. (room XXIV

https://unece.org/info/events/event/369119 

Geneva

Jean Rodriguez

+41 79 444 50 81

jean.rodriguez@un.org

25 Nov

UN

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

25 Nov

WTO

Informal Working Group on Trade and Gender

Geneva

Jessica Hermosa

+41 (0)22 739 6213

25 Nov

WTO

Trade Policy Review Body - Brazil

Geneva

Fernando Puchol, +41 (0)22–739 61 75

25 Nov

WTO

Council for Trade in Goods

Geneva

Jessica Hermosa

+41 (0)22 739 6213

25 Nov

WTO

Structured Discussions on Investment Facilitation for Development (JI)

Geneva

Fernando Puchol, +41 (0)22–739 61 75

28 Nov

WTO

Committee on Trade Facilitation

Geneva

Jessica Hermosa

+41 (0)22 739 6213

28 Nov

WTO

Dispute Settlement Body

Geneva

Daniel Pruzin

+41 (0)22 739 6395

28 Nov

WTO

Informal Trade Policy Review Body - 7th Appraisal of the TPRM

Geneva

Fernando Puchol, +41 (0)22–739 61 75

28-30 Nov

HRC

Forum on Business and Human Rights, 11th session - "Rights holders at the centre: Strengthening accountability to advance business respect for people and planet in the next decade"

Hybrid

Rolando Gomez, HRC Media Officer, Rolando.gomez@un.org 

Matthew Brown, HRC Public Info Officer, matthew.brown@un.org 

Pascal Sim, HRC Public Info Officer, simp@un.org

29 Nov

UN

International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

29 Nov

WTO

Committee on Trade Facilitation

Geneva

Jessica Hermosa

+41 (0)22 739 6213

29 Nov

UNCTAD

Publication of the Review of Maritime Transport 2022: Navigating Stormy Waters

Hybrid

Catherine.huissoud@un.org

+41795024311

29 Nov

WMO

Launch of State of Global Water Resources 2021 report. Press release and press conference with WMO Secretary-General Prof Petteri Taalas. Hybrid. 9 am (tbc)

Geneva

Clare Nullis

+41 (0)79 7091397

cnullis@wmo.int 

29 Nov

UNAIDS

UNAIDS Launch of World AIDS Day Report

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Sophie Barton-Knott

+41 (0)79 514 6896 / bartonknotts@unaids.org 

29 Nov

1 Dec

UNECE

 

12th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to to the UNECE Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents 

https://unece.org/environmental-policy/events/twelfth-meeting-conference-parties 

Hybrid

Jean Rodriguez

+41 (0) 79 444 5081

jean.rodriguez@un.org

30 Nov

UN

Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare

30 Nov

ILO

Global Wage Report 2022/2023: COVID-19 and wages

Virtual

Rosalind Yarde

+41 (0)22 799 7697

+41 (0)79 646 0480

yarde@ilo.org

30 Nov – 1 Dec

UNESCO

5th International Marine Science Communication Conference

Hybrid

Vinicius Lindoso

+33145681170

v.lindoso@unesco.org

1 Dec

OCHA

Launch of the Global Humanitarian Overview 2023

Geneva

Jens Laerke

laerke@un.org 

1 Dec

WTO

Committee on Trade Facilitation

Geneva

Jessica Hermosa

+41 (0)22 739 6213

1 Dec

WTO

Informal Committee on Trade and Development - Session on Aid for Trade

Geneva

Melissa Begag

+41 (0)22 739 5562

1 Dec

UNAIDS

World AIDS Day

Global

Sophie Barton-Knott

+41 (0)79 514 6896  bartonknotts@unaids.org 

1-2 Dec

HRC

Forum on Minority Issues, 15th session - Review. Rethink. Refoirm. 30th Anniversary of the UN Declaration on Minority Rights. Room 20

Geneva

Rolando Gomez, HRC Media Officer, Rolando.gomez@un.org 

Matthew Brown, HRC Public Info Officer, matthew.brown@un.org 

Pascal Sim, HRC Public Info Officer, simp@un.org

1-2 Dec

UNECE

6th session of the Working Party on Public Private Partnerships. Room XXIV

https://unece.org/info/events/event/368972 

Hybrid

Jean Rodriguez

+41 (0)79 444 5081

jean.rodriguez@un.org

2 Dec

WTO

Trade and Environmental Sustainability Structured Discussions (TESSD) - High-level Stocktaking Event

Geneva

Daniel Pruzin

+41 (0)22 739 6395

5 Dec

ILO

People’s perceptions and experiences of violence and harassment in the global workplace report 

Virtual tbc

Rosalind Yarde

+41 (0)22 799 7697

+41 (0)79 646 0480

yarde@ilo.org

5-6 Dec

UNECE


The 39th United Nations Centre for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business (UN/CEFACT) Forum

https://unece.org/info/events/event/371946 

Virtual

Jean Rodriguez

+41 (0)79 444 5081

jean.rodriguez@un.org

5-7 Dec

UNCTAD

International Debt Management Conference:  Relief, Restructuring and Recovery: Dealing with Debt in Times of Global Crisis

Geneva

Catherine.huissoud@un.org

+41 (0)79 502 4311