Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty to Wind up his Official U.S. Visit on Friday -- Tune In

Over the past two weeks, the UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty, Philip Alston, has traveled across the U.S. speaking with government officials, NGOs and everyday people about poverty in the U.S.  After a final stop in Charleston, West Virginia, the Special Rapporteur's visit will culminate on Friday, December 15, with a press conference and a statement of his preliminary findings.  Here are the final details of the event, including a link for live-streaming: 
Date: Friday 15 December 2017
Time: 12:00 pm EST
Place: 2121 K Street NW, Suite 800B, Washington D.C.    
RSVP (please cc
Other members of civil society may also observe the press conference in person, subject to the availability of space.
The press conference will be live-streamed at the following site:
Those members of the press who are unable to attend in person may dial-in using the following details:
Your computer, tablet or smartphone:
First GoToMeeting? To do a quick system check:
Phone: +1 (312) 757-3121 (Access Code: 321-682-349)
You can track the visit via the Special Rapporteur's Twitter and Facebook pages. ​

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