Press Releases

    Vienna, 23 January 2015


    The United Nations lnformation Service (UNIS) Vienna

    and the Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights (OHCHR)

    invite you to a

    Press Conference


    United Nations Human Rights Expert Rosa Kornfeld-Matte

    Friday, 30 January 2015 at 11:30

    VIENNA, 23 January (UN Information Service) - United Nations human rights expert Rosa Kornfeld-Matte will carry out her first official visit to Austria from 22 to 30 January 2015 to assess the human rights situation of older persons in the country.

    At the press conference, Ms. Kornfeld-Matte will share the preliminary findings of her visit with the media.

    WHEN: Friday, 30 January 2015 at 11:30

    WHERE: Vienna International Centre (VIC), C-building, 7 th floor, Conference Room 6

    Media representatives who wish to attend and who are not accredited to the VIC should write to before 12:00 (noon) on Thursday, 29 January 2015.

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    For further information please contact:

    Reka Furtos
    Public Information Officer, UNIS Vienna
    Telephone: (+43-1) 26060-83019
    Mobile: (+43-699) 1458-3019
    Email: reka.furtos[at]


    Khaled Hassine
    Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights
    Telephone: (+41-22) 917-9367, during the visit: (+41-79) 201-0125
    Email: khassine[at], or olderpersons[at]