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    3 January 2001

    IN JANUARY 2001

    NEW YORK, 2 January (UN Headquarters) -- The following is a tentative list of United Nations meetings scheduled to be held in January, including major meetings of intergovernmental organizations related to the United Nations:

    Meetings beginning in January:

    January (3 weeks)
    Ad Hoc Group of States Parties to the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development,Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on Their Destruction (twenty-third session), Geneva

    January (4 days)
    Advisory Board on Disarmament Matters, New York

    January (1 meeting)
    United Nations Staff Pension Committee, New York

    January/February (1 week)
    Commission on Human Rights, open-ended working group on the right to development, Geneva

    5 January, once every fortnight thereafter
    Military Staff Committee, New York

    8-19 January
    Preparatory Committee for the United Nations Conference on the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (second session),
    New York

    8-19 January
    Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations (resumed 2000 session), New York

    8-26 January
    Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (fifty-eighth session), Geneva

    8-26 January
    Committee on the Rights of the Child (twenty-sixth session), Geneva

    9 January
    Economic and Social Council, election of Bureau, New York

    15-19 January
    United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Working Party on the Medium-term Plan and the Programme Budget (thirty-seventh session), Geneva

    15-26 January
    Post-Phase V Working Group on Reimbursement of Contingent-Owned Equipment, New York

    15 January-2 February
    Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (twenty-fourth session), NewYork

    15 January-23 March
    Conference on Disarmament (first part), Geneva

    22-25 January
    Board of Trustees of the United Nations Voluntary Trust Fund on Contemporary Forms of Slavery (seventh session), Geneva

    22-26 January
    United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), Executive Board (first regular session), New York

    22-26 January
    Seventh United Nations Regional Cartographic Conference for the Americas, New York

    22-26 January
    United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Commission on Enterprise, Business Facilitation and Development, Geneva

    29 January
    Joint Meeting of the Executive Boards of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)/United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the World Food Programme (WFP), New York

    29 January-2 February
    Committee on the Rights of the Child, Pre-sessional Working Group, Geneva

    29 January-2 February
    Preparatory Committee for the Special Session of the General Assembly in 2001 for Follow-up to the World Summit for Children (second substantive session), New York

    29 January-9 February
    Executive Board of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) (first regular session), New York

    29 January-23 February
    Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations and its Working Group, substantive session, New York

    30 January-2 February
    Economic and Social Council (organizational session), New York

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