1 March 2001



NEW YORK, 28 February (UN Headquarters) -- The following is a tentative list of United Nations meetings scheduled to be held in March, including major meetings of intergovernmental organizations related to the United Nations:

Meetings continued from previous month:

22 January-30 March

Conference on Disarmament, first part, Geneva


Special Committee on the Situation with regard to the Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples, New York

(2 days)

Committee for the United Nations Population Award, New York

6 February-30 March

Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions, New York

19 February-16 March

International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) (162nd session), Montreal

26 February-2 March

Commission for Social Development acting as the preparatory committee for the Second World Assembly on Ageing, New York

26 February-2 March

Ad Hoc Committee on the elaboration of a Convention against Transnational Organized Crime, Vienna

26 February-2 March

Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization, Working Group A, and informal/expert meetings, Vienna

26 February-2 March

Commission on Sustainable Development, Ad Hoc Open-ended Intergovernmental Group of Experts on Energy and Sustainable Development, New York

26 February-2 March

Open-ended consultations of the plenary of the General Assembly on the special session on HIV/AIDS, New York

26 February-9 March

Preparatory Commission for the International Criminal Court, New York

26 February-9 March

Commission on Human Rights, Working Group on Structural Adjustment, Geneva

(one week)

International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women (INSTRAW), Board of Trustees (twenty-first session), Santo Domingo


Meetings beginning in March:


Special Committee to Investigate Israeli Practices Affecting the Human Rights of the Palestinian People and Other Arabs of the Occupied Territories, Geneva

(1 meeting)

United Nations Staff Pension Committee,New York

6-9 March

Statistical Commission (thirty-second session), New York

6-9 March

Inter-sessional Open-ended Working Group of the Preparatory Committee for the World Conference against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance, Geneva

6-16 March

Commission on the Status of Women (forty-fifth session), New York

6-16 March

Commission on Sustainable Development, inter-sessional ad hoc open-ended working groups, New York

6-23 March

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

8-30 March

International Labour Organisation (ILO), Governing Body and its committees (280th session), Geneva

12-16 March

Human Rights Committee, Working Group on Communications, New York

12-23 March

United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), Working Group on Electronic Commerce (thirty-eighth session),
New York

12 March-6 April

General Assembly, Fifth Committee, resumed (fifty-fifth session), New York

13-15 March

Security Council, Governing Council of the United Nations Compensation Commission established pursuant to Security Council resolution 687 (1991), (thirty-ninth session), Geneva

19-22 March

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Board of Governors, Vienna

19 March-27 April

Commission on Human Rights (fifty-seventh session), Geneva

19-30 March

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

19 March-6 April

Human Rights Committee (seventy-first session), New York

20-29 March

Commission on Narcotic Drugs (forty-fourth session), Vienna

21-26 March

Committee of the Whole of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs, Vienna

28-30 March Board of Trustees of the United Nations Voluntary Fund for Indigenous Populations, Geneva

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