Press Releases

    4 March 2002


    NEW YORK, 1 March (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:

    21 January-28 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

    5 February-28 March

    Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), New York

    11 February-8 March

    Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations and its Working Group, substantive session, New York

    18 February-15 March

    International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Council, Montreal

    25 February-1 March

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

    25 February-1 March

    Ad Hoc Committee on an international convention against the reproductive cloning of human beings, New York

    25 February-8 March

    Commission on Human Rights, open-ended working group on the right to development, Geneva

    25 February-8 March

    Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, Scientific and Technical Subcommittee, thirty-ninth session, Vienna

    Meetings beginning in March:


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


    United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), Committee of Permanent Representatives, seventy-eighth meeting, Nairobi

    4-8 March

    United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), Working Group on Arbitration, thirty-sixth session, New York

    4-15 March

    Commission on the Status of Women, forty-sixth session, New York

    4-15 March

    United Nations Forum on Forests, second session, New York

    4-15 March

    General Assembly, Fifth Committee, resumed session, New York

    4-22 March

    Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, sixtieth session, Geneva

    5-8 March

    Statistical Commission, thirty-third session, New York

    5-8 March

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

    7 March

    Committee of Permanent Representatives to UN-Habitat, Nairobi

    7 March & 10 April

    Committee for the United Nations Population Award, New York

    7-22 March

    International Labour Organization (ILO), Governing Body and its committees, 283rd session, Geneva

    11-15 March

    Human Rights Committee, Working Group on Communications, New York

    11-15 March

    UNCITRAL, Working Group on Electronic Commerce, thirty-ninth session, New York

    11-15 March

    Group of Governmental Experts to prepare a United Nations study on disarmament and non-proliferation education, third session, Geneva

    11-15 March

    Commission on Narcotic Drugs, forty-fifth session, Vienna

    11-15 March

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

    12-14 March

    Security Council, Governing Council of the United Nations Compensation Commission, established pursuant to Security Council resolution 692 (1991), forty-third session, Geneva

    18-21 March

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

    18-22 March

    International Conference on Financing for Development, Monterrey

    18-28 March

    Special Committee on the Charter of the United Nations and on the Strengthening of the Role of the Organization, New York

    18 March-5 April

    Human Rights Committee, seventy-fourth session, New York

    18 March-26 April

    Commission on Human Rights, fifty-eighth session, Geneva

    19-22 March

    Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, Executive Council, The Hague

    25-27 March

    Panel of Eminent Personalities on African Development, New York

    25-28 March

    Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf, New York

    25 March-5 April

    Commission o Sustainable Development acting as the preparatory committee for the World Summit on Sustainable Development, New York

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