Press Releases

    1 October 2002


    NEW YORK, 30 September (UN Headquarters) -- The following is a tentative list of United Nations meetings scheduled to be held in October, including major meetings of intergovernmental organizations related to the United Nations:

    Meetings continued
    from previous month


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

    23 September-1 October

    World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Assemblies of Member States, Geneva

    3 September-20 December

    Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions, New York

    10 September-December

    General Assembly, fifty-seventh session, New York

    16 September-4 October

    Committee on the Rights of the Child, thirty-first session, Geneva

    30 September-3 October

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

    30 September-4 October

    United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Executive Committee, fifty-third session, Geneva

    30 September-11 October

    Ad Hoc Committee on the Elaboration of a Convention against Corruption, third session, Vienna

    Meetings beginning in October:


    United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Executive Board, Paris

    1-2 October

    International Monetary Fund (IMF)/World Bank, joint annual meetings of the Boards of Governors, Washington, D.C.

    1-3 October

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

    2-4 October

    United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), expert meeting on environmental requirements and international trade, Geneva

    7-11 October

    Ad Hoc Committee of the Whole on the final review and appraisal of the New Agenda for the Development of Africa in the 1990s, substantive session (also 24-26 September), New York

    7-11 October

    Committee on the Rights of the Child, pre-sessional working group, Geneva

    7-11 October

    Human Rights Committee, Working Group on Communications, Geneva

    7-11 October

    United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), Working Group on Arbitration, thirty-seventh session, Vienna

    7-11 October

    Conference of the States Parties to the Convention on the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, seventh session, The Hague

    7-18 October

    Commission on Human Rights, Working Group on the Right to Development, Geneva

    7-18 October

    United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Trade and Development Board, forty-ninth session, Geneva

    7-25 October

    International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Committee, Montreal

    14-18 October

    United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), Working Group on Electronic Commerce, fortieth session, Vienna

    14-18 October

    Commission on Narcotic Drugs, Subcommission on Illicit Drug Traffic and Related Matters in the Near and Middle East, Tehran

    14 October-1 November

    Human Rights Committee, seventy-sixth session, Geneva

    15-18 October

    Commission on Narcotic Drugs, meeting of heads of national drug law enforcement agencies, Latin America and the Caribbean region, Lima

    16 October

    World Food Day, Rome

    16-18 October

    Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Meeting of Experts, Johannesburg

    19-21 October

    Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Conference of African Ministers of Finance and Ministers of Economic Development and Planning, thirty-fifth session of the Commission, Johannesburg

    21-25 October

    Executive Board of World Food Programme (WFP), third regular session, Rome

    23 October-1 November

    United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Conference of the Parties to the Convention, eighth session, and meetings of subsidiary bodies, New Delhi

    28 October-2 November

    Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Council, Rome

    28 October-29 November

    United Nations Administrative Tribunal, New York

    28 October-30 October

    United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), expert meeting of the Commission on Enterprise, Business Facilitation and Development, Geneva

    29 October-31 October

    Universal Postal Union (UPU), Strategic Conference, Geneva

    30 October-15 November

    International Narcotics Control Board, seventy-fifth session, Vienna

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