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                                                                                                                            4 May 2004

    Tentative Schedule of Meetings of United Nations Bodies
    In May 2004

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

    Meetings continued from previous month:

    26 April-7 May

    Preparatory Committee for the 2005 Review Conference of the States Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, third session, New York

    26 April-7 May

    Committee on Information, twenty-sixth session, New York

    26 April-14 May

    Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, thirty-second session, Geneva

    Meetings beginning in May


    Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Committee of Experts of the Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, Addis Ababa


    ECA, Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, thirty-sixth session of the Commission, Addis Ababa

    3-14 May

    United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), Working Group on Transport Law, New York

    3-14 May

    United Nations Forum on Forests, fourth session, Geneva

    3-21 May

    Committee against Torture, thirty-second session, Geneva

    3-28 May

    General Assembly, Fifth Committee, resumed session, New York

    3 May-4 June

    International Law Commission, fifty-sixth session (also 5 July-6 August), Geneva

    4-5 May

    Economic and Social Council, resumed organizational session, New York

    4-7 May

    International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Board of Governors, Programme and Budget Committee, Vienna

    4 May-25 June

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

    6-7 May

    Preparatory Committee for the World Conference on Disaster Reduction, Geneva

    10 May

    Investments Committee, New York

    10-11 May

    United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Trade and Development Board, twenty-first special session, Geneva

    10-21 May

    Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, New York

    10-27 May

    United Nations Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture, Board of Trustees, twenty-third session, Geneva

    10-28 May

    Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations, New York

    10 May-25 June

    Conference on Disarmament, second part, Geneva

    11-20 May

    Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, parallel meetings for informal consultations and working groups (12 meetings), Vienna

    11-20 May

    Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, thirteenth session, Vienna

    17-21 May

    Panel of governmental experts on missiles, second session, New York

    17-21 May

    Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, pre-sessional working group, Geneva

    17-22 May

    World Health Organization (WHO), World Health Assembly, fifty-seventh session, Geneva

    17 May-4 June

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

    17-28 May

    International Narcotics Control Board (INCB), eightieth session, Vienna

    18-20 May

    Regional seminar to review the situation in Non-Self-Governing Territories under the Second Decade on the Eradication of Colonialism, Madang, Papua New Guinea

    24-28 May

    Group of government experts on the relationship between disarmament and development, third session, New York

    24-28 May

    Commission on Human Rights, Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, Geneva

    24-28 May

    Commission on Human Rights, Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances, seventy-second session, Geneva

    24-28 May

    Commission on Science and Technology for Development, seventh session, Geneva

    24-28 May

    World Food Programme (WFP), Executive Board, annual session, Rome

    24 May-4 June

    Ad Hoc Committee to elaborate a convention on the rights of persons with disabilities, New York

    24 May-4 June

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

    24 May-4 June

    International Seabed Authority, Assembly, tenth session, Kingston

    25-27 May

    United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Industrial Development Board, Vienna

    25 May-25 June

    International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Council, Montreal

    30 May-3 June

    Commission on Narcotic Drugs, meeting of heads of national drug enforcement agencies, African region, Cairo

    31 May-4 June

    WFP, Executive Board, second regular session, Rome

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