Press Releases

    1 March 2005

    Tentative Schedule of Meetings of United Nations Bodies in March 2005

    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:

    24 January-1 April

    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

    1 February-22 April

    Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions, New York

    14 February-4 March

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

    14 February-11 March

    International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Council, Montreal

    21 February-4 March

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

    21 February-11 March

    Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, sixty-sixth session, Geneva

    28 February-3 March

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

    28 February-4 March

    Intergovernmental preparatory meeting for the thirteenth session of the Commission on Sustainable Development, New York

    28 February-4 March

    United Nations Voluntary Fund for Indigenous Populations, Board of Trustees, Geneva

    28 February-11 March

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

    28 February-11 March

    International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), sixtieth session, Bangkok

    Meetings beginning in March:


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

    March(1 day)

    Committee of Permanent Representatives to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Nairobi


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

    March/April(2 days)

    Committee for the United Nations Population Award, New York

    1-4 March

    Statistical Commission, thirty-sixth session,New York

    3-24 March

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

    7-11 March

    Human Rights Committee, Working Group on Communications, New York

    7-11 March

    Group of governmental experts of the States parties to the Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons Which May Be Deemed to Be Excessively Injurious or to Have Indiscriminate Effects, tenth session, Geneva

    7-11 March

    United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Commission on Investment, Technology and Related Financial Issues, Geneva

    7-11 March

    United Nations Voluntary Trust Fund on Contemporary Forms of Slavery, Board of Trustee, Geneva

    7-14 March

    Commission on Narcotic Drugs, forty-ninth session, Vienna

    7-14 March (4 days)

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

    7 March-1 April

    General Assembly, Fifth Committee, resumed session, New York

    8-10 March

    United Nations International meeting on the question of Palestine, Geneva

    14-18 March

    Committee for Development Policy, seventh session, New York

    14-18 March

    United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Commission on Trade in Goods and Services, and Commodities, Geneva

    14-24 March

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

    14 March-1 April

    Human Rights Committee, eighty-third session,New York

    14 March-22 April

    Commission on Human Rights, sixty-first session, Geneva

    15-18 March

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

    28 March-1 April           

    Ad Hoc Committee established by General Assembly resolution 51/210 of 17 December 1996, New York

    29 March-1 April

    Group of Governmental experts to conduct a study on developments in the field of information and telecommunications in the context of international security, second session, Geneva

    29 March-1 April

    Commission on Narcotic Drugs, meeting of heads of national drug law enforcement agencies, African region, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

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