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         1 June 2005

    Tentative Schedule of Meetings of United Nations Bodies in June 2005

    NEW YORK, 31 May (UN Headquarters) -- The following is a tentative list of United Nations meetings scheduled to be held in June, including major meetings of intergovernmental organizations related to the United Nations:

    Meetings continued from previous month:

    2 May-3 June

    International Law Commission, fifty-seventh session (also 4 July-5 August), Geneva

    16 May-3 June

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

    17 May-15 July

    Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions, New York

    23 May-3 June

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

    24 May-17 June

    International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Council, Montreal

    26 May-3 June

    Commission on Human Rights, Working Group on Enforced and Involuntary Disappearances, Geneva

    30 May-3 June

    Commission on Human Rights, Subcommission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights, Working Group on Minorities, Geneva

    30 May-15 July

    Conference on Disarmament, second part, Geneva

    31 May-3 June

    High-level Committee on South-South Cooperation, fourteenth session,New York

    31 May-9 June

    International Labour Organization (ILO), General Conference, Geneva

    31 May-16 June

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

    Meetings beginning in June:




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




    International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Council, Geneva




    International Maritime Organization (IMO), Council, London



    (one day)

    Committee of Permanent Representatives to UN-Habitat, Nairobi



    (one day)

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



    (one day)

    Extraordinary meeting of Permanent Representatives to UNEP, Nairobi




    Special Committee on the Situation with regard to the Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples (6-8 meetings per week, up to 30 meetings), New York



    2 June

    High-level meeting to review the progress achieved in realizing the commitments set out in the Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS, New York



    6-8 June

    United Nations Joint Staff Pension Board, Committee of Actuaries, Geneva



    6-10 June

    Open-ended Informal Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea, New York



    6-10 June

    United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Executive Board, annual session, New York



    6-10 June

    Commission on Human Rights, Subcommission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights, Working Group on Contemporary Forms of Slavery, Geneva



    6-10 June

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



    6-10 June

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



    6-10 June

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



    6-17 June

    Open-ended Working Group on an International Instrument to Enable States to Identify and Trace, in a Timely and Reliable Manner, Illicit Small Arms and Light Weapons, third session, New York



    6-24 June

    Committee on Contributions, sixty-fifth session, New York



    6 June-1 July

    Committee for Programme and Coordination, forty-fifth session, New York



    7-10 June

    Voluntary Fund for Technical Cooperation in the Field of Human Rights, Board of Trustees, Geneva



    8-17 June

    Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, forty-eighth session, Vienna



    13-17 June

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



    13-24 June

    United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Executive Boards, annual session, New York



    13-24 June

    Meeting of experts of the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on Their Destruction, Geneva



    16-24 June

    Meeting of States Parties to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, New York



    20-23 June

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



    20-24 June

    Meeting of persons chairing human rights treaty bodies, Geneva



    20-25 June

    Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Council, Rome



    20 June-22 July

    United Nations Administrative Tribunal, Geneva



    21 June-1 July

    World Meteorological Organization (WMO), Executive Council, Geneva



    27 June

    Broad-based consultations on further steps to enhance international cooperation in preventing, combating and eradicating illicit brokering in small arms and light weapons (also 1 July 2005), New York



    27-28 June

    General Assembly, high-level dialogue on financing for development, New York



    27-30 June

    Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization, twenty-fourth session, Vienna



    27 June-1 July

    Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, Working Group on Communications under the Optional Protocol to the Convention,  New York



    27 June-1 July

    Eighth United Nations Regional Cartographic Conference for the Americas, New York



    28 June-1 July

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



    29 June-1 July

    Advisory Board on Disarmament Matters, Geneva



    29 June-27 July

    Economic and Social Council, substantive session, New York



    30 June-1 July

    United Nations Board of Auditors, New York