Press Releases

    2 September 2005

    Tentative Schedule of Meetings of United Nations Bodies in September 2005

    NEW YORK, 1 September (UN Headquarters) -- The following is a tentative list of United Nations meetings scheduled to be held in September, including major meetings of intergovernmental organizations related to the United Nations:

    Meetings continued from previous month:

    8 August-23 September

    Conference on Disarmament, third part, Geneva

    29 August-2 September

    Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf,
    New York

    29 August-2 September

    Commission on Human Rights, working group of experts on people of African descent, Geneva

    29 August-2 September

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

    29 August-9 September

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

    30 August-15 September

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

    Meetings beginning in September:

    September (1 day)

    Committee of Permanent Representatives to the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT), Nairobi

    September (1 day)

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

    September (1 day)

    United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), Advisory Commission, Amman

    September (3 days)

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

    (1 meeting)

    United Nations Staff Pension Committee, New York


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

    5-9 September

    United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), Working Group on Security Interests, Vienna

    6-9 September

    Committee on Conferences, New York

    6-9 September

    United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Executive Board, second regular session, New York

    6 September-23 December

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

    12 September

    Investments Committee, New York

    12-16 September

    United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Working Party on the medium-term plan and the programme budget, forty-fifth session, Geneva

    12-16 September

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

    12-23 September

    Commission on Human Rights, Inter-sessional open-ended Working Group mandated to elaborate a draft legally binding normative instrument for the protection of all persons from enforced disappearances, Geneva

    12-30 September

    Committee on the Rights of the Child, fortieth session, Geneva

    13 September-December

    General Assembly, sixtieth session, New York

    14-15 September

    International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Executive Board, Rome

    14-16 September

    High-level plenary meeting of the General Assembly to review progress in fulfilment of commitments contained in the United Nations Millennium Declaration, New York

    19-23 September

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

    21-23 September

    Conference on Facilitating the Entry into Force of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty, New York

    25 September

    Annual meetings of the Boards of Governors of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund, Washington, D.C.

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