3 October 2005

Tentative Schedule of Meetings of United Nations Bodies in October 2005

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:

(1 meeting)

United Nations Staff Pension Committee, New York


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

6 September-23 December

Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions,
New York

13 September-December

General Assembly, sixtieth session, New York

Meetings beginning in October:

(2 days)

Advisory Committee on the United Nations Programme of Assistance in the Teaching, Study, Dissemination and Wider Appreciation of International Law, fortieth session, New York

(1 day)

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

(1 day)

Extraordinary meeting of Permanent Representatives to UNEP,


Universal Postal Union (UPU), Council of Administration, Berne

3 October

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

3-7 October

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

3-7 October

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Executive Committee, fifty-sixth session, Geneva

3-7 October

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

3-7 October

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

3-14 October

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Trade and Development Board, fifty-second session, Geneva

3-21 October

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), General Conference, Paris

10-14 October

Commission on Human Rights, Working Group on the Use of Mercenaries, Geneva

10-14 October

Human Rights Committee, Pre-sessional Working Group on Communications, Geneva

10-14 October

Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, Budget and Finance Committee, The Hague

10-21 October

Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime and Its Protocols, second session, Vienna

17-28 October

United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification, Conference of the Parties to the Convention, seventh session, and meetings of subsidiary bodies, Nairobi

17 October-3 November

Human Rights Committee, eighty-fifth session, Geneva

18-21 October

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

28-29 October

United Nations System Chief Executives Board for Coordination, second regular session, New York


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