Press Releases

    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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