Press Releases

    1 December 2005

    Tentative Schedule of Meetings of United Nations Bodies in December 2005

    NEW YORK, 30 November (UN Headquarters) -- The following is a tentative list of United Nations meetings scheduled to be held in December, including major meetings of intergovernmental organizations related to the United Nations:

    Meetings continued from previous month:

    6 September-23 December

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

    13 September-December

    General Assembly, sixtieth session, New York


    International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Council, Montreal

    21 November-2 December

    International Maritime Organization (IMO), Assembly, London

    25 November-2 December

    World Tourism Organization, General Assembly, Dakar

    28 November-2 December

    Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, pre-sessional working group, Geneva

    28 November-2 December

    United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), General Conference, eleventh session, Vienna

    28 November-3 December

    Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, The Hague

    28 November-6 December

    Panel of External Auditors of the United Nations, the Specialized Agencies and the IAEA, New York

    28 November-7 December

    Subcommittee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods, Geneva

    28 November-9 December

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

    28 November-9 December

    United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Conference of the Parties to the Convention, eleventh session, and meetings of subsidiary bodies, Montreal

    Meetings beginning in December:


    December (1 day)

    Committee of Permanent Representatives to

                the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT), Nairobi

    December (1 day)

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

    December (1 day)

    Disarmament Commission, organization session New York

    December (3 days)

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

    December (1 week)

    United Nations University, Council, fifty-second session, Tokyo

    2 December

    IMO, Council, London

    5 December

    Ad Hoc Committee of the General Assembly for the Announcement of Voluntary Contributions to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), New York

    5-9 December

    Annual meeting of the States parties to the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on Their Destruction, Geneva

    5-9 December

    Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters, Geneva

    5-16 December

    Commission on Human Rights, Working Group on the draft United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Geneva

    6-9 December

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

    7 December

    United Nations Board of Auditors, special session, New York

    7-9 December

    Commission on Narcotic Drugs, resumed forty-eighth session, Vienna

    7-9 December

    Subcommittee of Experts on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals, Geneva

    12-16 December

    Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families, Geneva

    13-15 December

    United Nations Latin American and Caribbean Meeting on the Question of Palestine, Caracas

    13-18 December

    World Trade Organization, Ministerial Conference, Hong Kong

    14-15 December

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

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