Press Releases

    ORG/1326
    1 March 2001

    TENTATIVE SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS OF UNITED NATIONS BODIES IN MARCH 2001

     

    NEW YORK, 28 February (UN Headquarters) -- The following is a tentative list of United Nations meetings scheduled to be held in March, including major meetings of intergovernmental organizations related to the United Nations:

    Meetings continued from previous month:

    22 January-30 March

    Conference on Disarmament, first part, Geneva

    February/March

    Special Committee on the Situation with regard to the Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples, New York

    February/April
    (2 days)

    Committee for the United Nations Population Award, New York

    6 February-30 March

    Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions, New York

    19 February-16 March

    International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) (162nd session), Montreal

    26 February-2 March

    Commission for Social Development acting as the preparatory committee for the Second World Assembly on Ageing, New York

    26 February-2 March

    Ad Hoc Committee on the elaboration of a Convention against Transnational Organized Crime, Vienna

    26 February-2 March

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

    26 February-2 March

    Commission on Sustainable Development, Ad Hoc Open-ended Intergovernmental Group of Experts on Energy and Sustainable Development, New York

    26 February-2 March

    Open-ended consultations of the plenary of the General Assembly on the special session on HIV/AIDS, New York

    26 February-9 March

    Preparatory Commission for the International Criminal Court, New York

    26 February-9 March

    Commission on Human Rights, Working Group on Structural Adjustment, Geneva

    March/April
    (one week)

    International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women (INSTRAW), Board of Trustees (twenty-first session), Santo Domingo

     

    Meetings beginning in March:

    March

    Special Committee to Investigate Israeli Practices Affecting the Human Rights of the Palestinian People and Other Arabs of the Occupied Territories, Geneva

    March/April
    (1 meeting)

    United Nations Staff Pension Committee,New York

    6-9 March

    Statistical Commission (thirty-second session), New York

    6-9 March

    Inter-sessional Open-ended Working Group of the Preparatory Committee for the World Conference against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance, Geneva

    6-16 March

    Commission on the Status of Women (forty-fifth session), New York

    6-16 March

    Commission on Sustainable Development, inter-sessional ad hoc open-ended working groups, New York

    6-23 March

    Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (fifty-eighth session), Geneva

    8-30 March

    International Labour Organisation (ILO), Governing Body and its committees (280th session), Geneva

    12-16 March

    Human Rights Committee, Working Group on Communications, New York

    12-23 March

    United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), Working Group on Electronic Commerce (thirty-eighth session),
    New York

    12 March-6 April

    General Assembly, Fifth Committee, resumed (fifty-fifth session), New York

    13-15 March

    Security Council, Governing Council of the United Nations Compensation Commission established pursuant to Security Council resolution 687 (1991), (thirty-ninth session), Geneva

    19-22 March

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

    19 March-27 April

    Commission on Human Rights (fifty-seventh session), Geneva

    19-30 March

    Preparatory Committee for the United Nations Conference on the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (third session), New York

    19 March-6 April

    Human Rights Committee (seventy-first session), New York

    20-29 March

    Commission on Narcotic Drugs (forty-fourth session), Vienna

    21-26 March

    Committee of the Whole of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs, Vienna

    28-30 March Board of Trustees of the United Nations Voluntary Fund for Indigenous Populations, Geneva



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