Press Releases

    1 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


    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

    (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

    (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:


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

    (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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