Press Releases

    ORG/1332
    1 August 2001

    TENTATIVE SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS OF UNITED NATIONS BODIES IN AUGUST

    NEW YORK, 31 July (UN Headquarters) -- The following is a tentative list of United Nations meetings scheduled to be held in August, including major meetings of intergovernmental organizations related to the United Nations:

    Meetings continued from previous month:

    July/August
    (2 days)

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

    2 July-10 August

    International Law Commission (fifty-third session, second part), Geneva

    23 July–3 August

    United Nations Conference on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), Working Group on Insolvency Law (twenty-fourth session), New York

    23 July-17 August

    Ad Hoc Group of States Parties to the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on Their Destruction (twenty-fourth session), Geneva

    30 July-3 August

    Panel of Governmental Experts on Missiles in All Their Aspects (first session), New York

    30 July-3 August

    United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), meeting of governmental experts from landlocked and transit developing countries and representatives of donor countries and financial and development institutions, New York

    30 July-3 August

    Open-ended expert group to examine and prepare draft terms of reference for a legal instrument against corruption, Vienna

    30 July-10 August

    Commission on Human Rights acting as the Preparatory Committee for the World Conference against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Tolerance, third session, Geneva

    30 July-17 August

    Commission on Human Rights, Subcommission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights (fifty-third session), Geneva

    30 July-17 August

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

    30 July–14 September

    Conference on Disarmament (third part), Geneva

     

    Meetings beginning in August:

    August
    (3 days)

    United Nations international meeting on the question of Palestine, location to be determined

    13-17 August

    Commission on Human Rights, Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances, sixty-fourth session, Geneva

    13-31 August

    Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, extraordinary session, Geneva

    20-31 August

    Commission on Human Rights, Subcommission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights, Working Group on Communications, Geneva

    21-24 August

    Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization, fifteenth session, Vienna

    27-29 August

    Committee on Conferences, substantive session, New York

    27 August-
    14 September

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

    31 August-7 September

    World Conference against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance, Durban

     

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