Press Releases

    ORG/1337
    2 October 2001

    TENTATIVE SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS OF UNITED NATIONS
    BODIES IN OCTOBER 2001

    NEW YORK, 1 October (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
    :

    September/October
    (1 meeting)

    United Nations Staff Pension Committee, New York

    4 September-21 December

    Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions, New York

    11 September-December

    General Assembly, fifty-sixth session, New York

    24 September-3 October

    World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Assemblies of Member States, Geneva

    24 September-5 October

    Preparatory Commission for the International Criminal Court, New York

    24 September-12 October

    Committee on the Rights of the Child, twenty-eighth session, Geneva

    25 September-5 October

    International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Assembly, thirty-third session, Montreal

    Meetings beginning in October:

    October
    (2 days)

    Advisory Committee on the United Nations Programme of Assistance in the Teaching, Study, Dissemination and Wider Appreciation of International Law, thirty-sixth session, New York

    October

    United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Executive Board, one hundred and sixty-second session, Paris

    October/November
    (5 weeks)

    United Nations Administrative Tribunal, New York

    1-5 October

    United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Executive Committee, fifty-second session, Geneva

    1-12 October

    Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification, fifth session, and meetings of subsidiary bodies, Geneva

    1-12 October

    United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Trade and Development Board, forty-eighth session, Geneva

    2-4 October

    International Monetary Fund/World Bank, joint annual meetings of the Boards of Governors, Washington, D.C.

    2-5 October

    Commission on Narcotic Drugs, meeting of heads of national drug law enforcement agencies, Latin America and the Caribbean region, Panama City

    8-12 October

    Human Rights Committee, Working Group on Communications, Geneva

    5-19 October

    Committee on the Rights of the Child, Pre-sessional Working Group, Geneva

    8-11 October

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

    15-18 October

    Commission on Narcotic Drugs, meeting of heads of national drug law enforcement agencies, Asia and the Pacific region, Sydney

    15-19 October

    Preparatory Committee for the international conference on financing for development, resumed third substantive session, New York

    15 October-2 November

    Human Rights Committee, seventy-third session, Geneva

    15 October-2 November

    International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Committee, one hundred and sixty-fourth session, Montreal

    6 October

    Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), World Food Day, Rome

    17-19 October

    United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), expert meeting on consumer interests, competitiveness, competition and development, Geneva

    18-26 October

    Universal Postal Union (UPU), Council of Administration, Berne

    19-20 October

    Administrative Committee on Coordination, second regular session, New York

    22-24 October

    United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), expert meeting on improving the competitiveness of SMEs in developing countries, Geneva

    22-26 October

    Executive Board of World Food Programme (WFP), third regular session, Rome

    22 October-10 November

    United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), General Conference, thirty-first session, Paris

    29 October-9 November

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

    29 October-15 November

    International Narcotics Control Board, seventy-second session, Vienna

    30 October-1 November

    Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Council, one hundred and twenty-first session, Rome

     

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