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    ORG/1341
    3 December 2001

    TENTATIVE SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS OF UNITED NATIONS BODIES IN DECEMBER 2001

    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:

     

    4 September-21 December

    Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions, New York

    11 September-December

    General Assembly, fifty-sixth session, New York

    November/December
    (3 days)

    United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Inter-Agency Consultative Meeting, New York

    19 November-7 December

    Fifth Review Conference 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

    19 November-14 December

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

    26 November-5 December

    Commission on Human Rights, Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, thirty-second session, Geneva

    27 November-4 December

    Panel of External Auditors of the United Nations, the Specialized Agencies and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), location to be determined

    Meetings beginning in December:

    December (2 days)

    Disarmament Commission, organizational session New York

    December

    Ad Hoc Committee of the General Assembly for (1 meeting) the Announcement of Voluntary Contributions to the Programme of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Geneva

    3-7 December

    Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Pre-sessional Working Group, Geneva

    3-7 December

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

    3-7 December

    United Nations University (UNU), Council, forty-eighth session, Tokyo

    3-14 December

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

    3-14 December

    United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), Working Group on Insolvency Law, twenty-fifth session, Vienna

    4-7 December

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

    5 December

    United Nations Board of Auditors, special session, location to be determined

    5-6 December

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

    10 December

    Annual Conference of the High Contracting Parties to Amended Protocol II of the Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons Which May Be Deemed to Be Excessively Injurious or to Have Indiscriminate Effects, Geneva

    10 December

    United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Committee of Permanent Representatives, seventy-seventh meeting, Nairobi

    10-14 December

    United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), Executive Board, second regular and extraordinary budgetary session, New York

    10-14 December

    United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Commission on Enterprise, Business Facilitation and Development, Geneva

    11-13 December

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

    11-21 December

    Second Review Conference of the Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons Which May Be Deemed to Be Excessively Injurious or to Have Indiscriminate Effects, Geneva

    12-14 December

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

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