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      UNIS/PI/227
    31 January 2001
     

    Tentative Schedule of Meetings of United Nations Bodies in February 2001

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

    Meetings continued from previous month:

    15 January-2 ebruary

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

    22 January-30 March

    Conference on Disarmament, first part, Geneva

    29 January-2 ebruary

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

    29 January-2 ebruary

    Commission on Human Rights, open-ended working group on the right to development, Geneva

    29 January-2 February

    World Health Organization (WHO), Executive Board (107th session), Geneva

    29 January-2 February

    Commission on Human Rights, expert meeting on the issue of mercenaries, Geneva

    29 January-2 February

    Preparatory Committee for the Special Session of the General Assembly in 2001 for Follow-up to the World Summit for Children (second substantive session), New York

    29 January-6 February

    Executive Board of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) (first regular session), New York

    30 January-2 February

    Economic and Social Council (organizational session), New York

    31 January-2 February

    Advisory Board on Disarmament Matters, New York


    Meetings beginning in February:

    February

    Consultative Committee on the United Nations Development Fund for Women (forty-first session, New York

    February

    United Nations Latin American and Caribbean meeting on the question of Palestine (venue to be determined)

    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

    Committee for the United Nations (2 days) Population Award, New York

    5-9 February

    International Narcotics Control Board (seventieth session, Vienna)

    5-9 February

    Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, Pre-sessional Working Group, New York

    5-9 February

    Intergovernmental Preparatory Committee for the Third United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries (second session), New York

    5-9 February

    Group of Governmental Experts on the feasibility study of small arms, New York

    5-9 February

    Commission on Human Rights, Working Group on Situations, Geneva

    5-9 February

    United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Governing Council (twenty-first session), Nairobi

    5-16 February

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

    6 February-30 March

    Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions, New York

    12 February

    United Nations Forum on Forests (organizational session), New York

    12-16 February

    Commission on Human Settlements (eighteenth session), Nairobi

    12-16 February

    United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Commission on Investment, Technology and Related Financial Issues, Geneva

    12-16 February

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

    12-23 February

    Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, Scientific and Technical Subcommittee (thirty-eighth session), Vienna

    12-23 February

    Commission on Human Rights, open-ended working group on a draft optional protocol to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, Geneva

    12-23 February

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

    12-23 February

    Preparatory Committee for the high-level international intergovernmental event on financing for development (second substantive session), New York

    12-23 February

    Ad Hoc Committee established by General Assembly resolution 51/210 of 17 December 1996, New York

    13-23 February

    Commission for Social Development (thirty-ninth session), New York

    19-20 February

    Investments Committee, Singapore

    19-23 February 

    United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Commission on Trade in Goods and Services, and Commodities, Geneva

    19-23 February

    Commission on Human Settlements acting as the preparatory committee for the special session of the General Assembly for an overall review and appraisal of the implementation of the Habitat Agenda (second substantive session), Nairobi

    19 February-16 March

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

    20-21 February

    International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Governing Council, Rome

    20-21 February

    United Nations seminar on assistance to the Palestinian people, Vienna

    20-23 February

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

    26 February

    Eighth Meeting of the States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of the Child, New York

    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

     
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