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    ORG/1348
    4 March 2002

    TENTATIVE SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS OF UNITED NATIONS BODIES IN MARCH 2002

    NEW YORK, 1 March (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:

    21 January-28 March

    Conference on Disarmament, first part, Geneva

    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

    5 February-28 March

    Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), New York

    11 February-8 March

    Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations and its Working Group, substantive session, New York

    18 February-15 March

    International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Council, Montreal

    25 February-1 March

    Commission for Social Development acting as the preparatory committee for the Second World Assembly on Ageing, second session, New York

    25 February-1 March

    Ad Hoc Committee on an international convention against the reproductive cloning of human beings, New York

    25 February-8 March

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

    25 February-8 March

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

    Meetings beginning in March:

    March/April

    United Nations Staff Pension Committee (1 meeting), New York

    March/April

    United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), Committee of Permanent Representatives, seventy-eighth meeting, Nairobi

    4-8 March

    United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), Working Group on Arbitration, thirty-sixth session, New York

    4-15 March

    Commission on the Status of Women, forty-sixth session, New York

    4-15 March

    United Nations Forum on Forests, second session, New York

    4-15 March

    General Assembly, Fifth Committee, resumed session, New York

    4-22 March

    Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, sixtieth session, Geneva

    5-8 March

    Statistical Commission, thirty-third session, New York

    5-8 March

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

    7 March

    Committee of Permanent Representatives to UN-Habitat, Nairobi

    7 March & 10 April

    Committee for the United Nations Population Award, New York

    7-22 March

    International Labour Organization (ILO), Governing Body and its committees, 283rd session, Geneva

    11-15 March

    Human Rights Committee, Working Group on Communications, New York

    11-15 March

    UNCITRAL, Working Group on Electronic Commerce, thirty-ninth session, New York

    11-15 March

    Group of Governmental Experts to prepare a United Nations study on disarmament and non-proliferation education, third session, Geneva

    11-15 March

    Commission on Narcotic Drugs, forty-fifth session, Vienna

    11-15 March

    Committee of the Whole of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs, Vienna

    12-14 March

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

    18-21 March

    International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Board of Governors, Vienna

    18-22 March

    International Conference on Financing for Development, Monterrey

    18-28 March

    Special Committee on the Charter of the United Nations and on the Strengthening of the Role of the Organization, New York

    18 March-5 April

    Human Rights Committee, seventy-fourth session, New York

    18 March-26 April

    Commission on Human Rights, fifty-eighth session, Geneva

    19-22 March

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

    25-27 March

    Panel of Eminent Personalities on African Development, New York

    25-28 March

    Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf, New York

    25 March-5 April

    Commission o Sustainable Development acting as the preparatory committee for the World Summit on Sustainable Development, New York

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