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    ORG/1350
    2 May 2002

    TENTATIVE SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS OF
    UNITED NATIONS BODIES IN MAY 2002

    NEW YORK, 1 May (UN Headquarters) – The following is a tentative list of United Nations meetings scheduled to be held in May, including major meetings of intergovernmental organizations related to the United Nations:

    Meetings continued from previous month:

    15 April - 3 May

    International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Committee, Montreal

    22 April - 2 May

    Committee on Information, twenty-fourth session, New York

    22 April - 3 May

    International Telecommunications Union, Council, Geneva

    22 April - 10 May

    International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), fifty-fourth session, Rome (FAO headquarters)

    29 April - 2 May

    United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Trade and Development Board, nineteenth special session (mid-term review), Bangkok

    29 April - 17 May

    Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, twenty-eighth session, Geneva

    29 April - 17 May

    Committee against Torture, twenty-eighth session, Geneva

    29 April - 7 June

    International Law Commission, fifty-fourth session, Geneva

    30 April - 2 May

    United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), Board of Trustees, fortieth session, Geneva

     

    Meetings beginning in May:

    May

    Special Committee to Investigate Israeli Practices Affecting the Human Rights of the Palestinian People and Other Arabs of the Occupied Territories, Geneva

    2 May

    Committee for Programme and Coordination, organizational session, New York

    May/June

    United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Executive Board, Paris

    2 - 5 May

    Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Joint Conference of African Ministers of Finance and Ministers of Economic Development and Planning, thirty-fifty session of the Commission, South Africa (tentative)

    6 - 9 May

    International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Board of Governors, Programme and Budget Committee, Vienna

    6 - 10 May

    Commission on Human Rights, Working Group on Enforced and Involuntary Disappearances, sixty-sixth session, Geneva

    6 - 10 May

    United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation, fifty-first session, Vienna

    6 - 10 May

    Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), twenty-ninth session, Brasilia

    6 - 17 May

    International Narcotics Control Board, seventy-fourth session, Vienna

    7 - 10 May

    Economic Commission for Europe (ECE), fifty-seventh session, Geneva

    7 - 24 May

    Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions, New York

    8 - 10 May

    General Assembly, special session on children, New York

    11 - 22 May

    World Meteorological Organization (WMO), Executive Council, Geneva

    13 - 14 May

    Investments Committee, New York

    13 - 17 May

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

    13 - 17 May

    Commission on Human Rights, group of experts on the use of mercenaries, Geneva

    13 - 17 May

    Executive Board of the World Food Programme. Second regular session, Rome

    13 - 18 May

    World Health Organization, World Health Assembly, fifty-fifth session, Geneva

    13 - 24 May

    Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, New York

    13 - 24 May

    Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations, New York

    13 - 27 May

    United Nations Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture, Board of Trustees, twenty-first session, Geneva

    13 - 31 May

    General Assembly, Fifth Committee, resumed session, New York

    13 May - 28 June

    Conference on Disarmament, second part, Geneva

    14 - 16 May

    Regional seminar to review the situation in Non-Self-Governing Territories under the Second Decade for the Eradication of Colonialism, Nadi, Fiji

    15 - 16 May

    United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Industrial Development Board, twenty-fifth session, Vienna

    16 - 22 May

    Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), fifty-eighth session, Bangkok

    20 - 24 May

    United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), Working Group on Security Interests, first session, New York

    20 - 24 May

    Group of governmental experts on the feasibility study of developing an international instrument to identify and trace illicit small arms, first session, New York

    20 - 24 May

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

    21 - 24 May

    Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, pre-sessional working group, Geneva

    21 May - 14 June

    International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Council, Montreal

    21 May - 7 June

    Committee on the Rights of the Child, thirtieth session, Geneva

    21 May - 7 June

    International Law Seminar, Geneva

    21 May - 7 June

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

    23 May

    Committee of Permanent Representatives to United Nations-Habitat, Nairobi

    27 - 31 May

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

    27 - 31 May

    Commission on Human Rights, Subcommission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights, Working Group on Contemporary Forms of Slavery, Geneva

    27 - 31 May

    Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions, Geneva

    27 May - 7 June

    Commission on Sustainable Development acting as the preparatory committee for the World Summit on Sustainable Development, ministerial level, fourth session, Bali

    29 - 30 May

    Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations, New York

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