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    ORG/1356
    1 August 2002

    TENTATIVE SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS OF UNITED NATIONS BODIES IN AUGUST 2002

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

    Meetings continued from previous month:

    22 July-16 August

    International Law Commission, fifty-fourth session, Geneva

    29 July-9 August

    Ad Hoc Committee to elaborate a convention on the rights of persons with disabilities, New York

    29 July-16 August

    Commission on Human Rights, Subcommission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights, fifty-fourth session, Geneva

    29 July-13 September

    Conference on Disarmament, third part, Geneva

    Meetings beginning in August:

     

    5-16 August

    International Seabed Authority, Assembly, eighth session, Kingston

    5-23 August

    Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, extraordinary session, New York

    5-23 August

    Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, sixty-first session, Geneva

    19-22 August

    Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO), eighteenth session, Vienna

    19-23 August

    Commission on Human Rights, Working Group on Enforced and Involuntary Disappearances, sixty-seventh session, New York

    19-30 August

    Committee for Programme and Coordination, forty-second session, second part, New York

    19-30 August

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

    26 August

    United Nations Group of Experts on Geographical Names, twenty-first session, Berlin

    26 August-4 September

    World Summit on Sustainable Development, Johannesburg

    26 August-13 September

    Preparatory Commission for the CTBTO, Working Group B and informal/expert meetings, Vienna

    27 August-5 September

    Eighth United Nations Conference on the Standardization of Geographical Names, Berlin

    29 August

    Twelfth Meeting of States Parties to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, New York

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