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    Note to Correspondents

    ORG/1357
    2 September 2002

    TENTATIVE SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS OF UNIT ED NATIONS
    BODIES IN SEPTEMBER 2002

    NEW YORK, 30 August (UN Headquarters) -- The following is a tentative list of United Nations meetings scheduled to be held in September, including major meetings of intergovernmental organizations related to the United Nations:

    Meetings continued from previous month:

    29 July-13 September

    Conference on Disarmament, third part, Geneva

    26 August-4 September

    World Summit on Sustainable Development, Johannesburg

    26 August-13 September

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

    27 August-5 September

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

       

    Meetings beginning in September:

     

    September
    (3 days)

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

    September

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

    September
    (1 day)

    United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), Advisory Commission, Amman

    September/October

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

    September/October

    World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Assemblies of Member States, Geneva

    September/October
    (1 week)

    Commission on Narcotic Drugs, Subcommission on Illicit Drug Traffic and Related Matters in the Near and Middle East, Tehran

    3-13 September

    Assembly of States Parties to the International Criminal Court, first meeting (tentative date, New York

    3 September-20 December

    Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions, New York

    4-5 September

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

    6 September

    United Nations Group of Experts on Geographical Names, twenty-first session (also 26 August), Berlin

    9 September

    Twenty-first Meeting of States Parties to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, New York

    9-12 September

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

    9-13 September

    Committee on Conferences, (9,11 and 13 September),
    New York

    9-13 September

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

    9-13 September

    United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), Working Group on Privately Financed Infrastructure Projects, fifth session, Vienna

    9-13 September

    Commission on Narcotic Drugs, meeting of heads of national drug law enforcement agencies, African region, Nairobi

    10 September

    United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Committee of Permanent Representatives, eightieth meeting, Nairobi

    10-13 September

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

    10 September-December

    General Assembly, fifty-seventh session, New York

    16 September

    General Assembly, high-level plenary meeting on the review and appraisal of the New Agenda for the Development of Africa in the 1990s, New York

    16-20 September

    UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Fund), Executive Board, second regular session, New York

    16-20 September

    Fourth Meeting of the States Parties to the Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-personnel Mines and on Their Destruction, Geneva

    16-20 September

    United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Working Party on the medium-term plan and the programme budget, Geneva

    16-20 September

    International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), General Conference, Vienna

    16-20 September

    United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), Working Group on Transport Law, tenth session, Vienna

    16 September-4 October

    Committee on the Rights of the Child, thirty-first session, Geneva

    19 September

    Committee of Permanent Representatives to UN-Habitat, Nairobi

    23 September

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

    23-24 September

    Investments Committee, New York

    23-24 September

    United Nations North American meeting in support of the Palestinian people, New York

    23-27 September

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

    24-25 September

    United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Programme and Budget Committee, eighteenth session, Vienna

    24-26 September

    Ad Hoc Committee of the Whole on the final review and appraisal of the New Agenda for the Development of Africa in the 1990s, substantive session (also 7-11 October),
    New York

    25-27 September

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

    30 September-3 October

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

    30 September-4 October

    United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Executive Committee, fifty-third session, Geneva

    30 September-11 October

    Ad Hoc Committee on the Elaboration of a Convention against Corruption, third session, Vienna

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