Press Releases

    ORG/1393
    1 September 2003

    TENTATIVE SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS OF
    UNITED NATIONS BODIES IN SEPTEMBER 2003

    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:

    28 July-10 September

    Conference on Disarmament, third part, Geneva

    25 August-5 September

    United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), Conference of the Parties to the Convention, sixth session, and meetings of subsidiary bodies, Havana


    Meetings beginning in September:

    September/October

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

    1-5 September

    Commission on Human Rights, working group on a draft legally binding normative instrument for the protection of all persons from enforced disappearances, Geneva

    1-5 September

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

    1-5 September

    Preparatory process meetings for the eleventh session of United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Geneva

    1-5 September

    United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), Working Group on Insolvency Law, twenty-ninth session, Vienna

    1-12 September

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

    2 September

    Special Meeting of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, New York

    2 September-19 December

    Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions, New York

    3-5 September

    Conference on Facilitating the Entry into Force of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty, Vienna

    4 September

    Committee of Permanent Representatives to United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT), Nairobi

    4-5 September

    United Nations international meeting of civil society in support of the Palestinian people, New York

    8-10 September

    United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), expert meeting on electronic commerce and the digital economy, Geneva

    8-11 September

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

    8-12 September

    Assembly of the States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, second session, New York

    8-12 September

    Committee on Conferences (8, 10, and 12 September), New York

    8-12 September

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

    8-12 September

    United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), Working Group on Security Interests, fourth session, Vienna

    8-12 September

    Commission on Narcotic Drugs, meeting of heads of national drug law enforcement agencies, African region, Port Louis, Mauritius

    10-11 September

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

    10-14 September

    World Trade Organization (WTO), Ministerial Conference, Cancun

    15-19 September

    United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), Executive Board, second regular session,

    New York

    15-19 September

    United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Working Party on the Medium-term Plan and the Programme Budget, forty-first session, Geneva

    15-19 September

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

    15-19 September

    Fifth 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, Bangkok

    15-26 September

    Commission on Human Rights, working group on a draft United Nations declaration on the rights of indigenous peoples, Geneva

    15 September-3 October

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

    16-18 September

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

    16 September-December

    General Assembly, fifty-eighth session, New York

    17 September

    United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Committee of Permanent Representatives, eighty-fourth meeting, Nairobi

    19 September

    Investments Committee, New York

    22 September

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

    22 September-1 October

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

    23-24 September

    Annual meetings of the Boards of Governors of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund, Dubai

    23-26 September

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

    24-26 September

    United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), expert meeting on multimodal transport and logistics, Geneva

    25 September

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

    29 September-1 October

    United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Intergovernmental Working Group of Experts on International Standards of Accounting and Reporting, Geneva

    29 September-3 October

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

    29 September-3 October

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

    29 September-10 October

    Commission on Human Rights, working group of experts on people of African descent, Geneva

    29 September-17

    October United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), General Conference, Paris

    * *** *