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    ORG/1424
                1 October 2004

    Tentative Schedule of Meetings of United Nations Bodies in October 2004

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

    Meetings continued from previous month:

    7 September-24 December

    Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions, New York

    13 September-1 October

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

    14 September-December

    General Assembly, fifty-ninth session, New York

    15 September-5 October

    Universal Postal Union (UPU) Congress, Bucharest

    27 September-1 October

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

    27 September-5 October

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

    28 September-14 October

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

    Meetings beginning in October:

    October

    Universal Postal Union (UPU), Council of Administration, Berne

    October (1 day)

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

    October (1 day)

    Extraordinary Meeting of Permanent Representatives to United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Nairobi

    October/November

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

    4-5 October

    Annual meetings of the Boards of Governors of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Washington, D.C.

    4-8 October

    Committee on the Rights of the Child, pre-sessional working group, Geneva

    4-8 October

    Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive  Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty, Working Group A, Vienna

    4-8 October

    Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Executive Committee, fifty-fifth session, Geneva

    4-15 October

    United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Trade and Development Board, fifty-first session, Geneva

    11-12 October

    Preparatory Committee for the World Conference on Disaster Reduction, Geneva

    11-14 October

    World Food Programme (WFP), Executive Board, third regular session, Rome

    11-15 October

    Commission on Narcotic Drugs, meeting of heads of national drug law enforcement agencies, Latin America and the Caribbean region, Mexico City

    11-15 October

    Human Rights Committee, pre-sessional working group on Communications, eighty-second session, Geneva

    11-22 October

    United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), Working Group on Electronic Commerce, Vienna

    12-15 October

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

    18 October-5 November

    Human Rights Committee, eighty-second session, Geneva

    18 October-5 November

    International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Committee, Montreal

    25 October-5 November

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

    25 October-24 November

    United Nations Administrative Tribunal, New York

    27-29 October

    UNCTAD, Intergovernmental Working Group of Experts on International Standards of Accounting and Reporting, Geneva

    27 October-11 November

    International Narcotics Control Board (INCB), eighty-first session, Vienna

    29-30 October

    United Nations System Chief Executives Board for Coordination, second regular session, New York

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