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    ORG/1426
    1 December 2004

    Tentative Schedule of Meetings of United Nations
    Bodies in December 2004

    NEW YORK, 30 November (UN Headquarters) -- The following is a tentative list of United Nations meetings scheduled to be held in December, 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

    14 September-December

    General Assembly, fifty-ninth session, New York

    27 November-17 December

    International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Council, Montreal

    29 November-3 December

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

    29 November-3 December

    Conference of the States Parties to the Convention on the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, ninth session, The Hague

    29 November-3 December

    Commission on Narcotic Drugs, meeting of heads of national drug law enforcement agencies, Asia and the Pacific region, Bangkok

    29 November-3 December

    First Review Conference 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, Nairobi

    29 November-3 December

    Working Group on a draft declaration on the rights of indigenous people, Geneva

    29 November-7 December

    Subcommittee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods, Geneva

    29 November-10 December

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

    Meetings beginning in December:

    December

    Ad Hoc Committee of the General Assembly for the Announcement of Voluntary Contributions to the Programme of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (1 meeting), Geneva

    December

    Committee of Permanent Representatives to UN-Habitat, Nairobi

    December

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

    1-2 December

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

    6 December

    Ad Hoc Committee of the General Assembly for the Announcement of Voluntary Contributions to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), New York

    6-10 December

    United Nations University (UNU), Council, fifty-first session (1 week), Helsinki

    6-17 December

    United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Conference of the Parties to the Convention, tenth session, and meetings of subsidiary bodies, Buenos Aires

    7-9 December

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

    7-9 December

    Subcommittee of Experts on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals, Geneva

    7-14 December

    Panel of External Auditors of the United Nations, the Specialized Agencies and the International Atomic Energy Agency, Paris (UNESCO Headquarters)

    8-10 December

    United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), expert meeting of the Commission on Enterprise, Business Facilitation and Development, Geneva

    10 December

    Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods and on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals, Geneva

    14-17 December

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

    15 December

    United Nations Board of Auditors, special session, Paris (UNESCO Headquarters)

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