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    ORG/1431
    1 February 2005

    Tentative Schedule of Meetings of United Nations Bodies in February 2005

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

    Meetings continued from previous month:

    24 January-4 February

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

    24 January-4 February

    Open-ended Working Group on an International Instrument to Enable States to Identify and Trace, in a Timely and Reliable Manner, Illicit Small Arms and Light Weapons, second session, New York

    24 January-1 April

    Conference on Disarmament, first part, Geneva

    31 January-2 February

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

    31 January-4 February

    Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, pre-sessional working group, New York

    31 January-4 February

    Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, Working Group on Communications under the Optional Protocol to the Convention, New York

    31 January-4 February

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

    31 January-4 February

    International Narcotics Control Board, eighty-second session, Vienna

    31 January-4 February

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

    31 January-11 February

    Commission on Human Rights, intersessional open-ended working group mandated to elaborate a draft legally binding normative instrument for the protection of all persons from enforced disappearance, Geneva

    31 January-25 February

    Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations and its Working Group, substantive session, New York

    Meetings beginning in February:

    February
    (1 day)

    Committee of Permanent Representatives to UN-Habitat, Nairobi

    February

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

    February/March

    Special Committee on the Situation with regard to the Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples, New York

    1-4 February

    Economic and Social Council, organizational session, New York

    1 February-22 April

    Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions, New York

    7 February

    Investments Committee, New York

    7-11 February

    Commission on Human Rights, Working Group on Situations, Geneva

    7-11 February

    Commission on Narcotic Drugs, meeting of heads of national drug law enforcement agencies, European region, Vienna

    9-18 February

    Commission for Social Development, forty-third session, New York

    14-18 February

    Commission on Human Rights, Working Group on the Rights to Development, Geneva

    14 February-4 March

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

    14 February-11 March

    International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Council, Montreal

    16-17 February

    International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Governing Council, Rome

    21-25 February

    United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Governing Council/Global Ministerial Environment Forum, twenty-third session, Nairobi

    21 February-4 March

    Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, Scientific and Technical Subcommittee, forty-third session, Vienna

    21 February-11 March

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

    22-25 February

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

    22-25 February

    Economic Commission for Europe (ECE), sixtieth session, Geneva

    23 February

    Tenth meeting of the States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of the Child, New York

    23-25 February

    Advisory Board on Disarmament Matters, New York

    28 February-3 March

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

    28 February-4 March

    Intergovernmental preparatory meeting for the thirteenth session of the Commission on Sustainable Development, New York

    28 February-4 March

    United Nations Voluntary Fund for Indigenous Populations, Board of Trustees, Geneva

    28 February-11 March

    Commission on the Status of Women, forty-ninth session, New York

    28 February-11 March

    International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), sixtieth session, Bangkok

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