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    ORG/1442
    3 May 2005

    Tentative Schedule of Meetings of United Nations Bodies in May 2005

    NEW YORK, 2 May (UN Headquarters) -- The following is a tentative list of United Nations meetings scheduled to be held in May, including major meetings of intergovernmental organizations related to the United Nations:

    Meetings continued from previous month:

    25 April-13 May

    Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, thirty-fourth session, Geneva

    Meetings beginning in May:

     

    May (3 days)

    United Nations Latin American and Caribbean Meeting on the Question of Palestine, place to be determined

    2-6 May

    International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Board of Governors, Programme and Budget Committee, Vienna

    2 May-3 June

    International Law Commission, fifty-seventh session (also 4 July-5 August), Geneva

    2-11 May

    United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification, Committee for the Review of the Convention, Bonn

    2-13 May

    International Narcotics Control Board, eighty-third session, Vienna

    2-20 May

    Committee against Torture, thirty-fourth session, Geneva

    2-27 May

    2005 Review Conference of the States Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, second session, New York

    2-27 May

    General Assembly, Fifth Committee, resumed session, New York

    3 May

    International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women (INSTRAW), Executive Board, New York

    9 May  

    Investments Committee, New York

    9-12 May          

    Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), twenty-third session, Damascus

    9-20 May

    Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations, resumed session, New York

    10-12 May

    United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Programme and Budget Committee, twenty-first session, Vienna

    11 May

    Committee for Programme and Coordination, organizational session, New York

    11-13 May

    Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Committee of Experts of the Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, twenty-fourth meeting, Abuja, Nigeria

    11-13 May

    Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, pre-sessional meeting, New York

    12-18 May

    Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), sixty-first session, Bangkok

    14-15 May

    Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, thirty-eighth session of the Commission, Abuja, Nigeria

    16-20 May

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

    16-25 May

    World Health Organization (WHO), World Health Assembly, fifty-eighth session, Geneva

    16-27 May

    Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, New York

    16-27 May

    United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), meetings of subsidiary bodies of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention, Bonn

    16-27 May

    United Nations Forum on Forest, fifth session, New York

    16 May-3 June

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

    17-19 May

    Regional seminar to review the situation in Non-Self Governing Territories under the Second Decade on the Eradication of Colonialism, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

    17 May-15 July

    Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions, New York

    23-27 May

    Commission on Human Rights, Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, Geneva

    23-27 May

    Commission on Science and Technology for Development, eighth session, Geneva

    23-27 May        

    Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, fourteenth session, Vienna

    23 May-3 June  

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

    24 May-17 June

    International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Council, Montreal

    26 May-3 June

    Commission on Human Rights, Working Group on Enforced and Involuntary Disappearances, Geneva

    30-31 May

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

    30 May-3 June

    Commission on Human Rights, Subcommission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights, Working Group on Minorities, Geneva

    30 May-3 June

    United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation, fifty-third session, Vienna

    30 May-15 July 

    Conference on Disarmament, second part, Geneva

    31 May-3 June

    High-level Committee on South-South Cooperation, fourteenth session, New York

    31 May-9 June

    International Labour Organization (ILO), General Conference, Geneva

     

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