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    ORG/1446
    1 August 2005

    Tentative Schedule of Meetings of United Nations Bodies in August 2005

    NEW YORK, 29 July (UN Headquarters) -- The following is a tentative list of United Nations meetings scheduled to be held in August, including major meetings of intergovernmental organizations related to the United Nations:

    Meetings continued from previous month:

    11 July-5 August

    International Law Commission, fifty-seventh session, Geneva

    25 July-12 August

    Commission on Human Rights, Subcommission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights, fifty-seventh session, Geneva


    Meetings beginning in August:

     

    1-12 August

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

    2-12 August

    Group of governmental experts of the States parties to the Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons Which May Be Deemed to Be Excessively Injurious or to Have Indiscriminate Effects, eleventh session, Geneva

    2-19 August

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

    8 August-23 September

    Conference on Disarmament, third part, Geneva

    15-26 August

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

    15-26 August

    International Seabed Authority, Assembly, eleventh session, Kingston

    29 August-2 September

    Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf, New York

    29 August-2 September

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

    29 August-2 September

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

    29 August-9 September

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

    30 August-15 September           

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


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