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At the Palais des Nations
19 October 2012International Organization for Migration, International Dialogue on Migration
Location: Room XI
IOM
19 October 2012International Organization for Migration, International Dialogue on Migration
Location: Room XI
IOM
19 October 2012International Organization for Migration, Pre-SCPF
Location: Room XI
IOM
19 October 2012International Organization for Migration, Pre-SCPF
Location: Room XI
IOM
30 October -
31 October 2012
International Organization for Migration, 11th Standing Committee on Programmes and Finance
Location: Room XVI
IOM
17 September -
5 October 2012
Committee on the Rights of the Child, 61st Session
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
OHCHR
1 October -
19 October 2012
Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, 53rd session
Location: Room XVI
OHCHR
8 October -
12 October 2012
Human Rights Committee, pre-sessional working group on communications, 106th session
Location: Palais Wilson 1st floor
OHCHR
8 October -
12 October 2012
Pre-sessional Working Group of the Committee on the Rights of the Child, 62nd Session
Location: Palais Wilson ground floor
OHCHR
15 October -
2 November 2012
Human Rights Committee, 106th Session
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
OHCHR
25 October 2012States Parties to the Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment of the Committee against Torture, 4th Meeting
Location: Room XIX
OHCHR
29 October -
2 November 2012
Board of Trustees of the United Nations Voluntary Fund for Technical Cooperation in the Field of Human Rights, 37th Session
Location: Room XXIII
OHCHR
29 October -
23 November 2012
Committee against Torture, 49th session
Location: Palais Wilson 1st floor
OHCHR
31 October -
9 November 2012
Working Group on Enforced and Involuntary Disappearances, 98th session
Location: Room IX
OHCHR
1 October -
5 October 2012
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Executive Committee, 63rd Session
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
Other meetings
4 October 2012Western European and Other States Group, Meeting on the Biological Weapons Convention
Location: Room XI
Other meetings
4 October 2012Western European and Other States Group, Meeting on the Biological Weapons Convention
Location: Room XI
Other meetings
4 October 2012Western European and Other States Group, Meeting on the Biological Weapons Convention
Location: Room XI
Other meetings
4 October 2012AFTERNOON CANCELLED Western European and Other States Group, Meeting on the Biological Weapons Convention
Location: Room XI
Other meetings
5 October 2012MORNING CANCELLED Western European and Other States Group, Meeting on the Biological Weapons Convention
Location: Room XII
Other meetings
29 October -
30 October 2012
United Nations Development Programme, Conference for Burundi's Development Partners
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
Other meetings
4 October 2012Eastern European Group, Meeting on the Biological Weapons Convention
Location: Room XI
UN
4 October 2012Eastern European Group, Meeting on the Biological Weapons Convention
Location: Room XI
UN
4 October 2012Non-Aligned Movement, Meeting on the Biological Weapons Convention
Location: Room XI
UN
4 October 2012Non-Aligned Movement, Meeting on the Biological Weapons Convention
Location: Room XI
UN
30 October 2012Group of 77 , Meeting on UNCTAD
Location: Room XXVI
UN
30 October 2012Group of 77 , Meeting on UNCTAD
Location: Room XXVI
UN
5 October 2012United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, DITC 60 Minute Talk
Location: Room XXVII
UNCTAD
9 October 2012United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Short courses for Geneva-based diplomats
Location: Room XXV
UNCTAD
12 October 2012Trade and Development Board, Consultations of the President of the TDB
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
15 October 2012Trade and Development Board, Resumed 55th Executive Session
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
18 October 2012United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, South Centre Lunch Panel Discussion on Climate Finance, Policy and International Cooperation
Location: Room XXIII
UNCTAD
18 October 2012United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, South Centre Lunch Panel Discussion on Climate Finance, Policy and International Cooperation
Location: Room XXIII
UNCTAD
19 October 2012United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Induction course for new delegates
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
23 October -
24 October 2012
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Training workshop on intellectual property issues
Location: Room XII
UNCTAD
30 October 2012United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Accounting Education Forum
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
30 October 2012United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Accounting Education Forum
Location: Room XVIII
UNCTAD
31 October -
2 November 2012
Intergovernmental Working Group of Experts on International Standards of Accounting and Reporting, 29th Session
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
UNCTAD
2 October -
5 October 2012
Inland Transport Committee, Working Party on General Safety Provisions
Location: Room V
UNECE
3 October 2012Committee on Sustainable Energy, Group of Experts on Energy Efficiency Investments for Climate Mitigation
Location: Room VIII
UNECE
3 October 2012MORNING CANCELLED Committee on Sustainable Energy, Group of Experts on Energy Efficiency Investments for Climate Mitigation
Location: Room VIII
UNECE
8 October 2012Inland Transport Committee, TIR Executive Board (TIRExB)
Location: Room VII
UNECE
9 October -
12 October 2012
Inland Transport Committee, Working Party on Customs Questions affecting Transport
Location: Room VII
UNECE
10 October -
12 October 2012
Inland Transport Committee, Working Party on Inland Water Transport
Location: Room VIII
UNECE
11 October 2012Inland Transport Committee, TIR Administrative Committee
Location: Room VII
UNECE
11 October -
12 October 2012
Water Convention, Working Group on Water and Health
Location: Room V
UNECE
15 October 2012Committee on Timber, UNECE/FAO Workshop "The Green Life of Wood"
Location: Room XII
UNECE
16 October -
19 October 2012
Committee on Timber, 70th Session
Location: Room XII
UNECE
16 October -
18 October 2012
Inland Transport Committee, Working Party on Lighting and Light-Signalling
Location: Room VII
UNECE
17 October -
19 October 2012
Conference of European Statisticians, Joint ECE/Eurostat Work Session on Migration Statistics
Location: Room V
UNECE
19 October 2012Inland Transport Committee, Group of Experts towards Unified Railway Law
Location: Room VII
UNECE
22 October -
25 October 2012
Inland Transport Committee, Working Party on the Transport of Perishable Foodstuffs
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
UNECE
23 October 2012Office of the Director-General, Deputy Secretary-General's briefing to Member States
Location: Room VII
UNOG
UN System meetings at other locations in Geneva *
8 October -
9 October 2012
(ITU-SG Briefing Sessions on Proposals submitted to WCIT-12 and WTSA-12) Briefing Sessions on Proposals submitted to WCIT-12 and WTSA-12
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
8 October -
12 October 2012
(ITU-T WP 3/5) ICT and climate change
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
10 October 2012(ITU-T Roundtable) Patent Roundtable
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
15 October -
19 October 2012
(ITU-R WP 6C) Programme Production and Quality Assessment
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
17 October -
29 October 2012
(ITU-R WP 6A) Terrestrial Broadcasting Delivery
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
22 October -
26 October 2012
(ITU-R WP 6B) Broadcast Service Assembly and Access
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
30 October -
31 October 2012
(ITU-R SG 6) Broadcasting Service
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
1 October -
9 October 2012
Assemblies of Member States of WIPO
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
1 October -
9 October 2012
Berne Union - Executive Committee
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
1 October -
9 October 2012
Hague Union - Assembly
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
1 October -
10 October 2012
IPC Union - Assembly
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
1 October -
9 October 2012
Lisbon Union - Assembly
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
1 October -
9 October 2012
Madrid Union - Assembly
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
1 October -
9 October 2012
Paris Union - Executive Committee
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
1 October -
9 October 2012
Patent Law Treaty (PLT) - Assembly
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
1 October -
9 October 2012
PCT Union - Assembly
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
1 October -
9 October 2012
PCT Union - PCT Committee for Technical Cooperation
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
1 October -
9 October 2012
Singapore Treaty on the Law of Trademarks (STLT) - Assembly
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
1 October -
9 October 2012
WIPO Conference
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
1 October -
9 October 2012
WIPO Coordination Committee
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
1 October -
9 October 2012
WIPO General Assembly
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
8 October -
12 October 2012
Locarno Union - Committee of Experts
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
15 October -
16 October 2012
PCT Seminar for Patent Administrators and Paralegals
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
16 October -
18 October 2012
Forum régional de haut niveau sur la propriété intellectuelle à l'intention des pays moins avancés francophones d'Afrique
Location: Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
WIPO
17 October -
19 October 2012
Inter-sessional Meeting on Limitations and Exceptions for Visually Impaired Persons/Persons with Print Disabilities
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
18 October -
19 October 2012
WIPO Arbitration Workshop
Location: Singapore, Singapore
WIPO
22 October -
24 October 2012
National Seminar on the Role of the International Patent System and the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) in Research
Location: Maputo, Mozambique
WIPO
23 October -
24 October 2012
WIPO Advanced Workshop on Domain Name Dispute Resolution: Update on Precedent and Practice
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
24 October 2012Inter-Regional Symposium on Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs)
Location: Chisinau, Republic of Moldova
WIPO
29 October -
2 November 2012
IPC Union - IPC Revision Working Group
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
29 October 2012Patent Productivity of Korean Inventors: A Study of Inventor Mobility
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
29 October -
2 November 2012
PCT Seminar
Location: Moscow, Russian Federation
WIPO
29 October -
31 October 2012
WIPO Seminar on Current Issues in Intellectual Property Rights
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
1 October 2012Services Meeting
Location: S1
WTO
1 October 2012Committee on Trade-Related Investment Measures
Location: D
WTO
1 October 2012Working Party on GATS Rules
Location: S1
WTO
2 October 2012GENERAL COUNCIL
Location: CR
WTO
2 October 2012Informal Trade Policy Review Body meeting on Monitoring
Location: CRI
WTO
2 October 2012Services Meeting
Location: S1
WTO
3 October 2012GENERAL COUNCIL
Location: CR
WTO
3 October 2012Services Meeting
Location: S1
WTO
4 October 2012GENERAL COUNCIL
Location: CR
WTO
4 October 2012GENERAL COUNCIL
Location: CR
WTO
4 October 2012Informal Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade
Location: S3
WTO
4 October 2012Services Meeting
Location: S1
WTO
4 October 2012Working Party on Domestic Regulation
Location: S1
WTO
5 October 2012Services Meeting
Location: S1
WTO
5 October 2012Working Party on the Accession of Kazakhstan
Location: CRI
WTO
5 October 2012Informal Committee on Trade and Development - Session on Aid for Trade
Location: S1
WTO
5 October 2012Informal Open-ended Dispute Settlement Body - Special Session
Location: CRII
WTO
5 October 2012Informal Open-ended Committee on Trade and Development
Location: S1
WTO
8 October 2012Negotiating Group on Trade Facilitation (followed by Inf.)
Location: CRII
WTO
8 October 2012Informal Open-ended Trade Facilitation
Location: CRII
WTO
9 October 2012Trade Policy Review Body - Norway
Location: D
WTO
9 October 2012Informal Open-ended Trade Facilitation
Location: S2
WTO
9 October 2012Informal Open-ended Trade Facilitation
Location: S2
WTO
9 October 2012Working Party on the Accession of Tajikistan
Location: CRII
WTO
10 October 2012Informal Open-ended Trade Facilitation
Location: CRII
WTO
10 October 2012Sub-Committee on Least-Developed Countries
Location: CRI
WTO
10 October 2012Informal Committee on Agriculture
Location: CRI
WTO
10 October 2012Informal Open-ended Trade Facilitation
Location: CRII
WTO
11 October 2012Trade Policy Review Body - Norway
Location: D
WTO
11 October 2012Working Group on Trade and Transfer of Technology
Location: S3
WTO
11 October 2012Informal Working Party on State Trading Enterprises
Location: CRII
WTO
12 October 2012Informal Open-ended Trade Facilitation
Location: CRII
WTO
15 October 2012Trade Policy Review Body - Bangladesh
Location: S1
WTO
15 October 2012Workshop - Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures
Location: CR
WTO
16 October 2012Committee on Market Access
Location: S1
WTO
16 October 2012Informal Committee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures
Location: CR
WTO
16 October 2012Workshop - Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures
Location: CR
WTO
17 October 2012Trade Policy Review Body - Bangladesh
Location: S1
WTO
17 October 2012Committee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures
Location: CR
WTO
18 October 2012Working Party on State Trading Enterprises
Location: D
WTO
18 October 2012Committee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures
Location: CR
WTO
19 October 2012Committee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures
Location: CR
WTO
22 October 2012Committee on Safeguards
Location: CRI
WTO
22 October 2012Committee on Import Licensing
Location: D
WTO
23 October 2012Committee on Budget, Finance and Administration
Location: S2
WTO
23 October 2012Committee on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures - Special Meeting followed by Regular Committee
Location: CRI
WTO
23 October 2012Dispute Settlement Body
Location: CRII
WTO
24 October 2012Trade Policy Review Body - East African Community (Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda)
Location: D
WTO
24 October 2012Committee on Anti-Dumping Practices - Informal Group on Anti-Circumvention followed by the Working Group on Implementation
Location: CRI
WTO
25 October 2012Negotiating Group on Rules (Technical Group)
Location: CRI
WTO
25 October 2012Informal Open-ended Negotiating Group on Rules
Location: CRI
WTO
26 October 2012Trade Policy Review Body - East African Community (Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda)
Location: D
WTO
26 October 2012Negotiating Group on Rules (Technical Group)
Location: S3
WTO
29 October 2012Committee on Import Licensing
Location: CRII
WTO
31 October 2012Trade Policy Review Body - Israel
Location: D
WTO
31 October 2012Committee on Government Procurement
Location: S1
WTO
31 October 2012Informal Committee on Government Procurement
Location: S1
WTO
The Calendar

* This information on meetings held in Geneva by organizations of the United Nations system is provided by the United Nations Office at Geneva as a service. It is based on material either provided by the organizations concerned, or gathered from information publicly available on their websites, and may be subject to change. Those interested are encouraged to check with the respective organizations and to direct any queries to them regarding the meetings listed.