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At the Palais des Nations
15 October -
2 November 2012
Human Rights Committee, 106th Session
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
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 -
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
31 October -
9 November 2012
Working Group on Enforced and Involuntary Disappearances, 98th session
Location: Room IX
OHCHR
2 November 2012United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, DITC 60 Minute Talk
Location: Room XXVII
UNCTAD
2 November 2012United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, DITC 60 Minute Talk
Location: Room XXVII
UNCTAD
5 November 2012Human Rights Council, Resumed 21st session of the Human Rights Council
Location: Room XX
OHCHR
6 November 2012Group of 77 , Meeting on UNCTAD
Location: Room XXVI
UN
6 November 2012Group of 77 , Meeting on UNCTAD
Location: Room XXVI
UN
6 November -
7 November 2012
Inland Transport Committee, Working Party on Intermodal Transport and Logistics
Location: Room V
UNECE
6 November -
9 November 2012
Inland Transport Committee, Working Party on the Transport of Dangerous Goods
Location: Room VII
UNECE
8 November -
9 November 2012
Inland Transport Committee, Working Party on Rail Transport
Location: Room VIII
UNECE
8 November -
9 November 2012
United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research, Cyber Security 2012
Location: Room XXIV
UNIDIR
9 November 2012Group of 77 , Meeting on UNCTAD
Location: Room XXVI
UN
9 November 2012United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Short courses for Geneva-based diplomats
Location: Room XXV
UNCTAD
12 November -
13 November 2012
Conference of the High Contracting Parties to Protocol V 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, 6th Conference
Location: Room XVIII
CCW
12 November -
16 November 2012
Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment of the Committee against Torture, 18th Session
Location: Room XXI
OHCHR
12 November -
16 November 2012
Trade and Development Commission, 4th Session
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
12 November -
16 November 2012
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Virtual Institute study tour
Location: Room XXVII
UNCTAD
12 November -
30 November 2012
Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, 49th. Session
Location: Palais Wilson ground floor
ECOSOC
13 November 2012Group of 77 , Meeting on UNCTAD
Location: Room XXII
UN
13 November 2012Group of 77 , Meeting on UNCTAD
Location: Room XXII
UN
13 November -
16 November 2012
Inland Transport Committee, World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29)
Location: Room XII
UNECE
12 November -
13 November 2012
6th Conference
Location: Room XVIII
CCW
14 November 2012Annual Conference of the High Contracting Parties to Amended Protocol II to CCW, 14th Annual Conference
Location: Room XVIII
CCW
14 November 2012Group of 77 , Meeting on UNCTAD
Location: Room XXII
UN
14 November 2012Group of 77 , Meeting on UNCTAD
Location: Room XXII
UN
14 November 2012United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research, Regulating Explosive Weapons
Location: Room VIII
UNIDIR
14 November -
16 November 2012
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, Steering Committee on Transport, Health and Environment Pan-European Programme (THE PEP)
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
UNECE
15 November -
16 November 2012
Annual Meeting 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 , Meeting of the High Contracting Parties to the Convention
Location: Room XVIII
CCW
16 November 2012United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, BRIEFING SESSION ON ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE
Location: Room XXII
UNCTAD
16 November 2012United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, BRIEFING SESSION ON ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE
Location: Room XXII
UNCTAD
15 November -
16 November 2012
Meeting of the High Contracting Parties to the Convention
Location: Room XVIII
CCW
19 November -
20 November 2012
Group of 77 , First Annual Course for Developing Country Negotiators: the Strategic Dimension of Negotiations
Location: Room XXVI
UN
20 November 2012United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Enterprise Branch Meeting
Location: Room XXVII
UNCTAD
20 November 2012AFTERNOON CANCELLED United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Enterprise Branch Meeting
Location: Room XXVII
UNCTAD
20 November -
21 November 2012
Aarhus Convention, Working Party of the Parties to the Protocol on Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers
Location: Room VII
UNECE
21 November 2012Office of the Director-General, UNOG-DCAF Special Discussion
Location: Room XII
UNOG
21 November 2012Office of the Director-General, UNOG-DCAF Special Discussion
Location: Room XII
UNOG
21 November -
23 November 2012
Working Party on the Strategic Framework and the Programme Budget, 63rd Session
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
22 November -
23 November 2012
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Meeting with the Minister of Trade and Industry, Cooperatives and Marketing from Lesotho and regional groups, and delegations
Location: Room XXV
UNCTAD
22 November -
23 November 2012
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, Working Group on Ageing
Location: Room VII
UNECE
23 November 2012United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, DITC 60 Minute Talk
Location: Room XXVII
UNCTAD
23 November 2012AFTERNOON CANCELLED United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, DITC 60 Minute Talk
Location: Room XXVII
UNCTAD
26 November -
30 November 2012
Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises, 3rd Session
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
Human Rights Council
26 November -
30 November 2012
Investment, Enterprise and Development Commission, 4th Session
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
27 November 2012Working Party on the Strategic Framework and the Programme Budget, 63rd Session (resumed)
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
27 November 2012Working Party on the Strategic Framework and the Programme Budget, 63rd Session (resumed)
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
27 November -
28 November 2012
Forum on Minority Issues, 5th Session
Location: Room XX
OHCHR
27 November -
30 November 2012
International Organization for Migration, 101st Session
Location: Room XVII
IOM
28 November -
29 November 2012
Committee on Sustainable Energy, 21st Session
Location: Room VII
UNECE
29 November 2012Working Party on the Strategic Framework and the Programme Budget, 63rd Session (resumed)
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
29 November 2012Working Party on the Strategic Framework and the Programme Budget, 63rd Session (resumed)
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
UN System meetings at other locations in Geneva *
29 October -
2 November 2012
NEW! - IPC Union - IPC Revision Working Group
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
29 October -
2 November 2012
NEW! - PCT Seminar
Location: Moscow, Russian Federation
WIPO
1 November -
2 November 2012
NEW! - WIPO Training Program on Successful Technology Licensing (STL) for the ANDI Research Network
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
1 November -
16 November 2012
NEW! - 315th Session of the Governing Body (1 - 16 November)
Location: ILO Headquarters
ILO
2 November 2012NEW! - Trade Policy Review Body - Israel
Location: D
WTO
5 November 2012NEW! - WIPO Seminar for Diplomats on Geographical Indications
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
5 November 2012NEW! - Workshop on Aid for Trade
Location: CRI
WTO
5 November -
6 November 2012
NEW! - Developing National Strategies and Policies: New Perspectives on Copyright
Location: Harare, Zimbabwe
WIPO
5 November -
7 November 2012
NEW! - (ITU-SG CWG-STB-CS) Council Working Group on a Stable Constitution (CWG-STB-CS)
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
5 November -
7 November 2012
NEW! - Focus Group Discussion: Harmonizing Application Procedure, Searching and Examination of Patent on PCT
Location: Jakarta, Indonesia
WIPO
5 November -
7 November 2012
NEW! - Working Group on the Legal Development of the Hague System for the International Registration of Industrial Designs
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
5 November -
14 November 2012
NEW! - (ITU-R WP 5C) Fixed wireless systems; HF and other systems below 30 MHz in the fixed and land mobile services
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
5 November -
15 November 2012
NEW! - (ITU-R WP 5A) Land mobile service above 30 MHz*(excluding IMT); wireless access in the fixed service; amateur and amateur-satellite services
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
5 November -
16 November 2012
NEW! - (ITU-R WP 5B) Maritime mobile service including Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS); aeronautical mobile service and radiodetermination service
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
6 November 2012NEW! - Innovation and Appropriability Mechanisms in Latin America: A Review of the Available Evidence
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
6 November 2012NEW! - Council for Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights
Location: CRII
WTO
6 November 2012NEW! - Informal Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade
Location: CRI
WTO
6 November 2012NEW! - Informal Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade
Location: CRI
WTO
6 November 2012NEW! - [Informal Council for Trade in Goods]
Location: S1
WTO
6 November -
7 November 2012
NEW! - Seminar on the Madrid System for the International Registration of Marks
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
7 November 2012NEW! - New Perspectives on Governance and Cooperation
Location: Harare, Zimbabwe
WIPO
7 November 2012NEW! - Committee on Trade and Development - Session on Aid for Trade
Location: D
WTO
7 November 2012NEW! - Council for Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights
Location: CRII
WTO
7 November 2012NEW! - Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade
Location: CRI
WTO
7 November -
8 November 2012
NEW! - National Seminar on the Effective Utilisation of Intellectual Property Information for Scientific Innovation and Business Development
Location: Beijing, China
WIPO
8 November 2012NEW! - Demystifying Evaluation in WIPO- Best Practices from Initial Evaluations
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
8 November 2012NEW! - Seminar on the Hague System for the International Registration of Industrial Designs
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
8 November 2012NEW! - Committee on Trade and Development - Session on Aid for Trade
Location: D
WTO
8 November 2012NEW! - Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade
Location: CRI
WTO
8 November -
9 November 2012
NEW! - WIPO-NORCODE-ARIPO Meeting for Collective Management Organizations (CMOs)
Location: Harare, Zimbabwe
WIPO
12 November 2012NEW! - Workshop on Agriculture Notifications
Location: C
WTO
12 November 2012NEW! - Seminario sobre el Tratado de cooperación en material de patentes (PCT)
Location: Santiago, Chile
WIPO
12 November -
13 November 2012
NEW! - WIPO Sub-Regional Workshop on Enforcement and Public Awareness
Location: Muscat, Oman
WIPO
12 November -
16 November 2012
NEW! - (ITU-R RRB-12.3) Radio Regulations Board
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
12 November -
16 November 2012
NEW! - Committee on Development and Intellectual Property (CDIP)
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
12 November -
20 November 2012
NEW! - Interregional Training Program on Copyright Enforcement
Location: Seoul, Republic of Korea
WIPO
13 November 2012NEW! - Workshop on Agriculture Notifications
Location: C
WTO
13 November 2012NEW! - Trade Policy Review Body - Iceland
Location: D
WTO
13 November -
14 November 2012
NEW! - (ITU-D Workshop) Regional Meeting to Strengthen Partnerships with Public and Private Sectors as well as Academia in Europe
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
14 November 2012NEW! - Seminario sobre el Tratado de cooperación en material de patentes (PCT)
Location: Antofagasta, Chile
WIPO
14 November 2012NEW! - Committee on Agriculture
Location: CRI
WTO
15 November 2012NEW! - Trade Policy Review Body - Iceland
Location: D
WTO
15 November 2012NEW! - Committee on Agriculture
Location: CRI
WTO
16 November 2012NEW! - Global Challenges Seminar Series: Innovation, Food Security and Rural Development: Collaboration and Partnership
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
16 November 2012NEW! - Seminario sobre el Tratado de cooperación en materia de patentes (PCT)
Location: Concepción, Chile
WIPO
19 November 2012NEW! - Dispute Settlement Body
Location: CRI
WTO
19 November -
20 November 2012
NEW! - (ITU-R SG 5) Terrestrial Services
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
19 November -
21 November 2012
NEW! - CDIP/8/3 Project Implementation ' Intellectual Property and Informal Economy
Location: Pretoria, South Africa
WIPO
19 November -
22 November 2012
NEW! - Seminario itinerante sobre el Tratado de cooperación en materia de patentes (PCT)
Location: Bogotá, Colombia
WIPO
19 November -
23 November 2012
NEW! - Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
20 November 2012NEW! - Informal Committee on Rules of Origin
Location: CRI
WTO
20 November 2012NEW! - Committee on Regional Trade Agreements
Location: CRII
WTO
21 November 2012NEW! - Trade Policy Review Body - East African Community (Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda)
Location: CRI
WTO
21 November 2012NEW! - Workshop - Rules of Origin
Location: CRII
WTO
21 November 2012NEW! - Committee on Regional Trade Agreements
Location: CRII
WTO
21 November -
28 November 2012
NEW! - (ITU-R JTG 4-5-6-7) Joint Task Group 4-5-6-7
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
22 November 2012NEW! - Committee on Rules of Origin
Location: CRII
WTO
22 November -
7 December 2012
NEW! - Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations (22 November - 7 December)
Location: ILO Headquarters
ILO
23 November 2012NEW! - Trade Policy Review Body - East African Community (Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda)
Location: CRI
WTO
26 November 2012NEW! - Council for Trade in Goods
Location: CRI
WTO
26 November 2012NEW! - Informal Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade
Location: CRII
WTO
27 November 2012NEW! - Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade
Location: CRII
WTO
28 November 2012NEW! - Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade
Location: CRII
WTO
28 November -
29 November 2012
NEW! - National TISC Workshop on Access to Technology Knowledge for Innovation Management and Business Development
Location: Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
WIPO
29 November 2012NEW! - Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade
Location: CRII
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.