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At the Palais des Nations
22 April -
3 May 2013
Open-ended intergovernmental Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review mechanism, 16th session
Location: Room XX
OHCHR
22 April -
3 May 2013
Preparatory Committee for the Review Conference of the States Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, 2nd Session
Location: Assembly Hall
Other meetings
29 April -
3 May 2013
Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, 66th session
Location: Palais Wilson 1st floor
OHCHR
29 April -
3 May 2013
Investment, Enterprise and Development Commission, 5th Session
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
30 April -
3 May 2013
Committee on Trade, Specialized Section on Standardization of Fresh Fruit and Vegetables
Location: Room V
UNECE
30 April -
3 May 2013
Executive Body for the Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution, Working Group on Strategies and Review
Location: Room VIII
UNECE
2 May 2013International Organization for Migration, International Dialogue on Migration
Location: Room VII
IOM
2 May 2013International Organization for Migration, Pre-SCPF
Location: Room VII
IOM
2 May 2013Group of 77 and China, Meeting on UNCTAD
Location: Room XXVII
Other meetings
2 May 2013Group of 77 and China, Meeting on UNCTAD
Location: Room XXVII
Other meetings
3 May 2013United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, DITC 60 Minute Talk
Location: Room XXVII
UNCTAD
3 May 2013United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Meeting with Ambassadors on the Global Services Forum
Location: Room XXVII
UNCTAD
6 May 2013United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Short courses for Geneva-based diplomats
Location: Room XXII
UNCTAD
6 May -
8 May 2013
International Coordinating Committee of National Human Rights Institutions, 26th Annual Meeting
Location: Room XIX
OHCHR
6 May -
8 May 2013
Conference of European Statisticians, Work Session on Statistical Metadata
Location: Room VII
UNECE
6 May -
31 May 2013
Committee against Torture, 50th session
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
OHCHR
6 May -
7 June 2013
International Law Commission, 65th Session - 1st Part
Location: Room XXI
ILC
13 May 2013MORNING CANCELLED Human Rights Council, Organizational meeting for the 23rd session of the HRC
Location: Room XX
OHCHR
13 May -
14 May 2013
International Organization for Migration, 12th Standing Committee on Programmes and Finance
Location: Room XVI
IOM
13 May -
17 May 2013
Inland Transport Committee, Working Party on Passive Safety
Location: Room V
UNECE
13 May -
28 June 2013
Conference on Disarmament, 2nd Part
Location: Council Chamber
CD
14 May -
16 May 2013
Inland Transport Committee, Working Party on the Transport of Dangerous Goods
Location: Room XI
UNECE
15 May 2013United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research, Exploring avenues to address the stalemate in the Conference on Disarmament
Location: Room VIII
UNIDIR
16 May 2013Group of 77 and China, Meeting on UNCTAD
Location: Room VII
Other meetings
16 May 2013Group of 77 and China, Meeting on UNCTAD
Location: Room VII
Other meetings
17 May 2013Trade and Development Board, Consultations of the President of the TDB
Location: Room XVIII
UNCTAD
17 May 2013Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, 50th Session
Location: Palais Wilson ground floor
UNOG
21 May 2013United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Panel of Eminent Persons
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
21 May -
22 May 2013
Committee on Housing and Land Management, Preparatory meeting for the Ministerial Meeting on Housing and Land Management
Location: Room V
UNECE
20 May -
28 May 2013
Sixty-sixth World Health Assembly
Location: Please contact WHO for meetings information
WHO
24 May 2013Group of 77 and China, Meeting on UNCTAD
Location: Room XXVII
Other meetings
24 May 2013Group of 77 , Meeting on UNCTAD
Location: Room XXVII
UN
27 May -
30 May 2013
Environment Impact Assessment Convention, Working Group on Environmental Impact Assessment and Strategic Environmental Assessment
Location: Room XI
UNECE
27 May -
14 June 2013
Committee on the Rights of the Child, 63rd Session
Location: Palais Wilson ground floor
OHCHR
27 May -
14 June 2013
Human Rights Council, 23rd session
Location: Room XX
OHCHR
UN System meetings at other locations in Geneva *
25 April -
1 May 2013
(ITU-R WP 4C) Efficient Orbit/Spectrum Utilization for MSS and RDSS
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
29 April -
3 May 2013
(ITU-R WP 4B) Systems, air interfaces, performance and availability objectives for FSS, BSS and MSS, including IP-based applications and satellite news gathering
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
29 April -
3 May 2013
Working Group on the Development of the Lisbon System (Appellations of Origin)
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
1 May -
4 May 2013
WIPO-KIPO-KWIA Korea International Women's Invention Forum 2013
Location: Seoul, Republic of Korea
WIPO
2 May -
10 May 2013
(ITU-R WP 4A) Efficient Orbit/Spectrum Utilization for FSS and BSS
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
6 May -
8 May 2013
Second WIPO Inter-Regional Meeting on South-South Cooperation on Patents, Trademarks, Geographical Indications, Industrial Designs and Enforcement
Location: Cairo, Egypt
WIPO
7 May -
8 May 2013
National Seminar on the Formulation and Implementation of National IP Strategies
Location: Hanoi, Viet Nam
WIPO
8 May 2013National Seminar on the Hague System for the International Registration of Industrial Designs
Location: Sofia, Bulgaria
WIPO
13 May 2013Trade Policy Review Body - Macao, China
Location: CRI
WTO
13 May -
17 May 2013
(ITU-SG WSIS Forum 2013) WSIS Forum 2013
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
13 May -
17 May 2013
Committee on Development and Intellectual Property (CDIP)
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
13 May -
17 May 2013
IPC Union - IPC Revision Working Group
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
14 May -
16 May 2013
(ITU-SG WTPF-13) Fifth World Telecommunication/Information and Communication Technology Policy Forum
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
14 May -
16 May 2013
Seminario sobre el Tratado de Cooperación en materia de Patentes (PCT)
Location: Tegucigalpa, Honduras
WIPO
15 May 2013Trade Policy Review Body - Macao, China
Location: CRI
WTO
20 May -
23 May 2013
Global Platform for disaster risk reduction 2013: Fourth Session (20 - 23 May)
Location: International Conference Centre Geneva (ICCG)
ISDR
20 May -
29 May 2013
(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
20 May -
30 May 2013
(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
20 May -
31 May 2013
(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
21 May 2013(ITU-R RAG-13 ITU-R Plans) Radiocommunication Advisory Group (RAG) - ITU-R Strategic and Operational Plans
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
21 May 2013(ITU-T SCV) Standardization Committee for Vocabulary
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
21 May -
24 May 2013
Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) Working Group
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
22 May -
24 May 2013
(ITU-R RAG-13) Radiocommunication Advisory Group (RAG)
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
27 May 2013Standing Committee on the Law of Trademarks, Industrial Designs and Geographical Indications (SCT) - Forum on Innovation by Design
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
27 May -
31 May 2013
(ITU-T SG/WP 3) Economic and policy issues
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
27 May -
31 May 2013
Standing Committee on the Law of Trademarks, Industrial Designs and Geographical Indications
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
27 May -
31 May 2013
Start-up Academies: Training of Academic Coordinators- Fundamentos de gerencia de proyectos e inserción curricular de temas de la Agenda para el Desarrollo de la OMPI
Location: Bogotá, Colombia
WIPO
28 May -
30 May 2013
Seventh Advanced Intellectual Property Research Seminar: Harmonization in Intellectual property Law - New Perspectives and Dimensions
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
30 May -
31 May 2013
(ITU-SG CWG-WSIS) Council Working Group on the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS)
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
31 May 2013Seminar on the Hague System for the International Registration of Industrial Designs
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
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.