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August 2016
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At the Palais des Nations
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At the Palais des Nations
4 July -
12 August 2016
International Law Commission, International Law Commission 68th session - 2nd part
Location: Room XXI
ILC
25 July -
12 August 2016
Committee against Torture, 58th session
Location: Palais Wilson 1st floor
OHCHR
2 August -
26 August 2016
Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, 90th Session
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
OHCHR
2 August -
16 September 2016
Conference on Disarmament, 3rd Part
Location: Council Chamber
CD
5 August -
19 August 2016
Open-ended working group to develop proposals to take forward multilateral nuclear disarmament negotiations for the achievement and maintenance of a world without nuclear weapons, Open-ended working group
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
CD
8 August -
12 August 2016
Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on Their Destruction, Preparatory Committee for the 8th Review Conference
Location: Room XVIII
BWC
8 August -
12 August 2016
Human Rights Council Advisory Committee, 17th session
Location: Room XX
OHCHR
15 August -
19 August 2016
Working Group on Communications, 19th session
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
OHCHR
15 August -
2 September 2016
Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, 16th Session
Location: Palais Wilson ground floor
OHCHR
19 August 2016Office of the Director-General, World Humanitarian Day 2016
Location: Room XX
UNOG
19 August 2016Office of the Director-General, World Humanitarian Day 2016
Location: Room XX
UNOG
22 August -
26 August 2016
Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, 76th session
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
OHCHR
22 August -
26 August 2016
Inland Transport Committee, Joint Meeting of Experts on the Regulations annexed to the European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN)
Location: Room VIII
UNECE
23 August 2016Inland Transport Committee, Group of Experts towards Unified Railway Law (SC.2/GEURL)
Location: Room XI
UNECE
23 August 2016Inland Transport Committee, Group of Experts towards Unified Railway Law (SC.2/GEURL)
Location: Room XI
UNECE
25 August 2016United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Development Economics and Economic Development - Bridging the Gap Between Theory and Practice
Location: Assembly Hall
UNCTAD
25 August 2016United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Development Economics and Economic Development - Bridging the Gap Between Theory and Practice
Location: Assembly Hall
UNCTAD
29 August 2016Conference 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, 10th Conference of the High Contracting Parties
Location: Room XVIII
CCW
29 August 2016Human Rights Council, Organizational Meeting on the 33 Session of the Human Rights Council
Location: Room XX
OHCHR
29 August -
31 August 2016
Steering Committee on Trade Capacity and Standards , Specialized Section on Standardization of Meat
Location: Room V
UNECE
29 August -
7 September 2016
Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families, 25th session
Location: Palais Wilson 1st floor
OHCHR
30 August 2016Annual Conference of the High Contracting Parties to Amended Protocol II 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, 18th Annual Conference
Location: Room XVIII
CCW
31 August 2016Human Rights Council, Organizational Meeting on the 33 Session of the Human Rights Council
Location: Room XX
OHCHR
31 August 2016Human Rights Council, Organizational Meeting on the 33 Session of the Human Rights Council
Location: Room XX
OHCHR
31 August -
2 September 2016
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, Preparatory Committee for the 5th Review Conference of the High Contracting Parties
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
CCW
UN System meetings at other locations in Geneva *
29 August -
2 September 2016
Program and Budget Committee
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
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* 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.