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October 2014
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At the Palais des Nations
15 September -
3 October 2014
Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, 12th Session
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
OHCHR
29 September -
3 October 2014
Human Rights Committee, pre-sessional working group on communications, 112th Session
Location: Palais Wilson 1st floor
OHCHR
29 September -
3 October 2014
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Executive Committee, 65th Session
Location: Assembly Hall
Other meetings
30 September -
3 October 2014
Inland Transport Committee, Working Party on General Safety Provisions
Location: Room VII
UNECE
1 October 2014United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Short courses for Geneva-based diplomats
Location: Room XXIV
UNCTAD
1 October 2014United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Short courses for Geneva-based diplomats
Location: Room XXIV
UNCTAD
1 October -
3 October 2014
Committee on Trade, CEFACT Special Session on Integrated strategic framework for UN/CEFACT deliverables
Location: Room V
UNECE
2 October 2014International Strategy for Disaster Reduction, Co-Chair's Consultations with Major Groups
Location: Room XVIII
ISDR
2 October 2014International Strategy for Disaster Reduction, Co-Chair's Consultations with Major Groups
Location: Room XVIII
ISDR
2 October 2014International Strategy for Disaster Reduction, Open-ended informal consultative meeting on post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction
Location: Room XVIII
ISDR
2 October 2014International Strategy for Disaster Reduction, Open-ended informal consultative meeting on post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction
Location: Room XVIII
ISDR
3 October 2014United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, SIDS meeting
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
UNCTAD
3 October 2014United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, SIDS meeting
Location: Room XXII
UNCTAD
3 October 2014Library, Library Talk: Book launch with Mr. Tokayev: Reflections at the United Nations
Location: Room XIV, Cinema
UNOG
3 October 2014Library, Library Talk: Book launch with Mr. Tokayev: Reflections at the United Nations
Location: Room XIV, Cinema
UNOG
7 October 2014Inland Transport Committee, TIR Executive Board (TIRExB)
Location: Room VII
UNECE
7 October 2014Inland Transport Committee, TIR Executive Board (TIRExB)
Location: Room VII
UNECE
7 October -
10 October 2014
Inland Transport Committee, Working Party on Customs Questions affecting Transport
Location: Room VII
UNECE
7 October -
10 October 2014
Inland Transport Committee, Working Party on the Transport of Perishable Foodstuffs
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
UNECE
7 October -
17 October 2014
Ad Hoc Committee of the Human Rights Council on the Elaboration of Complementary Standards to the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, 6th Session
Location: Room XXI
OHCHR
7 October -
31 October 2014
Human Rights Committee, 112th Session
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
OHCHR
8 October 2014Inland Transport Committee, Administrative Committee for the TIR Convention
Location: Room VII
UNECE
8 October 2014Inland Transport Committee, Administrative Committee for the TIR Convention
Location: Room VII
UNECE
9 October 2014International Strategy for Disaster Reduction, Co-Chair's Consultations with Major Groups
Location: Room XVI
ISDR
9 October 2014International Strategy for Disaster Reduction, Co-Chair's Consultations with Major Groups
Location: Room XVI
ISDR
9 October 2014Inland Transport Committee, Administrative Committee for the TIR Convention
Location: Room VII
UNECE
9 October 2014Office of the Director-General, Briefing for NGOs on perception change project
Location: Room XI
UNOG
9 October 2014Office of the Director-General, Briefing for NGOs on perception change project
Location: Room XI
UNOG
10 October 2014International Strategy for Disaster Reduction, Open-ended informal consultative meeting on the post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction / Open-ended informal consultative meeting on the post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction
Location: Room XVI
ISDR
10 October 2014International Strategy for Disaster Reduction, Open-ended informal consultative meeting on the post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction / Open-ended informal consultative meeting on the post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction
Location: Room XVI
ISDR
10 October -
16 October 2014
Working Group on the issue of human rights commitments related to the discrimination against women in law and practice, 11th session
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
OHCHR
13 October 2014International Strategy for Disaster Reduction, Open-ended informal consultative meeting on the post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction / Open-ended informal consultative meeting on the post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction
Location: Room XVI
ISDR
13 October 2014International Strategy for Disaster Reduction, Open-ended informal consultative meeting on the post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction / Open-ended informal consultative meeting on the post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction
Location: Room XVI
ISDR
13 October 2014United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Annual Accounting Workshop
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
UNCTAD
13 October 2014United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Annual Accounting Workshop
Location: Room XVIII
UNCTAD
13 October 2014United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Annual Accounting Workshop
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
13 October 2014United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Green Jobs Programme in Zambia
Location: Room XV
UNCTAD
13 October 2014United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Green Jobs Programme in Zambia
Location: Room XV
UNCTAD
13 October -
16 October 2014
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, World Investment Forum
Location: Assembly Hall
UNCTAD
14 October 2014Office of the Director-General, UNOG Executive Briefing with Mr. Jos Verbeek, Lead Economist of the Development Economics Vice Presidency at the World Bank Group
Location: Room V
UNOG
14 October 2014Office of the Director-General, UNOG Executive Briefing with Mr. Jos Verbeek, Lead Economist of the Development Economics Vice Presidency at the World Bank Group
Location: Room V
UNOG
14 October -
15 October 2014
Water Convention, Climate Change Workshop
Location: Room XII
UNECE
15 October -
17 October 2014
Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, Working Group on Communications under the Optional Protocol to the Convention, 30th session
Location: Room XVI
OHCHR
15 October -
17 October 2014
Intergovernmental Working Group of Experts on International Standards of Accounting and Reporting, 31st Session
Location: Room XVIII
UNCTAD
16 October -
17 October 2014
Committee on Economic Cooperation and Integration, Team of Specialists on Innovation and Competitiveness Policies
Location: Room XII
UNECE
20 October -
24 October 2014
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining Presentations
Location: Room XXV
UNCTAD
20 October -
7 November 2014
Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, 59th session
Location: Room XVI
OHCHR
22 October 2014Open-ended Intergovernmental Working Group on the Rights of Peasants and other people working in rural areas, Briefing session on the forthcoming informal consultations on the Working Group on the rights of peasants
Location: Room XXIII
OHCHR
22 October 2014Open-ended Intergovernmental Working Group on the Rights of Peasants and other people working in rural areas, Briefing session on the forthcoming informal consultations on the Working Group on the rights of peasants
Location: Room XXIII
OHCHR
22 October 2014Western European and Other States Group, Meeting (HRC)
Location: Room IX
Other meetings
22 October 2014Western European and Other States Group, Meeting (HRC)
Location: Room IX
Other meetings
22 October 2014Committee on Sustainable Energy, Group of Experts on Coal Mine Methane
Location: Room VIII
UNECE
23 October 2014Committee on Sustainable Energy, Group of Experts on Coal Mine Methane
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
UNECE
23 October 2014Committee on Sustainable Energy, Group of Experts on Coal Mine Methane
Location: Room XI
UNECE
23 October 2014Committee on Sustainable Energy, Group of Experts on Coal Mine Methane
Location: Room XI
UNECE
23 October 2014Committee on Sustainable Energy, Group of Experts on Energy Efficiency Investments for Climate Mitigation
Location: Room VIII
UNECE
23 October -
24 October 2014
Inland Transport Committee, Group of Experts on Safety at Level Crossings
Location: Room VIII
UNECE
24 October 2014United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Prebish Lecture by the Ecuador's president
Location: Room XX
UNCTAD
24 October 2014United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, The 15th Raúl Prebisch Lecture
Location: Room XX
UNCTAD
24 October 2014United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, The 15th Raúl Prebisch Lecture
Location: Room XX
UNCTAD
24 October 2014United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, The 15th Raúl Prebisch Lecture
Location: Room XX
UNCTAD
24 October 2014Committee on Sustainable Energy, Group of Experts on Energy Efficiency Investments for Climate Mitigation
Location: Room VIII
UNECE
27 October 2014United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Annual Accounting Forum
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
27 October 2014United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Annual Accounting Workshop
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
27 October -
7 November 2014
Open-ended intergovernmental Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review mechanism, 20th session
Location: Room XX
OHCHR
29 October 2014Office of the Director-General, UNOG Executive Briefing with Mr. LI Yong, Director General, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
Location: Room XI
UNOG
29 October 2014Office of the Director-General, UNOG Executive Briefing with Mr. LI Yong, Director General, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
Location: Room XI
UNOG
30 October -
31 October 2014
Inland Transport Committee, Group of Experts on Euro-Asian Transport Links
Location: Room V
UNECE
31 October 2014Office of the Director-General, Member State Briefing on Technical Working Group
Location: Room XI
UNOG
31 October 2014Office of the Director-General, Member State Briefing on Technical Working Group
Location: Room XI
UNOG
UN System meetings at other locations in Geneva *
29 September -
1 October 2014
(ITU-D TDAG) 19th Meeting of the Telecommunication Development Advisory Group
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
30 September -
1 October 2014
WIPO Central American Expert Meeting on the Establishment of a TISC Sub Regional Network in Central America
Location: Tegucigalpa, Honduras
WIPO
1 October -
7 October 2014
(ITU-R WP 7A) Time Signals and Frequency Standard Emissions
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
1 October -
7 October 2014
(ITU-R WP 7B) Space Radiocommunication Applications
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
1 October -
7 October 2014
(ITU-R WP 7C) Remote Sensing Systems
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
1 October -
7 October 2014
(ITU-R WP 7D) Radio Astronomy
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
6 October -
7 October 2014
WIPO Training Workshop On Patent Information Search Strategies for TISC National Network Staff
Location: Bogotá, Colombia
WIPO
6 October -
8 October 2014
Regional Seminar on the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) for Portuguese Countries
Location: São Tomé, Sao Tome and Principe
WIPO
6 October -
9 October 2014
Roving Seminars on WIPO Services and Initiatives, Workshop for IP Professionals and Coordination
Location: London, United Kingdom
WIPO
6 October -
10 October 2014
Roving Seminars on WIPO Services and Initiatives, Workshop for IP Professionals and Coordination/brainstorming meeting with the UK Intellectual Property Office (IPO), London, Manchester and Glasgow, October 6 to 10, 2014.
Location: London, United Kingdom
WIPO
7 October 2014GENERAL COUNCIL
Location: CR
WTO
8 October 2014(ITU-R SG 7) Science Services
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
8 October 2014GENERAL COUNCIL
Location: CR
WTO
8 October -
9 October 2014
International Conference Focusing on Geographical Indiactions: Legal Insight and Branding Strategies
Location: Tbilisi, Georgia
WIPO
8 October -
9 October 2014
WIPO Regional Conference on Collective Management of Copyright and Related Rights from the Regulators Point of View
Location: Ljubljana, Slovenia
WIPO
9 October 2014WIPO National Conference on Audiovisual Works Author's and Performer's Rights Protection
Location: Vilnius, Lithuania
WIPO
9 October -
10 October 2014
Advanced Seminar on the PCT
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
13 October 2014(ITU-T Forum) ITU Forum on Smart Sustainable Cities (SSC): from Vision to Reality
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
13 October 2014WIPO International Conference on Innovation
Location: Novi Sad, Serbia
WIPO
13 October 2014Informal Committee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures
Location: CR
WTO
13 October -
17 October 2014
WIPO-MCST-KCC Interregional Workshop on Copyright Enforcement
Location: Seoul, Republic of Korea
WIPO
14 October 2014Informal Committee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures
Location: CR
WTO
14 October -
16 October 2014
(ITU-T FG SSC) Focus Group on Smart Sustainable Cities
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
15 October 2014Committee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures
Location: CR
WTO
15 October -
22 October 2014
(ITU-R WP 5D) IMT Systems
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
16 October 2014Committee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures
Location: CR
WTO
17 October 2014(ITU-T FG SWM) Focus Group on Smart Water Management
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
20 October -
24 October 2014
Working Group on the Legal Development of the Madrid System for the International Registration of Marks
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
20 October -
7 November 2014
(ITU-SG Plenipotentiary Conference) Plenipotentiary Conference
Location: Busan (Rep. of Korea)
ITU
21 October -
23 October 2014
Dialogue politique regional sur l'importance de l'élaboration et de la mise en oeuvre de politiques nationales relatives à la propriété intellectuelle et la promotion de la recherché de l'innovation et de la compétitivité
Location: Casablanca, Morocco
WIPO
21 October -
24 October 2014
Workshop on Access to Scientific and Technical Information for Technological Capacity Building with a Focus on Products of Export Interest for English Speaking Least Developed Countries
Location: Harare, Zimbabwe
WIPO
22 October 2014Trade Policy Review Body - Mauritius, Djibouti
Location: CRI
WTO
22 October -
24 October 2014
Regional Seminar on the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) for Latin American and Caribbean countries
Location: Santiago, Chile
WIPO
23 October 2014Dispute Settlement Body
Location: CRII
WTO
23 October -
24 October 2014
Madrid Working Group Roundtable
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
24 October 2014Trade Policy Review Body - Mauritius, Djibouti
Location: CRI
WTO
27 October 2014NEW! - Roving Seminar on WIPO Services and Initiatives, and Workshop on Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) for Intellectual Property Disputes with the Luxembourg Office for Intellectual Property and the Benelux Office for Intellectual Property
Location: Luxembourg, Luxembourg
WIPO
27 October -
28 October 2014
NEW! - Mastering the Game ' Business and Legal Issues for Video Game Developers
Location: Bogotá, Colombia
WIPO
27 October -
28 October 2014
NEW! - Workshop on Human Resource Development of Patent/Trademark Agents for ARIPO Member States and Observer States
Location: Harare, Zimbabwe
WIPO
27 October -
31 October 2014
NEW! - IPC Union - IPC Revision Working Group
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
27 October -
31 October 2014
NEW! - Working Group on the Development of the Lisbon System (Appellations of Origin)
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
27 October -
5 November 2014
(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
27 October -
6 November 2014
(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
27 October -
7 November 2014
(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
28 October 2014NEW! - WIPO Meeting with IGOs, NGOs, Professional Associations and Selected Experts for the Project on Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer: 'Common Challenges - Building Solutions' (Recs. 19, 25, 26 & 28)
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
28 October 2014Council for Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights
Location: CRII
WTO
28 October -
29 October 2014
NEW! - WIPO National Workshop on Building Respect for IP for Law Enforcement Officials
Location: Skopje, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
WIPO
29 October 2014Council for Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights
Location: CRII
WTO
29 October -
30 October 2014
NEW! - Regional Colloquium on Building Respect for IP for Judiciary Members of the Common Law English-speaking SADC Countries
Location: Pretoria, South Africa
WIPO
29 October -
30 October 2014
NEW! - WIPO/CIPC Regional Colloquium on Building Respect for IP for Members of the Judiciary of the Common Law SADC Countries
Location: Pretoria, South Africa
WIPO
30 October -
31 October 2014
NEW! - Making a Living in the Film Industry. Copyright for Film Industry Professionals
Location: Bogotá, Colombia
WIPO
30 October -
31 October 2014
NEW! - Preparatory Committee of the Diplomatic Conference for the Adoption of a Revised Lisbon Agreement on Appellations of Origin and Geographical Indications
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.