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At the Palais des Nations
18 April -
13 May 2016
Committee against Torture, 57th Session
Location: Palais Wilson 1st floor
OHCHR
25 April -
13 May 2016
Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, 89th Session
Location: Palais Wilson ground floor
OHCHR
2 May 2016United Nations Institute for Training and Research, Friends of UNITAR
Location: Room IX
UNITAR
2 May 2016United Nations Institute for Training and Research, Friends of UNITAR
Location: Room IX
UNITAR
2 May -
3 May 2016
Open-ended Working Group established to monitor and review progress made in the promotion and implementation of the right to development, Two day formal meeting to consider further and discuss the document containing the draft set of standards
Location: Room XVI
OHCHR
2 May -
4 May 2016
Conference of European Statisticians, Group of Experts on Consumer Price Indices
Location: Room VII
UNECE
2 May -
4 May 2016
Executive Body for the Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution, Executive Body
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
UNECE
2 May -
6 May 2016
Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises, 14th session
Location: Room XII
Human Rights Council
2 May -
13 May 2016
Open-ended intergovernmental Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review mechanism, 25th session
Location: Room XX
OHCHR
2 May -
10 June 2016
International Law Commission, 68th session - 1st Part
Location: Room XXI
ILC
6 May 2016Group of 77 and China, Meeting on UNCTAD
Location: Room XXVI
Other meetings
6 May 2016Group of the Least Developed Countries, Meeting on UNCTAD
Location: Room XXVI
Other meetings
6 May 2016Group of the Least Developed Countries, Meeting on UNCTAD
Location: Room XXVI
Other meetings
6 May 2016AFTERNOON CANCELLED Group of 77 and China, Meeting on UNCTAD
Location: Room XXVI
Other meetings
9 May 2016Group of 77 and China, Meeting on UNCTAD
Location: Room VII
Other meetings
9 May 2016Group of 77 and China, Meeting on UNCTAD
Location: Room VII
Other meetings
9 May -
13 May 2016
Commission on Science and Technology for Development, 19th session
Location: Room XVIII
CSTD
9 May -
13 May 2016
Inland Transport Committee, Working Party on Passive Safety
Location: Room XII
UNECE
9 May -
13 May 2016
Inland Transport Committee, Working Party on the Transport of Dangerous Goods
Location: Room V
UNECE
9 May -
18 May 2016
Working Group on Enforced and Involuntary Disappearances, 109th session
Location: Room XVI
OHCHR
10 May 2016Group of 77 and China, Meeting on UNCTAD
Location: Room XXVII
Other meetings
10 May 2016Group of 77 and China, Meeting on UNCTAD
Location: Room XXVII
Other meetings
10 May -
12 May 2016
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Seminar on Oceans Economy and Trade
Location: Room VIII
UNCTAD
11 May 2016African Group, Meeting on UNCTAD
Location: Room IX
UN
11 May 2016African Group, Meeting on UNCTAD
Location: Room IX
UN
12 May -
13 May 2016
Group of 77 and China, Meeting on UNCTAD
Location: Room XXIII
Other meetings
17 May 2016Group of 77 and China, Meeting on UNCTAD
Location: Room XXVI
Other meetings
17 May 2016Group of 77 and China, Meeting on UNCTAD
Location: Room XXVI
Other meetings
17 May -
19 May 2016
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, G-Nexid meeting
Location: Room XXV
UNCTAD
17 May -
20 May 2016
Open-ended Intergovernmental Working Group on the Rights of Peasants and other people working in rural areas, 3rd Session
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
OHCHR
17 May -
20 May 2016
Conference of European Statisticians, Group of Experts on National Accounts
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
UNECE
17 May -
3 June 2016
Committee on the Rights of the Child, 72nd Session
Location: Palais Wilson ground floor
OHCHR
17 May -
1 July 2016
Conference on Disarmament, 2nd Part
Location: Council Chamber
CD
18 May 2016Group of 77 and China, Meeting on UNCTAD
Location: Room IV
Other meetings
18 May 2016Group of 77 and China, Meeting on UNCTAD
Location: Room IV
Other meetings
18 May 2016United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Gender, macroeconomics and development: Current insights and future directions
Location: Room XXVII
UNCTAD
18 May 2016United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Gender, macroeconomics and development: Current insights and future directions
Location: Room XXVII
UNCTAD
18 May -
20 May 2016
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Multi-year expert meeting on Trade, Services and Development, fourth session
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
20 May 2016Group of 77 and China, Meeting on UNCTAD
Location: Room XXVI
Other meetings
20 May 2016Group of 77 and China, Meeting on UNCTAD
Location: Room XXVI
Other meetings
23 May 2016Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to the United Nations, Russian vaccine against Ebola virus – prospects for joint activities
Location: Room XXV
Other meetings
23 May 2016Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to the United Nations, Russian vaccine against Ebola virus – prospects for joint activities
Location: Room XXV
Other meetings
23 May -
25 May 2016
Committee on Innovation, Competitiveness and Public-Private Partnership, 10th Session
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
UNECE
23 May -
27 May 2016
Open-ended intergovernmental working group to consider the possibility of elaborating an international regulatory framework on the regulation, monitoring and oversight of the impact of the activities of private military and security companies on the enjoyment of human rights, 5th session
Location: Room XX
OHCHR
24 May 2016Group of 77 and China, Meeting on UNCTAD
Location: Room XXV
Other meetings
24 May 2016Group of 77 and China, Meeting on UNCTAD
Location: Room XXV
Other meetings
24 May 2016United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Information session on Multi-donor Trust Fund for member States
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
24 May 2016United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Information session on Multi-donor Trust Fund for member States
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
25 May -
26 May 2016
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Preparatory Committee
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
25 May -
27 May 2016
Inland Transport Committee, Working Party on Transport Statistics
Location: Room XI
UNECE
26 May 2016United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Hearing with Civil Society
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
26 May 2016United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Hearing with Civil Society
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
27 May 2016Trade and Development Board, 30th Special session
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
27 May 2016CANCELLED Trade and Development Board, 30th Special session
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
30 May 2016Human Rights Council, Organizational Meeting on the 32 Session of the Human Rights Council
Location: Room XX
OHCHR
30 May 2016Human Rights Council, Organizational Meeting on the 32 Session of the Human Rights Council
Location: Room XX
OHCHR
30 May 2016Inland Transport Committee, TIR Executive Board (TIRExB)
Location: Room V
UNECE
30 May 2016Inland Transport Committee, TIR Executive Board (TIRExB)
Location: Room V
UNECE
30 May -
31 May 2016
Inland Transport Committee, Group of Experts on Road Signs and Signals
Location: Room VIII
UNECE
30 May -
3 June 2016
Working group on Situations, 18th session
Location: Palais Wilson 1st floor
OHCHR
31 May -
3 June 2016
Inland Transport Committee, Working Party on Customs Questions affecting Transport
Location: Room V
UNECE
UN System meetings at other locations in Geneva *
2 May 2016(ITU-T Workshop) UNECE-ITU Workshop on "Laying the foundation for SDGs: Role of Smart Sustainable Cities"
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
2 May -
3 May 2016
TISC Workshop on the Effective Use of Technical and Scientific Information and Evaluation of the National TISC Project
Location: Dar es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania
WIPO
2 May -
4 May 2016
Training Workshop for National Offices of Selected Arab Countries on the Operations of the Madrid System for the International Registration of Marks
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
2 May -
4 May 2016
Visite d'étude auprès de l'Institut national de la propriété industrielle (INPI), Paris, France
Location: Paris, France
WIPO
2 May -
6 May 2016
(ITU-SG WSIS Forum 2016) WSIS Forum 2016
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
2 May -
13 May 2016
(ITU-T SG20 rapporteur group meeting) Interim Rapporteur group meetings of SG20
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
2 May -
13 May 2016
(ITU-T SG/WP 20) IoT and its applications including smart cities and communities (SC&C)
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
2 May -
13 May 2016
(ITU-T SG/WP 5) Environment and climate change
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
3 May 2016Roving Seminars on WIPO Services and Initiatives
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
WIPO
5 May 2016(ITU-T Workshop) ITU-UNIDO-ECLAC-Basel Convention-WHO-WIPO Workshop on "Towards building effective partnerships for sustainable management of E-waste"
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
5 May -
6 May 2016
TISC Workshop on the Effective Use of Technical and Scientific Information and Evaluation of the National TISC Project
Location: Zanzibar, United Republic of Tanzania
WIPO
6 May 2016(ITU-T JCA-IoT and SC&C) Joint Coordination Activity on Internet of Things and Smart Cities and Communities
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
9 May 2016(ITU-R SG 5 ) Terrestrial Services
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
9 May -
13 May 2016
Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
10 May -
12 May 2016
Workshop on Access to Technology for Innovation and on Establishing a Technology and Innovation Support (TISC) Network
Location: Baku, Azerbaijan
WIPO
10 May -
13 May 2016
(ITU-R RAG) Radiocommunication Advisory Group (RAG)
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
10 May -
19 May 2016
(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
10 May -
20 May 2016
(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
10 May -
20 May 2016
(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
11 May -
12 May 2016
WIPO Seminar on Innovation and Intellectual Property
Location: Tashkent, Uzbekistan
WIPO
11 May -
16 May 2016
Développement d'une politique et stratégie de propriété intellectuelle et de l'innovation dans les universités et institutions publiques de recherche et développement pour un transfert de technologie vers le secteur industriel: Créer un cercle vertueux
Location: Casablanca, Morocco
WIPO
12 May -
13 May 2016
National Workshop on Awareness Building on Copyright and Related Rights
Location: Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic
WIPO
16 May -
17 May 2016
National Workshop on Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights for Law Enforcement Officials
Location: Muscat, Oman
WIPO
16 May -
18 May 2016
Séminaire sur l'accès à l'information technique et scientifique suivi de la formation des formateurs et du lancement officiel du réseau CATI
Location: Djibouti, Djibouti
WIPO
16 May -
20 May 2016
(ITU-R RRB-16.2) Radio Regulations Board (RRB)
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
17 May -
19 May 2016
WIPO-JPO-OMPIC Interregional Workshop on Intellectual Property Enforcement for Customs Officials
Location: Casablanca, Morocco
WIPO
17 May -
20 May 2016
Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) Working Group
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
17 May -
20 May 2016
PCT Union - PCT Committee for Technical Cooperation
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
18 May -
19 May 2016
Sub-Regional Seminar on Intellectual Property Policies in Universities and Research Institutions
Location: Budapest, Hungary
WIPO
23 May -
24 May 2016
(ITU-D Workshop) Digital Health for Healthy Lives and Wellbeing for All.
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
23 May -
24 May 2016
Regional Seminar on Broadcast Licensing in the Digital Age
Location: Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
WIPO
23 May -
25 May 2016
(ITU-R TG 5/1) Task Group 5/1
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
23 May -
27 May 2016
(ITU-T Testing) ITU-T Test Event
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
24 May -
25 May 2016
National Seminar on the Hague System for the International Registration of Industrial Designs
Location: Baku, Azerbaijan
WIPO
24 May -
25 May 2016
WIPO National User Day Workshop on the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT): The System for Worldwide Filing of Patent Applications
Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
WIPO
24 May -
26 May 2016
Taller de la OMPI sobre servicios de apoyo a la innovación de valor añadido con base en la vigilancia tecnología y la innovación (CATI) en las universidades y centros de innovación y desarrollo (I + D) en los países del Istmo Centroamericano
Location: Panama City, Panama
WIPO
24 May -
26 May 2016
Tenth WIPO Advanced Intellectual Property Research Forum: The Theory and Practice of Intellectual Property - Taking Stock and Looking Ahead
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
25 May -
26 May 2016
Sub-Regional Seminar on the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) for PCT Member States
Location: Singapore, Singapore
WIPO
25 May -
2 June 2016
(ITU-SG Council) 2016 Session of the Council
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
26 May 2016WIPO Awareness-Raising Seminar for the GCC Patent Office on the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT): The System for Worldwide Filing of Patent Applications
Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
WIPO
26 May -
27 May 2016
Seminar on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
30 May -
3 June 2016
Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
30 May -
10 June 2016
Curso de Verano OMPI - Mexico Sobre Propiedad Intelectual
Location: Mexico, Mexico
WIPO
31 May -
2 June 2016
Workshop on Access to Technology for Innovation and on Establishing a Technology and Innovation Support Center Network
Location: Amman, Jordan
WIPO
31 May -
2 June 2016
Workshop on Access to Technology for Innovation and on Establishing a Technology and Innovation Support (TISC) Network
Location: Minsk, Belarus
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.