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October 2019
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At the Palais des Nations
14 October -
8 November 2019
Human Rights Committee, 127th Session
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
OHCHR
21 October -
8 November 2019
Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, 74th Session
Location: Room XVII
OHCHR
30 October -
1 November 2019
Intergovernmental Working Group of Experts on International Standards of Accounting and Reporting, 36th Session
Location: Room XIX
UNCTAD
31 October -
1 November 2019
International Organization for Migration, 25th Standing Committee on Programmes and Finance
Location: Room XVIII
Other meetings
1 November 2019Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, 74th Session
Location: Room XVII
UNOG
1 November 2019Human Rights Committee, 127th Session
Location: Palais Wilson ground floor
UNOG
4 November 2019United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, SCLA visit
Location: Room IV
UNCTAD
4 November 2019United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, SCLA visit
Location: Room IV
UNCTAD
4 November 2019Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, 74th Session
Location: Room XVII
UNOG
4 November 2019Human Rights Committee, 127th Session
Location: Palais Wilson ground floor
UNOG
4 November 2019Open-ended intergovernmental Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review mechanism, 34th Session
Location: Room XX
UNOG
4 November -
6 November 2019
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Intergovernmental Group of Experts on Financing for Development, Third session
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
4 November -
15 November 2019
Open-ended intergovernmental Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review mechanism, 34th Session
Location: Room XX
OHCHR
5 November 2019Group of 77 and China, Meeting on UNCTAD
Location: Room XXVI
Other meetings
5 November 2019Group of 77 and China, Meeting on UNCTAD
Location: Room XXVI
Other meetings
5 November 2019Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, 74th Session
Location: Room XVII
UNOG
5 November 2019Human Rights Committee, 127th Session
Location: Palais Wilson ground floor
UNOG
5 November 2019Open-ended intergovernmental Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review mechanism, 34th Session
Location: Room XX
UNOG
6 November 2019Group of 77 and China, Meeting on UNCTAD
Location: Room XXVI
Other meetings
6 November 2019Group of 77 and China, Meeting on UNCTAD
Location: Room XXVI
Other meetings
6 November 2019United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, LLM Università degli Studi di Milano
Location: Room I
UNCTAD
6 November 2019United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, LLM Università degli Studi di Milano
Location: Room I
UNCTAD
6 November 2019Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, 74th Session
Location: Room XVII
UNOG
6 November 2019Human Rights Committee, 127th Session
Location: Palais Wilson ground floor
UNOG
6 November 2019Open-ended intergovernmental Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review mechanism, 34th Session
Location: Room XX
UNOG
7 November 2019United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, UNCTAD Research Seminar - nov_1
Location: Room I
UNCTAD
7 November 2019United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, UNCTAD Research Seminar - nov_1
Location: Room I
UNCTAD
7 November 2019United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, UNCTAD Workshop
Location: Room XVI
UNCTAD
7 November 2019United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, UNCTAD Workshop
Location: Room XVI
UNCTAD
7 November 2019Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, 74th Session
Location: Room XVII
UNOG
7 November 2019Human Rights Committee, 127th Session
Location: Palais Wilson ground floor
UNOG
7 November 2019Open-ended intergovernmental Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review mechanism, 34th Session
Location: Room XX
UNOG
7 November -
8 November 2019
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Side event to UN CSTD Intersessional Panel 2019-2020
Location: Room XXVII
UNCTAD
7 November -
8 November 2019
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, UN CSTD Intersessional Panel 2019-2020
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
8 November 2019Group of 77 and China, Meeting on UNCTAD
Location: Room XXI
Other meetings
8 November 2019Group of 77 and China, Meeting on UNCTAD
Location: Room XXI
Other meetings
8 November 2019Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, 74th Session
Location: Room XVII
UNOG
8 November 2019Human Rights Committee, 127th Session
Location: Palais Wilson ground floor
UNOG
8 November 2019Open-ended intergovernmental Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review mechanism, 34th Session
Location: Room XX
UNOG
8 November 2019United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Short courses for Geneva-based diplomats
Location: Room XXVI
UNOG
11 November 2019Conference 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, 13th Conference of the High Contracting Parties to Protocol V
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
CCW
11 November 2019Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Consultation by the Special Rapporteur on the right to housing: Guiding principles
Location: Concordia 1 - Square (Layout B)
OHCHR
11 November 2019Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Consultation by the Special Rapporteur on the right to housing: Guiding principles
Location: Concordia 1 - Square (Layout B)
OHCHR
11 November 2019Investment, Enterprise and Development Commission, 11th Session
Location: Room XIX
UNOG
11 November 2019Open-ended intergovernmental Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review mechanism, 34th Session
Location: Room XX
UNOG
11 November -
12 November 2019
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Twelfth Meeting of the UNCTAD Advisory Group
Location: Room S4
UNCTAD
11 November -
15 November 2019
Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women - Pre-session Working Group, 76th Session
Location: Room XVII
CEDAW
11 November -
15 November 2019
Investment, Enterprise and Development Commission, 11th Session
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
UNCTAD
11 November -
6 December 2019
Committee against Torture, 68th Session
Location: Palais Wilson 1st floor
OHCHR
12 November 2019Annual 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, 21st Annual Conference of the High Contracting Parties to APII
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
CCW
12 November 2019Investment, Enterprise and Development Commission, 11th Session
Location: Room XIX
UNOG
12 November 2019Open-ended intergovernmental Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review mechanism, 34th Session
Location: Room XX
UNOG
13 November 2019United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Workshop
Location: Room XV
UNCTAD
13 November 2019United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Workshop
Location: Room XV
UNCTAD
13 November 2019Investment, Enterprise and Development Commission, 11th Session
Location: Room XIX
UNOG
13 November 2019Open-ended intergovernmental Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review mechanism, 34th Session
Location: Room XX
UNOG
13 November -
15 November 2019
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 , 2019 Meeting of the High Contracting Parties to the CCW
Location: Room XIX
CCW
14 November 2019Permanent Mission of Israel to the United Nations, Preventing Sexual Abuse of Children
Location: Room XXIV
Other meetings
14 November 2019Investment, Enterprise and Development Commission, 11th Session
Location: Room XIX
UNOG
14 November 2019Open-ended intergovernmental Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review mechanism, 34th Session
Location: Room XX
UNOG
14 November -
15 November 2019
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Workshop on investment policies for sustainable development
Location: Room S4
UNCTAD
15 November 2019Investment, Enterprise and Development Commission, 11th Session
Location: Room XIX
UNOG
15 November 2019Open-ended intergovernmental Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review mechanism, 34th Session
Location: Room XX
UNOG
18 November 2019Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment of the Committee against Torture, 39th Session
Location: Palais Wilson ground floor
UNOG
18 November -
22 November 2019
Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment of the Committee against Torture, 39th Session
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
OHCHR
18 November -
22 November 2019
Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, 86th Session
Location: Room XXVII
OHCHR
19 November 2019Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment of the Committee against Torture, 39th Session
Location: Palais Wilson ground floor
UNOG
20 November 2019Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment of the Committee against Torture, 39th Session
Location: Palais Wilson ground floor
UNOG
21 November 2019Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment of the Committee against Torture, 39th Session
Location: Palais Wilson ground floor
UNOG
21 November 2019United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Advisory group meeting
Location: Room XVII
UNOG
21 November -
22 November 2019
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Advisory group meeting
Location: Room XVII
UNCTAD
22 November 2019Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment of the Committee against Torture, 39th Session
Location: Palais Wilson ground floor
UNOG
22 November 2019United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Advisory group meeting
Location: Room XVII
UNOG
25 November 2019Board of Trustees of the United Nations Voluntary Trust Fund on Contemporary Forms of Slavery, 24th Session
Location: Room XXVII
UNOG
25 November 2019Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, 100th Session
Location: Palais Wilson ground floor
UNOG
25 November 2019Forum on Business and Human Rights, 8th Session
Location: Room XX
UNOG
25 November 2019Forum on Business and Human Rights, 8th Session
Location: Room XXI
UNOG
25 November 2019Forum on Business and Human Rights, 8th Session
Location: Room XIX
UNOG
25 November 2019Forum on Business and Human Rights, 8th Session
Location: Room XXV
UNOG
25 November 2019Working Group on the use of mercenaries as a means of violating human rights and impeding the exercise of the right of peoples to self-determination, 38th Session
Location: Room XXIII
UNOG
25 November -
27 November 2019
Forum on Business and Human Rights, 8th Session
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
WG on Business and Human Rights
25 November -
29 November 2019
Board of Trustees of the United Nations Voluntary Trust Fund on Contemporary Forms of Slavery, 24th Session
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
OHCHR
25 November -
29 November 2019
Working Group on the use of mercenaries as a means of violating human rights and impeding the exercise of the right of peoples to self-determination, 38th Session
Location: Room XXIII
OHCHR
25 November -
13 December 2019
Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, 100th Session
Location: Palais Wilson ground floor
OHCHR
26 November 2019Board of Trustees of the United Nations Voluntary Trust Fund on Contemporary Forms of Slavery, 24th Session
Location: Room XXVII
UNOG
26 November 2019Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, 100th Session
Location: Palais Wilson ground floor
UNOG
26 November 2019Forum on Business and Human Rights, 8th Session
Location: Room XIX
UNOG
26 November 2019Forum on Business and Human Rights, 8th Session
Location: Room XX
UNOG
26 November 2019Forum on Business and Human Rights, 8th Session
Location: Room XXI
UNOG
26 November 2019Forum on Business and Human Rights, 8th Session
Location: Room XXV
UNOG
26 November 2019Forum on Business and Human Rights, 8th Session
Location: Room XXII
UNOG
26 November 2019Working Group on the use of mercenaries as a means of violating human rights and impeding the exercise of the right of peoples to self-determination, 38th Session
Location: Room XXIII
UNOG
27 November 2019Board of Trustees of the United Nations Voluntary Trust Fund on Contemporary Forms of Slavery, 24th Session
Location: Room XXVII
UNOG
27 November 2019Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, 100th Session
Location: Palais Wilson ground floor
UNOG
27 November 2019Forum on Business and Human Rights, 8th Session
Location: Room XXI
UNOG
27 November 2019Forum on Business and Human Rights, 8th Session
Location: Room XXII
UNOG
27 November 2019Forum on Business and Human Rights, 8th Session
Location: Room XIX
UNOG
27 November 2019Forum on Business and Human Rights, 8th Session
Location: Room XX
UNOG
27 November 2019Forum on Business and Human Rights, 8th Session
Location: Room XXV
UNOG
27 November 2019Working Group on the use of mercenaries as a means of violating human rights and impeding the exercise of the right of peoples to self-determination, 38th Session
Location: Room XXIII
UNOG
28 November 2019Board of Trustees of the United Nations Voluntary Trust Fund on Contemporary Forms of Slavery, 24th Session
Location: Room XXVII
UNOG
28 November 2019Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, 100th Session
Location: Palais Wilson ground floor
UNOG
28 November 2019Working Group on the use of mercenaries as a means of violating human rights and impeding the exercise of the right of peoples to self-determination, 38th Session
Location: Room XXIII
UNOG
28 November -
29 November 2019
Forum on Minority Issues, 12th Session
Location: Room XX
OHCHR
29 November 2019Board of Trustees of the United Nations Voluntary Trust Fund on Contemporary Forms of Slavery, 24th Session
Location: Room XXVII
UNOG
29 November 2019Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, 100th Session
Location: Palais Wilson ground floor
UNOG
29 November 2019Working Group on the use of mercenaries as a means of violating human rights and impeding the exercise of the right of peoples to self-determination, 38th Session
Location: Room XXIII
UNOG
UN System meetings at other locations in Geneva *
25 February 2018 -
26 February 2028
Sub-Regional Meeting on the Marrakesh Treaty
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
WIPO
28 October -
1 November 2019
WIPO – Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Information Technology (IT) Workshop on the Enhanced On-line Service Delivery and ASEAN PATENTSCOPE Coordinator Meeting
Location: Da Nang, Viet Nam
WIPO
28 October -
22 November 2019
(ITU-R WRC-19) World Radiocommunication Conference 2019
Location: Egypt [Sharm El Sheikh]
ITU
30 October -
1 November 2019
Working Group on the Legal Development of the Hague System for the International Registration of Industrial Designs
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
4 November -
5 November 2019
National Seminar on IP Policies for Universities and Research Institutions
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
WIPO
4 November -
5 November 2019
Workshop on IP Policies for Universities and Research Institutions
Location: Kuwait, Kuwait
WIPO
4 November -
7 November 2019
Standing Committee on the Law of Trademarks, Industrial Designs and Geographical Indications
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
4 November -
8 November 2019
IPC Union - IPC Revision Working Group
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
5 November 2019III Seminar on Intellectual Property
Location: São Paulo, Brazil
WIPO
5 November -
6 November 2019
WIPO Regional Advanced Training Program on IP Institutional Policy: Challenges in Adoption and Implementation.
Location: Belgrade, Serbia
WIPO
5 November -
8 November 2019
WIPO/ARIPO/OAPI (WAO) Conference on Intellectual Property (IP), Innovation and Value Addition for Business Competitiveness and Sustainable Development in Africa
Location: Harare, Zimbabwe
WIPO
6 November 2019Information Session on Geographical Indications
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
6 November -
7 November 2019
National Workshop for Omani Teachers on Teaching Intellectual Property (IP) to Students
Location: Muscat, Oman
WIPO
6 November -
7 November 2019
WIPO National Workshop on Building Respect for Intellectual Property (IP) for Police Officials (Dubai Police General Headquarters)
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
WIPO
6 November -
7 November 2019
WIPO National Workshop on the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) for Universities and Research Institutes: The System for Worldwide Filing of Patent Applications
Location: Amman, Jordan
WIPO
6 November -
8 November 2019
III Reunión Subregional sobre propiedad intelectual (P.I.), innovación y equidad de género
Location: Lima, Peru
WIPO
6 November -
8 November 2019
Inter-Regional Workshop on Patent Examination Quality Management
Location: Tokyo, Japan
WIPO
7 November 2019Webinar: Image search in the Global Brand Database
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
7 November -
8 November 2019
National Seminar on the Madrid System for the International Registration of Marks and the Hague System for the International Registration of Industrial Designs
Location: Irkustk, Russian Federation
WIPO
7 November -
8 November 2019
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Access to Search and Examination (CASE) National Workshop to Improve Quality of Patent Searching and Examination
Location: Manila, Philippines
WIPO
10 November -
11 November 2019
WIPO National Workshop on the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT): The System for Worldwide Filing of Patent Applications
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
WIPO
11 November -
15 November 2019
(ITU-T SG15 rapporteur group meeting) All projects (except G.dpm)
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
11 November -
15 November 2019
NEW! - Practical Workshop on Intellectual Property for Women Entrepreneurs from Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
12 November 2019NEW! - Launch of the World Intellectual Property Report 2019
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
12 November 2019NEW! - Visit from the Judiciary of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic
Location:
WIPO
12 November 2019NEW! - Webinar: The Global Brand Database : An Introduction
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
12 November -
14 November 2019
NEW! - Regional Seminar on the Use of Intellectual Property (IP) to Enhance Export Opportunities
Location: Kingston, Jamaica
WIPO
12 November -
14 November 2019
NEW! - Training Workshop on Patent Database Searches and Development of Technology and Innovation Support Centers (TISCs) Network in UAE
Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
WIPO
12 November -
15 November 2019
Visit from the Judiciary of Saudi Arabia
Location:
WIPO
13 November -
14 November 2019
NEW! - WIPO Regional Seminar on Intellectual Property Strategy and Innovation Development
Location: Tashkent, Uzbekistan
WIPO
13 November -
15 November 2019
NEW! - Intellectual Property Judges Forum
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
14 November 2019NEW! - Webinar: Intellectual property, exports and foreign investment: how can WIPO technical assistance facilitate synergies? (in Spanish)
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
14 November 2019NEW! - WIPO National Seminars on the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PcT) and Madrid System for the International Registration of Marks
Location: Kharkiv, Ukraine
WIPO
18 November 2019NEW! - Roving Workshop on the Importance of Intellectual Property for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises
Location: Porto Alegre, Brazil
WIPO
18 November 2019NEW! - WIPO National Workshop on WIPO IP Toolkit for Academic Institutions
Location: Mexico, Mexico
WIPO
18 November -
22 November 2019
NEW! - Committee on Development and Intellectual Property (CDIP)
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
18 November -
22 November 2019
NEW! - Locarno Union - Committee of Experts
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
18 November -
22 November 2019
NEW! - Study Visit to Copyright Institutions in Korea
Location: Seoul, Republic of Korea
WIPO
19 November -
21 November 2019
NEW! - Webinar: Chemical Structure Search in PATENTSCOPE
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
19 November -
22 November 2019
NEW! - WIPO National Patent Drafting Workshop
Location: Casablanca, Morocco
WIPO
20 November 2019NEW! - Roving Workshop on the Importance of Intellectual Property for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises
Location: Curitiba, Brazil
WIPO
20 November -
21 November 2019
NEW! - National Seminar on the Hague System for the International Registration of Industrial Designs
Location: Minsk, Belarus
WIPO
20 November -
21 November 2019
NEW! - WIPO Seminar on Translating Science into Products
Location: Guadalajara, Mexico
WIPO
20 November -
22 November 2019
NEW! - Consultation Meeting with Representatives from Bhutan on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Traditional Cultural Expressions
Location:
WIPO
20 November -
22 November 2019
NEW! - Expert Mission and National Conference for the Project on Enabling IP Environment to Strengthen the Business Competitiveness through Brands and Designs
Location: Thimphu, Bhutan
WIPO
20 November -
22 November 2019
NEW! - Training Workshop for National Intellectual Property Offices on the Procedures and Operations of the Madrid System for the International Registration of Marks
Location:
WIPO
25 November 2019(ITU-T SG16 rapporteur group meeting) Q28/16 meeting
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
25 November 2019(ITU-T TSB Workshops) Fifth?? Workshop on Data Processing and Management for IoT and Smart Cities & Communities
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
25 November -
26 November 2019
(ITU-R CPM23-1) First Session of the Conference Preparatory Meeting for WRC-23 (CPM23-1)
Location: Egypt [Sharm El Sheikh]
ITU
25 November -
26 November 2019
NEW! - WIPO Symposium on Trade Secrets and Innovation
Location:
WIPO
25 November -
27 November 2019
NEW! - Regional High-Level Summit for University Presidents & Senior Policy Makers on Creating Enabling Innovation Environment (EIE) for Intellectual Property & Technology
Location: Osaka, Japan
WIPO
25 November -
6 December 2019
(ITU-T SG/WP 20) IoT and smart cities
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
26 November 2019NEW! - Webinar: The Global Design Database : An Introduction
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
26 November 2019NEW! - WIPO National Seminar on Awareness Raising for Journalists in the Area of Building Respect for IP
Location: Kyiv, Ukraine
WIPO
27 November 2019NEW! - Roving Seminar on WIPO Services and Initiatives
Location: Munich, Germany
WIPO
27 November 2019NEW! - Webinar: Requesting Certified Documents from the Madrid Registry
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
27 November -
28 November 2019
NEW! - PCT National Seminar and Training of Formalities/Patent Examiners – DIP Thailand
Location:
WIPO
27 November -
28 November 2019
NEW! - Sub-Regional Seminar on Intellectual Property Teaching
Location: Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
WIPO
28 November 2019(ITU-T JCA-IoT and SC&C) Joint Coordination Activity on Internet of Things and Smart Cities and Communities
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
28 November 2019NEW! - Webinar: Intellectual Property, Exports and Foreign Investment: How Can WIPO Technical Assistance Facilitate Synergies? (in English)
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.