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August 2018
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At the Palais des Nations
8 October -
2 November 2018
Human Rights Committee, 124th Session
Location: Palais Wilson ground floor
OHCHR
1 November 2018Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, 71st Session
Location: Room XVI
UNOG
1 November 2018Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, 71st Session
Location: Room XVI
UNOG
1 November 2018Group of 77 and China, Meeting on UNCTAD
Location: Room XXVI
UNOG
1 November -
2 November 2018
Committee on Innovation, Competitiveness and Public-Private Partnership, Team of Specialists on Innovation and Competitiveness Policies
Location: Room XI
UNECE
2 November 2018United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Short courses for Geneva-based diplomats
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
2 November 2018United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Short courses for Geneva-based diplomats
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
2 November 2018Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, 71st Session
Location: Room XVI
UNOG
2 November 2018Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, 71st Session
Location: Room XVI
UNOG
5 November 2018Committee on Enforced Disappearances, 15th Session
Location: Palais Wilson 1st floor
UNOG
5 November 2018Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, 71st Session
Location: Room XVI
UNOG
5 November 2018Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, 71st Session
Location: Room XVI
UNOG
5 November 2018Open-ended intergovernmental Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review mechanism, 31st Session
Location: Room XX
UNOG
5 November -
6 November 2018
Water Convention, Compliance Committee of the Protocol on Water and Health
Location: Room XI
UNECE
6 November 2018Committee on Enforced Disappearances, 15th Session
Location: Palais Wilson 1st floor
UNOG
6 November 2018Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, 71st Session
Location: Room XVI
UNOG
6 November 2018Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, 71st Session
Location: Room XVI
UNOG
6 November 2018Open-ended intergovernmental Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review mechanism, 31st Session
Location: Room XX
UNOG
6 November -
9 November 2018
Inland Transport Committee, Working Party on the Transport of Dangerous Goods
Location: Room XII
UNECE
7 November 2018Committee on Enforced Disappearances, 15th Session
Location: Palais Wilson 1st floor
UNOG
7 November 2018Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, 71st Session
Location: Room XVI
UNOG
7 November 2018Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, 71st Session
Location: Room XVI
UNOG
7 November 2018Open-ended intergovernmental Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review mechanism, 31st Session
Location: Room XX
UNOG
7 November 2018United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Intergovernmental Group of Experts on Financing for Development, Second session
Location: Room XXVI
UNOG
8 November 2018Committee on Enforced Disappearances, 15th Session
Location: Palais Wilson 1st floor
UNOG
8 November 2018Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, 71st Session
Location: Room XVI
UNOG
8 November 2018Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, 71st Session
Location: Room XVI
UNOG
8 November 2018Open-ended intergovernmental Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review mechanism, 31st Session
Location: Room XX
UNOG
8 November 2018United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Intergovernmental Group of Experts on Financing for Development, Second session
Location: Room XXVI
UNOG
9 November 2018Committee on Enforced Disappearances, 15th Session
Location: Palais Wilson 1st floor
UNOG
9 November 2018Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, 71st Session
Location: Room XVI
UNOG
9 November 2018Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, 71st Session
Location: Room XVI
UNOG
9 November 2018Open-ended intergovernmental Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review mechanism, 31st Session
Location: Room XX
UNOG
9 November 2018United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Intergovernmental Group of Experts on Financing for Development, Second session
Location: Room XXVI
UNOG
12 November 2018Committee on Enforced Disappearances, 15th Session
Location: Palais Wilson 1st floor
UNOG
12 November 2018Open-ended intergovernmental Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review mechanism, 31st Session
Location: Room XX
UNOG
12 November -
16 November 2018
Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women - Pre-session Working Group, 73rd session
Location: Room XVI
CEDAW
12 November -
16 November 2018
Trade and Development Commission, 10th Session
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
UNCTAD
12 November -
7 December 2018
Committee against Torture, 65th Session
Location: Palais Wilson ground floor
OHCHR
13 November 2018Committee on Enforced Disappearances, 15th Session
Location: Palais Wilson 1st floor
UNOG
13 November 2018Open-ended intergovernmental Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review mechanism, 31st Session
Location: Room XX
UNOG
13 November -
16 November 2018
Inland Transport Committee, World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations
Location: Room XII
UNECE
14 November 2018Committee on Enforced Disappearances, 15th Session
Location: Palais Wilson 1st floor
UNOG
14 November 2018Open-ended intergovernmental Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review mechanism, 31st Session
Location: Room XX
UNOG
14 November -
16 November 2018
Steering Committee on Trade Capacity and Standards , Working Party on Regulatory Cooperation and Standardization Policies
Location: Room XI
UNECE
15 November 2018Committee on Enforced Disappearances, 15th Session
Location: Palais Wilson 1st floor
UNOG
15 November 2018Open-ended intergovernmental Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review mechanism, 31st Session
Location: Room XX
UNOG
16 November 2018Committee on Enforced Disappearances, 15th Session
Location: Palais Wilson 1st floor
UNOG
16 November 2018Open-ended intergovernmental Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review mechanism, 31st Session
Location: Room XX
UNOG
19 November 2018Conference 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, 12th Conference of the High Contracting Parties
Location: Room XVIII
CCW
19 November 2018Inland Transport Committee, Working Party on Intermodal Transport and Logistics (19 - 21 )
Location: Room VIII
UNECE
19 November 2018Inland Transport Committee, Working Party on Intermodal Transport and Logistics (19 - 21 )
Location: Room VIII
UNECE
19 November 2018United Nations Economic Commission for Europe/Executive Committee, Working Group on Ageing
Location: Room IX
UNOG
19 -
21 2018
Inland Transport Committee, Working Party on Intermodal Transport and Logistics
Location: Room VIII
UNECE
19 November -
23 November 2018
Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment of the Committee against Torture, 36th Session
Location: Palais Wilson 1st floor
OHCHR
19 November -
23 November 2018
Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, 83rd Session
Location: Room XI
OHCHR
20 2018Annual 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, 20th Annual Conference
Location: Room XVIII
CCW
20 November 2018Inland Transport Committee, Working Party on Intermodal Transport and Logistics (19 - 21 )
Location: Room VIII
UNECE
20 November 2018Inland Transport Committee, Working Party on Intermodal Transport and Logistics (19 - 21 )
Location: Room VIII
UNECE
20 November 2018United Nations Economic Commission for Europe/Executive Committee, Working Group on Ageing
Location: Room IX
UNOG
20 November -
21 November 2018
Committee on Innovation, Competitiveness and Public-Private Partnership, Working Party on Public-Private Partnerships
Location: Room XII
UNECE
21 November 2018Inland Transport Committee, Working Party on Intermodal Transport and Logistics (19 - 21 )
Location: Room VIII
UNECE
21 November 2018Inland Transport Committee, Working Party on Intermodal Transport and Logistics (19 - 21 )
Location: Room VIII
UNECE
21 November -
23 November 2018
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Multi-year Expert Meeting on Transport, Trade Logistics and Trade Facilitation, sixth session
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
21 November -
23 November 2018
Inland Transport Committee, Working Party on Rail Transport
Location: Room IX
UNECE
22 November -
23 November 2018
Forum on Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law, 2nd Session
Location: Room XVII
Human Rights Council
26 November 2018Board of Trustees of the United Nations Voluntary Trust Fund on Contemporary Forms of Slavery, 23rd Session
Location: Room IX
UNOG
26 November 2018Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, 97th Session
Location: Palais Wilson 1st floor
UNOG
26 November -
28 November 2018
Forum on Business and Human Rights, 7th Session
Location: Room XX
WG on Business and Human Rights
26 November -
30 November 2018
States Parties to the Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-personnel Mines and on Their Destruction, 17th Meeting of the States Parties
Location: Room XVIII
ODA
26 November -
30 November 2018
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, 35th Session
Location: Room VIII
OHCHR
26 November -
4 December 2018
Sub-Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods, 54th Session
Location: Room XII
ECOSOC
27 November 2018Board of Trustees of the United Nations Voluntary Trust Fund on Contemporary Forms of Slavery, 23rd Session
Location: Room IX
UNOG
27 November 2018Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, 97th Session
Location: Palais Wilson 1st floor
UNOG
28 November 2018Board of Trustees of the United Nations Voluntary Trust Fund on Contemporary Forms of Slavery, 23rd Session
Location: Room IX
UNOG
28 November 2018Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, 97th Session
Location: Palais Wilson 1st floor
UNOG
29 November 2018Board of Trustees of the United Nations Voluntary Trust Fund on Contemporary Forms of Slavery, 23rd Session
Location: Room IX
UNOG
29 November 2018Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, 97th Session
Location: Palais Wilson 1st floor
UNOG
29 November -
30 November 2018
Forum on Minority Issues, 11th Session
Location: Room XVII
OHCHR
30 November 2018Board of Trustees of the United Nations Voluntary Trust Fund on Contemporary Forms of Slavery, 23rd Session
Location: Room IX
UNOG
30 November 2018Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, 97th Session
Location: Palais Wilson 1st floor
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
22 October -
2 November 2018
(ITU-T SG13 rapporteur group meeting) Co-located Rapporteur Group Meeting
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
28 October -
2 November 2018
Joint WIPO-PRV-Sida Follow-up to the Advanced Training and Advisory Program on Intellectual Property in the Global Economy for the Least Developed Countries (LDCs); National Technological Capacity Building
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
WIPO
29 October -
16 November 2018
(ITU-SG Plenipotentiary Conference) Plenipotentiary Conference
Location: United Arab Emirates [Dubai]
ITU
29 October -
16 November 2018
(ITU-SG Plenipotentiary Conference) Plenipotentiary Conference (PP-18)
Location: United Arab Emirates [Dubai]
ITU
31 October -
1 November 2018
National Multi-stakeholder Workshop on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Traditional Cultural Expressions in the Lao People's Democratic Republic
Location: Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic
WIPO
31 October -
1 November 2018
Sub-Regional Seminar on IP Enforcement for Judges and Counteract the trafficking of counterfeit products. Methodology for assessing the damage caused
Location: Astana, Kazakhstan
WIPO
1 November -
2 November 2018
Sub-Regional Meeting on Industrial Designs for Selected Arab Countries
Location: Beirut, Lebanon
WIPO
2 November 2018(ITU-T WP 1/13, 2/13 & 3/13) Future networks, with focus on IMT-2020, cloud computing and trusted network infrastructures
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
3 November 2018Case Study Workshop on Intellectual Property Rights and Protection in Practice (IP Advantage)
Location: Yamaguchi, Japan
WIPO
5 November -
9 November 2018
(ITU-T SG16 rapporteur group meeting) Rapporteurs meeting of Qs 26/16 and 28/16
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
5 November -
15 November 2018
(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
5 November -
15 November 2018
(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
5 November -
16 November 2018
(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
6 November 2018III Workshop on Intellectual Property for Media Professionals
Location: São Paulo, Brazil
WIPO
6 November -
7 November 2018
National Seminar on Intellectual Property Policies in Universities and Research Institutions
Location: Rostov-on-Don, Russian Federation
WIPO
6 November -
7 November 2018
WIPO National Seminar on the Intellectual Property Toolkit for Universities
Location: Belgrade, Serbia
WIPO
6 November -
8 November 2018
WIPO Sub-Regional Workshop on the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) for Selected Arab Countries: The System for Worldwide Filing of Patent Applications
Location: Amman, Jordan
WIPO
7 November -
8 November 2018
Regional Arab Meeting on Intellectual Property and Youth
Location: Cairo, Egypt
WIPO
7 November -
9 November 2018
Intellectual Property Judges Forum
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
12 November -
14 November 2018
II Reunión Subregional sobre propiedad intelectual (pP.I.), innovación y equidad de género
Location: Montevideo, Uruguay
WIPO
12 November -
14 November 2018
Training Workshop on Access to Technology for Innovation and Establishing a Technology and Innovation Support Center (TISC) Network in the Islamic Republic of Iran
Location: Isfahan, Iran (Islamic Republic of)
WIPO
12 November -
16 November 2018
IPC Union - IPC Revision Working Group
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
12 November -
16 November 2018
Standing Committee on the Law of Trademarks, Industrial Designs and Geographical Indications
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
13 November -
14 November 2018
National Conference on Effective IP Management System at Universities and Research Institutions
Location: Moscow, Russian Federation
WIPO
13 November -
15 November 2018
Conference for Presidents/Vice-Presidents and Technology Transfer Officers of Universities and Research Institutions (Okinawa Regional Conference)
Location: Osaka, Japan
WIPO
13 November -
15 November 2018
Overview of the PATENTSCOPE search system
Location:
WIPO
13 November -
16 November 2018
VIII WIPO/AECID/OEPM Regional Seminar on Strategic Planning and Quality Management for National IP Offices of Latin American Countries
Location: Cartagena de Indias, Colombia
WIPO
14 November -
15 November 2018
Taller subregional de la OMPI sobre la producción y el intercambio de obras en formatos accesibles
Location: Quito, Ecuador
WIPO
14 November -
15 November 2018
The Global Digital Content Market
Location: New Delhi, India
WIPO
15 November -
16 November 2018
National Workshop on Intellectual Property Management by Small and Medium-sized Enterprises
Location: Port-au-Prince, Haiti
WIPO
16 November 2018Sub-Regional Seminar on IP Teaching
Location: Moscow, Russian Federation
WIPO
16 November -
20 November 2018
(ITU-R WP 1B ) Spectrum Management Methodologies and Economic Strategies
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
19 November 2018(ITU-R SG 5 ) Terrestrial Services
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
19 November -
23 November 2018
Committee on Development and Intellectual Property (CDIP)
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
20 November -
22 November 2018
(ITU-R 2nd ITU Inter-regional Workshop on WRC-19 Preparation ) 2nd ITU Inter-regional Workshop on WRC-19 Preparation
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
21 November -
22 November 2018
Sub-Regional Workshop on Building Respect for Copyright and Combating Counterfeiting and Piracy in the Digital Environment
Location: Tashkent, Uzbekistan
WIPO
21 November -
22 November 2018
WIPO National Seminar on IP Management by Small and Medium-sized Enterprises
Location: Khabarovsk, Russian Federation
WIPO
26 November 2018(ITU-T Workshop on QoS and QoE) ITU Workshop on Telecommunication Service Quality Regulatory Frameworks and Experience Driven Networking
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
26 November -
30 November 2018
(ITU-R RRB-18.3) Radio Regulations Board (RRB)
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
26 November -
30 November 2018
Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
27 November -
29 November 2018
Advanced Training Course on the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights for Judges
Location: Tokyo, Japan
WIPO
29 November -
30 November 2018
Study Visit to the WIPO Headquarters for the IP Students
Location:
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.