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Please note that in response to the COVID-19 pandemic situation, all meetings, conferences and other events are suspended at the Palais des Nations until further notice.

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October 2020
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UN System meetings at other locations in Geneva
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At the Palais des Nations
14 September -
2 October 2020
Human Rights Council, 45th session
Location: Room XX
OHCHR
28 September -
2 October 2020
Pre-sessional Working Group of the Committee on the Rights of the Child, 88th session
Location: Palais Wilson 1st floor
CRC
28 September -
16 October 2020
Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, 68th Session
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
OHCHR
28 September -
16 October 2020
Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families, 32nd Session
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
OHCHR
30 September -
2 October 2020
Trade and Development Board, 70th Executive session
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
5 October -
9 October 2020
Human Rights Committee, pre-sessional working group on communications, 130th session
Location: Palais Wilson 1st floor
CCPR
5 October -
9 October 2020
Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises, 27th session
Location: Ariana 3
Human Rights Council
5 October -
9 October 2020
Board of Trustees of the United Nations Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture, 52nd session
Location: Room XXV
OHCHR
5 October -
9 October 2020
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Executive Committee, 71st Session
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
Other meetings
5 October -
16 October 2020
Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families, 33rd session
Location: Ariana 2
OHCHR
6 October -
7 October 2020
Social Forum, 12th session
Location: Room XX
OHCHR
9 October 2020Board of Trustees of the United Nations Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture, 52nd session
Location: Room XXV
UNOG
12 October -
16 October 2020
Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice, 29th Session
Location: Ariana 3
OHCHR
12 October -
23 October 2020
Intergovernmental Working Group on Effective Implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action, 18th session
Location: Room XXI
OHCHR
12 October -
6 November 2020
Human Rights Committee, 130th Session
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
OHCHR
14 October -
16 October 2020
Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, Working Group on Communications under the Optional Protocol to the Convention, 48th session
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
CEDAW
15 October -
16 October 2020
Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women /Working Group on Inquiries under the Optional Protocol, 17th Session
Location: Room XXVII
CEDAW
19 October 2020Department of Global Communications, International Day of the Eradication of Poverty
Location: Room XIX
Other meetings
19 October 2020Department of Global Communications, International Day of the Eradication of Poverty
Location: Room XIX
Other meetings
19 October -
23 October 2020
Pre-Sessional Working Group of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, 67th session
Location: Palais Wilson 1st floor
OHCHR
19 October -
23 October 2020
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Eighth United Nations Conference to Review All Aspects of the Set of Multilaterally Agreed Equitable Principles and Rules for the Control of Restrictive Business Practices
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
UNCTAD
19 October -
6 November 2020
Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, 77th Session
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
OHCHR
20 October -
23 October 2020
Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters, 21st session
Location: Room XIX
ECOSOC
22 October 2020States Parties to the Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment of the Committee against Torture, 8th Session
Location: Room XVIII
OHCHR
22 October 2020States Parties to the Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment of the Committee against Torture, 8th Session
Location: Room XVIII
OHCHR
26 October 2020United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Slot for Meeting
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
26 October -
30 October 2020
Open-ended intergovernmental working group with the mandate to elaborate an international legally binding instrument on transnational corporations and other business enterprises with respect to human rights, 6th session
Location: Room XX
Human Rights Council
26 October -
30 October 2020
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Slot for Meeting
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
27 October 2020United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Annual Accounting Workshop
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
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
21 September -
2 October 2020
(ITU-D SG 01 Rapporteur Groups) ITU-D Study Group 1 Rapporteur Group meetings
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
28 September -
2 October 2020
(ITU-D Forum) ITU Co-organized Regional Conference on Keeping Children and Young People Safe Online
Location: On-Line
ITU
1 October 2020Webinar: Roving Webinar on WIPO Services and Initiatives (in French)
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
5 October -
7 October 2020
Advisory Committee on Enforcement
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
5 October -
8 October 2020
Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) Working Group
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
5 October -
8 October 2020
PCT Union - PCT Committee for Technical Cooperation
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
5 October -
9 October 2020
(ITU-R WP 6C) Programme Production and Quality Assessment
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
5 October -
16 October 2020
(ITU-R WP 5D) IMT Systems
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
6 October 2020Regional WebEx Workshop on IP Commercialization: Collaboration between Academic Institutions and SMEs
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
6 October 2020WIPO Artificial Intelligence Tools and Services
Location: Moscow, Russian Federation
WIPO
6 October -
14 October 2020
(ITU-R WP 6A ) Terrestrial Broadcasting Delivery
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
7 October -
8 October 2020
eHIPOC for Pacific Island Countries (PICs) – Virtual Meetings with Heads of Intellectual Property (IP) Offices
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
8 October 2020Webinar: Servicios de la OMPI de solución de controversias en materia de nombres de dominio para el ccTLD .MX
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
8 October 2020Webinar: WIPO Domain Name Dispute Resolution Services for the .MX ccTLD
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
12 October 2020Webinaire: Programme de renforcement des capacités à l’intention des petites et moyennes entreprises (pmes) africaines
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
12 October 2020Webinar: Programme de renforcement des capacités à l’intention des petites et moyennes entreprises (pmes) africaines
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
12 October -
15 October 2020
(ITU-R WP 6B) Broadcast Service Assembly and Access
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
12 October -
16 October 2020
Working Group on the Legal Development of the Madrid System for the International Registration of Marks
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
13 October 2020Webinaire: Programme de renforcement des capacités à l’intention des petites et moyennes entreprises (pmes) africaines
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
13 October 2020Webinar: Programme de renforcement des capacités à l’intention des petites et moyennes entreprises (pmes) africaines Dates
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
13 October 2020Webinar: Understanding Examination and Refusal Procedures in the IP Office of the Russian Federation
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
14 October 2020Programme de renforcement des capacités à l’intention des petites et moyennes entreprises (pmes) africaines
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
14 October 2020Update on Recent and Future Developments in the PCT System
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
14 October 2020Webinar: Introduction to the Madrid Application Assistant (in Spanish)
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
14 October 2020WIPO and Frankfurter Buchmesse present: An international outlook on publishing, creative content and IP
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
14 October -
15 October 2020
WIPO Advanced Workshop on Domain Name Dispute Resolution: Update on Precedent and Practice
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
15 October 2020Webinar: Adding New Countries/Regions to International Registrations: the Subsequent Designation (in Japanese)
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
15 October 2020Webinar: Global Brand Database: How to Search
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
15 October 2020Webinar: Roundtable for the Executives of National and Regional IP Associations in ASEAN
Location: Singapore, Singapore
WIPO
15 October -
16 October 2020
Intellectual Property Management - A Product Based Analysis Workshop for SMEs
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
15 October -
16 October 2020
Regional Videoconference on Collective Management of Copyright and Related Rights
Location: Nursultan, Kazakhstan
WIPO
16 October 2020(ITU-R SG 6) Broadcasting Service
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
19 October 2020Webinar: Programme de renforcement des capacités à l’intention des universités et des instituts de recherche et de développement (R&D) africains
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
19 October -
20 October 2020
(ITU-T TSB) European Impact Summit 2020
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
19 October -
20 October 2020
Subregional Seminar on the Singapore Treaty on the Law of Trademarks (STLT) (via WebEx)
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
19 October -
23 October 2020
(ITU-R TG 6/1) Task Group 6/1 - WRC-23 agenda item 1.5
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
19 October -
23 October 2020
Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
19 October -
27 October 2020
(ITU-R RRB-20.3) Radio Regulations Board (RRB)
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
20 October 2020Webinaire: Programme de renforcement des capacités à l’intention des universités et des instituts de recherche et de développement (R&D) africains
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
20 October 2020Webinar: PATENTSCOPE for Beginners
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
21 October 2020National Seminar on the Budapest Treaty on the International Recognition of the Deposit of Microorganisms for the Purposes of Patent Procedure
Location: Kampala, Uganda
WIPO
21 October 2020Programme de renforcement des capacités à l’intention des jeunes innovateurs, créateurs et entrepreneurs africains : October 21 and 22
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
21 October 2020Programme de renforcement des capacités à l’intention des jeunes innovateurs, créateurs et entrepreneurs africains : October 21 and 22
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
21 October 2020Webinar for Vietnamese Businesses on Protecting Designs Internationally with the Hague System
Location: Hanoi, Viet Nam
WIPO
21 October 2020Webinar: Intellectual Property Policy for Universities and Research Institutions of the Republic of Uzbekistan
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
21 October 2020Webinar: Learning from Common Mistakes Made by Madrid Users
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
21 October -
22 October 2020
WIPO-Dubai Police Webinar on Building Respect for Intellectual Property (IP) for Police Officials
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
21 October -
27 October 2020
(ITU-R WP 4C) Efficient Orbit/Spectrum Utilization for MSS and RDSS
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
22 October 2020Webinaire: Programme de renforcement des capacités à l’intention des jeunes innovateurs et entrepreneurs africains
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
22 October 2020Webinar: General Overview of WIPO and its Activities
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
22 October 2020Webinar: PATENTSCOPE for Beginners
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
22 October 2020Webinar: Roving Webinar on WIPO Services and Initiatives (in Spanish)
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
26 October 2020Introduction to WIPO INSPIRE
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
26 October 2020NEW! - WIPO ADR Data Disputes Webinar
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
26 October -
27 October 2020
NEW! - Sub-Regional WebEx Workshop: Bridging the Gap between National Academic Institutions and Industry in order to Enhance the Competitiveness of SMEs in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Countries
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
26 October -
30 October 2020
(ITU-R WP 4B) Systems, air interfaces, performance and availability objectives for FSS, BSS and MSS, including IP-based applications and satellite news gathering
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
27 October 2020NEW! - Virtual National Patent Drafting Workshop in Paraguay
Location: Asunción, Paraguay
WIPO
27 October 2020NEW! - Webinaire: Programme de renforcement des capacités à l’intention des universités et des instituts de recherche et de développement (R&D) africains
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
27 October 2020NEW! - Webinar: Descubre WIPO PROOF (in Spanish)
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
28 October 2020Introduction to WIPO INSPIRE
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
28 October 2020NEW! - Update on Recent and Future Developments in the PCT System
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
28 October 2020NEW! - Webinaire:Programme de renforcement des capacités à l’intention des universités et des instituts de recherche et de développement (R&D) africains
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
28 October 2020NEW! - Webinar for Cambodia on Protecting Designs Internationally with the Hague System
Location: Phnom Penh, Cambodia
WIPO
28 October -
5 November 2020
(ITU-R WP 4A) Efficient Orbit/Spectrum Utilization for FSS and BSS
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
29 October 2020NEW! - The Lisbon System for the International Protection of Appellations of Origin and Geographical Indications
Location: Moscow, Russian Federation
WIPO
29 October 2020NEW! - Webinar: Global Design Database: How to Read, Save and Share Your Results
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
29 October 2020NEW! - Webinar: Requesting Certified Documents from the Madrid Registry (in Chinese)
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.