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December 2019
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At the Palais des Nations
11 November -
6 December 2019
Committee against Torture, 68th Session
Location: Palais Wilson 1st floor
OHCHR
25 November -
13 December 2019
Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, 100th Session
Location: Palais Wilson ground floor
OHCHR
2 December 2019Group of 77 and China, G77 and China Ambassadorial Meeting
Location: Room XXVI
Other meetings
2 December 2019Group of 77 and China, G77 and China Ambassadorial Meeting
Location: Room XXVI
Other meetings
2 December 2019United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Induction courses for Delegates
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
2 December 2019United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Induction courses for Delegates
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
2 December 2019Board of Trustees of the United Nations Voluntary Fund for Indigenous Peoples, 33rd Session
Location: Room XXII
UNOG
2 December 2019Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, 100th Session
Location: Palais Wilson ground floor
UNOG
2 December 2019Working Party on the Strategic Framework and the Programme Budget, 79th Session
Location: Room XXVI
UNOG
3 December 2019Human Rights Council, Intersessional meeting “for dialogue and cooperation on human rights and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development” (2nd Session)
Location: Room XX
OHCHR
3 December 2019Human Rights Council, Intersessional meeting “for dialogue and cooperation on human rights and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development” (2nd Session)
Location: Room XX
OHCHR
3 December 2019Board of Trustees of the United Nations Voluntary Fund for Indigenous Peoples, 33rd Session
Location: Room XXII
UNOG
3 December 2019Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, 100th Session
Location: Palais Wilson ground floor
UNOG
3 December 2019Meeting of the States Parties to the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on Their Destruction, Annual session
Location: Room XVII
UNOG
3 December 2019United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Working Group Measuring E-commerce and the Digital Economy
Location: Room XXVI
UNOG
3 December 2019Working Party on the Strategic Framework and the Programme Budget, 79th Session
Location: Room XXVI
UNOG
3 December -
4 December 2019
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Working Group Measuring E-commerce and the Digital Economy
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
3 December -
6 December 2019
Meeting of the States Parties to the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on Their Destruction, Annual session
Location: Room XVII
BWC - State Parties
4 December 2019Board of Trustees of the United Nations Voluntary Fund for Indigenous Peoples, 33rd Session
Location: Room XXII
UNOG
4 December 2019Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, 100th Session
Location: Palais Wilson ground floor
UNOG
4 December 2019Meeting of the States Parties to the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on Their Destruction, Annual session
Location: Room XVII
UNOG
4 December 2019United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Working Group Measuring E-commerce and the Digital Economy
Location: Room XXVI
UNOG
4 December 2019Working Party on the Strategic Framework and the Programme Budget, 79th Session
Location: Room XXVI
UNOG
4 December -
10 December 2019
Sub-Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods, 56th Session
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
ECOSOC
5 December 2019Ad Hoc Committee of the General Assembly for the Announcement of Voluntary Contributions to the Programme of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Pledging Conference
Location: Room XIX
General Assembly
5 December 2019Ad Hoc Committee of the General Assembly for the Announcement of Voluntary Contributions to the Programme of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Pledging Conference
Location: Room XIX
General Assembly
5 December 2019United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, UNCTAD Research Seminar - dec
Location: Room S4
UNCTAD
5 December 2019United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, UNCTAD Research Seminar - dec
Location: Room S4
UNCTAD
5 December 2019United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, UNCTAD Town Hall Meeting
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
5 December 2019United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, UNCTAD Town Hall Meeting
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
5 December 2019Board of Trustees of the United Nations Voluntary Fund for Indigenous Peoples, 33rd Session
Location: Room XXII
UNOG
5 December 2019Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, 100th Session
Location: Palais Wilson ground floor
UNOG
5 December 2019Meeting of the States Parties to the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on Their Destruction, Annual session
Location: Room XVII
UNOG
6 December 2019Human Rights Council, Organizational session for the 13th cycle of the Human Rights Council
Location: Room XX
OHCHR
6 December 2019Human Rights Council, Organizational session for the 13th cycle of the Human Rights Council
Location: Room XX
OHCHR
6 December 2019United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Family Business Meeting
Location: Room II
UNCTAD
6 December 2019United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Short courses for Geneva-based diplomats
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
6 December 2019United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Short courses for Geneva-based diplomats
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
6 December 2019CANCELLED United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Family Business Meeting
Location: Room II
UNCTAD
6 December 2019Board of Trustees of the United Nations Voluntary Fund for Indigenous Peoples, 33rd Session
Location: Room XXII
UNOG
6 December 2019Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, 100th Session
Location: Palais Wilson ground floor
UNOG
6 December 2019Meeting of the States Parties to the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on Their Destruction, Annual session
Location: Room XVII
UNOG
9 December 2019Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, 100th Session
Location: Palais Wilson ground floor
UNOG
9 December 2019Working Party on the Strategic Framework and the Programme Budget, 79th Session
Location: Room XXVI
UNOG
9 December -
10 December 2019
Group of 77 and China, Meeting on UNCTAD
Location: Room XXVI
Other meetings
9 December -
13 December 2019
Board of Trustees of the United Nations Voluntary Fund for Indigenous Peoples, 33rd Session of the BoT of the UNVFIP
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
OHCHR
9 December -
13 December 2019
Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent, IDPAD Ensuring Recognition, Justice & Development
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
OHCHR
10 December 2019Ad Hoc Committee of the General Assembly for the Announcement of Voluntary Contributions to the Programme of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Pledging Conference
Location: Room XIX
General Assembly
10 December 2019Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, 100th Session
Location: Palais Wilson ground floor
UNOG
10 December 2019Working Party on the Strategic Framework and the Programme Budget, 79th Session
Location: Room XXVI
UNOG
11 December 2019Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, 100th Session
Location: Palais Wilson ground floor
UNOG
11 December 2019Working Party on the Strategic Framework and the Programme Budget, 79th Session
Location: Room XXVI
UNOG
11 December -
12 December 2019
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, UNCTAD peer Review Meeting on Tackling illicit Financial Flo
Location: Concordia 4 - Square (Layout C)
UNCTAD
11 December -
13 December 2019
Sub-Committee of Experts on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals, 38th Session
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
ECOSOC
11 December -
13 December 2019
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Empretec Directors Meeting
Location: Room XXIII
UNCTAD
12 December 2019Permanent Mission of Georgia to the United Nations, Georgia: Geneva discussions, situation in the occupied regions
Location: Room XXII
Other meetings
12 December 2019Permanent Mission of Georgia to the United Nations, Georgia: Geneva discussions, situation in the occupied regions
Location: Room XXII
Other meetings
12 December 2019United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Single-year Expert Meeting on Promoting Value Addition and Enhancement of Domestic Productive Capacity through Local Economic Empowerment
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
12 December 2019United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Single-year Expert Meeting on Promoting Value Addition and Enhancement of Domestic Productive Capacity through Local Economic Empowerment
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
12 December 2019United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, UNCTAD Research Seminar
Location: Room S4
UNCTAD
12 December 2019United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, UNCTAD Research Seminar
Location: Room S4
UNCTAD
12 December 2019Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, 100th Session
Location: Palais Wilson ground floor
UNOG
12 December -
13 December 2019
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, TIR 2020 Peer Review Meeting
Location: Room S1
UNCTAD
13 December 2019United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, G77 and China Ambassadorial meeting
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
13 December 2019United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, G77 and China Ambassadorial meeting
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
13 December 2019Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, 100th Session
Location: Palais Wilson ground floor
UNOG
16 December -
18 December 2019
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, IGAD support platform
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
Other meetings
16 December -
20 December 2019
Intergovernmental Working Group on Effective Implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action, 17th Session
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
OHCHR
19 December 2019United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, SECO/Cluster GMB Meeting
Location: Room IV
UNCTAD
19 December 2019United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, SECO/Cluster GMB Meeting
Location: Room IV
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
25 November -
6 December 2019
(ITU-T SG/WP 20) IoT and smart cities
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
26 November -
5 December 2019
(ITU-T SG/WP 12) Performance, QoS and QoE
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
28 November -
2 December 2019
National Seminar on IP and Spinoff Policies and Consultations with the Government of Colombia
Location: Medellín, Colombia
WIPO
1 December -
6 December 2019
Follow-up Meeting of the WIPO-PRV Advanced Training Program on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources in Support of Innovation
Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka
WIPO
2 December -
3 December 2019
Regional Workshop on Strategies to Promote the Use of Domestic and International IP Registration Systems
Location: Singapore, Singapore
WIPO
2 December -
5 December 2019
Standing Committee on the Law of Patents
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
3 December 2019Webinar: How to Read, Save and Share Your Results in the Global Brand Database
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
3 December 2019WIPO Sub-Regional Seminar on Patent Information and Databases
Location: Skopje, North Macedonia
WIPO
3 December -
4 December 2019
WIPO National Workshop on Building Respect for Intellectual Property (IP)
Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
WIPO
3 December -
4 December 2019
XXXVI Curso regional en propiedad industrial para América Latina: la gestión de oficinas de propiedad industrial para recibir solicitudes internacionales de marcas bajo el Sistema de Madrid
Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
WIPO
3 December -
5 December 2019
Tokyo Advanced Workshop on the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights
Location: Tokyo, Japan
WIPO
3 December -
6 December 2019
IP4Youth &Teachers Sub-Regional Seminar (IP Impact Certificate Course (IPCC))
Location: Lima, Peru
WIPO
4 December -
5 December 2019
(ITU-T TSB) FIGI Security Clinic: Securing the infrastructure and applications for digital financial services
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
4 December -
5 December 2019
National Seminar on Intellectual Property Policy for Universities and Research Institutions
Location: Tomsk, Russian Federation
WIPO
4 December -
6 December 2019
Consultation Meeting and National Workshop on Collective Management
Location: Phnom Penh, Cambodia
WIPO
4 December -
13 December 2019
(ITU-T SG/WP 2) Operational aspects
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
5 December -
6 December 2019
(ITU-T SG17 rapporteur group meeting) Joint meeting of Q11/17 and Q14/17
Location: Switzerland [outside Geneva]
ITU
5 December -
6 December 2019
National Seminar on Recent Developments in IP Law and Practice for Members of the Judiciary
Location: Baku, Azerbaijan
WIPO
10 December 2019Webinar: The Role of Technical Assistance in IP and Innovation for Business Competitiveness in Africa (in English)
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
10 December -
11 December 2019
(ITU-T SG16 rapporteur group meeting) Q27/16 & JVDS meeting
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
10 December -
11 December 2019
WIPO Regional Workshop on the Establishment of the Baltic States Regional Technology Transfer Offices (TTO) Network
Location: Vilnius, Lithuania
WIPO
10 December -
12 December 2019
Regional Seminar to Strengthen Cooperation among Countries Embarking on the Enabling Business Competitiveness through Brands and Designs
Location: Daejeon Metropolitan City, Republic of Korea
WIPO
10 December -
12 December 2019
Webinar: Retrospective of 2019 and Future Plans for PATENTSCOPE
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
10 December -
13 December 2019
(ITU-R WP 5D) IMT Systems
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
10 December -
13 December 2019
(ITU-R WP 5D) IMT Systems
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
11 December 2019Creation of Social Advertising in the Sphere of Intellectual Property
Location: Minsk, Belarus
WIPO
11 December 2019Webinar: Strategic Application of WIPO’s Technical Assistance to Accelerate Innovation-Driven Development (in English)
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
11 December 2019WIPO ALERT Database Project – Third Stakeholders’ Meeting
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
11 December -
12 December 2019
Training on the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)
Location: Mahé, Seychelles
WIPO
12 December -
13 December 2019
(ITU-T Focus Group on Vehicular Multimedia) FG-VM
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
12 December -
13 December 2019
Study Visit on Current Issues on Intellectual Property Rights
Location:
WIPO
16 December 2019Webinaire: Le rôle de l’assistance technique en matière de PI dans l’innovation et la compétitivité des entreprises en Afrique (in French)
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
16 December -
17 December 2019
WIPO Workshop on Patent Case Management for Members of the Gulf Cooperation Council Patent Office Grievances Committee
Location: Kuwait, Kuwait
WIPO
17 December 2019Webinar: How to Read, Save and Share Your Results in the Global Design Database
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
17 December 2019Webinar: What is the role that technical assistance play in formulating and implementing an effective IP strategy (in Chinese)
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
17 December -
18 December 2019
Atelier sous-régional sur la copie privée sonore et audiovisuelle et la reprographie à l’intention des secrétaires généraux et responsables des bureaux de droit d'auteur
Location: Dakar, Senegal
WIPO
19 December 2019Réunion de coordination du projet du Comité du développement et de la propriété intellectuelle (CDIP) sur le renforcement du secteur musical au Burkina-Faso et dans certains pays de la zone oust africaine (UEMOA)
Location: Dakar, Senegal
WIPO
20 December 2019Table ronde sous régionale sur l’infrastructure de la gestion collective
Location: Dakar, Senegal
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.