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October 2017
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At the Palais des Nations
18 September -
6 October 2017
Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, 62nd session
Location: Room XVI
OHCHR
2 October 2017United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Short courses for Geneva-based diplomats
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
2 October 2017United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Short courses for Geneva-based diplomats
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
2 October -
4 October 2017
Social Forum, 9th session
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
OHCHR
2 October -
6 October 2017
Pre-sessional Working Group of the Committee on the Rights of the Child, 78th session
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
CRC
2 October -
6 October 2017
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Executive Committee, 68th session
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
Other meetings
2 October -
6 October 2017
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Executive Committee, 68th session | Side- & other events
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
Other meetings
3 October 2017United Nations Compensation Commission, 83rd session of the Governing Council
Location: Room XXI
UNCC
3 October 2017United Nations Compensation Commission, 83rd session of the Governing Council
Location: Room XXI
UNCC
3 October -
4 October 2017
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Implementing Paris Agreement: Response Measures and Trade
Location: Room XXVII
UNCTAD
3 October -
5 October 2017
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Link meeting
Location: Room VIII
UNCTAD
4 October -
6 October 2017
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Intergovernmental Group of Experts on E-commerce and the Digital Economy, first session
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
UNCTAD
4 October -
6 October 2017
Conference of European Statisticians, Group of Experts on Measuring Quality of Employment
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
UNECE
4 October -
6 October 2017
Conference of European Statisticians, Group of Experts on Population and Housing Censuses
Location: Room VII
UNECE
4 October -
6 October 2017
Inland Transport Committee, Working Party on Inland Water Transport
Location: Room V
UNECE
5 October 2017States Parties to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, 16th Meeting
Location: Room XIX
OHCHR
5 October 2017States Parties to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, 16th Meeting
Location: Room XIX
OHCHR
5 October -
6 October 2017
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Ad-hoc expert group meeting on IP development
Location: Room XXVII
UNCTAD
6 October 2017Human Rights Council, HRC intersessional panel discussion on human rights, climate change, migrants and persons displaced across international borders
Location: Room XX
OHCHR
6 October 2017Human Rights Council, HRC intersessional panel discussion on human rights, climate change, migrants and persons displaced across international borders
Location: Room XX
OHCHR
6 October 2017Human Rights Council, HRC intersessional panel discussion on human rights, climate change, migrants and persons displaced across international borders
Location: Room XX
OHCHR
9 October 2017Inland Transport Committee, TIR Executive Board (TIRExB)
Location: Room XII
UNECE
9 October 2017Inland Transport Committee, TIR Executive Board (TIRExB)
Location: Room XII
UNECE
9 October -
11 October 2017
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Multi-year Expert Meeting on Investment, Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Productive Capacity-building and Sustainable Development, fifth session
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
9 October -
13 October 2017
Human Rights Committee, pre-sessional working group on communications, 121st session
Location: Palais Wilson ground floor
CCPR
9 October -
13 October 2017
Pre-Sessional Working Group of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, 61st session
Location: Room XVI
OHCHR
9 October -
13 October 2017
Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice, 20th Session
Location: Palais Wilson 1st floor
OHCHR
9 October -
20 October 2017
Intergovernmental Working Group on Effective Implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action, 15th session
Location: Room XXI
OHCHR
10 October -
13 October 2017
Inland Transport Committee, Working Party on Customs Questions affecting Transport
Location: Room XII
UNECE
10 October -
13 October 2017
Inland Transport Committee, Working Party on General Safety Provisions
Location: Room XI
UNECE
10 October -
13 October 2017
Inland Transport Committee, Working Party on the Transport of Perishable Foodstuffs
Location: Room VII
UNECE
11 October 2017Division of Conference Management, DCM Informational session for Permanent Missions
Location: Room V
UNOG
11 October 2017Division of Conference Management, DCM Informational session for Permanent Missions
Location: Room V
UNOG
12 October 2017Inland Transport Committee, Administrative Committee for the TIR Convention
Location: Room XII
UNECE
12 October 2017Inland Transport Committee, Administrative Committee for the TIR Convention
Location: Room XII
UNECE
12 October -
13 October 2017
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Multi-year Expert Meeting on Commodities and Development, ninth session
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
13 October 2017Division of Conference Management, DCM Informational session for Permanent Missions
Location: Room V
UNOG
16 October -
20 October 2017
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, 2017 IGF Annual General Meeting
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
16 October -
10 November 2017
Human Rights Committee, 121st Session
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
OHCHR
17 October -
18 October 2017
Inland Transport Committee, Working Party on Road Transport
Location: Room VIII
UNECE
17 October -
18 October 2017
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Global Compact on Refugees - Thematic discussions 2 & 3
Location: Room XVII
UNHCR
17 October -
20 October 2017
Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters, 15th session
Location: Room XIX
ECOSOC
18 October -
20 October 2017
Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, Working Group on Communications under the Optional Protocol to the Convention, 39th session
Location: Room XVI
CEDAW
19 October -
20 October 2017
Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women /Working Group on Inquiries under the Optional Protocol, 8th Session
Location: PW 1-016
CEDAW
19 October -
20 October 2017
Committee on Innovation, Competitiveness and Public-Private Partnership, Team of Specialists on Innovation and Competitiveness Policies
Location: Room VIII
UNECE
23 October -
24 October 2017
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Multi-year Expert Meeting on Transport, Trade Logistics and Trade Facilitation, fifth session
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
23 October -
27 October 2017
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, 3rd session
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
Human Rights Council
23 October -
17 November 2017
Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, 68th session
Location: Room XVI
OHCHR
24 October -
25 October 2017
Committee on Sustainable Energy, Group of Experts on Coal Mine Methane
Location: Room VIII
UNECE
24 October -
27 October 2017
Inland Transport Committee, Working Party on Lighting and Light-Signalling
Location: Room XI
UNECE
25 October 2017United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Launch: Review of Maritime Transport 2017
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
25 October 2017United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Launch: Review of Maritime Transport 2017
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
26 October -
27 October 2017
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Multi-year Expert Meeting on Enhancing the Enabling Economic Environment at All Levels in Support of Inclusive and Sustainable Development, and the Promotion of Economic Integration and Cooperation
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
26 October -
27 October 2017
Committee on Sustainable Energy, Group of Experts on Cleaner Electricity Production from Fossil Fuels
Location: Room VIII
UNECE
27 October 2017United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Short courses for Geneva-based diplomats
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
30 October 2017United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Short courses for Geneva-based diplomats
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
30 October 2017United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Short courses for Geneva-based diplomats
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
30 October -
3 November 2017
Board of Trustees of the United Nations Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture, 46th session
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
OHCHR
31 October 2017United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Annual Accounting Workshop
Location: Room XVII
UNCTAD
31 October 2017United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Annual Accounting Workshop
Location: Room XVII
UNCTAD
31 October 2017United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Annual Accounting Workshop
Location: Room XVII
UNCTAD
31 October -
1 November 2017
International Organization for Migration, 21st Standing Committee on Programmes and Finance
Location: Room XIX
IOM
31 October -
1 November 2017
Committee on Sustainable Energy, Group of Experts on Energy Efficiency
Location: Room VIII
UNECE
UN System meetings at other locations in Geneva *
1 October -
31 October 2017
(ITU-T SG9 rapporteur group meeting) Q7/9 Rapporteur meeting
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
2 October -
6 October 2017
(ITU-R WP 6C ) Programme Production and Quality Assessment
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
2 October -
6 October 2017
National Patent Drafting Course
Location: Chiang Mai, Thailand
WIPO
2 October -
11 October 2017
Assemblies of the Member States of WIPO
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
2 October -
11 October 2017
Berne Union - Assembly
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
2 October -
11 October 2017
Berne Union - Executive Committee
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
2 October -
11 October 2017
Budapest Union - Assembly
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
2 October -
11 October 2017
Hague Union - Assembly
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
2 October -
11 October 2017
IPC Union - Assembly
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
2 October -
11 October 2017
Lisbon Union - Assembly
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
2 October -
11 October 2017
Locarno Union - Assembly
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
2 October -
11 October 2017
Madrid Union - Assembly
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
2 October -
11 October 2017
Marrakesh Treaty - Assembly
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
2 October -
11 October 2017
Nice Union - Assembly
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
2 October -
11 October 2017
Paris Union - Assembly
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
2 October -
11 October 2017
Paris Union - Executive Committee
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
2 October -
11 October 2017
Patent Law Treaty (PLT) - Assembly
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
2 October -
11 October 2017
PCT Union - Assembly
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
2 October -
11 October 2017
Singapore Treaty on the Law of Trademarks (STLT) - Assembly
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
2 October -
11 October 2017
Vienna Union - Assembly
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
2 October -
11 October 2017
WCT - Assembly
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
2 October -
11 October 2017
WIPO Conference
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
2 October -
11 October 2017
WIPO Coordination Committee
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
2 October -
11 October 2017
WIPO General Assembly
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
2 October -
11 October 2017
WPPT - Assembly
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
3 October 2017(ITU-T SG16 rapporteur group meeting) 11th IRG-AVA meeting
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
3 October -
11 October 2017
(ITU-R WP 6A) Terrestrial Broadcasting Delivery
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
9 October -
12 October 2017
(ITU-R WP 6B ) Broadcast Service Assembly and Access
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
9 October -
20 October 2017
(ITU-D WTDC 2017) World Telecommunication Development Conference 2017
Location: Argentina [Buenos Aires]
ITU
10 October -
17 October 2017
(ITU-R WP 4C) Efficient Orbit/Spectrum Utilization for MSS and RDSS (finishes on 2017-10-17 at 12:00)
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
13 October 2017(ITU-R SG 6) Broadcasting Service
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
16 October -
20 October 2017
(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
16 October -
20 October 2017
(ITU-T SG15 rapporteur group meeting) Joint Q11, Q12 meeting on transport for IMT2020/5G TR
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
17 October -
18 October 2017
NEW! - Regional Colloquium for Judges in Higher Courts on the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights
Location: Tokyo, Japan
WIPO
17 October -
18 October 2017
NEW! - Seminar on Creating IP Culture among Small and Medium-sized Enterprises
Location: Sofia, Bulgaria
WIPO
17 October -
20 October 2017
NEW! - Baltic States Pilot Project on the Development of a Regional Pool of IP Commercialization Experts: Successful Technology Licensing (STL) and IP Valuation
Location: Riga, Latvia
WIPO
17 October -
20 October 2017
NEW! - WIPO Independent Advisory Oversight Committee
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
17 October -
27 October 2017
(ITU-R WP 4A) Efficient Orbit/Spectrum Utilization for FSS and BSS (starts on 2017-10-17 at 14:00 and finishes on 2017-10-27 at 12:00)
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
18 October -
19 October 2017
NEW! - National Seminar on Intellectual Property Policies in Universities and Research Institutions
Location: Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
WIPO
18 October -
19 October 2017
NEW! - National Workshop on Building Respect for IP and Combating Counterfeiting and Piracy in the Digital Environment
Location: Minsk, Belarus
WIPO
19 October -
20 October 2017
NEW! - Forum national sur la propriété intellectuelle et son rôle stratégique dans les politiques publiques et le développement économique, technologique, social et culturel à l'intention des institutions nationales haïtiennes
Location: Port-au-Prince, Haiti
WIPO
19 October -
20 October 2017
NEW! - WIPO National Workshop on Building Respect for Intellectual Property (IP) for Members of the Judiciary
Location: Casablanca, Morocco
WIPO
22 October 2017NEW! - National Meeting on Software Licensing and Open Source Software
Location: Tokyo, Japan
WIPO
22 October -
27 October 2017
NEW! - Follow-up to the Training and Advisory Program on Intellectual Property Rights in the Global Economy for the Least Developed Countries (LDCs)
Location: Naypyidaw, Myanmar
WIPO
23 October -
24 October 2017
(ITU-R Second ITU/WMO Seminar "Use of Radio Spectrum for Meteorology") Second ITU/WMO Seminar "Use of Radio Spectrum for Meteorology: Weather, Water and Climate Monitoring and Prediction"
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
23 October -
24 October 2017
NEW! - Regional Meeting of Intellectual Property Office Officials Responsible for the Madrid System
Location: Tokyo, Japan
WIPO
24 October -
25 October 2017
NEW! - Sub-Regional Seminar on Building Respect for IP
Location: Dushanbe, Tajikistan
WIPO
24 October -
25 October 2017
NEW! - WIPO Advanced Workshop on Domain Name Dispute Resolution: Update on Precedent and Practice
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
24 October -
26 October 2017
NEW! - WIPO Workshop on the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) for Selected Arab PCT Contracting States: The System for Worldwide Filing of Patent Applications
Location: Cairo, Egypt
WIPO
24 October -
27 October 2017
(ITU-R WP 7D) Radio Astronomy
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
24 October -
27 October 2017
(ITU-T SG15 rapporteur group meeting) All projects
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
25 October -
31 October 2017
(ITU-R WP 7A ) Time Signals and Frequency Standard Emissions
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
25 October -
31 October 2017
(ITU-R WP 7B) Space Radiocommunication Applications
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
25 October -
31 October 2017
(ITU-R WP 7C) Remote Sensing Systems
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
27 October 2017(ITU-R SG 4) Satellite Services (starts at 14:30)
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
30 October -
2 November 2017
NEW! - Standing Committee on the Law of Trademarks, Industrial Designs and Geographical Indications
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
30 October -
3 November 2017
NEW! - WIPO Enabling Intellectual Property (IP) Environment Project National Workshop 1. IP Management and Technology Commercialization for Technology Managers of Spokes Institutions.
Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka
WIPO
31 October 2017NEW! - Information Session on Industrial Designs
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.