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November 2017
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At the Palais des Nations
16 October -
10 November 2017
Human Rights Committee, 121st Session
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
OHCHR
23 October -
17 November 2017
Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, 68th session
Location: Room XVI
OHCHR
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 -
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
1 November -
3 November 2017
Intergovernmental Working Group of Experts on International Standards of Accounting and Reporting, 34th Session
Location: Room XVII
UNCTAD
1 November -
3 November 2017
Inland Transport Committee, Group of Experts towards Unified Railway Law (SC.2/GEURL)
Location: Room IX
UNECE
6 November 2017Steering Committee on Trade Capacity and Standards , Specialized Section on Standardization of Meat
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
UNECE
6 November 2017Steering Committee on Trade Capacity and Standards , Specialized Section on Standardization of Meat
Location: Room XII
UNECE
6 November -
7 November 2017
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Expert Meeting on the Ways and Means of Improving the Implementation of Priority Areas Agreed in the Istanbul Programme of Action
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
6 November -
8 November 2017
Committee on Environmental Policy, Steering Committee on Transport, Environment and Health Pan-European Programme (THE PEP)
Location: Room VIII
UNECE
6 November -
10 November 2017
Inland Transport Committee, Working Party on the Transport of Dangerous Goods
Location: Room VII
UNECE
6 November -
17 November 2017
Open-ended intergovernmental Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review mechanism, 28th session
Location: Room XX
OHCHR
6 November -
6 December 2017
Committee against Torture, 62nd Session
Location: Palais Wilson 1st floor
OHCHR
8 November -
10 November 2017
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Intergovernmental Group of Experts on Financing for Development, first session
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
13 November -
14 November 2017
Water Convention, Compliance Committee of the Protocol on Water and Health
Location: Room VIII
UNECE
13 November -
15 November 2017
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, 11th International Debt Management Conference
Location: Room XVII
UNCTAD
13 November -
17 November 2017
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, Group of Governmental Experts of the High Contracting Parties to the CCW on Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems (LAWS) - 2017 session
Location: Room XVIII
CCW
13 November -
17 November 2017
Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment of the Committee against Torture, 33rd session
Location: Palais Wilson ground floor
OHCHR
14 November -
15 November 2017
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Global Compact on Refugees - Thematic discussions 4 & 5
Location: Room XIX
UNHCR
14 November -
17 November 2017
Committee on Environmental Policy, 23rd Session
Location: Room VII
UNECE
14 November -
17 November 2017
Inland Transport Committee, World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29)
Location: Room XII
UNECE
15 November -
16 November 2017
Water Convention, Working Group on Water and Health
Location: Room VIII
UNECE
16 November -
17 November 2017
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Advisory Group Meeting
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
UNCTAD
20 November 2017Conference 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, 11th Conference of the High Contracting Parties
Location: Room XVIII
CCW
20 November -
24 November 2017
Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women - Pre-session Working Group, 70th session
Location: Room XVI
CEDAW
20 November -
24 November 2017
Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, 80th session
Location: Room IX
OHCHR
20 November -
24 November 2017
Investment, Enterprise and Development Commission, 9th session
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
UNCTAD
20 November -
8 December 2017
Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, 94th Session
Location: Palais Wilson ground floor
OHCHR
21 November 2017Annual 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, 19th Annual Conference
Location: Room XVIII
CCW
21 November -
22 November 2017
Committee on Innovation, Competitiveness and Public-Private Partnership, Working Party on Public-Private Partnerships
Location: Room XII
UNECE
21 November -
22 November 2017
Inland Transport Committee, Group of Experts on Road Signs and Signals
Location: Room XI
UNECE
22 November -
24 November 2017
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 , Meeting of the High Contracting Parties to the CCW
Location: Room XVIII
CCW
23 November -
24 November 2017
Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Regional meeting for International decade for People of African descent
Location: Room XIX
OHCHR
23 November -
24 November 2017
Inland Transport Committee, Working Party on Intermodal Transport and Logistics
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
UNECE
23 November -
24 November 2017
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe/Executive Committee, Working Group on Ageing
Location: Room XII
UNECE
27 November -
29 November 2017
Inland Transport Committee, Working Party on Rail Transport
Location: Room VIII
UNECE
27 November -
29 November 2017
Forum on Business and Human Rights, 6th session
Location: Room XX
WG on Business and Human Rights
27 November -
1 December 2017
Board of Trustees of the United Nations Voluntary Trust Fund on Contemporary Forms of Slavery, 22nd session
Location: Room XVI
OHCHR
27 November -
1 December 2017
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, 32nd session
Location: Room XI
OHCHR
27 November -
1 December 2017
Trade and Development Commission, 9th session
Location: Room XXVI
UNCTAD
27 November -
6 December 2017
Sub-Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods, 52nd session
Location: Room XII
ECOSOC
28 November -
30 November 2017
Steering Committee on Trade Capacity and Standards , Working Party on Regulatory Cooperation and Standardization Policies
Location: Room VII
UNECE
30 November -
1 December 2017
Forum on Minority Issues, 10th session
Location: Please check daily view for conference rooms
OHCHR
UN System meetings at other locations in Geneva *
30 October -
2 November 2017
Standing Committee on the Law of Trademarks, Industrial Designs and Geographical Indications
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
30 October -
3 November 2017
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
1 November -
3 November 2017
Sub-Regional Meeting for ASEAN Countries on the Marrakesh Treaty and the Production and Exchange of Accessible Books
Location: Singapore, Singapore
WIPO
2 November 2017Seminar on the Hague System for the International Registration of Industrial Designs
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
6 November -
7 November 2017
Sub-Regional Technology Transfer Offices (TTO's) Meeting: Use of Internet ' Benefit or Challenge for Academic Intellectual Property (IP) Commercialization
Location: Zagreb, Croatia
WIPO
6 November -
10 November 2017
(ITU-R RRB-17.3) Radio Regulations Board (RRB)
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
6 November -
15 November 2017
(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
6 November -
16 November 2017
(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
6 November -
17 November 2017
(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 -
17 November 2017
(ITU-T SG/WP 13) Future networks
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
7 November 2017Roving Seminars on WIPO Services and Initiatives
Location: Madrid, Spain
WIPO
7 November -
8 November 2017
Seminario subregional sobre las políticas de propiedad intellectual (P.I.) para las universidades y los centros de investigación
Location: Bogotá, Colombia
WIPO
7 November -
8 November 2017
WIPO Workshop on the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) for Selected Arab PCT Contracting States: The System for Worldwide Filing of Patent Applications
Location: Moroni, Comoros
WIPO
7 November -
9 November 2017
Seminar on the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)
Location: Kyiv, Ukraine
WIPO
8 November 2017Global Challenges Seminar on Vaccines: Accelerating Innovation and Access
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
8 November -
17 November 2017
(ITU-T SG/WP 11) Protocols and test specifications
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
9 November 2017Seminar on the Patent Cooperation Treaty
Location: Lviv, Ukraine
WIPO
9 November -
10 November 2017
Ibero-American Workshop on Enforcementde políticas armónicas
Location: Lima, Peru
WIPO
9 November -
10 November 2017
WIPO Mediation and Arbitration Workshop and WIPO Workshop on ADR for FRAND Disputes
Location: Munich, Germany
WIPO
12 November -
1 December 2017
NEW! - Advanced International Training Program on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources - in Support of Innovation
Location: Stockholm, Sweden
WIPO
13 November -
14 November 2017
National Workshop on Arbitration of Intellectual Property Disputes
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
WIPO
13 November -
14 November 2017
Sub-regional Workshop on IP Enforcement for Customs Officials
Location: Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
WIPO
13 November -
14 November 2017
WIPO-DINAPI National Workshop on IP Enforcement
Location: Asunción, Paraguay
WIPO
13 November -
14 November 2017
WIPO Regional Meeting of the Technology and Innovation Support Centers (TISCs) Staff in the Arab Region
Location: Amman, Jordan
WIPO
13 November -
14 November 2017
WIPO Sub-Regional Workshop 'How to Create and Manage 'Start-Ups'
Location: Belgrade, Serbia
WIPO
13 November -
17 November 2017
IPC Union - IPC Revision Working Group
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
13 November -
17 November 2017
Roving National Workshops on Enhancing the Competiveness of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises by Effective Management of Intellectual Property Assets
Location: Tegucigalpa, Honduras
WIPO
13 November -
17 November 2017
Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
13 November -
17 November 2017
WIPO/IDB REACH/UVI Workshop on Lean Commercialization of Intellectual Property (IP) and Research: An Evidence Based Entrepreneurial Bootcamp
Location: Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
WIPO
14 November -
15 November 2017
Intellectual Property and the Competitiveness of Agro-food related Small and Medium-sized Enterprises
Location: Casablanca, Morocco
WIPO
14 November -
15 November 2017
National Seminar on IP Policy for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs)
Location: Krasnodar, Russian Federation
WIPO
14 November -
15 November 2017
Sub-Regional Seminar on Intellectual Property Policies in Universities and Research Institutions
Location: Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
WIPO
14 November -
17 November 2017
Taller nacional sobre turismo, desarrollo y propiedad intelectual
Location: Ibarra, Ecuador
WIPO
15 November 2017(ITU-T TSB Workshops) Workshop on "Control plane of IMT-2020 and emerging networks. Current issues and the way forward"
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
15 November -
16 November 2017
Third International Innovation Conference on Intellectual Property - Innovations - Quality of Life
Location: Chisinau, Republic of Moldova
WIPO
15 November -
16 November 2017
WIPO Training Workshop on Patent Database Searches and Development of Technology and Innovation Support Centers (TISCs)
Location: Amman, Jordan
WIPO
16 November 2017National Roundtable on Intellectual Property, Tourism and Culture: Policy Options for Sustainable Development in Sri Lanka
Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka
WIPO
17 November 2017Regional Roundtable on the Value of the Marrakesh and Beijing Treaties
Location: Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation
WIPO
20 November 2017(ITU-R SG 5 ) Terrestrial Services
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
20 November 2017NEW! - Launch of the World Intellectual Property Report 2017
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
21 November -
22 November 2017
(ITU-R 1st ITU Inter-regional Workshop on WRC-19 Preparation) 1st ITU Inter-regional Workshop on WRC-19 Preparation
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
21 November -
22 November 2017
NEW! - WIPO-KIPO Joint International Conference on the Madrid System
Location: Seoul, Republic of Korea
WIPO
21 November -
23 November 2017
NEW! - WIPO Technology and Innovation Support Centers (TISCs) Seminar on the Effectiveness of the National Network
Location: Nouakchott, Mauritania
WIPO
22 November 2017(ITU-R WP 1A-1B RG-WPT ) Wireless Power Transmission
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
22 November -
23 November 2017
NEW! - High Level Regional Conference: The Publishing Industry in Africa and its Role in Education and Economic Growth
Location: Yaoundé, Cameroon
WIPO
22 November -
23 November 2017
NEW! - National Workshop on Intellectual Property Policies for Universities and Research Institutions
Location: Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
WIPO
22 November -
23 November 2017
NEW! - Regional Seminar for SMEs on the Role of Trademarks, Collective Marks and Certification Marks in Business Development
Location: Tashkent, Uzbekistan
WIPO
23 November -
30 November 2017
(ITU-R WP 1A) Spectrum Engineering Techniques
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
23 November -
30 November 2017
(ITU-R WP 1B ) Spectrum Management Methodologies and Economic Strategies
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
27 November -
28 November 2017
NEW! - Regional Seminar on IP and Sports for the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) Countries
Location: Jakarta, Indonesia
WIPO
27 November -
28 November 2017
NEW! - WIPO National Seminar on Perspectives and Actual Challenges of the Audiovisual Industry in the Digital Era
Location: Sofia, Bulgaria
WIPO
27 November -
29 November 2017
NEW! - WIPO National Workshop on Building Respect for Intellectual Property (IP) for Members of the Judiciary
Location: Kuwait, Kuwait
WIPO
27 November -
1 December 2017
NEW! - Committee on Development and Intellectual Property (CDIP)
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
27 November -
1 December 2017
NEW! - Locarno Union - Committee of Experts
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
WIPO
27 November -
1 December 2017
NEW! - National Workshop on Tourism, Development and Intellectual Property: The Tourism Industry Perspective
Location: Windhoek, Namibia
WIPO
28 November -
30 November 2017
NEW! - Regional Seminar on Intellectual Property (IP) Management of Origin-Linked Products in the Agro-Export Sector
Location: Guanajuato, Mexico
WIPO
29 November -
6 December 2017
NEW! - Regional Training Course for Staff Members of IT Divisions at the IP Offices of Emerging Countries
Location: Tokyo, Japan
WIPO
30 November 2017(ITU-T SG3 rapporteur group meeting) Rapporteur Group Meeting for Q13/3
Location: ITU Headquarters
ITU
30 November -
1 December 2017
NEW! - A Sub-Regional Meeting for Copyright Authorities of Portuguese-Speaking Countries in Africa and Asia
Location: São Tomé, Sao Tome and Principe
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.