UNITED

NATIONS

 

 

 

TD

 

 

 

United Nations

Conference

on Trade and

Development

Distr.

GENERAL

 

TD/B/INF.200

24 October 2003

 

Original: ENGLISH

 

 

 

 

 

 

UNCTAD Calendar of Meetings

 

 

 

 

 

 

Note

 

The present note contains UNCTAD’s calendar of meetings for the remainder of 2003 and for the first half of 2004, as well as an indicative calendar for the remainder of 2004.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

UNCTAD CALENDAR OF MEETINGS [1]

 

Calendar of meetings for the remainder of 2003

 

Preparatory process for UNCTAD XI (regional groups)

           22 and 24 October

 

Expert Meeting on FDI and Development (DITE)

           29-31 October

 

Preparatory Committee for UNCTAD XI

           7 November

 

 

 

 

Preparatory Committee for UNCTAD XI

           17–21 November

 

Expert Meeting on Market Entry Conditions Affecting Competitiveness and Exports of Goods and Services of Developing Countries: Large Distribution Networks, Taking into Account the Special Needs of LDCs (DITC)

           26-28 November

 

 

 

 

Commission on Enterprise, Business Facilitation and Development, eighth session (SITE)

           12-15 January  

 


 

Calendar of meetings for the first half of 2004

Slot for preparatory process for UNCTAD XI

          16 January

Slot for preparatory process for UNCTAD XI             

          19-22 January

Commission on Investment, Technology and Related Financial Issues, eighth session (DITE)

          26-30 January

Slot for preparatory process for UNCTAD XI

          2-6 February

Commission on Trade in Goods and Services and Commodities, eighth session (DITC)

          9-13 February

Slot for preparatory process for UNCTAD XI

          23-27 February

Slot for preparatory process for UNCTAD XI

          1-5 March

TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT BOARD, executive session (reports of Commissions)

          10-12 March

Slot for preparatory process for UNCTAD XI

          22-26 March

Slot for preparatory process for UNCTAD XI

          29 March-2 April

Slot for preparatory process for UNCTAD XI

          19-23 April

Joint Advisory Group on the International Trade Centre UNCTAD/WTO, thirty-eighth session [2]

          26-30 April

Slot for preparatory process for UNCTAD XI

          3-7 May

TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT BOARD, twenty-first special session

          10-11 May

UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT, eleventh session

          13-18 June

   São Paulo (Brazil)

 

 

Indicative calendar of meetings for the remainder of 2004 1

 

Intergovernmental Group of Experts on Competition Law

And Policy, sixth session

                      7-9 July

Slot for meeting

                      12-16 July

                         (3 days)

International Tropical Timber Organization, Council Meeting

 

                      20-23 July

United Nations Conference on International Tropical Timber – renegotiation

                        26-30 July

Working Party on the Medium-Term Plan and Programme Budget

                        13-17 September

Slot for meeting

                        20-24 September

                           (3 days)

Slot for meeting

                        27 September-

                        1 October

   (3 days)

TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT BOARD, fifty-first regular session

                      4-15 October

                     

 

 

Intergovernmental Working Group of Experts on International Standards of Accounting and Reporting, twenty-first session

                      27-29 October

 

Slot for meeting

 

                      1-5 November

                         (3 days)

Slot for meeting

 

                     8-12 November

                         (3 days)

Slot for meeting

 

                     22-26 November

                         (3 days)

Slot for meeting

 

                      29 November-

                      3 December

                         (3 days)

Slot for meeting

                      6-10 December

                         (3 days)

 

 

Provision for other meetings

 

Trade and Development Board, executive sessions        As required; up to 18 half-day meetings 3

 

Commodity and other conferences 4                              As required; up to 60 half-day meetings

 

Consultations of the President of the Board                   As required; up to 60 half-daymeetings

 

Seminars and study groups                                            As required; up to 40 half-day meetings

 

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3  Includes provision for an executive session on the LDC Report 2004.

4       Subject to request from the relevant body or the General Assembly.

 



1  Unless otherwise indicated, all meetings will be held in Geneva. All meetings listed are subject to a written notification, which is normally dispatched six weeks before the opening date.

1 Unless otherwise indicated, all meetings will be held in Geneva. All meetings listed are subject to a written notification, which is normally dispatched six weeks before the opening date.

 

[2] Listed for information only.


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