Report of Meetings held during 2017

First, second, third and fourth quarter of 2017

Task forces for the UN Vienna-based Organizations were established in order to ensure better coordination of substantive matters related to the work programme of the various organizations:

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

Task Force Leader: Mr. Max FRAGA, Counsellor, Permanent Mission of Brazil

Plenary meetings
4.4. Informal Consultations with the Co-Chairs of the WG on the Regular Budget and Technical Cooperation Fund Targets for 2018-2019
3.5. Informal Consultations with the Co-Chairs of the WG on the Regular Budget and Technical Cooperation Fund Targets for 2018-2019
18.5. Informal Consultations with the Co-Chairs of the WG on the Regular Budget and Technical Cooperation Fund Targets for 2018-2019
7.9. IAEA Nuclear Security Plan 2018-2021
11.9. IAEA Nuclear Security Plan 2018-2021

Task Force meetings
19.1. Preparation for the Informal Meeting of the Programme and Budget Committee of the - The Agency’s Draft Programme and Budget 2018–2019
10.2. Preparation for the Meeting of the Working Group on the Regular Budget and TCF Targets for 2018–2019
13.2. Preparation for the Meeting of the Working Group on the Regular Budget and TCF Targets for 2018–2019
20.2. Preparations for the IAEA March Board, 6-10 March 2017
22.2. Informal Consultations regarding the IAEA Nuclear Security Plan 2018–2021, scheduled for Friday, 24 February 2017, Working Group on the Regular Budget and TCF Targets for 2018–2019, IAEA Board of Governors Meeting, starting on 6 March 2017
23.2. Informal Consultations regarding the IAEA Nuclear Security Plan 2018–2021, scheduled for Friday, 24 February 2017
24.2. IAEA Board of Governors Meeting, starting on 6 March 2017
27.2. IAEA Board of Governors Meeting, starting on 6 March 2017
9.3. Preparation for the Meeting of the Working Group on the Regular Budget and TCF Targets for 2018–2019
14.3. Preparation for the Meeting of the Working Group on the Regular Budget and TCF Targets for 2018–2019
31.3. Exchange of views in preparation of the informal consultation with the Co-Chairs of the WG on the Regular Budget and Technical Cooperation Fund Targets for 2018-2019
4.4. Working Group on the Regular Budget and Technical Cooperation Fund Targets for 2018-2019
20.4. Working Group on the Regular Budget and Technical Cooperation Fund Targets for 2018-2019
27.4. Programme and Budget Committee Meeting, 8-12 May 2017 and 6th meeting of the Working Group on the Regular Budget and Technical Cooperation Fund Targets for 2018-2019
2.5. Programme and Budget Committee Meeting, 8-12 May 2017
3.5. Programme and Budget Committee Meeting, 8-12 May 2017
5.5. To discuss the Group’s position on TCF targets and IPFs, including a consideration of concrete figures
8.5. To discuss the Group’s position on TCF targets and IPFs, including a consideration of concrete figures
9.5. To discuss the Group’s position on TCF targets and IPFs, including a consideration of concrete figures
18.5. Working Group on the Regular Budget and Technical Cooperation Fund Targets for 2018-2019
26.5. Meeting of the Working Group on the Regular Budget and TCF Targets for 2018- 2019 on 29 May 2017 and IAEA Board of Governors Meeting, 12-16 June 2017
2.6. IAEA Board of Governors, 12-16 June 2017
7.6. IAEA Board of Governors, 12-16 June 2017
8.6. IAEA Board of Governors, 12-16 June 2017
3.7. Informal Consultations regarding the IAEA Nuclear Security Plan 2018–2021, which will take place on 6 July 2017 and IAEA General Conference Draft Resolutions, prepared by the Group
18.7. IAEA General Conference Draft Resolutions and meeting with Ms. Ana Raffo, Director, TC/PC
27.7. IAEA General Conference Draft Resolutions
28.7. IAEA General Conference Draft Resolutions
8.8. IAEA General Conference Draft Resolutions
10.8. IAEA General Conference Draft Resolutions
21.8. Informal Consultations regarding the IAEA Nuclear Security Plan 2018–2021
23.8. Informal Consultations regarding the IAEA Nuclear Security Plan 2018–2021
30.8. IAEA General Conference Draft Resolutions - consultations with interested Member States outside the Group and the IAEA Secretariat
31.8. IAEA General Conference Draft Resolutions and IAEA Board of Governors, starting on 11 September 2017
5.9. IAEA General Conference Draft Resolutions and IAEA Board of Governors, starting on 11 September 2017
6.9. IAEA General Conference Draft Resolutions and IAEA Board of Governors, starting on 11 September 2017
7.9. IAEA General Conference Draft Resolutions and IAEA Board of Governors, starting on 11 September 2017
8.9. IAEA General Conference Draft Resolutions and IAEA Board of Governors, starting on 11 September 2017
11.9. IAEA Nuclear Security Plan 2018-2021
12.9. IAEA Nuclear Security Plan 2018-2021
13.9. IAEA General Conference Draft Resolutions
14.9. IAEA General Conference Draft Resolutions - consultations with interested Member States outside the Group and the IAEA Secretariat
15.9. IAEA General Conference Draft Resolutions
18.9. IAEA General Conference Draft Resolutions
19.9. IAEA General Conference Draft Resolutions
20.9. IAEA General Conference Draft Resolutions
20.9. IAEA General Conference Draft Resolutions
21.9. IAEA General Conference Draft Resolutions
21.9. IAEA General Conference Draft Resolutions
7.11. IAEA Technical Assistance and Cooperation Committee, starting on 20 November 2017 and Board of Governors Meeting, starting on 23 November 2017
8.11. IAEA Technical Assistance and Cooperation Committee, starting on 20 November 2017 and Board of Governors Meeting, starting on 23 November 2017
15.11. IAEA Technical Assistance and Cooperation Committee, starting on 20 November 2017 and Board of Governors Meeting, starting on 23 November 2017
17.11. IAEA Technical Assistance and Cooperation Committee, starting on 20 November 2017 and Board of Governors Meeting, starting on 23 November 2017
23.11. IAEA Board of Governors Meeting, starting on 23 November 2017

Friends of the Chair Meetings

United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

Task Force Leader: Mr. Moataz Khaled Aly ABDELHADY, Second Secretary, Permanent Mission of Egypt

Plenary meetings
24.2. G-77 Handover ceremony

Task Force Meetings
8.3. Comments on the Draft Substantive Input to the High-level Political Forum (HLPF) 2017
21.3. UNIDO Programme and Budget for 2018-2019
5.4. UNIDO’s Contribution to the draft substantive input to the high-level political forum 2017
7.4. UNIDO Programme and Budget for 2018-2019
20.4. Discussions and brainstorming on Programme and budgets, 2018-2019, briefing of Mr. Philippe Scholtès, Managing Director PTC
28.4. Discussions and brainstorming on Programme and budgets, 2018-2019, briefing of Mr. Peter Ulbrich, Director Department of Finance
5.5. Programme and Budget Committee Meeting, 33rd session, 16-18 May 2017
8.5. Programme and Budget Committee Meeting, 33rd session, 16-18 May 2017
15.5. Programme and Budget Committee, 33rd session, 16-18 May 2017: Exchange of views on the conclusions submitted from other Regional Groups/delegations
17.5. Programme and Budget Committee 2018-2019, 33rd session, 16 – 18 May 2017
17.5. Programme and Budget Committee 2018-2019, 33rd session, 16 – 18 May 2017
18.5. Programme and Budget Committee 2018-2019, 33rd session, 16 – 18 May 2017
18.5. Programme and Budget Committee 2018-2019, 33rd session, 16 – 18 May 2017
1.6. Industrial Development Board, 45th session, 27-29 June 2017 - briefing by Mr. Philippe Scholtès, Managing Director, PTC
5.6. Industrial Development Board, 45th session, 27-29 June 2017
8.6. Industrial Development Board, 45th session, 27-29 June 2017
16.6. Industrial Development Board, 45th session, 27-29 June 2017
19.6. Industrial Development Board, 45th session, 27-29 June 2017
23.6. Industrial Development Board, 45th session, 27-29 June 2017
11.10. In preparation for the forthcoming UNIDO General Conference, 17th session, 27 November - 1 December 2017, briefing on Circular Economy by Mr. Stephan Sicars, Director PTC/ENV and Ms. Nilgun Tas
20.10. In preparation for the forthcoming UNIDO General Conference, 17th session, 27 November - 1 December 2017 - briefing by Mr. Jaime Moll de Alba, O-i-C, EFR/RPF/OD, who will brief the Group on PCPs and Mr. Bernardo Calzadilla-Sarmiento, Director, PTC/TII who will speak about the activities of the Department of Trade, Investment and Innovation
24.10. Preparation for the forthcoming UNIDO General Conference, 17th session, 27 November - 1 December 2017
31.10. Preparation for the forthcoming UNIDO General Conference, 17th session, 27 November - 1 December 2017
16.11. Presentation by Mr. Kai Bethke, Director, Department of External Relations (EFR/ETR) and Mr. Jason Slater, Chief, Corporate Communications and Media Relations Division on the preparation of the forthcoming UNIDO General Conference, 17th session, 27 November – 1 December 2017 and G-77 and China draft statements
21.11. Preparation of the forthcoming UNIDO General Conference, 17th session, 27 November – 1 December 2017 and G-77 and China draft statements
23.11. Briefing provided by Mr. Vicente Paolo YU, Deputy Executive Director, Coordinator, Global Governance for Development Programme and Ms. Kinda Mohamadieh, Senior Researcher, South Center Geneva on the reform of investor-state dispute settlement and the new mandate entrusted to UNCITRAL
28.11. UNIDO General Conference, 17th session, 27 November – 1 December 2017
29.11. UNIDO General Conference, 17th session, 27 November – 1 December 2017
30.11. UNIDO General Conference, 17th session, 27 November – 1 December 2017

Working Group meetings

United Nations Office at Vienna (UNODC)

Task Force Leader: Mr. Jawad ALI, First Secretary, Permanent Mission of Pakistan

Plenary meetings

Task Force meetings
27.2. UNODC:60th session of the CND, 14-17 March 2017
6.3. UNODC: 60th session of the CND, 14-17 March 2017
7.3. UNODC: 60th session of the CND, 14-17 March 2017
9.3. UNODC: 60th session of the CND, 14-17 March 2017
27.4. UNODC: 26th session of the CCPCJ, 22-26 May 2017
10.5. UNODC: 26th session of the CCPCJ, 22-26 May 2017
26.9. 1. UNODC: Seventh Session of the Conference of the States Parties to the UN Convention against Corruption, 6-10 November 2017
16.10. UNODC: Seventh Session of the Conference of the States Parties to the UN Convention against Corruption, 6-10 November 2017
17.10. UNODC: Seventh Session of the Conference of the States Parties to the UN Convention against Corruption, 6-10 November 2017
18.10. UNODC: Seventh Session of the Conference of the States Parties to the UN Convention against Corruption, 6-10 November 2017
24.11. UNODC: Joint meetings of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, reconvened 26th session and the Commission on Narcotic Drugs, reconvened 60th session, 7 – 8 December 2017

COPUOS (Outerspace)

Task Force Leader: Ms. Ana Maricela AVILA BECERRIL, Counsellor, Permanent Mission of Costa Rica

Plenary meetings

Task Force meetings

14.3. OOSA: Committee on the Peaceful uses of Outer Space: Legal Subcommittee 55th session, 27 March - 7 April 2017
22.3. OOSA: Committee on the Peaceful uses of Outer Space: Legal Subcommittee 55th session, 27 March - 7 April 2017
15.5. OOSA: Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space: Working Group on the Long-term Sustainability of Outer Space Activities, 4th Intersessional Meeting, 5-16 June 2017
26.5. OOSA: Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space: Working Group on the Long-term Sustainability of Outer Space Activities, 4th Intersessional Meeting, 5-16 June 2017
30.5. OOSA: Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space: Working Group on the Long-term Sustainability of Outer Space Activities, 4th Intersessional Meeting, 5-16 June 2017
29.9. OOSA: Fifth Intersessional Meeting of the Working Group on the Long-term Sustainability of Outer Space Activities, 2-6 October 2017

Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO)

Task Force Leader: Ms. Sharon HO, Counsellor, Permanent Mission of Malaysia

Plenary meetings

Task Force meetings
15.2. Preparations of Working Group B, 48th session, 20 February - 3 March 2017
17.2. Preparations of Working Group B, 48th session, 20 February - 3 March 2017
25.5. Preparations of Working Group A, 29-31 May 2017
19.6. Preparations of PrepCom, 48th session, 22-23 June 2017
16.8. Preparations for Working Group B, 49th session, 21-31 August 2017
18.10. Briefing by Dr. Mohammad Hassan DARYAEI, newly appointed Special Assistant of the Executive Secretary, about the latest developments regarding consultations on MTS and preparations for Working Group A, 52th session, 23-25 October 2017
9.11. Preparations for PrepCom, 49th session, 13-15 November 2017


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