Report of Meetings held during 2019

First, second, third and fourth quarter of 2019

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. Amir Saeed, First Secretary, Permanent Mission of Pakistan

Plenary meetings
3.6. Briefing session with Mr. Yukiya Amano, Director General, IAEA

Task Force meetings
15.1. First kick-off meeting to discuss the workplan ahead for 2019
23.1. G-77 and China statement on the Due Account Mechanism during the Informal Meeting of the TACC on 25 January 2019
1.2. G-77 and China statement on the IAEA Informal PBC on 4th February 2019
8.2. Meeting of the Working Group on the Regular Budget and TCF Targets for 2020–2021 taking place on 14 February 2019
13.2. Meeting of the Working Group on the Regular Budget and TCF Targets for 2020–2021 taking place on 14 February 2019
18.2. IAEA Board of Governors Meeting, starting on 4 March 2019
21.2. IAEA Board of Governors Meeting, starting on 4 March 2019
25.2. IAEA Board of Governors Meeting, starting on 4 March 2019
26.2. IAEA Board of Governors Meeting, starting on 4 March 2019 and 2nd Meeting of the Working Group on Working Group on the Regular Budget and TCF Targets for 2020–2021
28.2. 2nd Meeting of the Working Group on Working Group on the Regular Budget and TCF Targets for 2020–2021
6.3. 2nd Meeting of the Working Group on Working Group on the Regular Budget and TCF Targets for 2020–2021
7.3. 2nd Meeting of the Working Group on Working Group on the Regular Budget and TCF Targets for 2020–2021
18.3. Briefing by Mr. Tristan Bauswein, Director of Finance (CFO), Division of Budget and Finance, Department of Management on the Regular Budget and TCF Targets for 2020-2021
20.3. 3rd Meeting of the Working Group on Working Group on the Regular Budget and TCF Targets for 2020–2021
4.4. G-77 - EU Political dialogue
9.4. 4th Meeting of the Working Group on Working Group on the Regular Budget and TCF Targets for 2020–2021
26.4. 5th Meeting of the Working Group on Working Group on the Regular Budget and TCF Targets for 2020–2021
30.4. IAEA Programme and Budget Committee Meeting, starting on 6 May 2019
2.5. IAEA Programme and Budget Committee Meeting, starting on 6 May 2019
3.5. IAEA Programme and Budget Committee Meeting, starting on 6 May 2019
15.5. Informal Meeting of the Technical Assistance and Cooperation Committee (TACC), 16 May 2019

United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

Task Force Leader: Mr. Milton Cohen-Henriquez Pages, Counsellor, Permanent Mission of Panama

Plenary meetings
30.1. G-77 Handover ceremony
8.4. G-77 - EU Political Dialogue
6.5. Briefing session with DG LI Yong on the UNDS Reform and the UNIDO budget

Task Force Meetings
29.1. G-77 and China substantive input by the IDB to the 2019 High-level Political Forum (HLPF), G-77 priorities for the year 2019, Informal Working Group on PBC-related matters
5.2. Briefing by Mr. George Perera, Director of the Department of Finance on the Unutilized Balances (UBs)
6.2. Exchange of views on the UBs
12.2. Continued discussion on UBs
26.2. Briefing by Ms. Alla Metelitsa, Chief, Climate Policy and Partnerships Division
28.3. Briefing by Mr. Bernardo Calzadilla-Sarmiento, Director, Department of Trade, Investment and Innovation on UNIDO's work in the area of Industry 4.0
28.3. Visit to Industry 4.0 Pilot Factory of the Vienna Technical University
3.4. Exchange of views on the UBs and Working Capital Fund (WCF)
9.4. Discussion prior the Informal Working Group on PBC-related matters: Budget discussion (11 April 2019)
24.4. Briefing by Mr. Javier Guarnizo, Director, ODG/EIO and Officer-in-Charge ODG/EIO/IED on, inter alia, Independent Impact Evaluation of UNIDO’s industrial energy efficiency related programmes; Results of the external quality assessment of UNIDO’s internal audit function and other relevant issues, as well as Informal Working Group on PBC-related matters: Budget discussion UBs)
29.4. Briefing by Mr. Ciyong ZOU, Director, PTC/PPF on the impact of the UNDS Reform
2.5. Programme and Budget Committee, 35th session, 14-16 May 2019
7.5. Programme and Budget Committee, 35th session, 14-16 May 2019
8.5. Programme and Budget Committee, 35th session, 14-16 May 2019
9.5. Programme and Budget Committee, 35th session, 14-16 May 2019
13.5. Programme and Budget Committee, 35th session, 14-16 May 2019
14.5. Programme and Budget Committee, 35th session, 14-16 May 2019
15.5. Programme and Budget Committee, 35th session, 14-16 May 2019
16.5. (a.m.) Programme and Budget Committee, 35th session, 14-16 May 2019
16.5. (p.m.) Programme and Budget Committee, 35th session, 14-16 May 2019

Working Group meetings

United Nations Office at Vienna (UNODC)

Task Force Leader: Mr. Ahmed Tareq Ibrahim Maaty, Third Secretary, Permanent Mission of Egypt

Plenary meetings
12.3. UNODC: Commission on Narcotic Drugs, 62nd session, including High-level Segment, 14-22 March 2019 – G-77 and China statement

Task Force meetings
5.3. UNODC: Commission on Narcotic Drugs, 62nd session, including high-level segment, 14-22 March 2019
6.3. UNODC: Commission on Narcotic Drugs, 62nd session, including high-level segment, 14-22 March 2019
7.3. UNODC: Commission on Narcotic Drugs, 62nd session, including high-level segment, 14-22 March 2019
11.3. UNODC: Commission on Narcotic Drugs, 62nd session, including High-level Segment, 14-22 March 2019
3.4. G-77 - EU Political dialogue
8.5. UNODC: Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, 28th session, 20-24 May 2019
13.5. UNODC: Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, 28th session, 20-24 May 2019
16.5. UNODC: Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, 28th session, 20-24 May 2019

COPUOS (Outerspace)

Task Force Leader: Mr. Mahmoud Movahed, Third Secretary, Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran

Plenary meetings

Task Force meetings

30.1. Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space: Scientific and Technical Subcommittee, 56th session, 11-22 February 2019 and Draft Structure for "Space 2030 Agenda"
6.2. Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space: Scientific and Technical Subcommittee, 56th session, 11-22 February 2019 and Draft Structure for "Space 2030 Agenda"
13.2. Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space: Scientific and Technical Subcommittee, 56th session, 11-22 February 2019 and Draft Structure for "Space 2030 Agenda"
25.2. Working Group on "Space 2030 Agenda"
8.3. Working Group on "Space 2030 Agenda", possible G-77 and China statement for the Legal Subcommittee, 58th session, 9-11 April 2019
14.3. Working Group on "Space 2030 Agenda", possible G-77 and China statement for the Legal Subcommittee, 58th session, 9-11 April 2019
25.3. Working Group on "Space 2030 Agenda", possible G-77 and China statement for the Legal Subcommittee, 58th session, 9-11 April 2019
26.3. Working Group on "Space 2030 Agenda", possible G-77 and China statement for the Legal Subcommittee, 58th session, 9-11 April 2019
23.5. OOSA: COmmittee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, 62nd session, 12-21 June 2019

United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL)

Task Force Leader: Mr. Kamel El Abaseeri, Cousellor, Permanent Mission of Egypt

Task Force meetings
27.2. Briefing by Ms. Anna Joubin-Bret, Secretary UNCITRAL on "UNCITRAL and the digital economy: addressing legal challenges"

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

Task Force Leader: Mr. Carlos Garcia Reyes, Minister-Counsellor, Permanent Mission of Guatemala

Plenary meetings

Task Force meetings
19.2. Working Group B, 52nd session, 25 March - 5 April 2019
22.2. G-77 and China inputs to the discussion regarding the functioning of the Advisory Group
18.3. Working Group B, 52nd session, 25 March - 5 April 2019
20.3. Working Group B, 52nd session, 25 March - 5 April 2019

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