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2021

First, second, third and fourth quarter of 2021

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:  Ms. Masenoametsi LETLALA,  First Secretary, Permanent Mission of South Africa (January-end June) & Mr. Mahmoud HAMDY, Counsellor, Permanent Mission of Egypt (July-December)

Plenary meetings

18.6. Briefing by the IAEA Secretariat on NUTECH Plastics Initiative

Task Force meetings

3.2. IAEA: The Agency’s Draft Programme and Budget 2022–2023

16.2.  Briefing with acting DDG Mr. Tristan Bauswein and Director of Division of Budget and Finance on The Agency’s Draft Programme and Budget 2022-2023

18.2. First Meeting of the Working Group on the Regular Budget and TCF Targets for 2022-2023 on Monday, 22 February 2021 and IAEA Board of Governors Meeting, 1-5 March 2021

19.2. IAEA Board of Governors Meeting, 1-5 March 2021

4.3.  Second Meeting of the Working Group on the Regular Budget and TCF Targets for 2022-2023 on Tuesday, 9 March 2021

18.3. Third Meeting of the Working Group on the Regular Budget and TCF Targets for 2022-2023 on Monday, 22 March 2021

6.4. Exchange of views preparatory to the meeting with the Co-Chairs of the Working Group on the Regular Budget and TCF Targets for 2022-2023

9.4. Fourth Meeting of the Working Group on the Regular Budget and TCF Targets for 2022-2023 on Monday, 12 April 2021

19.4. Fifth Meeting of the Working Group on the Regular Budget and TCF Targets for 2022-2023 on Tuesday, 20 April 2021

21.4. Informal Consultations regarding the IAEA Nuclear Security Plan 2022–2025

22.4. IAEA Board of Governors Programme Budget Committee, 4-6 May 2021

23.4. IAEA Board of Governors Programme Budget Committee, 4-6 May 2021

26.4. IAEA Board of Governors Programme Budget Committee, 4-6 May 2021

27.4. Sixth Meeting of the Working Group on the Regular Budget and TCF Targets for 2022-2023 on Wednesday, 28 April 2021

19.5. Discuss the Group’s position on the General Conference 65th G-77 Draft Resolutions

25.5. IAEA Board of Governors, 7-11 June 2021 

26.5. IAEA Board of Governors, 7-11 June 2021

27.5. IAEA Board of Governors, 7-11 June 2021

1.6. Discuss the Group’s position on the General Conference 65th G-77 Draft Resolutions

3.6. IAEA Board of Governors, 7-11 June 2021

28.6. Discuss the G-77 and China statement for the Informal Consultation Meeting on the Draft Nuclear Security Plan 2022-2025 on 29 June 2021

29.6. IAEA GC.65, 20-24 September 2021 – G-77 and China draft resolutions

5.7. IAEA General Conference: G-77 and China Draft Resolutions 

10.8. IAEA General Conference: G-77 and China Draft Resolutions (virtual)

12.8. IAEA General Conference: G-77 and China Draft Resolutions (virtual)

17.8. IAEA General Conference: G-77 and China Draft Resolutions (virtual)

19.8. IAEA General Conference: G-77 and China Draft Resolutions (virtual)

24.8. IAEA General Conference: G-77 and China Draft Resolutions with interested delegations outside the Group

25.8. IAEA General Conference: G-77 and China Draft Resolutions with interested delegations outside the Group

31.8. IAEA General Conference: G-77 and China Draft Resolutions with interested delegations outside the Group

Working Group

23.6. Coordination meeting on G-77 and China draft resolutions

8.7. Meeting with the IAEA Secretariat (TC) Department in preparation of the IAEA General Conference

 

United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

Task Force Leader: Mr.  Bolivar BAO, First Secretary, Permanent Mission of the Philippines  

Plenary meetings

15.1. G-77 Handover Ceremony

30.3. Presentation of Dr. Arkebe Oqubay (Ethiopia), candidate for the post of the Director General of UNIDO

7.5. Presentation of Mr. Bernardo Calzadilla Sarmiento (Bolivia, Plurinational State of), candidate for the post of the Director General of UNIDO 

23.6. Presentation of Dr. Gerd Müller (Germany), candidate for the post of the Director General of UNIDO

1.7. Exchange of views on a possible endorsement of G-77 candidates for the post of Director General for UNIDO

12.7. UNIDO DG election process and exchange of views on a possible endorsement of a G-77 candidate

Task Force meetings

11.5. UNIDO PBC, 34th session, 26-28 May 2021

17.5. UNIDO PBC, 34th session, 26-28 May 2021

18.5. UNIDO PBC, 34th session, 26-28 May 2021

25.5. UNIDO PBC, 34th session, 26-28 May 2021

30.6. UNIDO IDB, 49th session, 12-15 July 2021

5.7. Presentation of Dr. Arkebe Oqubay (Ethiopia), candidate for the post of the Director General of UNIDO with the Task Force

5.7. UNIDO IDB, 49th session 12-15 July 2021

8.7. Presentation of Mr. Bernardo Calzadilla Sarmiento (Bolivia, Plurinational State of), candidate for the post of the Director General of UNIDO 

Working Group meetings

26.1. Meeting of all the G-77 Task Force Coordinators on the work programme for 2021 and the Chairperson of the Group

 

United Nations Office at Vienna (UNODC)

Task Force Leader:  Mr. Carlos GARCÍA REYES, Minister, Permanent Mission of Guatemala   

Plenary meetings

2.3. Exchange views and explore ways on the way forward to be able to come up with common positions in the coming months

1.4. Presentation of H.E. Ambassador Julia Emma Villatoro Tario, Permanent Representative of El Salvador, as candidate for the chairmanship for the “Ad Hoc Committee to Elaborate a Comprehensive International Convention on Countering the Use of Information and Communications Technologies for Criminal Purposes”, to the members of the Group

Task Force meetings

18.2. a.m. UNODC: Fourteenth UN Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, Kyoto, Japan 7-12 March 2021

18.2. p.m.  UNODC: Fourteenth UN Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, Kyoto, Japan 7-12 March 2021

25.3. UNODC: 64th session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND), 12-16 April 2021

29.3. UNODC: 64th session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND), 12-16 April 2021

6.5. UNODC: 30th session of the Crime Commission and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ), 17-21 May 2021

10.5. UNODC: 30th session of the Crime Commission and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ), 17-21 May 2021

11.5. UNODC: 30th session of the Crime Commission and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ), 17-21 May 2021

 

Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS)

Task Force Leader:  Mr. Patricio URUEÑA PALACIO,  Third Secretary, Permanent Mission of Argentina  

Plenary meetings

Task Force meetings

 7.4. UNOOSA: Scientific and Technical Subcommittee: 19–30 April 2021

13.4. UNOOSA: Scientific and Technical Subcommittee: 19-30 April 2021

21.5. UNOOSA: Legal Subcommittee, 60th session: 31 May – 11 June 2021

26.5. UNOOSA: Legal Subcommittee, 60th session: 31 May – 11 June 2021

 

United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL)

Task Force Leader:  Mr. Zainal Izran ZAHARI, Minister, Permanent Mission of Malaysia 

Task Force meetings

15.2. Briefing by the Secretariat on the work of UNCITRAL in 2021 

15.6. Briefing by the Secretariat on the work of the 54th Commission session, 28 June – 16 July 2021

29.6. Briefing with Ms. Kinda Mohamadieh, Third World Network Geneva, on the work of the 54th Commission session, 28 June – 16 July 2021 (Working Group III)

 

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

Task Force Leader:  Mr. Elyes LAKHAL, Counsellor, Permanent Mission of Tunisia

Plenary meetings

16.6. Briefing by H.E. Mr. Mikhail Ivanovich ULYANOV, Permanent representative of the Russian Federation on the Procedure for the appointment of Chairperson and Vice Chairperson of the Advisory Group – Russian proposal to be shared with G-77 Members

Task Force meetings

22.1. CTBTO  resumed 55th session of the PrepCom, 27 January 2021

24.1. CTBTO  resumed 55th session of the PrepCom, 27 January 2021

2.3. CTBTO  Working Group B, 56th session, 8-19 March 2021

27.5. CTBTO Working Group A, 59th session, 31 May – 4 June 2021

17.6. CTBTO Preparatory Commission, 56th session, 21-25 June 2021