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2008


First, second, third and fourth quarter of 2008

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:

See detailed report of activities during 2008


 

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

Chairman of the Task Force: Mr. Luiz Otávio Ortigao de Sampaio, Second Secretary, PM of Brazil

 

Plenary meetings

20.2. IAEA: Board of Governors, 3-7 March 2008
29.2. IAEA: Board of Governors, 3-7 March 2008
8.4. IAEA: Working Group on TCF targets for 2009-2011 and Indicative Planning Figures for 2012-2013
5.5. IAEA: Board of Governors, PBC Meeting, 5-9 May 2008
6.5. IAEA: Board of Governors, PBC Meeting, 5-9 May 2008
29.5. IAEA: Board of Governors, 2-6 June 2008
27.6. IAEA: TCF targets, 20/20 Report, 52nd IAEA General Conference
25.7. IAEA: TCF targets
31.7. IAEA: TCF targets and funding of Agency-wide Information System for Programme Support(AIPS)
1.8. IAEA: TCF targets and funding of Agency-wide Information System for Programme Support (AIPS)
17.9. IAEA: Board of Governors 22-26 September 2008, and General Conference 29 September – 4 October 2008
20.11. IAEA: TACC Meeting, 24-26 November 2008 and Board of Governors, 27-28 November 2008
3.12. IAEA: Exchange of views with Ambassador Abdul Samad Minty, Governor of South Africa on the IAEA Board of Governors, in connection with his candidature for the post of Director General IAEA

 

Task Force meetings

19.2. IAEA: Board of Governors, 3-7 March 2008
26.2. IAEA: Board of Governors, 3-7 March 2008
29.4. IAEA: Board of Governors, PBC Meeting, 5-9 May 2008
26.5. IAEA: Board of Governors, 2-6 June 2008
28.5. Briefing by Mr. Werner Burkart, DDG on PACT Programme
3.7. G77 and China draft statement on AIPS for extraordinary BOG of 7/7/08
31.7. G77 and China draft statement on TCF targets
16.9. IAEA: Board of Governors 22-26 September 2008, and General Conference 29 September – 4 October 2008
18.11. IAEA: Technical Assistance and Cooperation Committee 24-26 November 2008 and BOG 27-28 November 2008

 

Working Group Meetings

4.2. IAEA: Board of Governors, 3-7 March 2008
11.2. IAEA: Board of Governors, 3-7 March 2008
31.3. IAEA: Working Group on TCF targets for 2009-2011 and Indicative Planning Figures for 2012-2013
3.4. IAEA: Working Group on TCF targets for 2009-2011 and Indicative Planning Figures for 2012-2013
23.4. IAEA: Board of Governors, PBC Meeting, 5-9 May 2008
28.4. IAEA: Board of Governors, PBC Meeting, 5-9 May 2008
15.5. IAEA: Board of Governors, 2-6 June 2008
21.5. IAEA: Board of Governors, 2-6 June 2008
22.7. IAEA: G77 and China draft statement on AIPS for extraordinary BOG of 1/8/08
7.8. IAEA: Open-ended informal working group on the Report of the Commission of Eminent Persons
20.8. IAEA: Open-ended informal working group on the Report of the Commission of Eminent Persons
1.9. IAEA: Board of Governors 22-26 September 2008, and General Conference 29 September – 4 October 2008
2.9. IAEA: Open-ended informal working group on the Report of the Commission of Eminent Persons
9.9. IAEA: Open-ended informal working group on the Report of the Commission of Eminent Persons
11.9. IAEA: Board of Governors 22-26 September 2008, and General Conference 29 September – 4 October 2008
15.9. IAEA: Board of Governors 22-26 September 2008, and General Conference 29 September – 4 October 2008
25.9. IAEA: 52nd General Conference 29 September – 4 October 2008 – Resolutions
26.9. IAEA: 52nd General Conference 29 September – 4 October 2008 – Resolutions
30.9. IAEA: 52nd General Conference 29 September – 4 October 2008 – Resolutions
30.9. IAEA: 52nd General Conference 29 September – 4 October 2008 – Resolutions
1.10. IAEA: 52nd General Conference 29 September – 4 October 2008 – Resolutions
10.11. IAEA: Technical Assistance and Cooperation Committee 24-26 November 2008 and BOG 27-28 November 2008
13.11. IAEA: Technical Assistance and Cooperation Committee 24-26 November 2008 and BOG 27-28 November 2008
10.12. IAEA: 2020 Report


 

United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

Chairman of the Task Force: Ms. Poppy Ravhura, Second Secretary, PM of South Africa

 

Plenary meetings

23.1. Turn-over ceremony of the Chairmanship of the G-77 Vienna Chapter
29.2. UN System-wide Coherence: The Next Steps, 4-5 March 2008
9.5. UNIDO IDB 34th session, 14-16 May 2008
15.5. UNIDO IDB 34th session, 14-16 May 2008
16.5. UNIDO IDB 34th session, 14-16 May 2008
1.9. UNIDO IDB 34th resumed session 2 September 2008 and UNIDO PBC 24th session 3-4 September 2008
2.9. UNIDO IDB 34th resumed session 2 September 2008 and UNIDO PBC 24th session 3-4 September 2008
5.11. Briefing by Ms. F. Haidara, Director, Special Programmes Group, on the LDCs Ministerial Conference
1.12. UNIDO IDB 35th session, 2-4 December 2008

 

Task Force meetings

19.2. UN System-wide Coherence: The Next Steps, 4-5 March 2008
26.2. UN System-wide Coherence: The Next Steps, 4-5 March 2008
23.4. UNIDO IDB 34th session, 14-16 May 2008 – briefing by the UNIDO Secretariat on Implementation of the medium-term programme framework, 2008-11 and UNIDO Secretariat Structure
30.4. UNIDO IDB 34th session, 14-16 May 2008
6.5. UNIDO IDB 34th session, 14-16 May 2008
8.5. UNIDO IDB 34th session, 14-16 May 2008 – dec. on World Food Crises
15.5. UNIDO IDB 34th session, 14-16 May 2008 – dec. on System-wide coherence
16.5. UNIDO IDB 34th session, 14-16 May 2008
15.7. UNIDO IDB 34th resumed session 2 September 2008 and UNIDO PBC 24th session 3-4 September 2008
31.7. UNIDO IDB 34th resumed session 2 September 2008 and UNIDO PBC 24th session 3-4 September 2008
7.8. UNIDO IDB 34th resumed session 2 September 2008 and UNIDO PBC 24th session 3-4 September 2008
14.8. UNIDO IDB 34th resumed session 2 September 2008 and UNIDO PBC 24th session 3-4 September 2008
22.8. UNIDO IDB 34th resumed session 2 September 2008 and UNIDO PBC 24th session 3-4 September 2008
26.8. UNIDO IDB 34th resumed session 2 September 2008 and UNIDO PBC 24th session 3-4 September 2008
28.8. UNIDO IDB 34th resumed session 2 September 2008 and UNIDO PBC 24th session 3-4 September 2008 (briefing by the UNIDO Secretariat on Mission to Nigeria)
29.8. UNIDO IDB 34th resumed session 2 September 2008 and UNIDO PBC 24th session 3-4 September 2008
1.9. UNIDO IDB 34th resumed session 2 September 2008 and UNIDO PBC 24th session 3-4 September 2008
2.9. UNIDO IDB 34th resumed session 2 September 2008 and UNIDO PBC 24th session 3-4 September 2008
11.11. UNIDO IDB 35th session 2-4 December 2008
18.11. UNIDO IDB 35th session 2-4 December 2008
24.11. UNIDO IDB 35th session, 2-4 December 2008
26.11. UNIDO IDB 35th session, 2-4 December 2008

 

Working Group Meetings

16.4. UNIDO: IDB 34th session, 14-16 May 2008
30.4. EU/G77 Working Group on duration of Board Meetings


 

United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV)

Chairperson of the Task Force: Mr. Ali Saryazdi, Second Counsellor, PM of IR of Iran

 

Plenary meetings

23.1. UNODC: Conference of States Parties of United Nations Convention Against Corruption, Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, 28.1-1.2.2008
6.3. UNODC: CND 51st session 10-14.3.08
10.4. UNODC: Briefing by Mr. Antonio Maria Costa on UN.GIFT
10.4. UNODC: CCPCJ, 17th session 14-18 April 2008
27.6. UNODC: Briefing by Mr. A. Finguerut, Chief, Policy Support Section as well as CND high-level segment in 2009 on UNGASS
16.9. UNODC: Briefing by Mr. Antonio Maria Costa
7.10. UNODC: Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime, 4th session, due to take place from 8-17 October 2008
1.12. UNODC: “Topic for the thematic debate for the CCPCJ at its 19th session in 2010”
12.12. UNODC: Briefing of the G77 Chairman’s visit to Iran to see the anti-drug effort

 

Task Force meetings

7.1. UNODC: Conference of States Parties of United Nations Convention Against Corruption, Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, 28.1-1.2.2008
9.1. UNODC: Conference of States Parties of United Nations Convention Against Corruption, Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, 28.1-1.2.2008
11.1. UNODC: Conference of States Parties of United Nations Convention Against Corruption, Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, 28.1-1.2.2008
14.1. UNODC: Conference of States Parties of United Nations Convention Against Corruption, Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, 28.1-1.2.2008
16.1. UNODC: Conference of States Parties of United Nations Convention Against Corruption, Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, 28.1-1.2.2008
18.1. UNODC: Conference of States Parties of United Nations Convention Against Corruption, Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, 28.1-1.2.2008
21.1. UNODC: Reorganization of the Division of Operations – briefing by Mr. B. Frahi, Chief, Partnership in Development Branch
21.1. UNODC: Conference of States Parties of United Nations Convention Against Corruption, Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, 28.1-1.2.2008
6.2. UNODC: UN.GIFT 13-15.02.08; CND 51st session 10-14.3.08; Debriefing of the Conference of States Parties of UNCAC, Bali, 28.1.-1.2.08
21.2. UNODC: CND 51st session 10-14.3.08
27.2. UNODC: CND 51st session 10-14.3.08
3.3. UNODC: CND 51st session 10-14.3.08
5.3. UNODC: CND 51st session 10-14.3.08
6.3. UNODC: CND 51st session 10-14.3.08
12.3. UNODC: CND 51st session 10-14.3.08
14.3. UNODC: CND 51st session 10-14.3.08
27.3. UNODC: CCPCJ, 17th session 14-18 April 2008 and 12th Crime Congress
3.4. UNODC: CCPCJ, 17th session 14-18 April 2008
7.4. UNODC: CCPCJ, 17th session 14-18 April 2008
9.4. UNODC: CCPCJ, 17th session 14-18 April 2008
14.4. UNODC: CCPCJ, 17th session 14-18 April 2008
8.5. UNODC: CND high-level segment in 2009 on UNGASS
9.6. UNODC: CND high-level segment in 2009 on UNGASS
13.6. UNODC: CND high-level segment in 2009 on UNGASS
19.6. UNODC: Briefing session by INCB
8.9. UNODC: Open-ended intergovernmental working group on improving the governance and financial situation of UNODC & Open-ended intergovernmental working group on Asset Recovery and Review of the implementation of the United Nations Convention against Corruption
9.9. UNODC: Open-ended intergovernmental working group on improving the governance and financial situation of UNODC & Open-ended intergovernmental working group on Asset Recovery and Review of the implementation of the United Nations Convention against Corruption
23.9. UNODC: UNCAC: Open-ended Intergovernmental Expert Working Group on Review of the Implementation of the Convention, 22-24 September 2008
23.9. UNODC: UNCAC: Open-ended Intergovernmental Expert Working Group on Review of the Implementation of the Convention, 22-24 September 2008
6.10. UNODC: Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime, 4th session, due to take place from 8-17 October 2008
9.10. UNODC: Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime, 4th session, due to take place from 8-17 October 2008 – G77 and China draft decision
15.10. UNODC: Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime, 4th session, due to take place from 8-17 October 2008 – G77 and China draft decision
28.10. UNODC: Working Group on Finance and Governance; Prep. of the High-level segment of the 52nd session of CND
30.10. UNODC: Informal meeting of the open-ended intergovernmental working group on review of implementation of UNCAC; Joint UNODC-WHO large-scale initiative on drug demand reduction, Action Plan for 2009-2013
18.11. UNODC: Briefing by Mr. Gerra: Joint UNODC-WHO Action Programme on Drug Dependence Treatment, 2009-2013

Working Group Meetings


 

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

Chairman of the Task Force: Mr. Cláudio Medeiros Leopoldino, Second Secretary, PM of Brazil

 

Plenary meetings

8.2. CTBTO: CTBTO: 30th session of Working Group B, 12-29.2.2008
28.5. CTBTO: Joint meetings of Working Groups B and A, 30 May 2008 and 33rd session of Working Group A, 2-4 June 2008
20.6. CTBTO: 30th session of PrepCom, 23-26 June 2008
29.8. CTBTO: 31st session of Working Group B
8.9. CTBTO: Joint meeting of Working Group A and B on Monday 8 September 2008
17.10. CTBTO: Working Group A, 34th session
28.10. CTBTO: Briefing by the Chairperson of the PrepCom and the Executive Secretary
14.11. CTBTO: Preparations for PrepCom 31st session

 

Task Force meetings

1.2. CTBTO: 30th session of Working Group B, 12-29.2.2008
6.2. CTBTO: 30th session of Working Group B, 12-29.2.2008
19.5. CTBTO: Joint meetings of Working Groups B and A, 30 May 2008 and 33rd session of Working Group A, 2-4 June 2008
27.5. CTBTO: Joint meetings of Working Groups B and A, 30 May 2008 and 33rd session of Working Group A, 2-4 June 2008
2.6. CTBTO: Working Group A 33rd session, 2-4 June 2008
18.6. CTBTO: 30th session of PrepCom, 23-26 June 2008
22.8. CTBTO: 31st session of Working Group B
26.8. CTBTO: 31st session of Working Group B
11.9. CTBTO: 31st session of Working Group B – Draft Report of WGB
8.10. CTBTO: Working Group A, 34th session
14.10. CTBTO: Working Group A, 34th session
28.10. CTBTO: Briefing by the Chairperson of the PrepCom and the Executive Secretary; preparations for PrepCom 31st session; Appointment of the External Auditor
7.11. CTBTO: Preparations for PrepCom 31st session
14.11. CTBTO: Preparations for PrepCom 31st session
18.11. CTBTO: Preparations for PrepCom 31st session

 

Working Group Meetings

29.1. CTBTO: 30th session of Working Group B, 12-29.2.2008
15.2. CTBTO: 30th session of Working Group B, 12-29.2.2008
25.4. CTBTO: Initial Draft Programme and Budget for 2009
13.5. CTBTO: Joint meetings of Working Groups B and A, 30 May 2008 and 33rd session of Working Group A, 2-4 June 2008
11.6. CTBTO: 30th session of PrepCom, 23-26 June 2008
24.6. CTBTO: 30th session of PrepCom, 23-26 June 2008
23.7. CTBTO: Appointment of External Auditor for 2009-2010, G77 and China Draft Statement for 31st session of WGB 25.8-12.9.08
21.8. CTBTO: 31st session of Working Group B
3.9. CTBTO: Joint meeting of Working Group A and B on Monday 8 September 2008