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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 (January – July) and Mr. Taghi M. Ferami, Counsellor, Permanent Mission of the IR of Iran (August-December)

 

Plenary meetings

30.5. Due Account Mechanism

14.6. Briefing session with Mr. Dazhu Yang, Deputy Director General (TC) on behalf of Mr. Yukiya Amano, Director General, IAEA

9.9. Briefing session with H.E. Ambassador Rafael Grossi, Permanent Representative of Argentina, candidate for the post of Director General of the IAEA
12.9. Briefing session with Mr. Cornel Feruta, IAEA Acting Director General, candidate for the post of Director General of the IAEA
20.9. Briefing session with Dr. Lassina Zerbo, Executive Secretary of CTBTO, candidate for the post of  Director General of the IAEA
20.9. Briefing session with Dr. Marta Žiaková, Chairperson of the Nuclear Regulatory Authority of Slovakia, candidate for the post of Director General of the IAEA
23.10. Candidatures to the position of the Director General of the 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

28.5. 6th Working Group on Budget and TCF targets for 2020–2021 on 29 May 2019

29.5. IAEA Board of Governors, 10-14 June 2019

30.5. IAEA Board of Governors, 10-14 June 2019

4.6. 8th Working Group on Budget and TCF targets for 2020–2021 on 6 June 2019

7.6. IAEA Board of Governors, 10-14 June 2019

13.6. Methodology of work for the 63rd IAEA General Conference G-77 Draft Resolutions

4.7. IAEA General Conference Draft Resolutions, Technical Cooperation

8.7. IAEA General Conference Draft Resolutions, Technical Cooperation

10.7. IAEA General Conference Draft Resolutions, Technical Cooperation

15.7. IAEA General Conference Draft Resolutions, Technical Cooperation

24.7. IAEA General Conference Draft Resolutions, Technical Cooperation

29.7. IAEA General Conference Draft Resolutions, Technical Cooperation

31.7. IAEA General Conference Draft Resolutions, Technical Cooperation

5.8. IAEA General Conference Draft Resolutions

7.8. IAEA General Conference Draft Resolutions, Technical Cooperation – meeting with interested delegations outside the Group

13.8. IAEA General Conference G-77 Draft Resolutions

19.8. IAEA General Conference G-77 Draft Resolutions

23.8. IAEA General Conference G-77 Draft Resolutions

26.8. IAEA General Conference G-77 Draft Resolutions

28.8. IAEA General Conference G-77 Draft Resolutions

2.9. IAEA General Conference G-77 Draft Resolutions

4.9. IAEA General Conference G-77 Draft Resolutions

6.9. IAEA General Conference G-77 Draft Resolutions

9.9. IAEA General Conference G-77 Draft Resolutions

10.9. IAEA General Conference G-77 Draft Resolutions

11.9. IAEA General Conference G-77 Draft Resolutions

12.9. IAEA General Conference G-77 Draft Resolutions

8.11. Draft Statement for the Technical Assistance and Co-operation Committee, 18-20 November 2019

12.11. Draft Statement for the Technical Assistance and Co-operation Committee, 18-20 November 2019


 

United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

Task Force Leader: Mr. Milton Cohen-Henriquez Pages, Counsellor, Permanent Mission of Panama (January-July) and Ms. Jane Makori, Counsellor, Permanent Mission of Kenya

 

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

11.6. UNIDO Budget Consultations

20.6. Industrial Development Board, 47th session, 1-3 July 2019

25.6. Industrial Development Board, 47th session, 1-3 July 2019

26.6. Industrial Development Board, 47th session, 1-3 July 2019

27.6. Industrial Development Board, 47th session, 1-3 July 2019   

28.6. Industrial Development Board, 47th session, 1-3 July 2019

2.7. Industrial Development Board, 47th session, 1-3 July 2019

3.7. a.m. Industrial Development Board, 47th session, 1-3 July 2019

3.7. p.m. Industrial Development Board, 47th session, 1-3 July 2019

29.7. Consultations on the Programme and Budgets 2020-2021

31.7. (a.m.) Consultations on the Programme and Budgets 2020-2021

31.7. (p.m.) Consultations on the Programme and Budgets 2020-2021

14.8. Consultations on the Programme and Budgets 2020-2021

19.8. Consultations on the Programme and Budgets 2020-2021

21.8. Consultations on the Programme and Budgets 2020-2021

27.8. Consultations on the Programme and Budgets 2020-2021

9.10. Preparations related to the UNIDO General Conference, 18th session, 3-7 November 2019

15.10. Draft Statement for the UNIDO General Conference, 18th session, 3-7 November 2019

11.12. Participation of H.E. Ambassador Omar Amer Youssef at an ambassadorial meeting of the Geneva Chapter related to the upcoming Fifteenth Session of the UNCTAD

 


 

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

24.9. FINGOV matters
21.10. FINGOV, UNTOC Review Mechanism, 2020 Crime Congress
14.11. UNCAC resolutions by G-77 members, Crime Congress 2020 G-77 position
19.11. UNCAC resolutions by G-77 members, Crime Congress 2020 G-77 position
3.12. UNCAC resolutions by G-77 members, Draft Statement for the reconvened session of CCPCJ and CND
6.12. Draft Statement for the upcoming session of UNCAC

12.12. UNCAC resolutions by G-77 members


 

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

29.5. OOSA: Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, 62nd session, 12-21 June 2019

4.6. OOSA: Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, 62nd session, 12-21 June 2019

20.8. Working Group B, 53rd session, 26 August – 6 September 2019
3.10. Omnibus Resolution on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space
24.10. Omnibus Resolution on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space
13.11. General discussion of matters related to the Scientific and Technical Sub-Committee Preparations
27.11. General discussion of matters related to the Scientific and Technical Sub-Committee Preparations

19.12. General discussion of matters related to the Scientific and Technical Sub-Committee


 

United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL)

Task Force Leader: Mr. Kamel El Abaseeri, Counselor, 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”

16.7. United Nations Commission on International Trade Law, 52nd session, 8-26 July 2019


 

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

22.11. Preparatory Commission, 53rd session, 25-27 November 2019

 

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

23.5. Working Group A, 55th session, 27-29 May 2019

12.6. PrepCom 52nd session, 17-18 June 2019

20.8. Working Group B, 53rd session, 26 August – 6 September 2019
21.10. Preparations related to CTBTO Working Group A, 56th session, 28-30 October 2019
19.11. Draft Statement for the Preparatory Commission, 53rd session, 25-27 November 2019