TENTATIVE & PROVISIONAL
PROGRAMME OF WORK : WEEK OF 3 – 10 OCTOBER 2008
• FIFTH
COMMITTEE • SIXTYTHIRD
SESSION • MAIN PART*
FRI 
3 Oct 
10AM – 1PM 
MON 
6 Oct 
10AM – 1PM 
TUES 
7 Oct 
10AM – 1PM 
WED 
8 Oct 
10AM – 1PM 
THURS 
9 Oct 
10AM – 1PM 
FRI 
10 Oct 
10AM – 1PM 
1^{st} Formal Meeting FOLLOWED BY BRIEFING 
2^{nd} Formal Meeting Followed by informal
consultations 
3^{rd} Formal Meeting 2] 118. Programme budget: biennium 20082009 Followed by informal
consultations 
4^{th} Formal Meeting 2] 117. Review of efficiency Followed by informal
consultations 
5^{th} Formal Meeting 2] 117. Review of efficiency Followed by informal
consultations 117. Review of efficiency: 
Informal consultations 


3 – 6PM 
3 – 6PM 
3 – 6PM 
3 – 6PM 
3 – 6PM 

BRIEFING 
BRIEFINGS: Capital Master Plan 
TO BE DETERMINED 
Informal consultations 
Informal consultations 117. Review of efficiency: IAAC annual report: A/63/328 [Section III, Part A, B, C] 
All Formal
Meetings take place in Conference Room 3.  Informal consultations
take place in Conference Room 5.  Informal informals take place after
6PM & in Conference Room 5, unless indicated otherwise.
*AS APPROVED BY
THE BUREAU AND REFLECTING MOST UPTODATE INFORMATION
TENTATIVE & PROVISIONAL
PROGRAMME OF WORK : WEEK OF 13 – 17 OCTOBER 2008 • FIFTH
COMMITTEE • SIXTY
THIRD SESSION • MAIN PART*
MON 
13 Oct 
10AM – 1PM 
TUES 
14 Oct 
10AM – 1PM 
WED 
15 Oct 
10AM – 1PM 
THURS 
16 Oct 
10AM – 1PM 
FRI 
17 Oct 
10AM – 1PM 
Informal consultations 
6^{th} Formal Meeting 
7^{th} Formal Meeting 2] 119. Programme planning A/63/16;
A/63/6,
Prog.1,
2,
3,
4,
5,
6,
7,
8,
9,
10,
11,
12,
13,
14,
15,
16,
17
(Corr.1: AEC),
18
(Corr.1: F),
19,
20,
21,
22,
23
(Corr.1),
24,
25,
26,
27;
A/63/70 Followed by informal consultations 
8^{th} Formal Meeting Followed by informal
consultations 
Informal consultations 

3 – 6PM 
3 – 6PM 
3 – 6PM 
3 – 6PM 
3 – 6PM 

Informal consultations 128. Report on OIOS activities A/63/302(Part
I), (Part
I)/Add.1, (Part
I)/Add.2 117. Review of efficiency: IAAC annual report: A/63/328 [Section III, Part A,
B, C] 
Informal consultations 
TO BE DETERMINED 
Informal consultations 
Informal consultations Closing date for nomination 
All Formal
Meetings take place in Conference Room 3.  Informal consultations
take place in Conference Room 5.  Informal informals take place after
6PM & in Conference Room 5, unless indicated otherwise.
*AS APPROVED BY
THE BUREAU AND REFLECTING MOST UPTODATE INFORMATION
TENTATIVE & PROVISIONAL
PROGRAMME OF WORK WEEK OF 20 – 24 OCTOBER 2008
• FIFTH
COMMITTEE • SIXTY
THIRD SESSION • MAIN PART*
MON 
20 Oct 
10AM – 1PM 
TUES 
21 Oct 
10AM – 1PM 
WED 
22 Oct 
10AM – 1PM 
THURS 
23 Oct 
10AM – 1PM 
FRI 
24 Oct 
10AM – 1PM 
Informal consultations 128. Report on OIOS activities A/63/302(Part
I), (Part
I)/Add.1, (Part
I)/Add.2 117. Review of efficiency: IAAC annual report: A/63/328 [Section III, Part A, B, C] 
9^{th} Formal Meeting Followed by informal
consultations 
10^{th} Formal Meeting Followed by informal
consultations 
11^{th} Formal Meeting Followed by informal
consultations 128. Report on OIOS activities A/63/369;
A/63/331;
A/63/490;
A/63/492;
A/63/167,
Add.1;
A/63/329,
Add.1;
A/63/328 [Section III, Part C] 
Informal consultations 

3 – 6PM 
3 – 6PM 
3 – 6PM 
3 – 6PM 
3 – 6PM 

Informal consultations 
Informal consultations 119. Programme planning A/63/16;
A/63/6,
Prog.1,
2,
3,
4,
5,
6,
7,
8,
9,
10,
11,
12,
13,
14,
15,
16,
17
(Corr.1: AEC),
18
(Corr.1: F),
19,
20,
21,
22,
23
(Corr.1),
24,
25,
26,
27;
A/63/70 
TO BE DETERMINED 
Informal consultations 119. Programme planning A/63/16;
A/63/6,
Prog.1,
2,
3,
4,
5,
6,
7,
8,
9,
10,
11,
12,
13,
14,
15,
16,
17
(Corr.1: AEC),
18
(Corr.1: F),
19,
20,
21,
22,
23
(Corr.1),
24,
25,
26,
27;
A/63/70 
Informal consultations 
All Formal
Meetings take place in Conference Room 3.  Informal consultations
take place in Conference Room 5.  Informal informals take place after
6PM & in Conference Room 5, unless indicated otherwise.
*AS APPROVED BY
THE BUREAU AND REFLECTING MOST UPTODATE INFORMATION
TENTATIVE & PROVISIONAL
PROGRAMME OF WORK WEEK OF 27 – 31 OCTOBER 2008
• FIFTH
COMMITTEE • SIXTY
THIRD SESSION • MAIN PART
MON 
27 Oct 
10AM – 1PM 
TUES 
28 Oct 
10AM – 1PM 
WED 
29 Oct 
10AM – 1PM 
THURS 
30 Oct 
10AM – 1PM 
FRI 
31 Oct 
10AM – 1PM 
12^{th} Formal Meeting Followed by informal
consultations 
13^{th} Formal Meeting 2] 118.
Programme budget: 200809 Followed by informal
consultations 
Informal consultations 
Informal consultations 
14^{th} Formal Meeting Followed by informal
consultations 

3 – 6PM 
3 – 6PM 
3 – 6PM 
3 – 6PM 
3 – 6PM 

Informal consultations 117. Review of efficiency 
Informal consultations 
TO BE DETERMINED 
Informal consultations 
Informal consultations 117. Review of efficiency 
All Formal
Meetings take place in Conference Room 3.  Informal consultations
take place in Conference Room 5.  Informal informals take place after
6PM & in Conference Room 5, unless indicated otherwise.
*AS APPROVED BY
THE BUREAU AND REFLECTING MOST UPTODATE INFORMATION
TENTATIVE & PROVISIONAL
PROGRAMME OF WORK : WEEK OF 3 – 7 NOVEMBER 2008
• FIFTH
COMMITTEE • SIXTYTHIRD
SESSION • MAIN PART
MON 
3 Nov 
10AM – 1PM 
TUES 
4 Nov 
10AM – 1PM 
WED 
5 Nov 
10AM – 1PM 
THURS 
6 Nov 
10AM – 1PM 
FRI 
7 Nov 
10AM – 1PM 
Informal consultations 10AM – 12PM 12
– 1PM 
Informal consultations 
Informal consultations 
910AM 10AM 2] 118. Programme budget: 0809 3] 127. Administrative &
budgetary coordination UN & Specialized Agencies & IAEA A/63/185 
16^{th} Formal Meeting (a) ACABQ A/63/101;
A/C.5/63/4 (b) Committee on Contributions A/63/102;
A/C.5/63/5 (c)
Investments Committee A/63/103;
A/C.5/63/6 (e)
International Civil Service Commission A/63/104;
A/C.5/63/7 (f)
United Nations Staff Pension Committee A/63/105;
A/C.5/63/8,
Corr.1 (E) Followed by informal
consultations 

3 – 6PM 
3 – 6PM 
3 – 6PM 
3 – 6PM 
3 – 6PM 

Informal consultations 117. Review of efficiency 
Informal consultations 
TO BE DETERMINED 
Informal consultations 
Informal consultations 
All Formal
Meetings take place in Conference Room 3.  Informal consultations
take place in Conference Room 5.  Informal informals take place after
6PM & in Conference Room 5, unless indicated otherwise.
*AS APPROVED BY
THE BUREAU AND REFLECTING MOST UPTODATE INFORMATION
TENTATIVE & PROVISIONAL
PROGRAMME OF WORK : WEEK OF 10 – 14 NOVEMBER 2008 • FIFTH
COMMITTEE • SIXTY
THIRD SESSION • MAIN PART
MON 
10 Nov 
10AM – 1PM 
TUES 
11 Nov 
10AM – 1PM 
WED 
12 Nov 
10AM – 1PM 
THURS 
13 Nov 
10AM – 1PM 
FRI 
14 Nov 
10AM – 1PM 
Informal consultations 
Informal consultations 
Informal consultations 
17^{th} Formal Meeting – Contracts A/63/298 
18^{th} Formal Meeting Followed by informal
consultations 

3 – 6PM 
3 – 6PM 
3 – 6PM 
3 – 6PM 
3 – 6PM 

Informal consultations 
Informal consultations 
TO BE DETERMINED 
Informal consultations 
Informal consultations 
All Formal
Meetings take place in Conference Room 3.  Informal consultations
take place in Conference Room 5.  Informal informals take place after
6PM & in Conference Room 5, unless indicated otherwise.
*AS APPROVED BY
THE BUREAU AND REFLECTING MOST UPTODATE INFORMATION
TENTATIVE & PROVISIONAL
PROGRAMME OF WORK : WEEK OF 17 – 21 NOVEMBER 2008 • FIFTH
COMMITTEE • SIXTY
THIRD SESSION • MAIN PART
MON 
17 Nov 
10AM – 1PM 
TUES 
18 Nov 
10AM – 1PM 
WED 
19 Nov 
10AM – 1PM 
THURS 
20 Nov 
10AM – 1PM 
FRI 
21 Nov 
10AM – 1PM 
Informal consultations – Contracts A/63/298;
A/62/274;
A/61/861;
A/61/850;
A/61/732; A/61/30/Add.1. 
Informal consultations 
Informal consultations 
19^{th} Formal
Meeting Followed by informal
consultations 
Informal consultations 10 – 11.30AM 11:30AM – 1PM 

1.15 – 2.45PM 

Informalinformal consultations 

3 – 6PM 
3 – 6PM 
3 – 6PM 
3 – 6PM 
3 – 6PM 

Informal consultations 3 – 4:30PM 4:30 – 6PM 
Informal consultations 3 – 4:30PM 4:30 – 6PM 
TO BE DETERMINED 
Informal consultations 
Informal consultations 
All Formal
Meetings take place in Conference Room 3.  Informal consultations
take place in Conference Room 5.  Informal informals take place after
6PM & in Conference Room 5, unless indicated otherwise.
*AS
APPROVED BY THE BUREAU AND REFLECTING MOST UPTODATE INFORMATION
TENTATIVE & PROVISIONAL
PROGRAMME OF WORK WEEK OF 20 – 24 NOVEMBER 2008
• FIFTH
COMMITTEE • SIXTY
THIRD SESSION • MAIN PART
MON 
24 Nov 
10AM – 1PM 
TUES 
25 Nov 
10AM – 1PM 
WED 
26 Nov 
10AM – 1PM 
THURS, 27 NOVEMBER 2008 
FRI 
28 Nov 
10AM – 1PM 
20^{th} Formal
Meeting Followed by informal consultations 
Informal consultations 
21^{st} Formal
Meeting 10 – 10:45AM
Followed by informal
consultations 12:30 – 1PM 
UN 
No
Meeting 

3 – 6PM 
3 – 6PM 
3 – 6PM 
3 – 6PM 

Informal consultations 
Informal consultations 
Informal consultations 
No
Meeting 
All Formal
Meetings take place in Conference Room 3.  Informal consultations take
place in Conference Room 5.  Informal informals take place after 6PM
& in Conference Room 5, unless indicated otherwise.
*AS
APPROVED BY THE BUREAU AND REFLECTING MOST UPTODATE INFORMATION
TENTATIVE & PROVISIONAL
PROGRAMME OF WORK : WEEK OF 1 – 5 DECEMBER 2008
• FIFTH
COMMITTEE • SIXTYTHIRD
SESSION • MAIN PART
MON 
1 Dec 
10AM – 1PM 
TUES 
2 Dec 
10AM – 1PM 
WED 
3 Dec 
10AM – 1PM 
THURS 
4 Dec 
10AM – 1PM 
FRI 
5 Dec 
10AM – 1PM 
Informal consultations 
Informal consultations – Strengthening of DPA A/62/521,
Corr.1;
A/62/7/Add.32;
A/C.5/62/24;
A/C.5/62/25;
A/61/357
– Development related activities 
Informal consultations 
22^{nd} Formal
Meeting – UN Postal administration A/63/320;
A/63/568 – ECOSOC A/63/371;
A/63/567 Followed by informal consultations 
Informal consultations 10 am – 12 pm
12 – 1 pm 

1:15PM – 2:45PM 

1.15PM – 2PM 2PM – 2.45PM 

3 – 6PM 
3 – 6PM 
3 – 6PM 
3 – 6PM 
3 – 6PM 

Informal consultations 
Informal consultations 
TO BE DETERMINED 
Informal consultations 
Informal consultations 
All Formal
Meetings take place in Conference Room 3.  Informal consultations
take place in Conference Room 5.  Informal informals take place after
6PM & in Conference Room 5, unless indicated otherwise.
*AS
APPROVED BY THE BUREAU AND REFLECTING MOST UPTODATE INFORMATION
TENTATIVE & PROVISIONAL
PROGRAMME OF WORK : WEEK OF 8 – 12 DECEMBER 2008 • FIFTH
COMMITTEE • SIXTYTHIRD
SESSION • MAIN PART*
MONDAY, 8 DECEMBER
2008 
TUES 
9 Dec 
10AM – 1PM 
WED 
10 Dec 
10AM – 1PM 
THURS 
11 Dec 
10AM – 1PM 
FRI 
12 Dec 
10AM – 1PM 
UN 
Informal consultations 10AM – 12PM 128. Report on OIOS activities A/63/369;
A/63/331;
A/63/490;
A/63/492;
A/63/167,
Add.1;
A/63/329,
Add.1;
A/63/328
[Section III, Part C] A/63/302(Part
I), (Part
I)/Add.1, (Part
I)/Add.2, A/63/328 [Section III, Part A, B, C] 12 – 1PM 
Informal consultations 
Informal consultations 118. Programme budget: 20082009: 
Informal consultations 

1:15 – 2:45PM 

Informalinformal consultations Bureau Room in Conference Room 3 

3 – 6PM 
3 – 6PM 
3 – 6PM 
3 – 6PM 

Informal consultations 
Informal consultations 
Informal consultations 
Informal consultations 

6.30 – 9PM 
6.30 – 9PM 
6.30 – 9PM 
6.30 – 9PM 

Informalinformal consultations 
Informalinformal consultations 
Informalinformal consultations 117. Review of efficiency 
Informalinformal consultations 
All Formal
Meetings take place in Conference Room 3.  Informal consultations
take place in Conference Room 5.  Informal informals take place after
6PM & in Conference Room 5, unless indicated otherwise.
*AS APPROVED BY
THE BUREAU AND REFLECTING MOST UPTODATE INFORMATION
TENTATIVE & PROVISIONAL
PROGRAMME OF WORK : WEEKEND OF 13 – 14 DECEMBER 2008 • FIFTH
COMMITTEE • SIXTYTHIRD
SESSION • MAIN PART*
SATURDAY 
13 DECEMBER 
10AM – 1PM 
SUNDAY 
14 DECEMBER 
10AM – 1PM 

CONFERENCE ROOM 5 
CONFERENCE ROOM 6 
CONFERENCE ROOM 5 
CONFERENCE ROOM 6 

Informalinformal consultations 
Informalinformal consultations 
Informalinformal consultations 
Informalinformal consultations 

2 – 5PM 
2 – 5PM 

CONFERENCE ROOM 5 
CONFERENCE ROOM 6 
CONFERENCE ROOM 5 
CONFERENCE ROOM 6 

Informalinformal consultations 
Informalinformal consultations 
Informalinformal consultations 
Informalinformal consultations 

All Formal
Meetings take place in Conference Room 3.  Informal consultations
take place in Conference Room 5.  Informal informals take place after
6PM & in Conference Room 5, unless indicated otherwise.
*AS APPROVED BY
THE BUREAU AND REFLECTING MOST UPTODATE INFORMATION
TENTATIVE & PROVISIONAL
PROGRAMME OF WORK : WEEK OF 15 – 19 DECEMBER 2008 • FIFTH
COMMITTEE • SIXTY
THIRD SESSION • MAIN PART
MON 
15 Dec 
10AM – 1PM 
TUES 
16 Dec 
10AM – 1PM 
WEDS 
17 Dec 
10AM – 1PM 
THURS 
18 Dec 
9 – 10AM 
FRI 
19 Dec 
10AM – 1PM 

23^{rd} Formal
Meeting 2] 118. Programme budget: 3] 119. Programme planning 4] 127. Administrative & budgetary coordination Sp Agencies &
IAEA Followed by informal
consultations 
24^{h} Formal Meeting – Construction:
UNAMI A/62/828;
A/63/601 Followed by informal
consultations 
25^{h} Formal Meeting 2]
139. Financing UNMEE A/63/546,
Corr.1;
A/63/602 Followed by informal
consultations 
Informalinformal consultations 
26^{th} Formal
Meeting Followed by informal
consultations 2) 117. Review of efficiency: 

10AM – 1PM 

Informal consultations 11:30AM – 12PM 116.
Financial reports & reports of the Board of Auditors A/63/5(Vol.I),
III,
IV,
Add. 1,
1/Corr.1,
2,
2/Corr.1,
3,
4,
5,
6,
7,
8,
9, 10,
11,
12;
A/63/169;
A/63/327,
Add.1;
A/63/328 [Section
III, Part E]; A/63/474 12 – 1PM 

1:15 – 2:45PM 
1:15 – 2:45PM 

Informalinformal consultations 
Informalinformal consultations 

3 – 6PM 
3 – 6PM 
3 – 6PM 
3 – 6PM 
3 – 6PM 

Informal consultations 
Informal consultations 3:30 – 5PM 
Informal consultations 
Informal consultations – Construction: UNAMI A/62/828;
A/63/601 4:30
– 6PM 
Informal consultations 3 – 5PM 5 – 5:30PM 5:30
– 6PM 

6 – 6:30PM (Informalinformals) 
6 – 6:30PM (Informalinformals) 

Conference Room 5 
Conference Room 5 

6:30 – 9:30PM 
6:30 – 9:30PM (Informalinformals) 
6:30 – 9:30PM (Informalinformals) 
6:30 – 9:30PM (Informalinformals) 
6:30 – 9:30PM 

Informalinformal consultations 
Room 5 
Room 6 
Room 5 
Room 6 
ROOM
5 
ROOM
6 
ROOM
5 
ROOM
6 
ROOM
7 

118.Development related
activities 
125. UN common
system 118. Construction 
118. Information technology 
129.
Admin. of Justice 
123. Human resources management 

118. DPA 
130. Financing ICTR & 
6:30 – 8PM 8 – 9:30PM 

All Formal
Meetings take place in Conference Room 3.  Informal consultations
take place in Conference Room 5.  Informalinformals take place after
6PM & in Conference Room 5, unless indicated otherwise.
*AS APPROVED BY
THE BUREAU AND REFLECTING MOST UPTODATE INFORMATION • FORMAL MEETING ITEMS ARE SUBJECT TO THE
AVAILABILITY OF THE RELATED REPORTS OF THE ACABQ
TENTATIVE &
PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME OF WORK : WEEKEND Of 20 – 21 & START WEEK OF 22 – 23
DECEMBER 2008 • FIFTH
COMMITTEE • SIXTY
THIRD SESSION • MAIN PART
SATURDAY 
20 DECEMBER 
10AM – 12PM 
SUNDAY 
21 DECEMBER 
10AM – 12PM 
MON 
22 Dec 
10AM – 1PM 
TUES 
23 Dec 
10AM – 1PM 

INFORMALINFORMAL
CONSULTATIONS 
INFORMALINFORMAL
CONSULTATIONS 
Informal
consultations 10 – 11AM 2) 118 Conditions of Service: judges 3) 130.131. Incentives 4) 130. Financing ICTR 5) 122. Scale of assessments (Former 6) 118. Construction 7) 118. G77 Rent 


ROOM 5 
ROOM 6 
ROOM 7 
ROOM 5 
ROOM 6 
ROOM 7 

118. Information
technology 
118.
Programme budget: biennium ‘0809 
130. Financing ICTR & 131.
Financing ITY 
1) 118. Programme budget 200809: 2) 117.
Review of efficiency: 
129. Administration of Justice 
1) 118. Programme
budget: 200809 – Special
Political Missions / Construction UNAMI 2) 148. Financing
UNAMID 

12 – 1PM 
11AM – 1PM 

122. Scale of assessments for
the apportionment of UN 
Rental
of Office Space in the Secretariat by the Group of 77 & 
117.
Review of efficiency 
INFORMALINFORMALS 

ROOM 5 
ROOM 7 

1) 118. Performance Report 3) PBI’s/Revised Estimates 
1) 118. SPMs / UNAMI Construction 2) 148. UNAMID 

2 – 5PM 
2 – 5PM 
3 – 6PM 
3 – 6PM 

ROOM 5 
ROOM 6 
ROOM 7 
ROOM 5 
ROOM 6 
ROOM 7 
27^{h} Formal Meeting Followed
by informal consultations 
28^{h} Formal Meeting 

118.
Programme budget: ‘0809: Development related activities 
TO BE DETERMINED 
2 – 3PM 117. Review of efficiency 3 – 5PM 
123.
Human resources management 
118. Programme
budget 200809: PBI’s 
TO BE DETERMINED 

All Formal
Meetings take place in Conference Room 3.  Informal consultations
take place in Conference Room 5.  Informal informals take place after
6PM & in Conference Room 5, unless indicated otherwise.
*AS APPROVED BY
THE BUREAU AND REFLECTING MOST UPTODATE INFORMATION • FORMAL MEETING ITEMS ARE SUBJECT TO THE
AVAILABILITY OF THE RELATED REPORTS OF THE ACABQ