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Programme of Activities During the Special Session


FRIDAY, 8 June 2001
9:00 - 1:00 Fifth plenary meeting of the special session (continuation of the debate).
9:00 - 1:00 Fifth meeting of theThematic Committee. Conference Room 4.
  Summary Report
  General Conclusions
9:00 - 1:00 Fifth meeting of the Ad Hoc Committee of the Whole. Conference Room 2.
3:00 - 7:00 Sixth plenary meeting of the special session (conclusion of the debate, adoption of the final document, closing of the special session).
9:00 - 10:00
Women's Caucus. Conference Room 8.
9:00 - 6:00 NGO Committee on Human Settlements/IFG. Conference Room D.
10:00 - 6:00 Local Authorities Consultations. Conference Room B.
10:00 - 12:00 Special event: Launching of NGO Policy on Human Settlements. Organized by UNCHS (Habitat). Conference Room C.
10:00 - 6:00 Youth Event. Organized by the Youth for Habitat International Network. Turkish House (Through 8 June).
10:15 - 12:15 Special event: Panel on Public-Private Partnership for Housing and Community Development. Organized by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Conference Room 8.
11:00 - 1:00 Launch of Book entitled: "Double Standards, Single Purpose - Reforming Housing Regulations to Reduce Poverty". Organized by UNCHS (Habitat) and the Department for International Development (DFID/UK). Conference Room 3.
12:30 - 1:30 ECLAC/MRVURVI/HABITAT-LAC consultation with multilateral agencies. Organized by ECLAC/UNCHS (HABITAT)-LAC. Conference Room 8.
1:00 - 3:00 Special event: Panel on the relationship between the global campaigns for Secure Tenure and Good Urban Governance and Financing for Development (FfD). Organized by the Habitat Professionals Forum and UNCHS (Habitat). Conference Room C.
1:15 - 2:45 Special event: Panel on Making Cities Safe. Organized by UNCHS (Habitat). Conference Room 3.
1:15 - 2:45 Special event: Panel on "Women in Gender in Post-disaster and Post-conflict Initiatives" Organized by the Huairou Commission/GROOTS/Women and Peace. Conference Room B.
1:15 - 3:15 Special event: Presentation on "Peace for Homes and Homes for Peace: gender issues in Habitat II". Organized by UNIFEM, UNCHS (Habitat), UNDP and UNHCR. Dag Hammarskjold Library Auditorium.
1:45 - 3:00 Special event: Roundtable on "Participatory Governance: A Key Issue in Combatting Poverty". Organized by UNESCO/ENDA/ECOPOP. Conference Room 8.
2:00 - 4:00 Special event. Building Municipal Capacities for Public-Private partnerships in the delivery of basic services to the poor. Organized by UNDP and PPPUE. Conference Room 8.
3:00 - 6:00 Special event: Workshop on Developing Human Rights Cities. Organized by PDHRE and OHCHR. Conference Room 3.
4:00 - 6:00 Special event: Cities and Information Communication Technology. Organized by the UNDP/Urban Governance Initiative (TUGI) in collaboration with the Cities Informatization for the Asia and Pacific Region Initiative (CIAPRI). Conference Room 8.


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