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  MONDAY, 4 June 2001
9:00 - 6:00
NGO Committee-on Human Settlements/IFG. Conference Room D.
10:00 - 6:00 Grassroots Women International Academy. Conference Room 5.
10:00 - 6:00 Slum Dwellers International /SPARC. Conference Room 8.
10:00 - 6:00 Inter-Agency consultations. Conference Room B.
1:00 - 2:00 Press Launch of Global Report on Human Settlements 2001 and State of the World Cities Report 2001. Press Centre.
 
  TUESDAY, 5 June 2001
9:30 - 1:00
Istanbul+5 Meeting of the Advisory Committee of Local Authorities (closed). Conference Room 8.
9:00 - 6:00 NGO Committee on Human Settlements/IFG. Conference Room D
10:00 - 1:00 Forum of Researchers on Human Settlements. Conference Room 2..
11:30 - 2:00 Consultations of Global Parliamentarians on Habitat (GPH). Organized by UNCHS (Habitat). Conference Room C.
10:00 - 3:00 Slum Dwellers International / SPARC / Peoples' Dialogue. Conference Room 5
10:00 - 6:00 Local Authorities Consultations. Conference Room B.
10:00 - 6:00 Special event: Panel on "Cities on the Move: Towards Sustainable Urban Development". Organized by the World Bank, UNCHS (Habitat) and the Foundation for the Urban Environment. Conference Room 3.
10:00 -12:00 Special event: Panel on Shelter Interventions in Emergency Situations. Organized by the Department of Architecture of the Free University of Brussels. Conference Room 4.
10:00 - 6:00 Youth Event. Organized by the Youth for Habitat International Network. Turkish House (Through 8 June).
2:00 - 5:00 Volunteer Action and Local Democracy (+5): Presentation and discussion of findings by researchers on collaborations between local authorities and community organizations in Sao Paulo, Mumbai, Chicago, Ho Chi Minh City, Johannesburg, Lima, East St. Louis (USA) and Jinja (Uganda). Organized by UNRISD and UNV. Conference Room 2.
2:30 - 5:00 Commonwealth Science Council. Conference Room 8.
3:00 - 6:00 Future Implementation of the Habitat Agenda in the ECLAC region. Organized by ECLAC, MINURVI and UNCHS(Habitat)/LAC. Conference Room 5.
5:30 - 6:30 Special event: Presentation of WACLA II Declaration. Organized by WACLAC, Advisory Committee of Local Authorities and UNCHS (Habitat). Conference Room 2.
   
  WEDNESDAY, 6 June 2001
9:00 - 10:00
Women's Caucus. Conference Room 8.
9:00 - 6:00 NGO Committee on Human Settlements/1FG. Conference Room D
10:00 - 6:00 Youth Event. Organized by the Youth for Habitat International Network. Turkish House (Through 8 June).
10:00 - 12:00 Special event: Signing of Memorandum of Understanding and Launching of Habitat Watch Initative. Organized by UNCHS (Habitat). Conference Room C.
11:00 - 1:00 Special event: Gender Policy Review. Organized by UNCHS (Habitat). Conference Room B.
11:00 - 1:00 Special event: Panel on "Food for the Cities". Organized by FAO and UNCHS (Habitat) Conference Room 3.
11:00 - 1:30 Special event: Panel on Local-Local Dialogue on Women in Urban Governance. Organized by the Urban Governance Initative (UNDP/TUGI) with Huairou Commission, AWAS and UNCHS (Habitat). Conference Room 8.
1:00 - 2:00 Special event: Video-tape presentation on "Food for the Cities: Urbanization, food security and urban management" Organized by FAO and UNCHS (Habitat) in partnership with the International Development Research Centre (IDRC/Canada), the UNCHS-UNDP Urban management Programme, and the International Union of Local Authorities (IULA). Studio 4.
1:00 - 3:00 Special event: Panel on the Global Campaign for Secure Tenure. Organized by the Habitat Professionals Forum and UNCHS (Habitat). Conference Room C.
1:15 - 2:45 Special event: Panel on "The Right to Adequate Housing: A major commitment of the Habitat Agenda". Organized by UNCHS (Habitat), OHCHR and the Global Parliamentarians on Habitat (GPH). Conference Room 4
1:15 - 2:45 Special event: The Cities Alliance Initiative. Organized by the World Bank and UNCHS (Habitat). Conference Room 3
1:15 - 2:45 Special event: ECE Special Presentation. Conference Room 2.
1:15 - 2:45 Commonwealth Science Council. Conference Room 8.
1:15 - 2:45 Special event: Volunteerism and Urban Development. Organized by UNV. Dag Hammarskjold Library Auditorium.
1:15 - 2:45 Special event: Panel on "Talking the Same Talk: How Grassroots Women make local governance work". Organized by the Huairou Commission/GROOTS/AWAS. Conference Room B.
2:00 - 4:00 Special event: Panel on Women and Local Government. Organized by the International Union of Local Authorities (IULA) in partnership with WACLAC, the Advisory Committee of Local Authorities and UNCHS (Habitat). Conference Room 8.
2:30 - 5:30 Special event: Panel on Financing Adequate Shelter for All. Organized by UNCHS (Habitat) and the Government of Sweden. Conference Room 3
3:00 - 6:00 Special event: ECOSOC Panel: Water for African Cities. Organized by UNCHS (Habitat) and DESA. Dag Hammarskjold Library Auditorium.
4:00 - 6:00 Special event: Panel on Financing Urban Development. Organized by the United Towns Organization (UTO) in partnership with WACLAC, the Advisory Committee of Local Authorities and UNCHS (Habitat). Conference Room 8.
4:00 - 6:00 Launch of book entitled "Implementing the Habitat Agenda: In Search of Urban sustainability" Organized by UNCHS (Habitat). Conference Room C.
6:30 - 8:30 Reception, hosted by the President of the General Assembly, H.E. harri Holkeri. Delegates' Dining Room (by Invitation only).
   
  THURSDAY, 7 June 2001
9:00 - 10:00
Women's Caucus. Conference Room 8.
9:00 - 6:00 NGO Committee on Human Settlements/1FG. Conference Room D
9:30 - 12:30 Special event: Colloquium on the human solidarity implications of shelter and governance, Organized by TRFF/Human Solidarity Forum. Conference Room 3.
10:00 - 6:00 Demonstration of prototype interactive web page. Organized by the Advisory Committees of Local Authorities: Conference Room B.
10:00 - 6:00 Youth Event. Organized by the Youth for Habitat International Network. Turkish House (Through 8 June).
11:00 - 1:00 Special event: Panel on City-to-City Co-operation. Organized by the United Towns Organization (UTO) in partnership with WACLAC, the Advisory Committee of Local Authorities and UNCHS (Habitat). Conference Room 8.
12:45 - 2:45 Special event: Panel on monitoring the implementation of the Habitat Agenda. Organized by UNCHS (Habitat). Conference Room 3.
1:00 - 3:00 Special event: Panel on the Challenge of Metropolises in the New Millennium. Organized by Metropolis in partnership with WACLAC, the Advisory Committee of Local Authorities and UNCHS (Habitat). Conference Room 8.
1:00 - 3:00 Special event: Panel on "Adequate Shelter for All: What can the Private Sector do?" Organized by the International Real Estate Federation. Dag Hammarskjold Library Auditorium.
1:00 - 3:00 Special event: Panel on the Global Campaign for Good Urban Governance. Organized by the Habitat Professionals Forum and UNCHS (Habitat). Conference Room C
1:15 - 2:45 Special event: Launch of Phase IV of the Urban Management Programme. Organized by UNCHS (Habitat) and UNDP. Conference Room 2.
1:15 - 2:45 Special event: Panel on "Space of Our Own: Women Plan for a Global Tenure Campaign". Organized by the Huairou Commission/HIC/AWAS. Conference Room B.
1:15 - 2:45 Special event: Global Campaign on Secure Tenure: Launching of a media pack and debate and video-tape presentation on "Land Rites: Innovative Approaches to Secure Tenure". Organized by UNCHS (Habitat) and the Department for International Development (DFID/UK). Studio 4.
2:00 - 2:45 Special event: Panel "Practices At Work: Examples from the Ground" (incorporating the lessons of Our Best Practices Campaign and Grassroots Women International Academies). Organized by the Huairou Commission/GROOTS/National German Mothers Center Network, Conference Room B.
3:00 - 5:00 Special event: Panel on "Operational Experiences in Implementing the Habitat Agenda". Organized by the Institute of Housing Studies (IHS). Conference Room 3.
3:00 - 5:00 Special event: Panel on the World Charter for Local Self-Government. Organized by the Committee of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR) in partnership with WACLAC, the Advisory Committee of Local Authorities and UNCHS (Habitat). Conference Room 8.
4:00 - 6:00 Special event: A Rare Opportunity for Urban Scholars. Organized by UNCHS (Habitat) Conference Room C.
5:00 - 7:00 Special event: Panel on Global Urban Quality - An Analysis of Urban Indicators Using Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Organized by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Conference Room 3.
5:00 - 7:00 Special event: Panel on Making Cities Safer.Organized by UNCHS (Habitat) Conference Room 8.
7:00 - 8:00 Reception, hosted by the Mission of the United Kingdom to the United Nations and the Department for International Development (DFID) Private Delegates Dining Room 6 (by invitation only)
 
  FRIDAY, 8 June 2001
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 - 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).
10:00 - 6:00 Local Authorities Consultations. Conference Room B.
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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