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Programme of Activities During the Special Session

 

  WEDNESDAY, 6 June 2001
9:00 - 1:00 Opening of the special session (Statements by the President of the Assembly and the Secretary-General; organizational matters; opening of the debate in the plenary).
Statements and Webcast
11:00 - 1:00 First meeting of the Ad Hoc Committee of the Whole. Conference Room 2.
11:00 - 1:00 First meeting of the Thematic Committee. Conference Room 4.
  Case Study Presentations
3:00 - 7:00 Second plenary meeting of the special session (continuation of the debate).
Statements and Webcast
3:00 - 7:00 Second meeting of the Thematic Committee. Conference Room 4.
  Case Study Presentations
3:00 - 7:00 Second meeting of the Ad Hoc Committee of the Whole. Conference Room 2.
PARALLEL EVENTS
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).

 

 
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