Calendar of meetings for 2019

UNITED NATIONS HEADQUARTERS | INTERNATIONAL SEABED AUTHORITY

 

UNITED NATIONS HEADQUARTERS

 

Dates

Meeting 

15 January 2019

Meeting of States Parties to the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea – twenty-eighth meeting (resumed)


24 to 25 January 2019

Multi-stakeholder dialogue and capacity-building partnership event (under the Regular Process for Global Reporting and Assessment of the State of the Marine Environment, including Socioeconomic Aspects)

28 January to 15 March 2019 (seven weeks)

Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf

Forty-ninth session

·         28 January to 1 February (Subcommissions) (one week)

·         4 to 8 February (Plenary part) (one week)

·         11 February to 1 March (Subcommissions) (three weeks)

·         4 to 8 March (Plenary part) (one week)

·         11 to 15 March (Subcommissions) (one week)


18 March 2019

Preparatory meeting for the twentieth meeting of the United Nations Open-ended Informal Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea


25 March to 5 April 2019
(10 days)

Intergovernmental Conference on an international legally binding instrument under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction - second session


2 to 3 May 2019

Informal Consultations of States Parties to the UN Fish Stocks Agreement (ICSP/14) - Fourteenth round


10 to 14 June 2019
(one week)

United Nations Open-ended Informal Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea – twentieth meeting


17 to 19 June 2019
(three days)

Meeting of States Parties to the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea – twenty-ninth meeting


1 July to 16 August 2019
(seven weeks)

Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf
Fiftieth session

·         1 to 26 July (Subcommissions) (four weeks)

·         29 July to 2 August (Plenary part) (one week)

·         5 to 9 August (Subcommissions) (one weeks)

·         13 to 16 August (Plenary part) (one week)


29 and 30 July 2019

Ad Hoc Working Group of the Whole on the Regular Process for Global Reporting and Assessment of the State of the Marine Environment, including Socioeconomic Aspects – twelfth meeting


19 to 30 August 2019
(10 days)

Intergovernmental Conference on an international legally binding instrument under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction - third session


9 to 13 September 2019

GESAMP 46th meeting and 50th anniversary


14 October to 29 Nov 2019
(seven weeks)

Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf
Fifty-first session (Subcommissions only)

 

        Tentative schedule for the informal consultations on the draft resolutions under agenda item
“Oceans and the law of the sea” (Seventy-fourth session)

 

(a) Oceans and the law of the sea

 (b) Sustainable fisheries

First round
1 to 4 October 2019
(four days)

 

Second round
20 to 26 November 2019
(five days)

12 to 19 November 2019

(six days)

 

 

INTERNATIONAL SEABED AUTHORITY

 

Dates

Meeting

25 February to 1 March 2019
4 to 15 March 2019
1 to 12 July 2019
15 to 19 July 2019
22 to 26 July 2019

Council (25th session) – first part
Legal and Technical Commission – first part
Legal and Technical Commission – second part
Council (25th session) – second part
Assembly (25th session)