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Calendar of Events - 2012 Work Plan

PGA Organised Activities

February

February 14
PGA Side Event to the Fourth Arms Trade Treaty PrepCom
United Nations Headquarters, New York

February 28
Workshop: Reproductive Rights and HIV - Addressing Rural Women's Needs for Empowerment and Equality
North Lawn Building, United Nations Headquarters, New York
Hosted by UNFPA

February 28
Opportunities and Challenges in Improving Rural Women's Access to Clean Water and Renewable Energy - Side Event to the 56th Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), hosted by the Permanent Mission of Norway to the United Nations
UN Millennium Plaza Hotel, New York

February 29
Gender Perspectives in the Use of Technology against the Impact of Climate Change and for Access to Clean Water and Energy - Side Event to the 56th Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)
Permanent Mission of Turkey to the UN, New York

March

March 5-8
Consultations on the Implementation of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court in the national order of Brazil: with the participation of Dip. Felipe Michelini (Uruguay), Convenor of the ILHR Programme and Judge Sylvia Steiner (ICC)
National Congress, Brasilia

March 8-10
Parliamentary Workshop on Advancing Maternal and Reproductive Health and Gender Equality for member countries of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)
Tunis, Tunisia

March 16
Meeting of Experts and Parliamentarians on the Relationship between the United Nations Security Council and the ICC co-organized by PGA & Chatham House
Chatham House, London, UK

April

April 24
Environmental Health Initiatives: Innovative Approaches for Building Sustainable Cities
Conference Room A, United Nations North Lawn Building, New York

May

May 16
PGA PGA President meets Indian Minister of State and participates in ATT Workshop
New Delhi, India


May 16-17
Political Consultations on the Ratification of Morocco to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court
Rabat, Morocco

May 17-18
Working Group on the Universality of the Rome Statute in the Middle East and the south Mediterranean (MEMED)
Parliament of Morocco, Rabat

May 24
PGA Political Consultations on the International Criminal Court and the Arms Trade Treaty in Jamaica
Kingston, Jamaica

July

July 2-27
PGA Side Event to the United Nations Conference on the Arms Trade Treaty
UN Headquarters, New York

July 9
Presentation of the Chatham House-PGA Report on the Relationship between the ICC & the UN Security Council, Group of Friends of the ICC
United Nations, New York 

July 26
Seminar on the 10th Anniversary of the Rome Statute, organised by the House of Representatives of Uruguay, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and PGA
Montevideo, Uruguay

August

August 27 - September 7
PGA Delegation to 2nd Review Conference on the UN Programme of Action (PoA) to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons
UN Headquarters, New York

November

November 1
Round-Table on the Sensitization and Mobilization of MPs for Domestic Prosecutions and Access to Justice for Victims in the DRC, Kinshasa
Kinshasa, DRC

November 14
Side event to the 11th session of the Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute of the ICC; Towards Effective Cooperation by the Security Council with the ICC: The Role of the ASP and of the States Parties 7th Session of the Consultative Assembly of Parliamentarians for the International Criminal Court and the Rule of Law
The Hague, The Netherlands

December

December 05
Informal Consultations on the ICC with Government and Parliamentarians from Malaysia, in collaboration with The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and The  Hague Institute for Global Justice - [Read more]
The Hague, The Netherland

December 10-12
PGA’s 34th Annual Forum and 7th Session of the Consultative Assembly of Parliamentarians for the International Criminal Court and the Rule of Law, on the occasion of the 10th Anniversary of the Entry into Force of the Rome Statute of the ICC
Italian Parliament, Rome

Delegations to International Events

January

January 23-27
Participation of PGA Members in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) on "Cooperation with the ICC and its Universality"
Strasbourg, France

February

February 13-17
PGA Delegation to the Fourth Arms Trade Treaty PrepCom
United Nation Headquarters, New York

February 27-March 9
PGA Delegation to 56th Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)
United Nation Headquarters, New York

March

March 8-9
PGA Delegation to the OECD High-Level Parliamentary Seminar - "Best Practices in Governance; The Role of Parliaments"
Santiago, Chile

May

May 24-25
PGA Delegation to the International Parliamentarians’ Conference on the Implementation of the ICPD Programme of Action
Istanbul, Turkey

May 26-30
Participation of PGA Members at the 23rd sessions of the Africa-Caribbean-Pacific - European Union Joint Parliamentary Assembly (ACP-EU JAP)
Denmark

June

June 5
“From Rome to Kampala”, International Day of Study of the Amendments to the Rome Statute, organised by the SPF Chancellery of the Prime Minister of Belgium, Brussels

June 26
Workshop on the Crime of Aggression organised by the Permanent Mission of Liechtenstein to the UN and the Global Institute for the Prevention of Aggression. Attendance by Dip. Felipe Michelini (Uruguay) and Dr. Kennedy Graham (New Zealand), as well as staff from the International Law and Human Rights Programme of PGA.
New York University, New York

July

July 2-27
ATT Diplomatic Conference and PGA Side Event for participating PGA Legislators
UN Headquarters, New York

July 9
Speech by the British Foreign Secretary, The Rt. Hon. William Hague MP
(hosted by H.E. Uri Rosenthal, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands)
Rolzaal, Binnenhof 11, The Hague

July 10
Sentencing Hearing of Thomas Lubanga,
(Attendance by the International Law and Human Rights Programme staff)
International Criminal Court, The Hague

July 11
Seminar on the “Tenth anniversary of the International Criminal Court: assessment and prospects”,
(Attendance by the International Law and Human Rights Programme staff)
Résidence de France, The Hague.

November

November 14-22
PGA Delegation to the eleventh session of the Assembly of States Parties
The Hague, The Netherlands

Ongoing throughout 2012
PGA participation in the NGOs’ briefings to the meetings of the EU Council COJUR- ICC
Brussels, Belgium

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