Please note that in response to the COVID-19 pandemic situation, many meetings and conferences have been postponed or are taking place virtually. Some locations have resumed limited in-person meetings which comply with local public health instructions for social distancing. Participants will receive detailed information about attending the meeting from the organizer.

CAT
from November 8, 2021 to December 3, 2021
Palais des Nations
Europe/Zurich timezone

The Committee will examine reports of the following countries at its 72nd session:
-Sweden
-Kyrgyzstan
-Nigeria
-Lithuania
-Serbia
-Bolivia
Please see programme of work for schedule of the meetings.

The meetings will take place:

  • From 8 to 16 November - in Palais Wilson, 1st floor conference room
  • From 17 November to 3 December - in Palais des Nations, room XXIII

Due to COVID-19, meeting participants who within the last 14 days have been in close contact with a person testing positive for COVID-19, may only join meetings remotely and not in person. In this case or if you have any cold- or flu-type symptoms, however mild, access to the Palais des Nations is not authorized.

For the most up-to-date information about measures at the Palais des Nations please visit the UN Geneva website. Please note, if you are diagnosed with COVID-19 within 14 days of your last presence at the meeting – even if you have already left Switzerland – you have a responsibility to inform the organizing secretariat focal point or the UNOG Medical Service.

The focal point for this meeting is Ms. Viktoria Saprykina, email: viktoriia.saprykina@un.org, phone: +41 22 917 98 86. The UNOG Medical Service can be contacted by phone +41 22 917 25 20.

Palais des Nations (MAP HERE)
Geneva, Switzerland

Room XXIII, Palais des Nations

Starts Nov 8, 2021 10:00
Ends Dec 3, 2021 18:00
Europe/Zurich

In order to collect your badge, please bring the confirmation of registration which includes the QR code, with a valid ID bearing a photograph, and appear in person on the day of the meeting at the United Nations Pass and Identification Unit, Pregny Gate, United Nations Office at Geneva, Avenue de la Paix 8-14, Geneva, Switzerland. The office hours are 8:00 to 17:00, Monday through Friday.

Visas: All participants are responsible for making their own arrangements relating to travel and accommodations as well as visas to enter Switzerland. OHCHR does not provide assistance in this regard and is not in a position to provide letters to the authorities of Switzerland for purposes of obtaining visas for observers.

Technical Issues: For any technical issues with INDICO, please contact support.accreditation@un.org and not the Secretariat of the Committee.