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109th IPU ASSEMBLY AND RELATED EVENTS
Geneva (Switzerland), 29 September - 3 October 2003

AGENDA OF THE ASSEMBLY

Item 1 Election of the President and Vice-Presidents of the 109th Assembly
Item 2 Consideration of possible requests for the inclusion of an emergency item in the Assembly agenda
Item 3 The role of parliaments in assisting multilateral organisations in ensuring peace and security and in building an international coalition for peace (Committee on Peace and International Security)
Item 4 Global public goods: a new challenge for parliaments (Committee on Sustainable Development, Finance and Trade)
Item 5 The contribution of new information and communication technologies to good governance, the improvement of parliamentary democracy and the management of globalisation (Committee on Democracy and Human Rights)
Item 6 Parliamentary support for the implementation of the road map for peace in putting an end to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and achieving a comprehensive peace process and justice in the Middle East
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General timetable
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REQUESTS FOR INCLUSION OF AN EMERGENCY ITEM
Updated on 26 September 2003   
ITEMS PROPOSED AUTHORDATE OF RECEIPT
Parliamentary support for the implementation of the road map for peace in putting an end to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and achieving a comprehensive peace process and justice in the Middle EastIndonesia26 September

Procedure to be followed :

Under the terms of Assembly Rule 11.2(a), "A request for the inclusion of an emergency item must relate to a major event of international concern on which it appears necessary for the IPU to express its opinion. Such a request must receive a two-thirds majority of the votes cast in order to be accepted." Moreover, Assembly Rule 11.2(b) stipulates that "The Assembly may place only one emergency item on its agenda. Should several requests obtain the requisite majority, the one having received the largest number of positive votes shall be accepted."

Updated on 26 September 2003   
GENERAL TIMETABLE OF THE ASSEMBLY AND RELATED MEETINGS
Geneva, 28 September to 3 October 2003

pointSunday, 28 September    10.00 a.m. 1 p.m.
  • Executive Committee *
  • Committee on the Human Rights of Parliamentarians *

3 - 5 p.m.
  • Executive Committee *

3 - 6 p.m.
  • Committee on the Human Rights of Parliamentarians *

5 6 p.m.
  • Gender Partnership Group *

pointMonday, 29 September 10.00 a.m. 1 p.m.
  • Executive Committee *
  • Committee on the Human Rights of Parliamentarians *

3 5 p.m.
  • Enlarged Executive Committee, including leaders of geopolitical groups and Presidents of the Standing Committees *

3 6 p.m.
  • Committee on the Human Rights of Parliamentarians *

5 6 p.m.
  • Gender Partnership Group *

pointTuesday, 30 September 10.00 a.m. 1 p.m.
  • Executive Committee *
  • Committee on the Human Rights of Parliamentarians *

3 6 p.m.
  • Coordinating Committee of Women Parliamentarians *
  • Committee on the Human Rights of Parliamentarians *

pointWednesday, 1 October 8 - 9 a.m.
  • Assembly Steering Committee *

9 9.30 a.m.
  • Governing Council

9.30 10.30 a.m.
  • Official opening of the Assembly and consideration of requests for the inclusion of an emergency item

9.30 a.m. 1 p.m.
  • Committee on the Human Rights of Parliamentarians *

11 a.m. 1 p.m.
  • First Standing Committee (Peace and International Security): Presentation of the report of the Rapporteurs; Debate
  • Second Standing Committee (Sustainable Development, Finance and Trade): Presentation of the report of the Rapporteurs; Debate
  • Middle East Committee *

2.30 - 4.30 p.m.
  • First Standing Committee (Peace and International Security): Continuation of debate

2.30 - 4 p.m.
  • Second Standing Committee (Sustainable Development, Finance and Trade): Continuation of debate

2.30 - 5.30 p.m.
  • CSCM Coordinating Committee open to all members of the CSCM process *

4 - 6.30 p.m.
  • Third Standing Committee (Democracy and Human Rights): Presentation of the report of the Rapporteurs; Debate

4.30 - 6.30 p.m.
  • Debate on emergency item

5.30 - 6.30 p.m.
  • Middle East Committee *

pointThursday, 2 October 9.30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • First Standing Committee (Peace and International Security): Continuation of debate or drafting committee
  • Second Standing Committee (Sustainable Development, Finance and Trade): Continuation of debate or drafting committee
  • Drafting Committee to prepare resolution on the emergency item *

9.30 a.m. - 12 noon
  • Panel on "Challenges facing the International criminal Court"

12 noon - 1 p.m.
  • Joint meeting of the Coordinating Committee of Women Parliamentarians and the Gender Partnership Group *

2 3 p.m.
  • Bureau of the First Standing Committee *
  • Bureau of the Second Standing Committee *

2 - 5 p.m.
  • Committee on the Human Rights of Parliamentarians *

3 - 4 p.m.
  • Bureau of the Third Standing Committee *

3 - 4.30 p.m.
  • First Standing Committee (Peace and International Security): Adoption of its draft resolution

4 6.30 p.m.
  • Third Standing Committee (Democracy and Human Rights): Continuation of debate or drafting committee

4.30 6.30 p.m.
  • Second Standing Committee (Sustainable Development, Finance and Trade): Adoption of its draft resolution

5.30 6.30 p.m.
  • Executive Committee *

pointFriday, 3 October 9 a.m. 12.30 p.m.
  • Third Standing Committee (Democracy and Human Rights): Adoption of its draft resolution

9.30 a.m.12.30 p.m.
  • Governing Council

2.30 - 4 p.m.
  • Continuation of Governing Council

4 - 6 p.m. **
  • Assembly: Reports of the Standing Committees and adoption of resolutions and decisions; Closure of the Assembly

* In camera meetings
** The time of the end of the sitting is purely indicative


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