How was the Committee on Conferences established?
Last Updated: Nov 09, 2015
The Committee on Conferences was established on an experimental basis by A/RES/2239 (XXI) of 20 December 1966.
It was decided by A/RES/2609 (XXIV) of 16 December 1969 not to reconstitute the membership of the Committee until further consideration.
A/RES/3351 (XXIX) of 18 December 1974 authorised the reestablishment of the Committee on Conferences, once again on an experimental basis.
A/RES/43/222 B of 21 December 1988 decided to retain the Committee on Conferences as a permanent subsidiary organ of the General Assembly.
Working documents of the Committee are issued under series symbol A/AC.172/-
An annex to the Report of the Committee on Conferences contains the draft Calendar of Conferences for the United Nations for the following year. This lists all conferences, the proposed dates, and the location of the meetings.
Resolutions adopted based on the report and the work of the Committee, among others, have the title "Pattern of conferences : resolution"
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