141 st IPU Assembly

Belgrade (Serbia) 13 - 17 October 2019

GENERAL TIMETABLE OF THE 141st ASSEMBLY AND RELATED MEETINGS

Belgrade, 13 - 17 October 2019

09.00 – 18.00

Beginning of Registration

Lobby, Building A, Sava Centre

14.30 – 18.00

Sub-Committee on Finance*

Art Café (ground floor), Building B, Sava Centre

10.00 – 13.00

15.00 – 18.00

Executive Committee*

Art Café (ground floor), Building B, Sava Centre

19.00

Dinner for IPU Executive Committee members

The “Dva Jelena” Restaurant

09.00 – 10.00

Gender Partnership Group*

Art Café (ground floor), Building B, Sava Centre

09.30 – 13.00

Committee on the Human Rights of Parliamentarians*

Hall 3/1 (first floor), Building A, Sava Centre

10.00 – 13.00

Executive Committee*

Art Café (ground floor), Building B, Sava Centre

14.30 – 18.00

Committee on the Human Rights of Parliamentarians*

Hall 3/1 (first floor), Building A, Sava Centre

15.00 – 18.00

Executive Committee*

Art Café (ground floor), Building B, Sava Centre

09.00

Excursion for Parliaments’ Secretaries General

09.00 – 10.00

Bureau of Women Parliamentarians*

Art Café, Building B, Sava Centre

09.30 – 10.30

Meeting of Advisers and Secretaries to delegations

Hall 2/0 (ground floor), Building A, Sava Centre

10.30 – 13.00

Forum of Women Parliamentarians

Amphitheatre (ground floor), Building B, Sava Centre

11.00 – 13.00

Meeting with the Chairpersons of the Geopolitical Groups and Presidents of the Standing Committees*

Art Café, Building B, Sava Centre

11.00 – 13.00

Group of Facilitators for Cyprus*

Hall 15/1 (first floor), Building A, Sava Centre

11.30 – 13.00

Break out Group of the Forum of Women Parliamentarians

Hall 3/0 (ground floor), Building A, Sava Centre

14.30 – 17.30

Forum of Women Parliamentarians

Amphitheatre (ground floor), Building B, Sava Centre

14.30 – 18.00

Committee on the Human Rights of Parliamentarians*

Hall 3/1 (first floor), Building A, Sava Centre

15.30 – 18.30

Committee on Middle East Questions*

Art Café, Building B, Sava Centre

19.30

Inaugural Ceremony

08.00 – 09.00

Assembly Steering Committee*

Delegation Unit 8 (ground floor), Building A, Sava Centre

09.00 – 10.00

Board of the Forum of Young Parliamentarians*

Art Café (ground floor), Building B, Sava Centre

09.00 – 11.00

Governing Council

Hall 1/0 (ground floor), Building A, Sava Centre

09.00 – 13.00

Standing Committee on Democracy and Human Rights

- Debate on the draft resolution on Achieving Universal Health Coverage by 2030: the role of parliaments in ensuring the right to health

Amphitheatre (ground floor), Building B, Sava Centre

09.00 – 13.00

Standing Committee on Sustainable Development, Finance and Trade

- Segment on preparations for the Parliamentary Meeting at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Chile in December 2019 (COP 25)

- Debate on Mainstreaming digitalization and the circular economy to achieve the SDGs, responsible consumption and production

Hall 3/0 (ground floor), Building A, Sava Centre

11.00 – 12.30

ASGP Meeting

Hall 2/0 (ground floor), Building A, Sava Centre

11.00 – 13.00

Assembly

- Start of the General Debate on the theme The role and mechanisms of parliaments in strengthening international law and the contribution of regional cooperation

Hall 1/0 (ground floor), Building A, Sava Centre

11.00 – 13.00

Committee to Promote Respect for International Humanitarian Law*

Art Café (ground floor), Building B, Sava Centre

13.00

Group photo – all Heads of delegation

14.30 – 17.00

Assembly: General Debate

Hall 1/0 (ground floor), Building A, Sava Centre

14.30 – 17.30

ASGP Meeting

Hall 2/0 (ground floor), Building A, Sava Centre

14.30 – 18.00

Committee on the Human Rights of Parliamentarians*

Hall 3/1 (first floor), Building A, Sava Centre

14.30 – 18.30

Standing Committee on Democracy and Human Rights

- Drafting in plenary of the draft resolution on Achieving Universal Health Coverage by 2030: the role of parliaments in ensuring the right to health

Amphitheatre (ground floor), Building B, Sava Centre

14.30 – 18.30

Forum of Young Parliamentarians of the IPU

Hall 3/0 (ground floor), Building A, Sava Centre

17.00 – 18.30

Assembly: Decision on the emergency item

Hall 1/0 (ground floor), Building A, Sava Centre

19.00

Dinner for heads of delegations

House of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia, Central Lobby

09.00 – 10.30

Bureau of the Standing Committee on United Nations Affairs*

Art Café, Building B, Sava Centre

09.00 – 10.30

Bureau of the Standing Committee on Sustainable Development, Finance and Trade*

Hall 15/1 (first floor), Building A, Sava Centre

09.00 – 13.00

09.00 – 10.00

10.00 – 12.00

12.00 – 13.00

Assembly

- Debate on the emergency item,
- Continuation of the General Debate, and
- Special segment to mark the 130th Anniversary of the IPU

Hall 1/0 (ground floor), Building A, Sava Centre

09.00 – 13.00

Standing Committee on Democracy and Human Rights

- Completion of drafting in plenary of the draft resolution on Achieving Universal Health Coverage by 2030: the role of parliaments in ensuring the right to health

Amphitheatre (ground floor), Building B, Sava Centre

09.30 – 13.00

Committee on the Human Rights of Parliamentarians*

Hall 3/1 (first floor), Building A, Sava Centre

10.30 – 12.30

ASGP Meeting

Hall 2/0 (ground floor), Building A, Sava Centre

11.00 – 12.30

Bureau of the Standing Committee on Peace and International Security*

Hall 15/1 (first floor), Building A, Sava Centre

11.00 – 14.00

Advisory Group on Health* (English only)

Hall 15/1 (first floor), Building A, Sava Centre

14.30 – 16.00

Committee on Middle East Questions*

Hall 3/0 (ground floor), Building A, Sava Centre

14.30 - 17.30

Speakers’ Dialogue*Roundtable and break-out sessions

Halls 3/1 and 15/1 (first floor), Building A, Sava Centre

14.30 – 17.30

ASGP Meeting

Hall 2/0 (ground floor), Building A, Sava Centre

14.30 - 18.30

Standing Committee on Peace and International Security

- Panel discussion on the implementation of the 2014 resolution entitled Towards a nuclear-weapon-free world: The contribution of parliaments

- Panel discussion on the criminalization of money laundering

Amphitheatre (ground floor), Building B, Sava Centre

14.30 – 18.30

Assembly: Continuation of the General Debate

Hall 1/0 (ground floor), Building A, Sava Centre

14.30 – 18.30

Possible drafting committee on the emergency item*

Art Café (ground floor), Building B, Sava Centre

16.30 – 18.30

Workshop on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, achievements and challenges: Parliamentary perspectives on the way forward

Hall 3/0 (ground floor), Building A, Sava Centre

19.00

Evening for Forum of Women Parliamentarians - fashion show

The Royal Court

09.00 – 10.00

Gender Partnership Group*

Art Café, Building B, Sava Centre

09.00 – 11.00

Parity debate on #Not In My Parliament: National and regional strategies

Amphitheatre (ground floor), Building B, Sava Centre

09.00 – 11.00

Bureau of the Standing Committee on Democracy and Human Rights*

Hall 3/1 (first floor), Building A, Sava Centre

09.00 – 13.00

Assembly: Continuation of the General Debate

Hall 1/0 (ground floor), Building A, Sava Centre

09.30 – 12.30

Workshop on SDG8: Achieving full and productive employment and decent work for all: the economic challenge of our time

Hall 15/1 (first floor), Building A, Sava Centre

10.00 – 13.00

Executive Committee*

Art Café, Building B, Sava Centre

10.30 – 12.30

ASGP Meeting

Hall 2/0 (ground floor), Building A, Sava Centre

11.00 – 13.00

Standing Committee on Peace and International Security

- Expert hearing on Parliamentary strategies to strengthen peace and security in the face of challenges and conflicts resulting from climate-related disasters and their consequences

Hall 3/0 (ground floor), Building A, Sava Centre

11.30 – 13.00

Open session of the Committee to Promote Respect for International Humanitarian Law: Placing humanity first: The Geneva Conventions – Protecting people in armed conflict for 70 years

Hall 3/1 (first floor), Building A, Sava Centre

14.30 – 16.30

Standing Committee on Sustainable Development, Finance and Trade

- Debate on follow up to the resolution adopted in March 2014: Towards risk-resilient development: Taking into consideration demographic trends and natural constraints

Amphitheatre (ground floor), Building B, Sava Centre

14.30 – 17.30

ASGP Meeting

Hall 2/0 (ground floor), Building A, Sava Centre

14.30 – 18.00

High Level Advisory Group on Countering terrorism and violent extremism*

Art Café (ground floor), Building B, Sava Centre

14.30 – 18.00

Committee on the Human Rights of Parliamentarians*

Hall 3/1 (first floor), Building A, Sava Centre

14.30 – 18.30

Assembly

- Adoption of the resolution on the emergency item, and
- Special segment: FPA 2019 on Youth Empowerment
- Conclusion of the General Debate

Hall 1/0 (ground floor), Building A, Sava Centre

14.30 – 18.30

Standing Committee on United Nations Affairs Debate

Hall 3/0 (ground floor), Building A, Sava Centre

17.00 – 18.30

Standing Committee on Democracy and Human Rights

- Adoption of the draft resolution on Achieving Universal Health Coverage by 2030: the role of parliaments in ensuring the right to health

Amphitheatre (ground floor), Building B, Sava Centre

19.00

Cultural Evening for all 141st IPU Assembly participants

‘Kombank Dvorana’ Hall

08.30 – 10.30

Bureau of Women Parliamentarians*

Art Café, Building B, Sava Centre

09.30 – 13.00

Governing Council

- Decisions on the human rights of MPs, and
- Reports of specialized meetings

Hall 1/0 (ground floor), Building A, Sava Centre

11.00 – 13.00

Parliament in a changing world

- Preliminary consultation on the 2021 Global Parliamentary Report

Hall 3/0 (ground floor), Building A, Sava Centre

14.30 -

Governing Council

Hall 1/0 (ground floor), Building A, Sava Centre

18.00

Reception for Parliaments’ Secretaries General

House of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia

At the end of the Governing Council

Assembly

- Adoption of resolutions
- Reports of the Standing Committees
- Outcome document of the General debate, and
- Closing sitting

Hall 1/0 (ground floor), Building A, Sava Centre

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