On behalf of Ms. Judith Arrieta, Chairperson of the Sixty-first session of the Working Party on the Strategic Framework and the Programme Budget, the UNCTAD secretariat has the honour to inform member States that the sixty-first session of the Working Party will resume from 1 to 3 October 2012 (2.5 days) in room XXVI, Palais des Nations, taking into consideration the availability of interpretation services.
The resumed session will continue considering agenda item 4 of the provisional agenda, namely “Review of the UNCTAD section of the proposed United Nations strategic framework for the period 2014-2015, in the light of the outcome of the thirteenth session of the Conference” as well as its draft agreed conclusions.
The list of outputs contained in the programme budget for the biennium 2012-2013 and the agreed conclusions, which were adopted by the Working Party at its Sixty-first session in July, will be submitted to the Trade and Development Board at its Fifty-ninth session in September 2012.
The revised UNCTAD Biennial Programme Plan for the period 2014-2015 as well as its agreed conclusions, to be considered by the resumed session, will be submitted to the Trade and Development Board at its Fifty-sixth executive session in December 2012.
Secretary of the Trade and Development Board
6 August 2012