Pursuant to article 58, paragraph 3, of the International Cocoa Agreement 2001, I have the honour, on behalf of the Secretary-General of the United Nations, to convene a meeting of Governments on whose behalf instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval or notifications of provisional application have been deposited, to decide whether to put the Agreement into force definitively or provisionally among themselves, in whole or in part, on such date as they may determine, or to adopt any other arrangement as they may deem necessary. Following consultations with the Officer-in-Charge of the International Cocoa Organization, the meeting will open at 10.00 a.m. on 4 June 2003 at the headquarters of the International Cocoa Organization, 22 Berners Street, London.
Governments and intergovernmental organizations entitled to participate in the decision are those on whose behalf instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval or notifications of provisional application have been deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations.
Governments which have not deposited the required instruments are entitled to participate in the meeting as observers.
All communications concerning representation at the Meeting should be sent to the UNCTAD secretariat, Intergovernmental Support Services, Palais des Nations, CH-1211 Geneva 10, Switzerland, tel: +41(0)22 907 5007/08; fax: +41(0)22 907 0056; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
All other inquiries should be addressed to Mr. Alexei Mojarov, tel: +41(0)22 917 5782; fax: +41(0)22 917 0509; e-mail: email@example.com.
Secretary-General of UNCTAD
30 April 2003