Hague Forum - Workplan Day by Day

Netherlands Congress Centre
The Hague, Netherlands
8-12 February 1999

Provisional Programme of Work (subject to approval by Forum participants)

Saturday 6, February 1999

Sunday 7, February 1999

Monday 8, February 1999

Tuesday 9, February 1999

Wednesday 10, February 1999

Thursday 11, February 1999

Friday 12 , February 1999

Sunday, 7 February
13.00-18.00 Registration (NCC Lobby)
17.00-20.00

Informal Consultations (Van Gogh Hall )

Informal consultations among representatives of national delegations will be held to review the Rules of Procedure, the Agenda and the Constitution of the Main Committee. If necessary, facilities will also be provided for regional consultations.


Monday, 8 February
10.00-11.30 Plenary (Prins Willem-Alexander Hall)

Inaugural Ceremony, Election of the President

11.30-12.00 Plenary (Prins Willem-Alexander Hall)

Organizational and Procedural Matters

  • Adoption of the Rules of Procedure
  • Election of other officers
  • Adoption of the Agenda and Programme of Work and Constitution of the Main Committee
  • Presentation of reports from the Parliamentarians’, Youth and NGO Forums

12.00-13.00 Plenary (Prins Willem-Alexander Hall)

Operational review and assessment, primarily at the country level, of the implementation of the ICPD Programme of Action

13.00-15.00 Lunch: A cash buffet will be available in the Jan Steen Hall, located in the basement of the NCC.

15.00-18.00 Main Committee (Van Gogh Hall ) - Consideration of substantive themes

15.00-18.00 Plenary (Prins Willem-Alexander Hall) - Operational review and assessment (continued)

18.30-20.00 Reception by the Government of the Netherlands (by invitation)


Tuesday, 9 February
10.00-13.00 Plenary (Prins Willem-Alexander Hall) -Operational review and assessment (continued)

10.00-13.00 Main Committee (Van Gogh Hall) -Consideration of substantive themes (continued)

13.00-15.00 Lunch: A cash buffet will be available in the Jan Steen Hall.

15.00-18.00 Plenary (Prins Willem-Alexander Hall) -Operational review and assessment (continued)

15.00-18.00 Main Committee (Van Gogh Hall) - Consideration of substantive themes (continued)

18.30-20.00 Reception by the Municipality of The Hague (by invitation)


Wednesday, 10 February
10.00-13.00 Plenary (Prins Willem-Alexander Hall) - Operational review and assessment (continued)

10.00-13.00 Main Committee (Van Gogh Hall) - Consideration of substantive themes (continued)

13.00-15.00 Lunch: A cash buffet will be available in the Jan Steen Hall

15.00-18.00 Plenary (Prins Willem-Alexander Hall) - Operational review and assessment (continued)

15.00-18.00 Main Committee (Van Gogh Hall) - Consideration of substantive themes (continued)

18.30-20.30 Reception hosted by the United Nations Population Fund (Paulus Potter Hall)


Thursday, 11 February
10.00-13.00 Plenary (Prins Willem-Alexander Hall) - Operational review and assessment (continued)

10.00-13.00 Main Committee (Van Gogh Hall) - Consideration of substantive themes (continued)

13.00-15.00 Lunch: A cash buffet will be available in the Jan Steen Hall

15.00-18.00 Plenary (Prins Willem-Alexander Hall) - Operational review and assessment (continued)

15.00-18.00 Main Committee (Van Gogh Hall) - Consideration of substantive themes (continued)


Friday, 12 February
10.00-13.00 Plenary (Prins Willem-Alexander Hall) - Operational review and assessment (conclusion)

Consideration and adoption of the document on operational perspectives on further implementation of the ICPD Programme of Action

13.00- 15.00 Lunch: A cash buffet will be available in the Jan Steen Hall

15.00-17.00 Plenary (Prins Willem-Alexander Hall)

  • Consideration and adoption of the document on operational perspectives on further implementation of the ICPD Programme of Action (continued)
  • Report of the Forum
  • Closing Ceremony

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