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  LIbrary Treaties Non-Proliferation Treaty, Exchange of Views, May 10, 1999

General exchange of views including in particular,
discussion on and consideration of any proposals on expected products of the 2000 Review Conference

NPT/CONF.2000/PC.III/INF2 10 May1999
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INDICATIVE TIMETABLE

Monday, l0 May

10:00am - 1:00pm

Opening of the session (item 1 of the agenda - paragraph 8 of document NPT/CONF.2000/PC.II/ 32)

3:00pm - 6:00pm

Tuesday 11 May

General exchange of views, including in particular, discussion on and consideration of any proposals on expected products of the 2000 Review Conference

10:00am - 1:00pm Organization of the 2000 Review Conference (item 7 of the agenda - paragraph 8 of document NPT/CONF.20001PC.1132

  • Draft rules of procedure (item 7 (b) of the agenda)
    President of the Conference and other officers (item 7 (c)
    of the agenda)
  • Appointment of the Secretary-General (item 7 (d) of the agenda)
  • Provisional agenda (item 7 (e) of the agenda)
  • Financing of the Review Conference, including its Preparatory Committee (item 7 (f) of the agenda)
  • Background documentation (item 7 (g) of the agenda)
  • Allocation of items to the Main Committees
  • Paragraph 6 of Decision 1 (subsidiary bodies within the respective Main Committees for specific issues relevant to the Treaty)

3:00pm - 6:00pm

Time available for presentations by NGO 5.

6:00pm - 8:00pm Roundtable with NGO's.

Wednesday. 12 May

10:00am - 1:00pm

Preparatory work for the review of the operation of the Treaty in accordance with article VIII, paragraph 3, of the Treaty, taking into account the decisions and the resolution adopted by the 1995 NPT Review and Extension Conference (item 4). (NPTICONF.1995.1 annex V, items under point 1: implementation of the provisions of the Treaty relating to non-proliferation of nuclear weapons, disarmament and international peace and security: Articles I and II and preambular paragraphs I to 3, Article VI and preambular paragraphs 8 to 12).

  • Presentation by the CTBTO PrepCom.

    3:00pm - 6:00pm

Preparatory work for the review of the operation of the Treaty in accordance with Article VIII, paragraph 3, of the Treaty, taking into account the decisions and the resolution adopted by the 1995 NPT Review and Extension Conference (item 4). Discussion on and consideration of any proposals on the provisions in Article VI of the Treaty and in paragraphs 3 and 4 (c) of the "Principles and Objectives for Nuclear Nonproliferation and Disarmament", dealing with "Nuclear disarmament".

Thursday. 13 May

10:00am - 1:00pm

Preparatory work for the review of the operation of the Treaty in accordance with Article VIII, paragraph 3, of the Treaty, taking into account the decisions and the resolution adopted by the 1995 NPT Review and Extension Conference (item 4). Discussion on and consideration of any proposals on the provision in paragraph 4 (b) of the "Principles and Objectives for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament" for "the immediate commencement and early conclusion of negotiations on a non-discriminatory and universally applicable convention banning the production of fissile material for nuclear weapons or other nuclear explosive devices, in accordance with the statement of the Special Coordinator of the Conference on Disarmament and the mandate contained therein".

3:00pm - 6:00pm

Preparatory work for the review of the operation of the Treaty in accordance with article VIII, paragraph 3, of the Treaty, taking into account the decisions and the resolution adopted by the 1995 NPT Review and Extension Conference (item 4). (NPTICONF.1995/1, annex V, items under point 2: implementation of the provisions of the Treaty relating to non-proliferation of nuclear weapons, safeguards and nuclear-weapon4ree zones: Article III and preambular paragraphs 4 and 5, especially in their relationship to article IV and preambular paragraphs 6 and 7; articles I and II and preambular paragraphs 1 to 3 in their relationship to articles III and IV; article VII)

Friday. 14 Mav

10:00am - 1:00pm

Preparatory work for the review of the operation of the Treaty in accordance with article VIII, paragraph 3, of the Treaty, taking into account the decisions and the resolution adopted by the 1995 NPT Review and Extension Conference (item 4). Discussion on and consideration of any proposals on the "Resolution on the Middle East".

3:00pm - 6:00pm

Preparatory work for the review of the operation of the Treaty in accordance with article VIII, paragraph 3, of the Treaty, taking into account the decisions and the resolution adopted by the 1995 NPT Review and Extension Conference (item 4). (NPTICONF.199511. Annex V, items under point 3: implementation of the provisions of the Treaty relating to the inalienable right of all Parties to the Treaty to develop research, production and use of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes, without discrimination and in conformity with articles I and II: Articles 111(3) and IV, preambular paragraphs 6 and 7, especially in their relationship to article 111(1), (2), (4) and preambular paragraphs 4 and 5, and article V)

Monday. 17 Mav

10:00am - 1:00pm Organization of the 2000 Review Conference (item 7 of the agenda - paragraph 8 of document

NPT/CONF.2OOOIPC. 1132).

  • Presentation by the IAIEA.

3:00pm - 6:00pm

Preparatory work for the review of the operation of the Treaty in accordance with article VIII, paragraph 3, of the Treaty, taking into account the decisions and the resolution adopted by the 1995 NPT Review and Extension Conference (item 4), with a view to formulating draft recommendations to the Review Conference.

Tuesday. 18 May

10:00am - 1:00pm

Preparatory work for the review of the operation of the Treaty in accordance with article VIII, paragraph 3, of the Treaty, taking into account the decisions and the resolution adopted by the 1995 NPT Review and Extension Conference (item 4), with a view to formulating draft recommendations to the Review Conference.

3:00pm - 6:00pm

Preparatory work for the review of the operation of the Treaty in accordance with article VIII, paragraph 3, of the Treaty, taking into account the decisions and the resolution adopted by the 1995 NPT Review and Extension Conference (item 4), with a view to formulating draft recommendations to the Review Conference.

Wednesday. 19 May

10:00am - 1:00pm

Preparatory work for the review of the operation of the Treaty in accordance with article VIII, paragraph 3, of the Treaty, taking into account the decisions and the resolution adopted by the 1995 NPT Review and Extension Conference (item 4), with a view to formulating draft recommendations to the Review Conference.

3:00pm - 6:00pm

Preparatory work for the review of the operation of the Treaty in accordance with article VIII, paragraph 3, of the Treaty, taking into account the decisions and the resolution adopted by the 1995 NPT Review and Extension Conference (item 4), with a view to formulating draft recommendations to the Review Conference.

Thursday. 20 Mav

10:00am - 1:00pm

Preparatory work for the review of the operation of the Treaty in accordance with article VIII, paragraph 3, of the Treaty, taking into account the decisions and the resolution adopted by the 1995 NPT Review and Extension Conference (item 4), with a view to formulating draft recommendations to the Review Conference.

3:00pm - 6:00pm

Preparatory work for the review of the operation of the Treaty in accordance with article VIII, paragraph 3, of the Treaty, taking into account the decisions and the resolution adopted by the 1995 NPT Review and Extension Conference (item 4), with a view to formulating draft recommendations to the Review Conference.

Fridav. 21 Mav

10:00am - 1:00pm

Consideration of the final report and recommendations of the Preparatory Committee to the Review Conference (item 8 of the agenda).

3:00pm - 6:00pm

Consideration and adoption of the final report and recommendations of the Preparatory Committee to the Review Conference.

Any other matters.