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Matt Robson - Europe Visit Itinerary


Hon Matt Robson
Minister of Corrections, Minister for Courts
Minister for Disarmament and Arms Control
Associate Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Diary for 21st March – 29th March 2000

Minister of Disarmament and Arms Control, Matt Robson will visit the disarmament capitals, Geneva and Vienna during this period. He will also visit the Hague.

Departing Tuesday 21st March, arriving back on Wednesday 29th March

Wednesday 22nd March – in Geneva

10am (9pm Wed. NZ time) – Meeting with Mike Moore, Director-General of WTO
4.30pm – (3.30am Thurs. NZ time) – Meeting with ILO - prison inmate employment

Thursday 23rd March – in Geneva

10am (9pm Thurs. NZ time) – Key speech to Conference on Disarmament
3.30pm (2.30am Fri. NZ time) – Key speech to Biological Weapons Ad Hoc Group

Friday 24th March – In Vienna

10am (9pm Fri. NZ time) – Visit to CTBT and data centre (link to Chathams station ect)
3pm (2am Sat. NZ time) – Call on International Atomic Energy Agency Director (IAEA), General El Baradei
4pm (3am Sat. NZ time) – Meeting with Head of Secretariat of Wassenaar Arrangement, Lauriola re. small arms convention.

Monday 27th March – at The Hague

10.15am (9.15pm Mon NZ time) – Meeting with Vice President, International Court of Justice re. current war crimes and trials.
2.30pm – 4pm (1.30am – 3am Tues NZ time) – Meetings with Dutch MPs re. small arms control

ENDS

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