15 May 2011

  • The election of 15 members of the Human Rights Council will be held on Friday 20 May in the U.N. General Assembly Hall. There is a controversy over Syria's candidature for membership.

  • A summit of heads of state of the G-8 group of industrialized countries will be held in Deauville, France end May.

  • The newly-formed U.N. Women will be taking administrative steps to streamline its structure. It already located its office space on 42nd Street between 2nd and 3rd Avenues.