After the September postponement of the Summit on Children due to security constraints in New York, it was rescheduled for May 8-10, 2002.

Confusion about whether to hold the FAO summit in Rome or elsewhere was settled when the summit was postponed, also until next year. Will it remain in Rome? More arguments are expected as the rescheduled event approaches.

The numerous friends of Ismet Kittani, former General Assembly President, Iraqi Permanent Representative and international civil servant who worked with five different Secretary Generals, will have an occasion to remember him on November 27 at UN headquarters.