Start Date: 16/10/03
End Date: 17/10/03
A meeting between the Heads of State and Government of the EU Member States. The President of the European Commission also attends and Foreign Ministers and other Ministers also attend by invitation (e.g. Finance or Home Affairs).
The theme for World Food Day 2003 is 'International Alliance Against Hunger'. The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation has chosen this theme to highlight the need for greater global commitment to fighting hunger.
Start Date: 09/10/03
End Date: 10/10/03
Location: Lancaster House, London
The UK is hosting the fourth meeting of the Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI) in early October. The PSI is a response to the growing challenge posed by the global proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMD), their delivery systems, and related materials.
Start Date: 07/10/03
End Date: 11/10/03
Location: FCO, London
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office is running a series of workshops, seminars, open days and receptions to help engage with the faith communities on foreign policy and to build a better relationship between the communities and the FCO.
The Trade and Development Board of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) will meet for its 50th session in October. The Board will discuss interdependence and global economic issues from a trade and development perspective.