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UN Conventions (Terrorism)

Sir John Stanley: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will list the (a) 12 UN conventions related to terrorism and (b) countries that have both signed and ratified all 12 conventions. [60778]

Mr. Mike O'Brien: The twelve UN conventions related to terrorism are:

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The states which have signed and acceded to all 12 Conventions and Protocols are: Canada, Chile, the Netherlands, Peru, the United Kingdom and Uzbekistan.

We have placed in the House Library details of the status of state's accession to each UN Convention or Protocol.

European Union Business

Kali Mountford: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will list the (a) forthcoming business in the Council of the European Union for June and (b) major European Union events for the period between 1 July and November. [61249]

Peter Hain: The information is as follows.

4 June—ECOFIN—Brussels

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6–7 June—Industry and Energy Council—Brussels

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Energy (7 June 2002)

Other business

The following are the principal events in the EU between 1 July and November 2002. The list is based on the information available at the date of issue.

12–13KoldingMeeting of Employment and Social Policy Ministers (Informal)
15–16BrusselsAgriculture Council
19BrusselsBudget Meeting
19–21ArhusEnvironment Ministers meeting (Informal)
22–23BrusselsGeneral Affairs Council
31–1ElsinoreGymnich (Ministerial Informal)
6 BrusselsASEM Economic Ministers Meeting
6–8CopenhagenECOFIN (Ministerial Informal)
8–10NyborgAgriculture Council (Ministerial Informal)
12–13CopenhagenJustice and Home Affairs Council (Ministerial Informal)
22–23CopenhagenASEM Meeting
23–24BrusselsAgriculture Council
26 BrusselsInternal Market, Consumer Affairs and Tourism Council
27 TentACP-EU Ministers Meeting
30 BrusselsResearch Council
30–1BrusselsGeneral Affairs Council
3–4 BrusselsTransport and Telecommunications Council
8 BrusselsECOFIN
8 BrusselsEmployment and Social Policy Council
14 BrusselsFisheries Council
14–15BrusselsJustice and Home Affairs, and Civil Protection Council
15–16BrusselsAgriculture Council
17 BrusselsEnvironment Council
18–19AalborgInternal Market, Consumer Affairs and Industry Meeting (Ministerial Informal)
21–22BrusselsGeneral Affairs Council
24–25BrusselsEuropean Council
1 BrusselsCulture Council
2 BrusselsECOFIN—Troika meeting on Macro-Economic Dialogue
12 BrusselsEducation and Youth Council
14–15BrusselsInternal Market, Consumer Affairs and Youth Council
18 BrusselsFisheries Council
18–19BrusselsGeneral Affairs Council
19–20BrusselsAgriculture Council
22 BrusselsDevelopment Council
25–26BrusselsBudget [Council]
25–26BrusselsIndustry and Energy Council
28–29BrusselsJustice and Home Affairs, and Civil Protection Council

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