G&M today : Boycotting N. Korean term, John Baird vows to seek reform of UN arms panel
"The Harper government has decided to boycott the United Nations Conference on Disarmament for a month because it’s North Korea’s turn to take the helm."
WSJ, June 30, 2011 : NK Leads UN Conference
"For his part, the North Korean delegate assigned to lead the conference, So Se Pyong, said he would do his best to revitalize the conference. Then he announced a one-month vacation and said work would resume in early August."Pogge : The adventures of Angry McPointy on the world stage