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Intersessional working group on the Future of IOC, 2014-2015

Event Type Meeting
Date(s)(yyyy-mm-dd) Start: 2014-07-04 - End: 2015-06-18
Location Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO, Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO 7, place de Fontenoy, Paris cedex 07, France
Short Title Future-2014-15
Summary By Decision 4, the Executive Council of IOC at its 47th session (Paris, 1-4 July 2014) decided to reconvene the open-ended intersessional working group on the Future of the IOC under the Chairmanship of Vice-Chair Peter Haugan with a view to providing proposals for each of the following issues to the IOC Assembly at its 28th Session in 2015:
  • (i) formulate a common message from IOC to UNESCO and other UN organizations about the societal benefits of the IOC mission, programs and activities, and develop a strategy for dissemination, including preparation of information material on IOC for use in Member States,
  • (ii) develop recommendations for strengthening IOC mission implementation by linking the issues already identified during the process with the Medium-Term Strategy, revised with criteria of prioritization,
  • (iii) consider new or expanded roles for sub-commissions and other regional subsidiary bodies of IOC in achieving the strengthening under (ii),
  • (iv) consider the information provided under 8 (iii) above and develop recommendations, as appropriate, in the context of its function as a joint specialized mechanism in the UN system.
Full text of the decision in the summary report of EC-47 here. There are 30 participants from 17 IOC Member States: Angola, Benin, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Cuba, Egypt, Germany, Ghana, Grenada, Japan, Iran (I.R.), Monaco, Portugal, Tanzania, U.K., U.S.A. under the chairmanship of Peter Haugan (Norway).

Event Entered By Patrice BONED
Organisers Peter HAUGAN
Staff Wenxi ZHU

Group(s): IOC
Created: 2013-08-08 10:30:18
Last Updated: 2016-09-16 11:36:40