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1st meeting of the Intersessional Working Group for the Development of IOC Capacity Development Strategic Plan

Event Type Meeting
Date(s)(yyyy-mm-dd) Start: 2013-12-10 - End: 2013-12-11
Location France
Summary Considering the importance that was given to capacity building in the recent United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), IOC decided to review its strategy for capacity development in order to better meet new challenges. A Draft Strategy Paper for Capacity Development (IOC-XXVII/2 Annex 10) was presented at the 27th Session of the IOC Assembly both in plenary session and in two meetings of a sessional working group on CD to gather comments from participating Member States, representatives of IOC Programs and Subsidiary Bodies and observers. During the two Sessional Working Group meetings, Member States identified CD as an important IOC activity and welcomed the efforts to develop the new strategy. During the plenary of the 27th Session of the IOC Assembly, Member States strongly intervened in support of developing a new strategy and the setting up of an inter-sessional working group on CD to develop it further. The Assembly of the IOC, through Decision IOC-XXVII/Dec.5.5.1 decided to set up the Intersessional Working Group (WG) for developing further the Draft Strategic Plan for Capacity Development. This decision also requested the Executive Secretary to include the Strategic Plan for Capacity Development as an item on the Agenda of the Executive Council at its 47th session in 2014 and asked Member States to consider funding and supporting the activities leading to the formulation and adoption of the Strategic Plan for Capacity Development. It is also proposed that, once the CD Strategic Plan is approved by the Executive Council, a donors’ meeting will be organised in order to consider funding of the plan. Two documents are listed below. The first version (V1.0) is the initial draft that was circulated to members of the Working Group for their views and comments. The third version (V3.0) is the latest one and it includes all the comments provided by members. It will form the basis of discussions during the meeting of 10th and 11th December 2013. Follow the meeting webcast

Event Entered By Elena IASYREVA
Organisers Mitrasen BHIKAJEE
Staff Elena IASYREVA

Group(s): IOC , Capacity Development
Created: 2013-12-02 11:52:41
Last Updated: 2015-07-27 15:32:28