30th Session of the IOC Assembly

26 June - 04 July 2019,

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO
7, place de Fontenoy

75732 Paris cedex 07
France



Agenda



1. OPENING
10. SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT AND GOVERNANCE
10.1 IOC RELEVANT ISSUES RELATED TO THE INTERGOVERNMENTAL CONFERENCE ON AN INTERNATIONAL LEGALLY BINDING INSTRUMENT UNDER THE UN CONVENTION ON THE LAW OF THE SEA ON THE CONSERVATION AND SUSTAINABLE USE OF BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY OF AREAS BEYOND NATIONAL JURISDICTION
10.2 INTEGRATED COASTAL AREAS MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME (ICAM) STRATEGY
11.1 CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT
11.2 OCEAN LITERACY
12.1 FOLLOW-UP TO RESOLUTION EC-LI.2
12.2 DRAFT PROGRAMME BUDGET FOR 2020-2021 (Draft 40 C/5)
12.3 DRAFT MEDIUM-TERM STRATEGY 2022-2029
12.4 REPORT BY THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE FINANCIAL COMMITTEE
12.5 PREPARATION FOR THE COMMEMORATION OF THE 60TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE IOC (1960–2020)
12.6 ELECTIONS OF THE OFFICERS OF THE COMMISSION AND MEMBERS OF THE EXECUTIVE COUNCIL
12.7 31TH SESSION OF THE ASSEMBLY AND 53RD AND 54TH SESSIONS OF THE EXECUTIVE COUNCIL
13 ADOPTION OF RESOLUTIONS AND SUMMARY REPORT
14. CLOSURE
2. ORGANIZATION OF THE SESSION
2.1 ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA AND OTHER ORGANIZATIONAL MATTERS
2.2 DESIGNATION OF THE RAPPORTEUR
2.3 ESTABLISHMENT OF INTRASESSIONAL COMMITTEES AND WORKING GROUPS
2.4 INTRODUCTION OF DOCUMENTATION, TIMETABLE AND MEMORIAL LECTURES
3. IOC MATTERS AND REPORTS
3.1 STATEMENT OF THE CHAIRPERSON
3.2 REPORT OF THE EXECUTIVE SECRETARY ON THE WORK ACCOMPLISHED SINCE THE FIFTY-FIRST SESSION OF THE EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AND ON BUDGET IMPLEMENTATION (JULY 2018–MAY 2019)
3.3 REPORTS BY THE CHAIRS OF THE IOC SUB-COMMISSIONS AND REGIONAL COMMITTEES
3.3.1 IOC Sub-commission for the Western Pacific: 12th Session of WESTPAC, Manila, Philippines, 2–5 April 2019
3.3.2 IOC Sub-commission for the Caribbean and Adjacent Regions: 15th Session of IOCARIBE, Oranjestad, Aruba, 6–10 May 2019
3.3.3 IOC Sub-commission for Africa and the Adjacent Island States: 5th Session of IOCAFRICA, Nairobi, Kenya, 25–27 March 2019
3.3.4 IOC Regional Committee for the Central Indian Ocean: 7th Session of IOCINDIO, Hyderabad, India, 25–26 April 2019
3.4 REPORT OF THE IOC ON ITS ACTIVITIES (2018–2019) TO THE FORTIETH GENERAL CONFERENCE OF UNESCO
4. IOC AND THE FUTURE OF THE OCEAN: STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENTS
4.1 PROGRESS REPORT ON THE PREPARATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS DECADE OF OCEAN SCIENCE FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
4.2 ENHANCED COHERENCE, IMPACT AND FUTURE ORIENTATIONS OF THE IOC IN SUPPORT OF THE UN DECADE OF OCEAN SCIENCE FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND 2030 AGENDA
5. UNITED NATIONS PARNERSHIPS
5.1 COOPERATION WITH WMO
5.2 IOC CONTRIBUTION TO THE UNITED NATIONS FRAMEWORK CONVENTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE (UNFCCC)
6 OCEAN RESEARCH
6.1 HARMFUL ALGAL BLOOMS: 14TH SESSION OF IPHAB, UNESCO, PARIS, 20–26 April 2019
6.2 REPORT OF THE WMO-IOC-ISC WORLD CLIMATE RESEARCH PROGRAMME (WCRP)
7. OBSERVING SYSTEMS AND DATA MANAGEMENT
7.1 OBSERVING SYSTEMS
7.1.1 GOOS: Strategy, Implementation, and Governance
7.1.2 A Ten-Year Strategy for the WMO-ISC-IOC-UNEP Global Climate Observing System (GCOS)
7.1.3 Joint WMO-IOC Technical Commission for Oceanography and Marine Meteorology (JCOMM)
7.2 DATA MANAGEMENT
7.2.1 International Oceanographic Data and Information Exchange: 25th Session of IODE, Tokyo, Japan, 18–22 February 2019
7.2.2 Draft Concept for an Ocean Data and Information System (ODIS)
8. EARLY WARNING AND SERVICES
8.1 REGIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING SYSTEMS
8.1.1 Intergovernmental Coordination Group for the Pacific Tsunami Warning and Mitigation System: 28th Session of ICG/PTWS, Montelimar, Nicaragua, 2–5 April 2019
8.1.2 Intergovernmental Coordination Group for the Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning and Mitigation System: 12th Session of ICG/IOTWMS, Kish Island, Iran (I.R.), 9–12 March 2019
8.1.3 Intergovernmental Coordination Group for the Tsunami and Other Coastal Hazards Warning System for the Caribbean and Adjacent Regions: 14th Session of the ICG/CARIBE-EWS, Punta Leona, Costa Rica, 8–11 April 2019
8.1.4 Intergovernmental Coordination Group for the Tsunami Early Warning and Mitigation System in the North-Eastern Atlantic, the Mediterranean and Connected Seas: 15th Session of ICG/NEAMTWS, UNESCO, Paris, 26–28 November 2018
8.2 GLOBAL COORDINATION OF WARNING AND MITIGATION SYSTEMS
8.2.1 Working Group on Tsunamis and Other Hazards Related to Sea-Level Warning and Mitigation Systems: 12th Meeting of TOWS-WG, UNESCO, Paris, 21–22 February 2019
9. ASSESSMENT AND INFORMATION FOR POLICY
9.1 REPORT OF THE IHO-IOC GEBCO GUIDING COMMITTEE