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8th Earthwatch Working Party

Provisional Agenda - UNEP/EWWP8/1

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DAY 1 - Wednesday 13 October 2004

1400
Opening by the Director, Division of Early Warning and Assessment, UNEP

1415
Approval of EWP7 meeting report and EWP8 Agenda

1430
Status report by the Earthwatch secretariat on progress since EWP7 (paper)

1450
Status reports by Earthwatch partners on progress since EWP7 (papers)

1600
Considerations of the need for an Earthwatch mechanism and Terms of reference, in response to recent needs and initiatives arising from, most notably:
a) the UN Millennium Development Goals & Global Partnership
b) the World Summit on Sustainable Development & Implementation Plan
c) UNEP’s Science Initiative i.e. the consultative process to identify gaps and needs in the current assessment structure
d) the Environment Management Group
e) The ad-hoc Group on Earth Observations (GEO) and IGOS-Partnership, G3OS Sponsor Group

1800
End

1930
Dinner (hosted by UNEP)

DAY 2 - Thursday 14 October 2004

0900
Taking stock(1): Update on WSSD Implementation Plan, Millennium Declaration& MDGs (UN-DESA, papers)

0945
Taking stock(2): Update on the Science Initiative, the Global Environment Outlook, the Environment Management Group (UNEP, papers)

1030
Taking stock(3): Update on progress related to observation data & indicators of environment and sustainable development (UNEP & others, papers)

1115
Break

1130
Practical cooperation for special issues: data, indicators, assessments. Presentations/demonstrations & discussion (all, powerpoints)

1230
Lunch

1400
Continued: Practical cooperation for special issues: data, indicators, assessments. Presentations/demonstrations & discussion (all, powerpoints)

1530
Break

1545
Preparation and drafting of the new Earthwatch ToR: focus, strategy, workplan and action items (all)

1700
Next meeting date & venue

1715
AOB

1730
Closure of meeting

 

 

7th Working Party

 
  EWWP8/1
EWWP8/2
EWWP8/3
EWWP8/4
 

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