Distr: General
WCMRY/1998/2
Original Portuguese


PROVISIONAL AGENDA OF THE
WORLD CONFERENCE OF MINISTERS RESPONSIBLE FOR
YOUTH

08.08.98



  9.00 a.m.- Hoisting of Flags



  9.30 a m.- Informal Meetings



  1.00 p.m.- Lunch



  3.00 p.m.- Opening of the Conference.



             Opening Ceremony.



             Election of the President.



  4.15 p.m.- Family Photo



  4.45 p.m.- Adoption of the rules of procedure.



  Adoption of the agenda and other organisational matters.



  Election of officers other than the President.



  Organisation of work during the Conference.



  Credentials of representatives to the Conference:



  a) Appointment of the members of the Credentials Committee;



  b) Report of the Credentials Committee.



  Report of the Third World Youth Forum of the United Nations System.



  7.30 p.m.-Dinner offered to the Heads of Delegations by the President of 

   

  the Portuguese Republic in the Portuguese pavillion in Expo 98.



  7.30 p.m.  Dinner offered to the Delegation members, IGO members, ONG



  representatives and journalists by the Secretary of State for Youth.



  9.30 p.m.-Closing Ceremony of the World Youth Festival and opening show of 



  the World Conference of Ministers Responsible for Youth in the Sony Square

  

  at Expo.


09.08.98


Theme of the day: General exchange of views on the Implementation of the United Nations World Programme of Action for Youth to the Year 2000 and Beyond. a) National youth policies of an inter-sectoral nature;

The Agenda of the Plenary, Main Committee and Working Groups Sessions will be centred on the theme of the day. 9.30 a.m.- Morning Sessions 1:00 p.m.- Lunch 3.00 p.m.- Afternoon Sessions 6.30 p.m.- End of Sessions 7.00 p.m.- Evening Sessions (if necessary)

10.08.98


Theme of the Day: b)Relevance of the three themes of the United Nations International Youth Year: Participation, Development and Peace; The Agenda of the Plenary, Main Committee and Working Groups Sessions will be centred on the theme of the day. 9.30 a.m.- Morning Sessions 1:00 p.m.- Lunch 3.00 p.m.- Afternoon Sessions 6.30 p.m.- End of Sessions 7.00 p.m.- Evening Sessions (if necessary)

11.08.98


  Theme of the Day:



  c) Social development and major priority issues for action: Education, 



  Employment, Health, Drug Abuse and other;



  The Agenda of the Plenary, Main Committee and Working Groups Sessions will 



  be centred on the theme of the day.



  9.30 a.m.- Morning Sessions

 

  1:00 p.m.- Lunch



  3.00 p.m.- Afternoon Sessions



  6.30 p.m.- End of Sessions



  7.00 p.m.- Evening Sessions (if necessary)

12.08.98


  9.30 a.m.- Morning Sessions



  10. Report of the Main Committee



  11. Adoption of the Lisbon Declaration on Youth Policies and Programmes.



  12. Adoption of the report of the Conference.



  13. Closing Ceremony.



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