ICP Trust Fund
Voluntary trust fund for the purpose of assisting developing countries, in particular least developed countries, small island developing States and landlocked developing States, in attending meetings of the United Nations Open-ended Informal Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea
Eligibility for Assistance
Developing States, in particular least developing States, small island developing States and landlocked developing States may nominate one representative as a delegate, or propose a panellist for selection by the Co-Chairs of the ICP.
The nominating State must request the United Nations Office of Legal Affairs, Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea (DOALOS) for financial assistance from the Voluntary Trust Fund through its Permanent Mission, for the delegate who will attend the meeting, clearly indicating the following:
The name, date of birth and detailed contact information for the delegate;
The dates during which the delegate will be required to attend the meeting; and
What assistance with respect to travel, if any, will be provided to the delegate by the Government.
Additionally, a completed application package must be submitted with the following:
Completed and signed application form;
Copy of the Delegate's official passport biodata page;
Completed and signed F.249 form, along with a copy of a bank statement or a voided cheque; and
Valid USA visa or ESTA.
Application forms available by contacting the Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea