55th session of the Bureau of the International Hydrological Programme (IHP)
From 20 to 22 June 2017, the Bureau of the Intergovernmental Council of the International Hydrological Programme (IHP) will hold its 55th session to co-ordinate the work of the Council between its sessions. The Bureau is composed of a Chairperson, four Vice-Chairpersons, and the past Chairperson as ex-officio member.
The IHP Bureau discharges, inter alia, the following duties:
a) fix, in consultation with the Secretariat, the dates of the sessions of the Council and of its committees and working groups, in accordance with the general guidelines of the Council;
b) prepare the sessions of the Council, in consultation with the Secretariat;
c) supervise the implementation of the resolutions of the Council, and report at each session of the Council, on the status of implementation of the prescribed phases of project execution and, in particular, follow the activities of the Council’s committees and working groups;
d) prepare for the Council all reports requested by the General Conference of UNESCO;
e) discharge all other duties which it may be assigned by the Council.