23 October: PX and FA Meetings

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10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Room X, Meeting of the Programme and External Relations Commission (PX)
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Agenda:
Item 5: Follow up to decisions and resolutions adopted by the Executive Board and the General Conference at their previous sessionsI. Programme IssuesA. UNESCO Geoparks Initiative (Continuation)B. Developments relating to UNESCO’s relationship with the Intergovernmental platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES)C. Consideration of the desirability of preparing a Declaration on Ethical principles in relation to Climate Change
Item 5: Follow up to decisions and resolutions adopted by the Executive Board and the General Conference at their previous sessionsII. Intersectoral activitiesB. Special post-conflict overall support programme for Cote d’IvoireC. Cultural and Educational; Institutions in Iraq
Item 31 Protection of Iraqi Heritage
Item 5: Follow up to decisions...

 

10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Room X, Meeting of the Programme and External Relations Commission (PX)

Live Audio Transmission

 

Agenda:

  • Item 5: Follow up to decisions and resolutions adopted by the Executive Board and the General Conference at their previous sessions
    • I. Programme Issues
    • A. UNESCO Geoparks Initiative (Continuation)
    • B. Developments relating to UNESCO’s relationship with the Intergovernmental platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES)
    • C. Consideration of the desirability of preparing a Declaration on Ethical principles in relation to Climate Change
  • Item 5: Follow up to decisions and resolutions adopted by the Executive Board and the General Conference at their previous sessions
    • II. Intersectoral activities
    • B. Special post-conflict overall support programme for Cote d’Ivoire
    • C. Cultural and Educational; Institutions in Iraq
  • Item 31 Protection of Iraqi Heritage
  • Item 5: Follow up to decisions and resolutions adopted by the Executive Board and the General Conference at their previous sessions
    • II. Intersectoral activities
    • E. Follow up of the Situation in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea (Ukraine)
  • Item 32: Establishment of an International Coordination Committee (ICC) for Preah Vihear Temple, included in the World Heritage List

 

10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Room XI, Meeting of the Finance and Administrative Commission (FA)

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Agenda

  • Item 22: Report by the Director-General, in cooperation with the Headquarters Committee, on managing the UNESCO Headquarters complex (continuation of Wed. 22/10 debates)
  • Item 5 Part IV Management issues - State of progress of the reform of the field network in Africa
  • Item 5 Part V Human resources issues
    • Geographical distribution and gender balance of the staff of the Secretariat
    • Use of consultant contracts in 2013 and the implementation of the revised policy on individual consultants and other specialists
    • State of the Medical Benefits Fund (MBF)
  • Item 12 Category 2 institutes and centres
    • Part I Report on category 2 institutes and centres
    • Part II Renewal of category 2 institutes and centres
  • Item 19 Financial report and audited consolidated financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2013, and report by the External Auditor
  • Item 20 Report by the Director-General on the status of Member States’ contributions and payment plans as at 31 August 2014
  • Item 23 New audits by the External Auditor
    • Part I Audit of the governance and financial reporting of the UNESCO category 1 institutes
    • Part II Audit of budgetary methods, tools and processes