53rd session of the Bureau of the International Hydrological Programme (IHP)
From 19 to 21 April 2016, the Bureau of the Intergouvernemental Council of the IHP will co-ordinate the work of the Council between sessions. It 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.