Extraordinary session of the Intergovernmental Council for the Information for All Programme (IFAP)

When :

from Monday 2 March, 2020
to Monday 2 March, 2020

Type of event :

Category 2-Intergovernmental meeting

Where :

UNESCO Headquarters, 7, place de Fontenoy, 75007, Paris, France

Following the approval by the 40th session of the UNESCO General Conference, through 40 C/Resolution 53, of the revised Statutes of the Intergovernmental Council for the Information for All Programme (IFAP), and in accordance with Article 6 of the said Statutes, an extraordinary session of the IFAP Council will be held with the objective to constitute the IFAP Bureau. The meeting is scheduled to take place in Room XI (Fontenoy Building) from 3.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m. on Monday, 2 March 2020.

The meeting will be chaired by Mr. Moez Chakchouk, Assistant Director-General for Communication and Information, who will participate on behalf of UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay. Following the election of the Bureau, as a point of information, the Secretariat will present the questionnaire through which IFAP Members can contribute to the Director-General’s reflection of UNESCO’s Strategy, Programme and Budget. This is aligned with recommendation 74 of the Working Group on Governance (39 C/Resolution 87) regarding the opportunity for UNESCO's International and Intergovernmental Bodies (IIBs) to input into the draft C/4 and C/5 documents.

Simultaneous interpretation of the event will be provided in both French and English.