Meeting of the Bureau of the Intergovernmental Council of the MOST Programme

When :

from Thursday 27 February, 2020
to Saturday 29 February, 2020

Type of event :

Category 2-Intergovernmental meeting

Where :

1 rue Miollis, 75015, Paris, France

Contact :

Cecilie Golden,;

The new Bureau of the Intergovernmental Council of UNESCO’s Management of Social Transformations (MOST) Programme will meet at UNESCO Headquarters (Miollis) in Paris, on 27 and 28 February 2020.

Elected on 25 November 2019, the Bureau will discuss the MOST Action Plan for 2020 and 2021, and other initiatives.

Agenda items:

- Review of the MOST Action Plan and further initiatives (2021-2021)
- Oral report by the MOST Scientific Advisory Committee
- Monitoring of the Recommendation on Science and Scientific Researchers
- Proposal for the establishment of BRIDGES as a MOST sustainability science coalition
- General History of Africa
- The Silk Roads
- Sultan Bin Abdulaziz programme to strengthen Arabic language at UNESCO
- Review of revised MOST Statutes and Rules of Procedures
- Preparation of the Extraordinary Session of the Intergovernmental Council, September 2020
- Discussion of draft decisions and recommendations

The working languages will be English and French as per Rule of Procedure 15.

The meeting will also be open to IGC members, which are not members of the IGC Bureau, as observers.