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29th Session of the Intergovernmental Council of the International Programme for the Development of Communication (IPDC)


The Intergovernmental Council of the IPDC, composed of 39 member states elected by UNESCO's General Conference, will meet for its 29th biennial Session at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris.
The Council is responsible for:
- Policy-making, guiding the planning and the implementation of the Programme;
- Approving priorities of the Programme;
- Reviewing and assessing achievements on the basis of implementation and evaluation reports on the projects and defining the basic areas requiring increased international cooperation;
- Reviewing ways and means whereby Member States might participate more effectively in the International Programme for the Development of Communication;
- Approving an appropriate system of financing for the Programme in order to secure the necessary resources for the benefit of those requesting assistance from the Programme.


Type of Event Category 2-Intergovernmental meeting
Start 20.11.2014 10:00 local time
End 21.11.2014 18:00 local time
Date to be fixed 1
Focal point Nikolski, Valeri
Organizer IPDC Secretariat (UNESCO, CI/FEM Division)
Contact Valeri Nikolski (
Country France
City Paris
Venue UNESCO Headquarters
Room Room X, Room to be confirmed
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Russian
Estimated number of participants 200
Official Website
Link 1 International Programme for the Development of Communication (IPDC)
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