30.05.2011 -

World Heritage Sites in Indian Ocean Project to be discussed at the 8th Session of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission’s Regional Committee (IOCWIO)

various ownersDetails of exhibition panels: Satellites and World Heritage Sites, Partners to Understand Climate Change

The Eighth Session of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission’s Regional Committee for the Western Indian Ocean (IOCWIO-VIII), is foreseen from 24–27 May 2011, in Grand Baie, Mauritius. The agenda includes:

  • A presentation of IOC Draft Priorities & Implementation Strategies for 2012-2013 related to (i) Prevention and reduction of the impacts of natural hazards; (ii) Mitigation of and adaptation to climate change & variability; (iii) Safeguarding the health of ocean ecosystems; (iv) World Heritage Sites: Indian Ocean Project; (v) Management procedures and policies leading to the sustainability of coastal and ocean environment and resources, and UNESCO Chair Reports; (vi) Other Priorities issues relevant for the region.
  • National Programmes and Priorities in Comoros, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Seychelles, South Africa and Tanzania.

See more details in IOC website.

 




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