Dialogue between the Permanent Delegations to UNESCO and the ADG/SC on the Science sector's Strategic Thinking (Pillar 3 of UNESCO’s Strategic Transformation)

Representatives of the Permanent Delegations to UNESCO are invited to participate in a series of meetings between the Assistant Director-Generals (ADGs) and Member States about the Organization's Strategic Transformation and reflection on its medium-term strategy for 2022-2029.
These series of meetings are designed to allow Member States to engage with each Programme ADG in a reflection on the major trends, opportunities and challenges that are likely to have an impact on the Organization's work and future programmes in each of its fields of competence, and help chart the future strategic orientations for the years ahead. These meetings will provide a valuable basis for the next transversal and interdisciplinary reflections which will take place in the fall of 2019.

Follow the live webcast of the discussions with the following links:
• English: webcast.unesco.org/live/room-02/en
• Français: webcast.unesco.org/live/room-02/fr

Agenda
16 July 2019 from 10 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. (Room II):
• Introduction by ADG/SC
• Views and reflections of Member States, future trends and UNESCO's possibilities for action over the next ten years

16 July from 3 p.m. to 4.15 p.m.
Basic sciences, technology and innovation, and knowledge for sustainable development

• Presentation by the facilitator(s) (5-6 minutes each)
• Presentation by panelists from the 6 regional groups (3-4 minutes each)
• Open dialogue


16 July from 4.30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Science for sustainable management of natural resource, disaster risk reduction and climate change action

• Presentation by the facilitator(s) (5-6 minutes each)
• Presentation by panelists from the 6 regional groups (3-4 minutes each)
• Open dialogue

17 July from 10 a.m. to 11.15 a.m.
Hydrology and water security

• Presentation by the facilitator(s) (5-6 minutes each)
• Presentation by panelists from the 6 regional groups (3-4 minutes each)
• Open dialogue

11.15 a.m. to 1 p.m.: general discussion and conclusions


Details

Type of Event Information Meeting with Permanent Delegations
Start 16.07.2019 10:00 local time
End 17.07.2019 13:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Responsible SC
Focal point Amani, Abou
Country France
City Paris
Venue Room II
Street 125 Avenue de Suffren
Room
Contact Nortey, Charlotte 81410
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Russian
Estimated number of participants 150
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