Report of the Open-ended Tripartite Working Group

2nd meeting of the tripartite working group, 21-22 February 2013

In order to advance in its deliberation and finalize the Action Plan on the follow-up to the IOS review, the open-ended tripartite working group met for the second time on 21 and 22 February 2013 at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris. The meeting was co-chaired by H.E. Mohamed Sameh Amr, Ambassador and Permanent Delegate of the Arab Republic of Egypt to UNESCO and Neil Walter, Chairman of the New Zealand National Commission for UNESCO. Mr Juan Antonio Fernandez Palacios, President of the Cuban National Commission for UNESCO and Cuba’s Representative to the Executive Board, was nominated as the Rapporteur. 180 participants from 110 countries, including 45 National Commissions and 95 Permanent Delegations, as well as members of the Secretariat, reviewed and adopted 14 findings and recommendations with detailed responsibilities and clear time-lines for its implementation. These group’s findings and recommendations are included in the below Draft Action Plan for consideration by the Executive Board at its 191st session.

Report (including the Draft Action Plan) of the Open-ended Tripartite Working Group

Document 190 EX/37 and Addendum as well as the 190 EX/Decision

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