UNESCO/Flanders Funds-In-Trust for the Support of UNESCO's Activities in the Field of Science

Session 17

 

Venue: UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France
Date: 7 June 2010


Agenda

1. Introduction and general policy discussion

  • Information by UNESCO on the launching of th Complementary Additional Programme
  • Launching of new call for Large Scale projects to be supported under the fUST Phase III

2. Financial Situation of the General Fund 513BEL9090 and general overview of ongoing activities (including submission of draft final reports and progress reports)

3. Ongoing update of the FUST web site

4. Other business

 

 

Participants

1- Representatives of Flanders
  • Dr Rudy L. Herman, Department of Economy, Science and Innovation, Ministry of Flanders
  • Mr. Dries Willems, Deputy Representative of the Flemish Government in France

2- Representatives of UNESCO

Sector for External Relations and Cooperation

  • Mr.. Akio Arata, Director Division for Cooperation with Extrabudgetary Funding Sources
  • Mrs. Jessica Jeavons, Chief of Section for Bilateral Governmental Funding Sources
  • Mr. Mineo Salvatore, Section for Bilateral Governmental Funding Sources

Bureau of the Budget

  • Mrs. Soraya Elie, Bureau of the Budget

Bureau of the Comptroller

  • Mrs. Yasmina Kassim, Bureau of the Comptroller

Natural Sciences Sector

  • Mr. Peter Pissierssens, Secretariat of the UNESCO Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission
  • Mr. Julian Barbiere, Secretariat of the UNESCO Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission
  •  Mr. Ehlich Desa, Secretariat of the UNESCO Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission
  •  Mr. Alberto Tejada-Guibert, UNESCO Intergovernmental Hydrological Programme
  •  Mr. Anil Mishra, Intergovernmental Hydrological Programme
  •  Mr. Gregory Thaler, Ecological Sciences and Biodiversity Section
  •  Mr. Samy Mankoto, Ecological Sciences and Biodiversity Section
  •  Mr. Moussa-Elkadum, Administrative Officer, Natural Sciences Sector
  •  Mrs. Rosanna Karam, Senior extra budgetary Administrative assistant, Natural Sciences Sector
  •  Mrs. Ernestine Ngond’ji, Administrative assistant, Natural Sciences Sector

 


Working Documents

Project Progress/Final Reports (as on 3 June 2010)

projects with a green background are ongoing
projects with an orange background are terminating by FUST-XVII
projects with a red background: NO REPORT RECEIVED

Reporting CLOSED on 2 June 2010 10h24.

FUST FINANCIAL REPORT (31/12/2009): DOWNLOAD HERE


SC Division
Project Code/ responsible
Project Title/description
Duration/ budget
Project Document
ECO
Large scale projects
513INT2001

 

T. Schaaf

Outreach Activities – complementary to Projects:

  • Sustainable Management of Marginal Drylands (SUMAMAD; code 513/INT/2000);
  • IHP projects CAZALAC (code 513/RLA/2040) and FRIEND/NILE (code 513/RAB/2042)

05/06 - 31/8/09

 

USD 587,290

FINAL REPORT

 

 

 

513INT2000

T. Schaaf

Sustainable Management of Marginal...

01/01/2004 - 31/08/2009

US$ 800,000

NO REPORT

513DRC2000

Mankoto

Biodiversity training component for the Congo

01/01/2008 - 31/05/2010

US$ 165,000

FINAL Report

(to add)

513GLO2017

T. Schaaf

SUMAMAD II

23/04/2009 - 31/12/2013

US$ 1,480,000

Progress Report

513TUN2000

T. Schaaf

Testing off drylands kit at Bou Hedma RB

01/04/2009 - 31/08/2009

extension request to 30/11/2010

US$ 38,575

Progress Report
Small scale activities (SSA)
HYD
Large scale projects

513SAF2000

A. Makarigakis

FETWATER Phase II

01/06/2006 - 31/12/10

USD 1,041,700

Progress report

513SAF2001

A. Makarigakis

 Hartbeespoort Integrated Biological Remediation

01/02/2010 - 28/02/2011

US$ 39,659.61

Progress report

513RLA2000

M. Donoso

Support to implement water centre for arid and semiarid zones in LAC

01/07/2006 - 31/03/2010

USD 715,000

FINAL REPORT

513RAF2011

A. Makarigakis

Guidelines for community groundwater supply

6/08- 30/04/09

US$ 44,000

PROJECT ALREADY CLOSED

FINAL REPORT

513SUD2000

A. Tejada

Water Resources Assessment Darfur

04/09/08 - 03/03/10

US$ 121,000

FINAL Report to be added

513RLA2008

M. Donoso

CAZALAC III Planning Workshop

01/06/2009 - 31/03/2010

US$ 38,500

FINAL REPORT

513RAB2003

Dr. Tarek Shawki, UNESCO Cairo

Support to Flow Regimes from International Experimental and Network Data of the Nile Project (FRIEND/NILE) Phase II

11/2006-12/2011

extension approved

PROGRESS REPORT
Small scale activities (SSA)

513RAF2014

A. Makarigakis

Sustainable groundwater resources

01/09/2009- 31/12/2010

US$ 13,000

FINAL REPORT

513EGY2000

Al Weshah

Secondment Dr Ann Van Griensven

01/01/2008 - 31/12/2009

extension approved to 12/2010

US$ 15,059

PROGRESS REPORT
IOC
Large scale projects

513GLO2016

P.Pissierssens

OceanTeacher Academy

23/04/2009 - 31/12/2013

USD 1,540,000

Progress Report

513RAF2003

P. Pissierssens/ M.Odido

Ocean Data and Information Network for Africa - Third Phase (ODINAFRICA-III)

 

01/01/2004 - 31/03/09

 

USD 2,530,000

CLOSED (pending liquidation of outstanding obligations)

 


513RAF2008

P. Bernal/
J. Ahanhanzo

Remote Sensing Application in the framework of FETWATER SIMDAS and
GOOS-AFRICA Programmes based on the UNESCO Crosscutting Project on Remote Sensing in Africa (FET-Water-RET-REMSENS

28/06/06 - 30/06/2010

request approved to 31/12/2011

USD 350,000

 REPORT to be added

 

 

 

513RLA2004

J. Barbiere

 

Southeast Pacific Data and Information Network in support to Integrated Coastal Area Management (SPINCAM)”

 

2008-31/12/2010

USD 770,000

513RLA2006

P. Pissierssens

Caribbean Marine Atlas

23/04/2009 - 31/12/2013

USD 308,000

Progress Report

513RAF2013

P. Pissierssens/ M.Odido

INTEGRATED DATA AND INFORMATION PRODUCTS AND SERVICES FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF OCEANS AND COASTAL ZONES IN AFRICA

(ODINAFRICA-IV)

23/04/2009 - 31/12/2013

USD 3,545,078.90

Progress Report
Small scale activities (SSA)

513GLO2011

J. Barbiere

 

Coping with Multihazards and Risk in Coastal Areas: A contribution to the IOC/UNESCO experts group on Mainstreaming Awareness and Mitigation of Marine – related Hazards and Risk in Integrated Coastal Area Management”.

IOC/UNESCO Expert Group on Mainstreaming Awareness and Mitigation of Marine-Related Hazards and Risks in Integrated Coastal Area Management


01/01/2008 - 30/06/2010

USD 11,000

513GLO2015

J. Barbiere

50th Anniversary / Global Marine Assessment

01/02/2009 - 30/06/2010

request for extension to  31/12/2010 approved

USD 50,000

PROGRESS REPORT

513GLO2018

P.Pissierssens/
I. Oliounine

IOC 50th Anniversary

27/07/2009 - 31/05/2010

USD 35,000

FINAL REPORT

513INT2006

P. Bernal/
E. Desa

ABELOS

01/03/2009 - 30/06/2009

USD 19,800

FINAL REPORT

513RAF2007

P. Pissierssens

Development of an “easy-to-install” deployment package of an electronic repository of marine science publications (e-repository in a box)

(approved at FUST-SC-11, May 2006)

11/05/07 - 31/10/2009

 

USD 33,000

FINAL REPORT

 


513RAF2015

E. DESA

Workshop on decision support tools for the Coastal Zone in West Africa

28/09/2009 - 31/03/2010

USD 16,500

FINAL REPORT

513RAS2001

J. BARBIERE

Biodiversity and distribution of mega faunal assemblages in the abyssal nodule province of the eastern equatorial Pacific: management of the impacts of deep seabed mining

Note: The project proposal has to be extensively rewritten by the project officer in order to duly reflect the increased total budget and the related supplementary activities (edition, publications and distribution). The reviewed project document will be submitted by e-mail to Rudy Herman via ERC/CFS, before the creation of the related budget code

01/01/2008 - 30/09/2009

US$ 16,500 (revised by FUST SC)

FINAL REPORT

513RAS2002

P. Pissierssens

Pilot Project for a Regional Network of Pacific Island Marine Libraries (ODIN-PIMRIS)

03/09-06/10

US$ 24,200

513RER2000

P.Pissierssens

Training Programme on Regional Ocean Governance for Mediterranean and Eastern European Countries

20/07/2009 - 31/03/2010

USD 25,410

FINAL REPORT

IOI full report

513RLA2005

Felix-Martinez/ Barbiere

Information system in support of the action plan FOR MARINE CONSERVATION IN THE SOUTHEAST
PACIFIC

04/09/2008 - 30/09/2009

US$ 13,530

FINAL REPORT

513RLA2007

P.Pissierssens

Regional Coordination Workshop for the planning of the next phase of ODINCARSA

01/06/2009 - 31/03/2010

USD 19,800

FINAL REPORT

IOC WR225