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

Session 19

Venue: UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France
Date: 2 July 2012


Agenda

 

I. Introduction by UNESCO and the Flemish Government

 

II. Policy discussion

-       Information by UNESCO on the launching of the new Complementary Additional Programme (CAP)

-       Discussion on the compensation of travel and accommodation expenses of experts related to FUST activities.

-       Preparation of evaluation of FUST

III. Financial Situation of the General Fund 513BEL9090 and review of ongoing and future activities

-    Final- and progress reports ongoing activities;

-     Information on the new Large Scale projects under discussion;

-     New proposals (marked yellow in below table)

 

Progress Reports:

Final Reports:

  • 513GLO2016 
  • 513GLO2017
  • 513GLO2025
  • 513RAB2003
  • 513RAF2008
  • 513RAF2013
  • 513RAF2016
  • 513RLA2004
  • 513RLA2006
  • 513SAF2000
  • 513SAF2001
  • 513GLO2027
  • 513GLO2028
  • 513RAF2017
  • 513RLA2010
  • 513GLO2023
  • 513RLA2009

 

 

 

III. Other Business

 

 


Participants

indicates presence at the meeting

Flanders

  • Mr. Rudy Herman, Senior Researcher, Flemish Department of Economy, Science and Innovation
  • Ms Kristien Dubois, deputy Permanent Delegate of the Kingdom of Belgium to UNESCO
  • Mr. Dries Willems, Deputy Representative of the Flemish Government in France


UNESCO

CFS

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

Natural Science Sector

  • Mr Saleh Abdin, SC/HYD, Director of Division, Secretary IHP
  • Mr Siegfried Demuth, SC/HYD, Chief of Section HGC
  • Mr Anil Mishra, SC/HYD, Programme Specialist HGC
  • Mrs Rosanna Karam, SC/AO, Senior Extrabudgetary Administrative officer
  • Mr Koen Verbist, SC/HYD, Assistant Programme Specialist
  • Mr Peter Pissierssens, SC/IOC, Head IOC project Office for IODE, Oostende, Belgium
  • Mr Julian Barbière, SC/IOC, Programme Specialist OSS
  • Mr Albert Fischer, SC/IOC, Head OSS
  • Mr Stefano Belfiore, SC/IOC, Programme Specialist to ADG
  • Mrs Ksenia Yvinec, SC/IOC/AO, Finance and Administrative officer
  • Mr Thomas Schaaf, SC/EES, Chief of Section ESB
  • Ms Melody Ocloo, SC/EES, Programme specialist ESB

Human and Social Science Sector

  • Mrs Angela Melo, SHS, Director of Division HPD
  • Mrs Irina Zoubenko-Laplante, SHS/EST, Assistant Programme Specialist ST

 


Working Documents

Project Progress/Final Reports (as on 25 June 2012)

FUST FINANCIAL REPORT (31/05/2012): DOWNLOAD HERE

BSP/CFS/BLT project: 

513GLO0003: Secondment by the Government of Flanders of an official to the Division of Cooperation with Extrabudgetary Funding Sources (BSP/CFS):  Terms of Reference for a position of Assistant Programme Specialist (Grade P2/ step 8): project document (US$113,047)

 

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

513GLO2017

T. Schaaf

SUMAMAD II

23/04/2009 - 31/12/2013

US$ 1,480,000

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
 

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
 

513RLA2010

 

The Impact of Glacier Retreat in the Andes: International Multidisciplinary Network for Adaptation Strategies

2/2012-6/2015

US$ 440,000

Progress report

annex 1

annex 2

annex 3

annex 4

 

 

513RAF2017

A. Makarigakis

Capacity building and groundwater resources exploration for emergency situation to combat drought in the Horn of Africa

1/2012-6/2012

US$ 396,000

progress report

proposal

??

 

 Draft proposal FETWater Phase III, 2012 to 2015

2012-2015
US$ 1,402,500
proposal
proposal ??

“Managing Water Resources in Arid and Semi Arid Regions of Latin America and Caribbean” (MWAR –LAC)

2012 -2014

US$ 765,408.49

proposal
project 513RLA2011

TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR THE SECONDMENT OF AN ASSISTANT PROGRAM SPECIALIST FIXED TERM (P-2/ step 8 In the framework of the “Managing Water Resources in Arid and Semi Arid Regions of Latin America and Caribbean” (MWAR –LAC)”

?? - ??

US$ 164,664

proposal
Small scale activities (SSA)
 

513RLA2009

Anil Mishra

Melting glaciers in the Andes: Science and policy for adaptation to cope with the complexity in the context of climate change

18/4/2011- 17/01/2012

US$ 45,500

Final Report

annex 1

annex 2

annex 3

 

 

513GLO2023

??

Support to the 6th Biannual Waters Conference (Dubrovnik) US$ 15,000 final report
 
IOC        
Large scale projects
 

513GLO2016

P.Pissierssens

OceanTeacher Academy

23/04/2009 - 31/12/2013

USD 1,540,000

Progress report
 

513RLA2004

J. Barbiere

 

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

 

2008-31/12/2010

USD 770,000

final report

 

513RLA2006

P. Pissierssens

Caribbean Marine Atlas

23/04/2009 - 31/12/2013

USD 308,000

Progress report

 

513RAF2013

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
 

513RAF2008

J. Ahanhanzo

FET-REMSENS Remote Sensing Application in FETWATER 2006-2010

?? - ??

US$ 350,000

progress report
proposal

n/a

P. Pissierssens

OceanTeacher Global Classroom PIlot Project (2013)

1/1/2013-31/12/2013

US$ 113,648

ProDoc
proposal

n/a

J. Barbiere

SOUTHEAST PACIFIC DATA AND INFORMATION NETWORK IN SUPPORT TO INTEGRATED COASTAL AREA MANAGEMENT

(SPINCAM)

??-??

US$ 880,000

ProDoc
Small scale activities (SSA)
 
 

513GLO2027

H. Enevoldsen

The IOC Harmful Algal Information System - enabling global systematic compilation, storage and sharing of harmful algal event data for management and risk assessment.

3/4/2012 - 31/5/2012

USD 14,960

FINAL REPORT
 

513GLO2025

J. Barbiere/ S. Belfiore

2nd Phase of the Information System in support of the action plan for marine conservation in the Southeast Pacific (SEPIS/SIBIMAP-II)

?? - ??

US$ 11,000

final report
 

513RAF2016

M. Odido

Ship-based visual survey to evaluate the spatial and temporal distribution of marine mammals in the Canary Current Large Marine Ecosystem (CCLME).

?? - ??

US$ 16,500

Final report

Final detailed report

 

513GLO2028

J.Barbiere

UN Regular Process Clearing House mechanism

Jan-June 2012

US$ 19,426

final report
SHS        
 

??

Angelo Melo and Irina Zoubenko Laplante

Human Rights for Development (HR4DEV): Rights-Based Approaches to Human Rights and Children’s Rights

24/7/2012-24/8/2012

US$ 200,000

Proposal
         

The meeting decided that SPINCAM and OceanTeacher Global Classroom proposals are set aside for approval provided remaining funds are sufficient (decision by 15/7/2012)