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

Session 22

Venue: UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France 

Date: 10 October 2013

 

 


 

Agenda

1.      Introduction by UNESCO and the Flemish Government

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

-     Final- and progress reports ongoing activities;

3.   New proposals

-     Information on the new Large Scale and small scale projects under discussion;

4.  Policy discussion

-       Evaluation of the FUST and preparation of the new FUST agreement.

Progress Reports:

Final Reports:

  • 513RAF2013 (Odinafrica)
  • 513RLA2006 (CMA)
  • 513GLO2016 (Ocean teacher Academy)
  • 513RLA2013 (Spincam II)
  • 513GLO2031 (Ocean Teacher Global Classroom)
  • 513GLO2031 (*)
  • 513GLO2017 (SumamadII)
  • 513RLA2010 (Andean Glacier)
  • 513RLA2011 (Secondment Koen Verbist)
  • 513RLA2012 (MWARLAC)
  • 513RAF2017 (drought Horn of Africa)
  • 513GLO2032 (ssa climate change)
  • 513GLO2029 (ssa coastal hazards)
  • 513GLO2030 (ssa IYWC)
  • 513GLO3001 (HR4DEV)
  • 513GLO0003 (secondment Kristof)
  • 513RAB2003 (Friend Nile)
  • 513RLA2004 (Spincam)
  • 513GLO2027 (HAEDAT)
  • 513GLO2028 (clearing house)
  • 513GLO2025 (SEPISII)
  • 513RAF2016 (CCLME Marine mammals)
  • 513SAF2001 (Hartbeespoordam)
  • 513RAF2008 (FETREMSENS)
  • 513SAF2000 (FETWATER II)

(*) implementation of this project has been postponed to 2014 (ending date modified to 4/2014)

III. Other Business

 

Participants

 Flanders

 

  • Mr. Rudy Herman, Senior Researcher, Flemish Department of Economy, Science and Innovation

UNESCO

CFS

  • Mr. Kristof Vandenberghe, Section for Bilateral Government Funding Sources

Natural Science Sector

 

  • Mr Peter Pissierssens, SC/IOC, Head IOC project Office for IODE, Oostende, Belgium
  • Ms Claudia Delgado, IODE Training Coordinator, Oostende, Belgium
  • Mr Ward Appeltans, SC/IOC, OBIS Project Manager, Oostende, Belgium

 

Working Documents

 

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

Final report
 

513SAF2001

A. Makarigakis

Hartbeespoort Integrated Biological Remediation

01/02/2010 - 28/02/2011

US$ 39,659.61

Final report

annex

 

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

 
 

513RLA2010

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

2/2012-6/2015

US$ 440,000

Progress report

 

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 

annex

  513RLA2012

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

2012 -2014

US$ 765,408.49

Progress report
  513RLA2011

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

Progress report
Small scale activities (SSA)
   513GLO2032 “Climate Change impacts on water resources and adaptation policies in the mountainous regions - Outreach activity and roundtable discussion”- A contribution to the “International year of water cooperation - 2013”

 03/2013-09/2013

US$ 25,000

Progress 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

 

 

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

 
 

513GLO2031

P. Pissierssens

OceanTeacher Global Classroom PIlot Project (2013)

1/1/2013-31/12/2013

US$ 113,648

Will be implemented January 2014
 

513rla2013

J. Barbiere

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

(SPINCAM-II)

??-??

US$ 880,000

Progress report
NEW PROPOSAL

??

P. Pissierssens

The OceanTeacher Global Academy 

 4/2014-4/2017

US$ 2,674,408

CAP document

Main body

Annex 2

NEW PROPOSAL

??

P. Pissierssens
W. Appeltans

Caribbean Marine Atlas Phase 2 (CMA2)

4/2014-4/2016

US$ 626,271.8

Proposal

NEW PROPOSAL

??

W. Appeltans
H. Enevoldsen

Development of Information Products and Services based on OBIS and HAEDAT to support WOA, IPBES and a Global HAB Status Report (DIPS-4-Ocean Assessments) 

4/2014 - 12/2016

US$ 398,695

Proposal

Small scale activities (SSA)
 
 

513GLO2029

IOC Guidelines for local managers on Managing coastal risks

Jan 2013-May 2014

US$ 26,400

Progress Report
 

513GLO2027

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

4/2012-11/12

US$ 14,900

Final report
SHS