Kazakhstan National Committee "Man and Biosphere"

The meeting of the working group on the development of the MAB UNESCO Plan of Action Man and the Biosphere Programme 2016-2025 took place on 1-2 September at the headquarters of UNESCO in Paris, the participants were members of the OIE and 6 international experts. Chairman of the Kazakhstan National MAB Committee Roman Jashenko (as vice president of MAB for Asia and Pacific) is one of the participants in the meeting.

UNESCO MAB Strategy Group (MSG)

Meeting on the development of the MAB Action Plan

1-2 September 2015
Fontenoy Building (UNESCO main building)
7 place de Fontenoy

Agenda

Tuesday 1 September 2015 in Room 1.002 (first floor)

09h00 – 09h30                   Informal MAB Bureau meeting (for MAB Bureau Members only)

09h30 – 09h35                   Welcome address by the MAB Secretary

09h35 – 09h40                   Opening address by the MAB ICC Chair

09h40 – 09h45                   Adoption of the agenda

09h45 – 09h50                   Short round table introduction of participants

09h50 – 10h00                   Summary of the 27th MAB ICC discussion on the MAB Strategy and Action Plan, including the TORs of the MSG, by the MAB Bureau/ Strategy Group rapporteur

10h00 – 10h10                   General comments by the UNESCO Internal Oversight Service (IOS) on the MAB Action Plan

10h10 – 10h30                   Questions and general discussion

10h30 – 10h50                   Coffee/tea break

10h50 – 11h00                   Presentation by the MAB Secretariat of the compilation of inputs received for the Action Plan in response to the MAB Circular Letter

11h00 – 12h30                   Discussion on Action Plan structure and content

12h30 - 14h00                    Lunch

14h00 – 15h45                   Discussion on Action Plan structure and content cont.

15h45 – 16h00                   Coffee/tea break

16h00 – 16h15                   Presentation on outcome of survey on biosphere reserves and disaster risk reduction by Section on Earth Sciences and Geo-Hazards Risk Reduction

16h15 – 17h15                   Discussion on Action Plan structure and content cont.

17h15 – 17h30                   Summing up of the discussion by MSG rapporteur

17h45                                    Refreshments

Wednesday  2 September 2015 in Room 4.021 (fourth floor)

09h00 – 09h30                   Informal MAB Bureau meeting (for MAB Bureau Members only)

09h30 – 10h30                   Discussion on Action Plan structure and content cont.

10h30 – 10h50                   Coffee/tea break

10h50 – 12h30                   Discussion on Action Plan structure and content cont.

12h30 - 14h00                    Lunch

14h00 – 15h45                   Discussion on Action Plan structure and content cont.

15h45 – 16h00                   Coffee/tea break

16h00 – 17h15                   Discussion on next steps and time-table of work

17h15 – 17h30                   Conclusion and summing up by meeting Chair and Rapporteur

17h30                                    Closure of the meeting