COBSEA First Extraordinary Meeting

The First Extraordinary Meeting of the Coordinating Body on the Seas of East Asia (COBSEA) Bangkok, Thailand, 19 August 2014

This meeting is an extraordinary one. It was held further to the decision of the 21st IGM. The UNEP Governing Council Rules shall apply as is COBSEA practice. In accordance with these rules of procedures, the Bureau elected by the 21st Intergovernmental Meeting (IGM) in Bangkok on 26 March 2013 will continue its office at this meeting.

Objectives of the Meeting

The main objectives of the Meeting are:

  1. to discuss on the current state of contributions and confirmed increases to the Trust Fund. Highlightng countries that have confirmed their increase in contributions in line with the decision taken at the 21ST IGM held in Bangkok in 2013.

  2. to discuss the cost comparison of offers made to host the COBSEA Secretariat and implication for the COBSEA Trust Fund. Participants will also discuss and agree on the future of COBSEA and it's sustainability.

  3. Adoption of Resolution and Meeting Report
Working Documents
 

UNEP/DEPI/COBSEA IG. EO1/1

Provisional Agenda

UNEP/DEPI/COBSEA IG. EO1/2

Annotated Provisional Agenda

UNEP/DEPI/COBSEA IG. EO1/3

Sustainability Options for COBSEA

UNEP/DEPI/COBSEA IG. EO1/4

Current State of Contributions and Confirmed Increases

UNEP/DEPI/COBSEA IG. EO1/5

Cost Comparison of offers made to host the COBSEA Secretariat and implications for the COBSEA Trust Fund

UNEP/DEPI/COBSEA IG. EO1/6

Summary of Offers

Information Documents
 

UNEP/DEPI/COBSEA IG. EO1/INF/1

Provisional List of Documents

UNEP/DEPI/COBSEA IG. EO1/INF/2

Proposed Timetable

UNEP/DEPI/COBSEA IG. EO1/INF/3

Provisional List of Participants

UNEP/DEPI/COBSEA IG. EO1/INF/4

Original Offers to Host COBSEA Secretariat

UNEP/DEPI/COBSEA IG. EO1/INF/5

Report on the Status of the East Asia Seas Trust Fund

UNEP/DEPI/COBSEA IG. EO1/INF/6

Report of the Twenty-First Meeting of the Coordinating Body of the Seas of Asia