Conseil intergouvernemental du Programme général d'information (PGI)

Intergovernmental Council for the General Information Programme

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Founded

1976-11 Paris France

History

Nov 1976, Paris (France), within the framework of B-XB3383 - UNESCO, by Resolution 19C/5.1 adopted at 19th session of UNESCO General Conference, to guide the conception and planning of the General Information Programme - Programme général d'information, now included in the 'Major Programme Area IV' of UNESCO. Also referred to as Intergovernmental Council for PGI. Ceased to exist, May 2000. Activities taken over by K-XK2149 - Information for All Programme (IFAP).

Aims

Responsible for: (a) guiding the conception and planning of the General Information Programme of UNESCO, in particular by putting forward recommendations on the Medium-Term Plan and its revision and on the content of future programmes and budgets to be submitted to the General Conference; (b) studying proposals concerning developments and modifications of the Programme; (c) recommending priorities among various activities or groups of activities constituting that Programme; (d) reviewing the results achieved and defining the basic areas requiring international cooperation; (e) encouraging and assisting Member States to participate in the General Information Programme of UNESCO and to coordinate their activities to that end; (f) reviewing the other information activities of UNESCO and making recommendations to the Director-General for a better coordination of the said activities; (g) seeking voluntary contributions, either financial or in kind, to supplement the resources available under the regular budget for the implementation of the General Information Programme.

Events

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Activities

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Structure

Council (meets in plenary session every 2 years), consisting of 36 Member States (half of which are elected for 4 years at each General Conference). Bureau, comprising 7 members. Ad hoc committees.

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Subjects *

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

XE5326

Last News

1997

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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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