Proposed work plan for 2014ANNOUNCEMENT: 4th Video Conference of the Expert Group, 03 April 2014

Proposed work plan for 2014

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ANNUAL WORKPLAN OF ACTIVITIES OF UB CITY GROUP-2014

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Description of activities

Expected outputs

Date of completion/ delivery

Responsible parties

I

 

Organisation of expanded meeting as the side event at the 45th session of UNSC

 

1.1

Inviting member countries and discussion of agenda

  • Approved annual work plan 2014
  • Draft agenda of the 3rd Steering Committee Meeting, Vienna, Austria

 

 

 

 

1.2

Circulation of issues, presentation and reports to discuss

 

 

 

1.3

Decisions and actions to be taken  

 

 

II

 

Finalisation of scope of UBCG

 

2.1

Defining the scope of work: Should UBCG focus on Mining or Natural Resources? (discussed during the side event, the 45th session of UNSC)

 

 

  • Precise scope of work
  • Group leaders appointed
  • Detailed plan of actions of each group to be implemented under the group leadership

 

 

 

2.2

Appointing the leaders of groups (established on the basis of 4 working streams) and elaboration of the detailed plan of actions of each group

 

 

 

2.3

Implementation of the plan of actions by each group

 

 

III

 

The Third Steering Committee Meeting

 

3.1

Decision on venue and agenda of the meeting during the side event, the 45th session of UNSC

 

 

  • SC. Meeting with active participation of member countries and experts
  • Proceedings as a basis for handbook compilation

 

 

 

3.2

Circulation of agenda, invitation and related information

 

 

 

3.3

Collection of papers from the participants

 

 

 

3.4

Compilation of papers

 

 

 

3.5

Other organizational issues

 

 

 

3.6

Actual organization of the S.C Meeting

 

 

IV

 

Handbook-related work

 

4.1

Finalisation of the outline of the handbook and selection of chapters by individual members (or groups)

 

 

 

 

 

  • Draft papers circulated

 

 

 

4.2

Drafting chapters (cases, reports, methodologies etc) by individual members

 

 

 

4.3

Circulation of the draft papers   among members and getting feedback

 

 

V

 

Report of UBCG for the 46th session of UNSC under “Item for discussion”

 

5.1

Drafting the report

 

 

 

 

  • A report discussed at the 46th session of UNSC

 

 

 

5.2

Circulation of the draft report for review, discussion and contribution by individual members/ groups 

 

 

 

5.3

Incorporating views and comments by individual members/ groups

 

 

 

5.4

Finalisation of the report, circulation and submission to UNSC

 

 

VI

 

Communication among member countries and promotion of activities

 

6.1

Organisation of video conferences on specific issues:

  • The 3rd Steering Committee Meeting, Vienna, Austria
  • The Handbook
  • Report for the 46th session of UNSC

Circulation of minutes, decisions and actions to be taken among member countries

 

 

 

  • More active participation of member countries
  • Visible outcome of UBCG activities is demonstrated.

 

 

 

6.2

Email and  letters followed by  responses

 

 

 

6.3

Launching e-newsletter

 

 

 


ANNOUNCEMENT: 4th Video Conference of the Expert Group, 03 April 2014

The fourth video conference of the UBCG Expert Group will take place on 03 April, 2014, at 08:00 pm Ulaanbaatar Standard Time. 

We cordially invite the members of the Expert Group to attend this video conference. For further information, please contact the following address:

 

E-mail: international@nso.mn

Telephone + 976-11-329125