News > Press releases > GRID-Arendal presents ...

Press releases

GRID-Arendal presents the UNEP Shelf Programme at the SIDS Mauritius 2005

A donor meeting, a side event and an exhibition are among the activities organized by GRID-Arendal during this five-day international meeting to create awareness about the UNEP Shelf Programme

The UNEP Shelf Programme, a recently established programme designed to help developing countries and small island developing States secure their share of the seabed under the provision of the United Nations Law of the Sea, will be presented by GRID-Arendal at the SIDS Mauritius 2005, the International Meeting for the 10- year Review of the Barbados Programme of Action for the Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States. 

A donor meeting, a side event and an exhibition are among the activities organized by GRID-Arendal during this five-day international meeting to create awareness about the UNEP Shelf Programme  

Approximately 50 guests are expected to attend the donor meeting that will be held at the Indra Restaurant on January 11 from 1:15 to 2:45 pm and will be co-hosted by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and UNEP. 

The side event, entitled The UNEP Shelf Programme for Delineation of the Continental Shelf, and the Implications for SIDS, will take place at Room 3 of the Swami Vivekananda International Conference Centre (Les Pailles) on January 12 from 6:15 to 7:45 pm and will be hosted by UNEP. 

The exhibition, which will focus on the range of services offered by the UNEP Shelf Programme, will be held at Freeport, Booth E7, from January 8 to 14.  A 3-D demonstration highlighting the status of selected SIDS countries will be featured during the exhibition.  Also to be presented at this exhibition are GRID-Arendal’s other programmes and activities.

For further information about the UNEP Shelf Programme, visit http://www.continentalshelf.org


 

Friday 07 Jan 2005
All (1051)
2014 (3)
2013 (13)
2012 (7)
2011 (29)
2010 (34)
2009 (54)
2008 (48)
2007 (31)
2006 (31)
2005 (38)
August (4)
June (4)
May (6)
April (4)
March (3)
2004 (44)
2003 (85)
2002 (104)
2001 (114)
2000 (71)
1999 (143)
1998 (119)
1997 (76)
1996 (7)