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IW:LEARN Internal Calendar

by Mish Hamid last modified Aug 20, 2008 03:12 AM

IW:LEARN Calendar includes: Annual Leave, Staff Travel, IWL Events, Other Events, UN Holidays, PCU Deadlines and Deliverables, PAL Deadlines and Deliverables... Items in BOLD should also appear on IW:LEARN Public Calendar

2004

Date (Range) Type of Event Event
OCT 19
Bonjour
IW:LEARN Operational Phase begins with PCU staff hires by UNOPS
NOV
IWL Event
IW:LEARN kick-off, Freshwater & Marine learning communities launched at IUCN Congress, Bangkok, Thailand
DEC
IWL Event
IWRM International Conference w/Japan Water Forum, Tokyo, Japan

2005

Date (Range) Type of Event Event



JUN
Meeting
Lake Basin Management Initiative MSP - (DMS @) final SC meeting, Shiga, Japan
JUN
IWL Event
Public Participation and Information Sharing for IW Management (B1.3) workshop w/UNECE & CTC, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation
JUN
Publication
First Issue of IW Bridges published and circulated to GEF IW projects and partners
JUN
IWL Event
3rd GEF International Waters Conference (C1) w/GETF and others, Salvador, Brazil
3rd Q-4th Q
Bonjour
IW:LEARN-Nairobi office opens with 2 staff hired by UNEP

2006

Date (Range) Type of Event Event

2006-Q1

Publication
2 Issues of IW Bridges published and circulated to GEF IW projects and partners
JAN
IWL Event
Danube Communications Workshop (B3) and Global Forum on Oceans (E2)
06-10 MAR IWL Event LME Workshop @ Providence, RI, USA
16-22 MAR IWL Event
4th World Water Forum @ Mexico City



2006-Q2



3 MAY
Event
Activity D2 and Petersberg Phase II/Athens Declaration Process presented in Thessaloniki, Greece, during the Meeting of the Environment Departments of International Development Banks
3-5 MAY
IWL Event
UNEP-DGEF IW peer-to-peer project experience sharing meeting (Bangkok, Activity B3/E2)
23-26 MAY
Event
Activity D2 and Petersberg Phase II/Athens Declaration Process presented in the BALWOIS Conference in Lake Ohrid, Former Yugoslavic Republic of Macedonia
29-30 MAY Meeting 3rd Coordination Meeting of Activity D2, Athens, Greece
30 MAY
Publication
Communicating for Results: A Communications Planning Guide for International Waters Projects
by K. Eik, P. Csagoly, and S. Menzies (with support via IW:LEARN Activity B3)
JUN
Contract
GETF Contract Signed (C2)
13-14 JUN
Meeting/Travel
JRM @ NYC for UNICPOLOS, Global Forum on Oceans SC mtg

30 JUN
Contract
WorldFish Center Contract or MoA Signed (B2.3)



2006-Q3



6 JUL
Publication IW Bridges published and circulated to GEF IW projects and partners
22-26 JUL
Event
UNDP-GEF Governance Tools MSP Workshop at U British Columbia (JRM attends)
15 AUG Publication IW Bridges published and circulated to GEF IW projects and partners
First batch of 12 IW Experience Notes published, posted to iwlearn.net/experience, and sent to GEF Assembly
27 AUG-1 SEP
GEF Event
GEF Assembly 3, Cape Town, South Africa
31 AUG Publication LME Socioeconomics and Governance Manual (w/URI and NOAA), .pdf July 6, 1500 copies by July 30.
04 SEP UN Holiday Labor Day
21/21 SEP
Event
AMCOW Mtg Kampala

2006-Q4



Q4
M&E
IW:LEARN Independent mid-Term Evaluation
1-29 OCT
Staff Travel
MHH to Europe, establishes foundation for IW:LEARN-Bratislava office launch by 2007
3-7 OCT Event MHH @ Conference on Nutrient Reduction Indicators in Moldova
12-15 OCT IWL Event MHH & JRM @ Transboundary Lakes Workshop @ Southeastern Europe (D2), with 4th Coordination Meeting for Activity D2
14 OCT
Publication
IW Bridges published and circulated to GEF IW projects and partners (ready for GPA meeting)
16-20 OCT
IWL Event
DMS @ E2 GEF IW Partnership Workshop @ Second Intergovernmental Review Meeting of the GPA (IGR-2), Beijing, China
16-20 OCT
IWL Event
Side Event (B2.3) @ International Tropical Marine Ecosystems Management Symposium, Cozumel, Mexico
30 OCT-3 NOV IWL Event JRM @ 1st IW:LEARN African IWRM Workshop (basin-coastal linkages) in Nairobi, with InWent & WBI [& hopefully NEPAD & NBI] (B1.2)
6-8 NOV IWL Event JRM @ Freshwater Economic Valuation Workshop in West Africa w/IUCN-WANI & WBI (B2.1), EIER, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
13-17 NOV
Event/Travel
DMS in Tokyo for Euphrates-Tigris Working Group, Transboundary Environmental Impact Assessment Study Group and Japan Water Forum meetings
15-17 NOV Event MHH @ Workshop on Multi-Purpose Use of Transboundary Waters in the Sava River, with the support of the German Ministry for Environment (D2), Zagreb
20 NOV
IWL Meeting
SC Meeting (Washington DC)
28 NOV
IWL Event
IW:LEARN Steering Committee Meeting @ GEFSec
06-09 DEC IWL Event /
Staff Travel
DMS @ Public Participation Workshop @ Montevideo, w/ELI, OAS and UNESCO (B4)
11-17 DEC IWL Event /
Staff Travel
D1/E2 Richard Cooper @ EAS Congress, Haikou City, Hainan Province, PR China



2007

Date(Range) Type of Event Event

2007-Q1



01 JAN UN Holiday
New Year's Day
06 JAN
Meeting
Dann w/Biliana (GFOCI; 4pm)
11 JAN
Meeting IWTF Telecon
15 JAN
Bonjour
IW:LEARN Bratislava office launched with PCU staff transfer (MHH) from DC office
17 JAN
Meeting
Dann @ ELI (10am-4pm) for Coke co-finance meeting
19 JAN
SC Meeting
9am telecon
22 JAN
Meeting
Dann @ WBI (2pm) for 2007 planning/coordination
15 FEB-1 MAR
Meeting
DMS @ IWC4 Agenda Development Workshops in DC (3)
21-22 FEB Event JRM & MHH @ Danube Regional Project Final Workshop in Bucharest, Romania
27-28 FEB
Event
World Bank Water Week (Washington, DC) - Tracy Hart coordinates
1-2 MAR Meeting MHH @ Coordination Meeting of Activity D2 in Athens, Greece
15 MAR
Publication
IW Bridges published and circulated to GEF IW projects and partners

2007-Q2



16-22 APR
IWL Event
Aquifer Inter-Project Exchange in USA, w/IAEA & USGS
15 MAY
Publication
IW Bridges published and circulated to GEF IW projects and partners

2007-Q3



15 JUL
Publication
IW Bridges published and circulated to GEF IW projects and partners - SPECIAL IWC4 EDITION
29-30 JUL IWL Event IW:LEARN Workshop on Economic Valuation of Large Marine Ecosystems, w/IUCN-GMP and NOAA in Cape Town, South Africa
31 JUL- 3 AUG IWL Event
4th GEF IW Conference, Cape Town International Convention Centre, South Africa
AUG
IWL Event
UNEP-IW:LEARN Web Workshops in LAC and Asia
12-17 AUG
Event
6th Inter-American Dialog on Water, Guatemala
12-18 AUG
Event
Stockholm/World Water Week
20-21 AUG IWL Event IW:LEARN/UNDP/D-List Stakeholder Exchange on Community of Practice Platforms, in Bratislava, Slovakia
11-13 SEP
Event
Second Global Conference on Large Marine Ecosystems, Qingdao, CHINA

2007-Q4



23-26 SEP Event Africa Petersberg Roundtable, followed by Africa Governance Process MSP Inception Meeting in Bonn, Germany
15 OCT
Publication
IW Bridges published and circulated to GEF IW projects and partners
23-25 OCT Event MHH@6th Regional Conference on Nutrient Pollution Control in the Black Sea - Danube Basin, Ankara, TURKEY
13-15 NOV IWL Event 3rd Athens-Petersberg (Activity D2) Roundtable on Groundwater in Brdo pri Kranj, Slovenia
13-16 NOV
IWL Event
2nd Public Participation Workshop, Maseru, Lesotho (Africa)
2nd IW:LEARN African IWRM Workshop (basin-coastal linkages) in Southern Africa, with InWent & WBI



2008

Date(Range) Type of Event Event

2008-Q1



11-15 FEB
IWL Event
2nd Regional Workshop for River Basin projects on Environmental Flows, with IUCN-WANI, Iguacu, Brazil
15 FEB
Publication
IW Bridges published and circulated to GEF IW projects and partners - GFOCI-4 ISSUE?
25-28 MAR IWL Event
1st Targeted Workshop in SE Europe on Public Participation (Learning Exchange) in Podgorica, Montenegro

2008-Q2



3-5 APR
IWL Event
3rd Public Participation Workshop, Hanoi, Vietnam
3-5 APR
IWL Event
Payment for Ecosystems Workshop, Hanoi, Vietnam
7-11 APR
Event
Fourth Global Conference on Oceans, Coasts, and Islands, Hanoi, Vietnam - focused on the WSSD targets of achieving ecosystem-based management (by 2010) and integrated coastal and ocean management.
8 APR SC Meeting Steering Commitee Meeting - Face to Face - Hanoi, Vietnam
15-16 APR
IWL Event
Athens-Petersberg Roundtable on Public Participation: The Case of Mesta/Nestos River Basin in Sofia, Bulgaria
03-12 MAY
IWL Event Understanding the TDA-SAP Process (Okavango Learning Exchange to Brazil ANA)
21-23 MAY
IWL Event 
Wetland Restoration Learning Exchange (Bulgaria to Austria) 
25-27 MAY
Event 
Managing Shared Aquifer Resources in Africa, Tripoli, Libya 
15 JUN
Publication IW Bridges published and circulated to GEF IW projects and partners
24-28 JUN
Event 
Africa Groundwater & Climate in Kampala, Uganda

2008-Q3



Q3
Submission
Final Annual Reporting to GEF (APPR/PIR) for UNOPS-executed IW:LEARN project
07-11 JUL IWL Event
B2.3 final event @ 11th International Coral Reef Symposium, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, USA
12-20 JUL IWL Event Learning Exchange - Orange and Okavango Rivers to ICPDR-Danube (Vienna, Budapest, Belgrade)
16 JUL SC Meeting
Steering Commitee Meeting - Face to Face - Washington, DC, USA
16-18 JUL IWL Event 2nd Targeted Workshop in SE Europe on IWRM and Sustainable Financing (Learning Exchange) in Ohrid, Macedonia
AUG
Event
Stockholm Water Week
SEP Submission Final report (to SC? UNDP? GEF?) for UNOPS-executed IW:LEARN project
1-4 SEP
Event
13th World Water Congress: Global changes & water resources, Montpellier, France
15 SEP
Publication
Final(?) IW Bridges published and circulated to GEF IW projects and partners

2008-Q4



OCT
Submission
Final Financial Reporting to UNOPS for UNOPS-IW:LEARN project
Q4
SC Meeting
IW:LEARN SC Meeting (in Nairobi, Kenya?)
5-14 OCT
Event
4th IUCN Congress, Barcelona, Spain - 1 or more sessions may be co-organized by GEF IW:LEARN
31 OCT
Adieu
Operational close of of UNOPS-IW:LEARN Operational Phase Project




2009

Date(Range) Type of Event Event

2008-All Q



01 JAN UN Holiday New Year's Day
15-22 MAR
Event
5th World Water Forum, Istanbul, Turkey

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