IACA Logo RGBThe Extended Bureau of the fifth session of IACA’s Assembly of Parties (AoP) held its first meeting today, chaired by H.E. Amb. Rafael M. Grossi (ARG), to discuss preparations for the sixth AoP in accordance with Resolution AOP5-Res-3.

During the deliberations in Vienna, members of the Extended Bureau were encouraged to invite Parties to consider proposing draft resolutions for the upcoming session, as well as possible side events.

The Executive Secretary to the AoP informed members about the outcomes of the recent meeting of the IACA Board of Governors on 7 and 8 March, and briefed them on the replies by IACA’s constituency to a Survey on the next Work Programme in accordance with Resolution AOP5-Res-1.

The sixth session of the AoP will convene in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, in the second quarter of 2017. The Extended Bureau comprises members of the Bureau of the fifth session and countries representing the chairs of the five UN Regional Groups.