SIXTH IGOS PARTNERS MEETING
(Rio de Janeiro, 7-8 November 2000)
INCREASING THE VISIBILITY OF IGOS
Need to Increase the Visibility of IGOS
Many IGOS-P issues need to be planned and co-ordinated beyond the 6-month cycle of IGOS-P Chairmanship.
IGOS-P Themes need the long-term support of the international community to help achieve our goals
To develop a Partners' strategy to raise the profile of IGOS/IGOS-P with the aim of gaining the necessary support.
Proposed Specific Targets
1. Following the efforts of GCOS and UNEP, strengthen links between IGOS-P and secretariats of environmental conventions
2. Encourage support for IGOS and IGOS-P
activities through raised profile in relevant fora by:
3. Raise public awareness of IGOS-P's achievements through the media and publications etc.
Unique opportunities on the horizon
9th CSD( April 2001)
Participation of own ministries/agencies in relevant meetings is recommended.
IGOS-P should seek ways to present its position effectively at these events.
A new IGOS brochure should be produced.