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Preparing the XVth General Assembly – Rajasthan, India

From 2-3 December, 2019, the XVth General Assembly of the ICCA Consortium will take place in Udaipur, Rajasthan, India.

It will be preceded by the ICCA Consortium South Asia regional assembly, a meeting of Council and a field visit to local ICCAs, then followed by planning and capacity building events, a Round Table with Partners and Friends and meetings of the Council and Secretariat.

Agenda

You can find the the overall agenda here.

The agenda of the General Assembly is available here.

Follow the GA remotely:

If you cannot be there in person, please connect to the Zoom link that will broadcast the meeting live:

– DAY 1: First day of the GA – https://zoom.us/j/861876157  – 2nd December, from 8:15 am India time
– DAY 2: Second day of the GA – https://zoom.us/j/254571565  – 3rd December, from 8:15 am India time

The meeting will be broadcast in the original language (mostly English).

Other meetings you can attend remotely

-DAY 5 :  Learning day on Self-strengthening ICCAs – https://zoom.us/j/242886882 – 4th December, from 8:15 am India time

Renewal of the Council

The General Assembly of Udaipur will include the examination of a number of nominations for Council, including for the positions listed here below. Nominations for all the positions are open and you are warmly encouraged to submit them to the Programme Manager as soon as possible.

The General Assembly normally elects or reconfirms the members of the Council every three years. No member can serve in the same position for more than three consecutive terms. Nominations can be made by a minimum of two existing Consortium Members in good standing and/ or two members of the existing Council and/or a Member in good standing and a member of the Council. A formal communication should be made to the Consortium’s Programme Manager at least two weeks before the foreseen date of the General Assembly and shall be accompanied by a brief CV of the proposed individual (1500 characters, including spaces) stressing ICCA-related experience and commitment, and a communication of the nominee’s acceptance to serve. Kindly find more information in the relevant section of our Operational Guidelines.

  • Secretary of Council (Grazia BF has reached the end of her three consecutive terms)
  • Treasurer (Vololona R. has expressed the desire to vacate her role)
  • Chair of the Policy and Programme Committee (Patricia M. needs to leave her position for personal reasons)
  • Chair of the Membership Committee (Aili P. has expressed the desire to change her role)
  • Two Members with special responsibility for Theme on Sustaining territories of life (Theme co-chairs)
  • Member with special responsibility for Northern Africa
  • Member with special responsibility for Central Africa (Dominique Bikaba is currently playing the role ad interim in continuity with a prior different role in Council)
  • Member with special responsibility for West and Central Asia and the Caucasus
  • Member with special responsibility for South Asia (Aman Singh is expected to move on as Chair of the Membership Committee, and the forthcoming Regional Assembly in Udaipur will recommend a candidate to the GA)
  • Member with special responsibility for South Cone, including Southern Brazil (Jorge Nahuel has reached the end of his three consecutive terms)
  • Member with special responsibility for Australia and New Zealand (Emma Lee needed to resign for personal reasons in 2018)
  • Member with special responsibility for Circumpolar Northern Europe and Russia
  • Member with special responsibility for Alaska and Circumpolar Northern Canada
  • Member with special responsibility for sub-polar parts of Canada and USA, and English-speaking Meso -and South America and the Caribbean
  • Member with special responsibility for Western, Central and Eastern Europe
  • Auditor of Accounts (Stan Steven has asked for the role to rotate to some other trusted member).

Council nominations

  • Member with special responsibility for West and Central Asia and the Caucasus:  Aibek Samakov. He is currently playing the role ad interim, as he was nominated by the relevant Regional Assembly in June 2019.
  • Secretary of Council: Dr Aili Pyhälä
  • Treasurer: Dr Colin Scott
  •  Chair of the Membership Committee: Aman Singh
  • Chair of Policy and Programme Committee: Mihanta Tsiorisoa Bakoliarimisa
  • Member with special responsibility for Circumpolar Northern Europe and Russia : Tero Mustonen
  • Council co-chair with special responsibility for Theme on Sustaining territories of life : Paul Sein Twa
  • Member with special responsibility for South Cone, including Southern Brazil : Lucas Quintupuray

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