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Proposed Work Program for Day II 09h15-09h30:Agree on Overall Programme 09h30-09h45:Listing Relevant RBIS related initiatives 09h45-11h30:Working Groups.

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1 Proposed Work Program for Day II 09h15-09h30:Agree on Overall Programme 09h30-09h45:Listing Relevant RBIS related initiatives 09h45-11h30:Working Groups 11h30-12h30:Plenary Session 12h30-13h30:LUNCH 13h30-14h45:Proposed Way Forward

2 GROUP I RBIS Concept and plan for Development Chair:Dave Rapporteur:Sam Venue:Conference Room I Group:Charles, Sindre, Ken, Pamela and Carolien

3 GROUP II African River Basin Initiatives and information that should be used for improving or testing RBIS concept and suggestions for focus at continental and River Basin Level Chair:Salif Rapporteur:Patrick Venue:Block R Third Floor Boardroom Group: Francis, Francisco, Takeo, Marie, Gerry and Richard

4 Summary from Day I zRiver basin analysis systems and tools are needed at local and national levels and UNEP, UNESCO, IUCN, etc. will support the development of the tools. RBIS not involved at this stage. zGIWA, MA, GEF, IW, etc. have focused programs and can contribute data to RBIS but may not invest in developing RBIS.

5 Summary Continued … zMain clients for RBIS are: yUNEP - as an Assessment Tool to provide analysis at major river basin, sub-regional, regional and global level. yWWAP (UNESCO, UNEP, WMO, WHO, etc.) - as a tool for analysis and development of the World Water Development Report.

6 Summary Continued... zPotentially valuable as an information / analysis tool for MA, GIWA, IUCN E-Atlas, GPA, IGBP LOICZ and other. zUNH, WRI, RIVM, etc. are key technology providers. zHave a concept system for WWAP as basis for development and propose that in 2002 we test the RBIS concept in the African continent.

7 Summary Continued zPropose that UNEP establish a RBIS as a collaborative program with UN Partners through WWAP IACC process and UNH, WRI, IUCN, CBD, RAMSAR. zUNEP to seek funding from donors.


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