ANNEX 1:   WORKSHOP PROGRAMME

Monday, 10 March 1997

 
08.30 - 09.30 Registration
09.30 - 10.00 Opening Session - Welcome Addresses
  - H.E. Mr. Mario Mora Vice-Minister of National Planning on behalf of the Host Government
  - Sr. Fernando Zumbado
Director of the Latin American and Caribbean Office, UNDP Headquarters, on behalf of UNDP Costa Rica
  - Mr. Lowell Flanders
Assistant Director,
Division for Sustainable Development (DSD), on behalf of Under-Secretary-General Nitin Desai, Department for Policy Coordination and Sustainable Development (DPCSD)
10.00 - 10.15 Coffee Break
10.15 - 13.15 Conference on Indicators of Sustainable Development
10.15 - 10.25 - Opening Remarks by Dr. Edgar E. Gutiérrez-Espeleta (Chairman),
San José, Costa Rica
10.25 - 11.05 - "The Canadian Experience in the Use of Environment-Related Indicators"
by Ms. Anne Kerr, Manager
11.05 - 11.45 - "Indicators of Sustainable Development in Latin America and the Caribbean: From Concept to Use Information for Policy-Making" by Dr. Manuel Winograd, Coordinator, CIAT-Project on Environmental and Sustainability Indicators for Latin America and the Caribbean, International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), Cali, Colombia
11.45 - 12.30 - "The Implementation of Indicators of Sustainable Development in Costa Rica" by Sr. Pablo; Sauma, Advisor to the Minister of Social Policy
12.30 - 13.15 - "The CSD's Indicators of Sustainable Development" by Mr. Lowell Flanders, Assistant Director, Division for Sustainable Development, Department for Policy Coordination and Sustainable Development, United Nations, New York
13.15 - 14.30 Lunch
14.30 - 18.00 First Plenary Session
14.30 - 14.45 Adoption of the Agenda
14.45 - 15.15 Objectives of the Workshop
15.15 - 16.30 Country Presentations on Indicator Initiatives
16.30 - 16.45 Coffee break
16.45 - 17.00 (continued) Country Presentations on Indicator Initiatives
17.00 - 18.00 Presentations by UN System Organizations
  - "The Methodological Work on Environmental Statistics and Indicators", presentation by Ms. Reena Shah, Associate Statistician, Department for Economic and Social Information and Policy Analysis (DESIPA)
18.00 - 18.30 Briefing meeting for Chairs, Facilitators and Resource Persons

Tuesday, 11 March 1997

 
08.30 - 09.30 Second Plenary Session
08:30 - 09:00 Introduction of the Small Working Groups including briefing on the structure and operation of the Small Groups and "The Selection of Priority Indicators of Sustainable Development", presentation by Ms. Birgitte Bryld, Associate Expert, DPCSD
09.20 - 09.30 Formation of four groups which meet in parallel
09.30 - 12.00 First Small Group Session
On Priority Indicators Selection
09.30 - 10.15 First Small Group Session
10.15 - 10.30 Coffee break
10.30 - 12.00 Continued First Small Group Session
12.00 - 13.30 Lunch
13.30 - 15.30 Third Plenary Session
13.30 - 14.30 Group Reports on Priority Indicators
14.30 - 15.00 "The CSD Methodology Sheets", presentation by Mr. Paul Rump, consultant and principal facilitator of the Workshop
15.20 - 15.30 Coffee break and formation of four groups which meet in parallel
15.30 - 18.00 Second Small Group Session
The Indicator Methodology Sheets
18.00 - 19.00 Briefing meeting for Chairs, Facilitators and Resource Persons

Wednesday, 12 March 1997

 
08.30 - 10.00 Fourth Plenary Session
08.30 - 09.30 Group Reports on the Indicator Methodology Sheets
09.30 - 09.50 "Guidelines for National Testing", presentation by Ms. Monika Luxem, Economic Affairs Officer, DPCSD
09.50 - 10.00 Coffee break and formation of four small groups which meet in parallel
10.00 - 12.00 Third Small Group Session Guidelines for National Testing
12.00 - 14.00 Lunch
14.00 - 17.00 Fifth and Concluding Plenary Session
14.00 - 15.00 Group Reports on the Guidelines for National Testing
15.00 - 15.30 Coffee break (opportunity to read the Draft Report on the Workshop)
15.30 - 16.30 Draft Report on the Workshop including Conclusions and Recommendations of the Workshop (including Follow up)
16.30 - 16.45 Chair's Closing Remarks
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