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Support to participants from Francophone Africa in the Training Course on Protected Areas organized by ENGREF, France, in Côte d'Ivoire

Côte d'Ivoire
Properties:
Decision: Approved
Decision by: Bureau
Approved amount: 19,000 USD
Decision Date: 09-Dec-1994
Committee Decisions

Decision 18EXTBUR VA.1.2

The Bureau,

noted the increasing demand for support for organizing training courses for natural and cultural heritage specialists.

recommended that in the future the annual training budget should be divided equally for training natural and cultural heritage specialists.

considered 8 requests for supporting the training of natural heritage specialists and worked on the assumption that the training budget for 1995 will be the same as that of 1994 and gave priority to supporting training activities in Africa and in less developed countries.

 

Requests approved by the Bureau

1. 17th International Training Course for Protected Area Managers of Latin America, CATIE, Costa Rica: US$30,000

2. Regional Training Course for Protected Area Managers of Arab States, Egypt: US$30,000

3. Support to participants from Francophone Africa in the Training Course on Protected Areas, organized by ENGREF, France, in Côte d'Ivoire: US$19,000

4. Regional Training Course for Protected Area Managers of West Africa, organized by School of Wildlife Specialists, Garoua, Cameroon (an additional US$5,000 for supporting the publication of the proceedings of the training seminar should be sought from other sources): US$20,000

5. Fellowships to African World Heritage sites and Protected Area Managers at Regional Training Institutions:

School of Wildlife Specialists, Garoua, Cameroon: US$22,000

Mweka College of African Wildlife Management, Arusha, Tanzania: US$20,000

The Bureau also approved a sum of US$30,000 for preparing a strategy for the training of managers of natural World Heritage sites. In this connection a workshop is to be organized in cooperation with the United States National Park Service in September 1995.

The Bureau further urged the Secretariat to undertake a comprehensive assessment of the training supported by the World Heritage Fund in the past and to use the outcome of such an assessment in the elaboration of a strategy for the future.

 

Requests not approved by the Bureau

Due to budgetary constraints, the Bureau did not approved the sum of US$20,000 requested by the organizers of a training seminar on protected area management in Europe. The Bureau urged that the organizers raise the funds needed through alternative source in Europe.

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Decision 18COM XII.4-5

XII.4 The Committee noted that the Bureau, at its eighteenth session on 9-10 December 1994, considered eight requests for amounts not exceeding US$ 30,000 and approved the following seven:

  1. 17th International Training Course for Protected Area Managers of Latin America, CATIE, Costa Rica               US$30,000
  2. Regional Training Course for Protected Area Managers of Arab States, Egypt                                             US$30,000
  3. Support to participants from Francophone Africa to attend a Training Course on Protected Areas, organized by ENGREF, France, in Côte d'Ivoire
                                                         US$19,000
  4. Regional Training Course for Protected Area Managers of West Africa, organized by School of Wildlife Specialists, Garoua, Cameroon (an additional US$ 5,000 for supporting the publication of the proceedings of the training seminar should be sought from other sources)
                                                        US$20,000
  5. Fellowships to African World Heritage site and protected area managers at Regional Training Institutes:
    - School of Wildlife Specialists, Garoua, Cameroon        US$22,000
    - Mweka College of African Wildlife Management, Arusha, Tanzania                                                                                US$20,000 
  6. Preparation of a strategy for training natural heritage site managers; a workshop is to be organized in cooperation with the United States National Park Service in September 1995. The Bureau urged the Centre to undertake a comprehensive assessment of the training supported by the World Heritage Fund in the past and to use the results of the assessment in the elaboration of the strategy US$30,000

XII.5 The Committee also noted that the Bureau did not approve the sum of US$ 20,000 requested by the organizers of a training seminar on protected area management in Europe and had urged the organizers to raise funds needed through alternative sources in Europe.

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Amount Requested: 19,000 USD
Type of Assistance: Natural / Conservation
Modality: Training
Previous Id: 1995-011
Post Conflict: Yes
World Bank: LIC
Reference: 697