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    SCAF-2019

    Full Name
    Standing Committee on Administration and Finance
    Location:
    Hobart, Australia
    Meeting Start Date/Time:
    Meeting End Date/Time:
    Submissions Due
    Friday, 6 September 2019 - 00:00 Australia/Hobart (Working Paper)
    Saturday, 21 September 2019 - 00:00 Australia/Hobart (Background Paper)

    Schedule for the Thirty-eighth Meetings of the Commission and the Scientific Committee

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    Meeting Report:
    e-cc-38-a7.pdf (330.55 KB)

      Documents

      Document Number Title Agenda Item(s)
      CCAMLR-38/03
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      Examination of the audited financial statements for 2018
      Executive Secretary
      3.1
      CCAMLR-38/04
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      Review of the 2019 Budget, Draft 2020 Budget and Forecast Budget for 2021
      Executive Secretary
      8
      CCAMLR-38/05
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      Executive Secretary’s Report, 2019 including First Year Implementation Report for the Secretariat’s Strategic Plan (2019–2022)
      Executive Secretary
      4.1
      CCAMLR-38/06
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      Report of the 2019 Intersessional Correspondence Group on Capacity Building (Cape Town, South Africa, 8 to 10 April 2019)
      Delegation of South Africa
      5
      CCAMLR-38/07
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      Review of the Staff Regulations
      Executive Secretary
      4.1
      CCAMLR-38/09
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      Dormant Special Funds
      CCAMLR Secretariat
      7
      CCAMLR-38/10
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      Report of the 2019 Intersessional Correspondence Group on Sustainable Finance
      CCAMLR Secretariat
      5
      CCAMLR-38/11
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      Second Performance Review: progress reporting
      CCAMLR Secretariat
      6
      CCAMLR-38/15
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      CDS Fund expenditure proposal
      CCAMLR Secretariat
      8
      CCAMLR-38/19
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      Decision to promote the creation of a Southern Ocean Cooperation Platform
      Delegation of the European Union
      8
      CCAMLR-38/BG/04
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      Description of the General Fund Budget
      CCAMLR Secretariat
      8
      CCAMLR-38/BG/16 Rev. 1
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      CCAMLR website and Brochure redevelopment
      CCAMLR Secretariat
      9, 8
      CCAMLR-38/BG/19
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      Guidelines for the Administration of the General Capacity Building Fund
      CCAMLR Secretariat
      5
      SC-CAMLR-38/08
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      Funding Science Capacity in CCAMLR
      Chair of the Scientific Committee
      8

      Provisional Agenda

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      1     Opening of meeting

      The Chair of SCAF will welcome delegates from CCAMLR Members and Observers.

      2     Organisation of meeting
      2.1     Agenda

      This agenda was adopted by the Commission under Item 2 of its agenda.

      3     Annual Financial Statements
      3.1     Examination of Audited Financial Statements for 2018

      Consistent with Financial Regulation 11.1, a full audit of the 2018 Financial Statements was completed in early 2019. The Financial Statements, together with the associated Audit Report, will be reviewed by SCAF and presented for acceptance by the Commission.

      4     Report of the Secretariat
      4.1     Executive Secretary’s Report

      The Executive Secretary will present his annual report. The report will summarise the implementation of activities and tasks described in the 2019–2022 Strategic Plan undertaken during the 2018/19 intersessional period.

      The report will include a review of the Staff Regulations (SCAF-2018 report, paragraph 18).

      5     Consideration of intersessional work (Sustainable Financing, Capacity Building)

      The Secretariat, as convener of an open-ended informal correspondence group (ICG) on Sustainable Financing established by the Commission (CCAMLR-XXXI, Annex 7, paragraph 13), will present a progress report on the 2018/19 intersessional consultations of the ICG for consideration by SCAF together with any outcomes for discussion.

      SCAF will consider the report of the workshop and administrative and financial proposals arising from the work of the ICG on Capacity Building for CCAMLR Members which was convened by South Africa.

      6     Consideration of the Second Performance Review
      7     Consideration of dormant funds

      Following the mechanism agreed by CCAMLR in 2018 (SCAF-18 report, paragraph 53), SCAF will consider any dormant special funds.

      8.1     Review of 2019 Budget

      The status of the 2019 budget will be presented for review.

      8.2     Draft Budget for 2020

      A draft budget for 2020 will be presented. This will be used to prepare a recommended budget for 2020. The advice to the Commission will reflect SCAF’s discussions on financial and administrative issues as well as advice from the Scientific Committee and SCIC Chairs. This item will be finalised late in the second week of the Commission’s meeting.

      As part of its budgetary considerations, SCAF will review any income and expenditure proposals for any of the Special and other Funds.

      8.3     Forecast Budget for 2021

      The Committee will present a forecast budget for 2021 to the Commission for information purposes only.

      9     Other business
      10     Report adoption

      SCAF will adopt a report that will be provided to the Commission.

      11     Close of the meeting

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