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Agenda: Regional Conference for the Near East and North Africa - 34th session - Rome, Italy, 7-11 May 2018

Senior Officers Meeting 7-9 May 2018

Monday, 7 May 2018

Agenda item

Time

Room

Item No.

Document No.

Opening of the Senior Officers Meeting 

13.00

Red Room

Appointment of the Rapporteur

13.00

Red Room

1

Adoption of the Agenda and Timetable

13.00

Red Room

2

NERC/18/1 Rev.2
NERC/18/INF/2 Rev.3

Agroecology: Adapting to Climate Change
in Semi-arid Areas for a Sustainable Agricultural Development

13.00

Red Room

8

NERC/18/4

Agricultural Transformation in the Near East and
North Africa Region and the Challenge of Youth Employment and Migration 

13.00

Red Room

9

NERC/18/5

One Health: Addressing Transboundary Plant, Animal
 and Fish Pests and Diseases: A Case for Regional Cooperation

17.00

Red Room

10

NERC/18/6

Summary of the Progress made in the Implementation of the
Recommendations of the 33rd Session of the Regional Conference for the Near East

17.00

Red Room

NERC/18/INF/5

FAO Support to Countries for Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

17.00

Red Room

NERC/18/INF/7

Tuesday, 8 May 2018

Agenda item

Time

Room

Item No.

Document No.

Results and Priorities for FAO in the Near East and North Africa Region

09.00

Red Room

11

NERC/18/2

Summary Report of Recommendations of FAO Regional
Bodies and Major Meetings in the Near East

09.00

Red Room

NERC/18/INF/6

Strengthening Gender Equality in Agriculture and Rural
Development in the Near East and North Africa Region

09.00

Red Room

NERC/18/INF/8

Decentralized Offices Network

09.00

Red Room

12

NERC/18/3

Multi-year Programme of Work for the Regional Conference for the Near East

09.00

Red Room

13

NERC/18/7

Follow-up on the International Scientific Consultation and
High-Level Meeting on Red Palm Weevil Management 

09.00

Red Room

NERC/18/INF/9

Side Event: “The Challenge of Sand and Dust Storms in the Near East
and North Africa Region”

12.30

Iran Room

Wednesday, 9 May 2018

Agenda item

Time

Room

Item No.

Document No.

Side Event: “ Inauguration of Photo Exhibition on
Celebrating 40 years of FAO’s country Representations”

08.30

Atrium

Side Event: “Fostering Agricultural Investment in the Near East and North Africa Region”

09.30

Sheikh Zayed Centre

Side Event: “FAO Strategic Programme: Delivery through Three Regional Initiative

13.30

Sheikh Zayed Centre

Any Other Matters

15.00

Red Room

14

Review and Discussion of the Report of the Senior Officers Meeting

15.00

Red Room

Closure of the Senior Officers Meeting

15.00

Red Room

Year of Zayed

17.30

Sheikh Zayed Centre

Ministerial Meeting - 10-11 May 2018

Thursday, 10 May 2018

Agenda item

Time

Room

Item No.

Document No.

Inaugural Ceremony

09.00

Red Room

Statement by the Director-General

09.00

Red Room

3

NERC/18/INF/4

Statement by the Independent Chairperson of the FAO Council

09.00

Red Room

4

NERC/18/INF/11

Statement by Chairperson of the 34th Session of the Regional
Conference for the Near East

09.00

Red Room

5

NERC/18/INF/10

Statement by the Chairperson of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS)

09.00

Red Room

6

NERC/18/INF/12

Statement by the Spokesperson of the Civil Society Consultation

09.00

Red Room

7

NERC/18/INF/13

Prioritization of Country and Regional Needs: Statements by Heads of Delegations

09.00

Red Room

15

A High Level Side Event on “Challenges to attaining Zero Hunger in
Conflict/Crisis Areas in NENA Region with highlights on Yemen and Somalia”

13.00

Sheikh Zayed Centre

Statements by Heads of Delegations (Cont.)

15.00

Red Room

Review and Discussion of the Draft Report of the Regional Conference to be submitted
to the Plenary Session

15.00

Red Room

Friday, 11 May 2018

Agenda item

Time

Room

Item No.

Document No.

Review and Discussion of the Draft Report of the Regional Conference
to be submitted to the Plenary Session (Cont.)

09.00

Red Room

Adoption of the Report of the 34th Session of the Regional Conference for the Near East

11.00

Red Room

Date and Place of the 35th Session of the Regional Conference for the Near East

11.00

Red Room

16

Election of Chairperson and Vice-Chairpersons of the 35th Session of the Regional Conference for the Near East

11.00

Red Room

17

Closure of the Conference

11.00

Red Room

Private VIP sitting area for the ministers, heads of delegations and senior visitors: From 7 to 11 May Pakistan Room (A-127)