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International Coordination Meeting for the Development of a Tsunami Warning and Mitigation System for the Indian Ocean within a Global Framework, Unesco Headquarters, France, 3-8 March 2005
IOC (2005). International Coordination Meeting for the Development of a Tsunami Warning and Mitigation System for the Indian Ocean within a Global Framework, Unesco Headquarters, France, 3-8 March 2005. IOC Workshop Report, 196. UNESCO: Paris. 48, VI annexes pp.
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Document type: Meeting report

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    Information handling; Meetings; Marine

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Abstract
    The International Coordination Meeting for the Development of a Tsunami Warniing and Mitigation System for the Indian Ocean within a Global Framework was held at UNESCO Headquarters between 3 and 8 March 2005. The Meeting was attended by nearly 300 participants from 21 countries in the Indian region, 25 other IOC Member States, 24 organizations, and 16 observers. The Meeting ensured thet Indian Ocean Member States are fully informed, at the technical level, on tsunami warning and mitigation programmes at the national, regional and global levels. The Meeting aadopted a communiqué that provides guidance to all partners regarding actions that will lead towards the establishment of an Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning and Mitigation System. The Meeting also recommended the establishment of an "Intergovernmental Coordination Group for the Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning and Mitigation System (ICG/IOTWS) and drafted Terms of Reference for the Group.

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