Intergovernmental Coordination Group for the Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning and Mitigation System to meet in Perth, Australia, August 3 to 5The technical and scientific requirements for the newly established Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning and Mitigation System (IOTWS) are high on the agenda for the first meeting of the Systemís governing body, which will be held in Perth, Western Australia, from August 3 to 5*.
The IOTWS Intergovernmental Coordination Group (ICG) was set up by the Assembly of UNESCOís Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) in Paris last June. It is made up nations from the region, supported by a secretariat provided by the IOC.
|Source||Media Advisory No. 2005-51|
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|Publication Date||19 Jul 2005|