Date: 11 – 13 December 2004

Venue: Tehran, Iran

Co-organizers: RCUWM-Tehran, UNESCO Tehran Cluster Office, UNESCO New Delhi Regional Office

Participating Countries/ Organizations: India, Iran, Lebanon, Nepal, Sri Lanka, UNESCO Office in New Delhi, UNESCO Tehran Office and UNESCO Headquarters

Number of Participants: 15

Number of Female Participants: 6 (40%)


-Urge RCUWM-Tehran to approach relevant ministries of various countries and national focal points (National Committees for IHP) in the region to receive more feedback on the needed topics. Feedbacks should be drawn from Delhi Cluster, Iran Cluster, Almaty Cluster, and countries served by Cairo office;

-Urge UNESCO cluster offices in /Tehran, New Delhi and Almaty in active coordination with the UNESCO Regional Office in Cairo and IHP Secretariat to bring this initiative to the attention and recognition of major players (UN agencies, Research and Training Institutes, Bilateral Donors, etc.);

-Urge UNESCO cluster offices to request National Committees for IHP to nominate a focal point for the ToT activities based on the criteria listed in the draft strategy paper and select lead trainers based on criteria listed in the same document.