PrepCom IV Frequently Asked Questions
May – 26th May:
Inter-Sessional Meeting on Chairman's Text (UN)
May – 26th May:
Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue participants meetings (IPF)
May –28th May:
Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue (UN)
May – 4th June:
Intergovernmental Working Groups (UN)
June – 7th June:
Ministerial Segment (UN)
May – 7th June: Indonesian
People’s Forum (IPF)
June – 7th June:
Sustainable Development Expo (Indonesia)
indicate who is responsible for this event)
details for Bali International Convention Centre
IV is being held in Nusa Dua resort in Bali, Indonesia. It will take
place at the Bali International Convention Centre and the adjoining Nusa
Dua Beach Hotel:
International Convention Centre
Nusa Dua 80363
details for the WSSD Secretariat
IV is the final time that governments, stakeholders and the
international community can come together before the World Summit takes
place in August. It is the most high level event thus far and includes
three days of Ministerial involvement. It is the last opportunity for
the Chairman’s text – the basis of the Johannesburg outcome document
– to be discussed, and will be the forum where any political
declaration is decided upon. It will also set the programme of work for
decided at the close of the last meeting, PrepCom IV is being preceded
by three days of informal discussion on the Chairman’s Text. This will
entail consultations within country groupings on Friday 24th
and informal meetings of the whole on Saturday 25th and
schedule of work and other official documents for PrepCom IV can be
downloaded from www.johannesburgsummit.org/html/documents/prepcom4.html.
As this meeting is an official UN event in the WSSD process it is being overseen by the Summit Secretariat, who are in charge of the substance and work programme, as well as the logistics of the meeting. They can be contacted at:
Summit on Sustainable Development
for Sustainable Development
+1 212 963 3170
+1 212 963 4260
major groups to participate in the meeting they must be formally
registered to the Summit process. Information on this, and forms for
download, can be found at www.johannesburgsummit.org/html/major_groups/accreditation_no1.
deadline for requesting side events – which are officially recognised
meetings which run at lunchtime and evenings where governments,
organisations and major group representatives can come together to
publicise and discuss specific issues and initiatives – has now
passed. However, information on how to apply for a side event slot at
the Summit can be obtained from www.johannesburgsummit.org/html/basic_info/sideevents.
there a civil society event running parallel to PrepCom IV?
Contact details for the Indonesian People’s Forum
The Indonesian People’s Forum (IPF) is “an independent initiative of Indonesian civil society in the process leading to the Johannesburg Summit which aims to consolidate civil society inputs into PrepCom IV. It is being coordinated by a group of 40 civil society groups from the nine major groups.
The Forum will run from the 27th May to 7th June and will include thematic workshops on type I and type II outcomes and issues, a public forum, cultural performances, rally (May 5th) and exhibition. These events will take place at various venues around the Nusa Dua resort, including the amphitheatre.
participate free register via www.jakartapeoplesforum.org/en/wsreg.
IPF secretariat is also the focus for coordination of participants in
the multi-stakeholder dialogue which will occur on the 27th
and 28th as part of the official process. The preceding
weekend (25th and 26th) a coordination meeting for
the major group leaders and representatives in the dialogue will take
place at Hotel Atlet Century. The coordinator of this is Ben Perkasa
For more information on the IPF and major groups activities around PrepCom IV contact:
Tegal Parang Utara No 14
21 794 1672 / 7919 3363
+62 21 794 1673
other events are running parallel to PrepCom IV?
details for the World Sustainable Development Expo 2002
World Sustainable Development Expo 2002 (WSDE 2002) will take place
between the 4th and 7th June between 9am and 6pm
in Nusa Dua Central Park. It is an Indonesian Government initiative
aiming to show the importance of development based on economic growth,
social development and environmental protection.
details are online at www.wsde2002.com/online_form_visitor.htm.
Ks Tubun Raya No. 19
+62 21 574 7980
+62 21 574 7984
role does Indonesia take in preparations for PrepCom IV?
details for the Indonesian National Organising Committee
Indonesian hosts have contracted Royalindo Convention International to
coordinate the logistics of the PrepCom in terms of provision of a
venue, accommodation, travel and transport. These can be contacted at:
Royalindo Convention International
+ 62 21 314 0982
+ 62 21 334 470 / 21 315 0886
host government are requesting that they be supplied with a copy of each
organisation’s delegate list as submitted to the WSSD Secretariat.
This should be sent to the address above. They also require that an
arrival/departure notification form for each delegate is submitted –
which will facilitate arrivals and meeting logistics. This form can be
downloaded from www.pc-wssd.com/form.
second website, on substantive rather than logistical issues, has also
been set up. See www.baliprepcom.org
participation in the official UN PrepCom meeting and side events you
will need to be accredited to the WSSD process. This is done via the
WSSD Secretariat at UN headquarters. Details on this are at www.johannesburgsummit.org/html/major_groups/accreditation_no1.
host government are requesting that their logistical coordinators be
supplied with a copy of the delegate list submitted to the WSSD
Secretariat. This should be sent to the National Organising Committee
(contact details below). They also require that an arrival/departure
notification form for each delegate is submitted – this will
facilitate arrivals and meeting logistics. This form can be downloaded
you also wish to participate in the Indonesian People’s Forum you need
to register separately for this. Details can be found at www.jakartapeoplesforum.org/en/wsreg.
the World Sustainable Development Expo 2002 registration details are
online at www.wsde2002.com/online_form_visitor.htm.
time of writing there was no indication that registration for any of the
above would incur a fee.
Indonesian People’s Forum (IPF) Secretariat is the focus for
coordination of participants in the multi-stakeholder dialogue. The
preceding weekend (25th and 26th) a coordination
meeting for the major group leaders and representatives in the dialogue
will take place at Hotel Atlet Century. The coordinator of this is Ben
Perkasa Drajat who can be contacted via the IPF Secretariat.
contact Zehra Aydin, Major Groups Focal Point, at the WSSD Secretariat.
the Bali Tourism Development Corporation (BTDC) the Indonesian
People’s Forum (IPF) will set up a civil society secretariat that will
serve as an information and communication centre and facilitate working
have also negotiated to have the Surabaya Room and Orchid Room inside
the Bali International Convention Centre (BICC) available for the
advocacy and multi-stakeholder dialogue preparations of Major Groups.
Bali International Convention Centre
Bali Tourism Development Centre
Indonesian People’s Forum
World Sustainable Development Expo
WSSD World Summit on Sustainable Development