International Polar Year
IPY 2007-2008
Published: 26 Jul 2004
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26-07-04 Announcement of Opportunity to host the IPY International Programme Office

The International Council of Science (ICSU) is inviting offers via National IPY Committees or IPY National Points of Contact to host an International Programme Office (IPO). The function of the IPO will be, in conjunction with WMO (World Meteorological Organization) staff, to support the anticipated joint ICSU-WMO IPY committee tasked with the oversight and guidance of the IPY planning and implementation.

Prospective applicants are requested to send an Expression of Interest via their National IPY Committee or IPY National Point of Contact to Leah Goldfarb at ICSU not later than 31 August 2004. Detailed offers in the form of a completed template are requested to reach ICSU no later than 30 September 2004.

The full Announcement of Opportunity and the template can be found under the International tab on this web-site.

For more information, please contact Cynan Ellis-Evans email jcel@bas.ac.uk .

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