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Minutes of 133rd Meeting of Executive Committee
Dublin, Ireland, 1-2 April 2006

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1. Introductory Remarks and Finalization of Agenda
2. Minutes of 132nd Meeting of Executive Committee

2.1 Matters Arising from Minutes (Not Covered by Items on Agenda)

3. Action Items from Previous Meetings
4. Vice President's Critical Assessment
5. Proposal for an "International Year of Chemistry"
6. Task Force to Improve Operational Efficiency
7. Task Force to Revise Statutes and Bylaws
8. Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons

8.1 Report From Oxford Meeting
8.2 Rome Meeting
8.3 Second Review Conference

9. Plans for 44th General Assembly and 41st Congress, Torino

9.1 Logistics and Schedules
9.2 Young Observers and Young Chemists
9.3 Roundtable Discussions?
9.4 Congress Timelines
9.5 WCLM
9.6 Play by Professor R. Hoffmann at Congress

10. Membership Development

10.1 Middle East and Ethiopia Trip Reports
10.2 Republished Textbooks
10.3 Malta III
10.4 Report on Potential New ANAO/NAOs
10.5 Strategy for Conversion of ANAOs to NAO
10.6 Possible Application Forms for ANAO/NAO Membership
10.7 Priority for NAO Recruitment

11. IUPAC Bodies

11.1 Duties of TMs, AMs, and NRs
11.2 Election and Appointment Procedures

12. Projects

12.1 Summary of Current Status: Commitments, Expenditures, and Under Review
12.2 Guidelines for Division Reserve

13. Finance Committee

13.1 Report from Finance Committee Meeting, 13 February 2006
13.2 Statement of Accounts for 2005
13.3 Review of Budget for 2006-7
13.4 Allocation Methodology for Division and Standing Committee Budgets
13.5 National Subscriptions and ANAO Fees
13.5.1 ANAOs in Arrears
13.5.2 NAO in Arrears

14. Discovery and Naming of New Elements

14.1 Joint IUPAC/IUPAP Working Group on the Discovery of Elements with Atomic Number 112 and Higher
14.2 Development of Procedures for Appointing Future Joint IUPAC/IUPAP Working Groups for Validation of the Discovery of New Elements

15. Stability Constants Database

15.1 Business Plan
15.2 Open Access?

16. IUPAC Prize
17. Conferences and Symposia

17.1 Ratification of Sponsorship of Symposia
17.2 IUPAC Poster Prizes

18. Fellows and Affiliate Membership Programs
19. Company Associates Program
20. Status Report on IUPAC Secretariat
21. Publications

21.1 Status Report Chemistry International
21.2 Status Report Pure And Applied Chemistry
21.3 Book Publication and Book Sales

22. IUPAC Web Site and Publicity about the Union
23. Interactions with other Organizations

23.2 ICSU
23.3 Free Exchange of Scientists
23.4 Federation of Asian Chemical Societies

24. Arrangements for Bureau Meeting
25. Dates and Place of Next Executive Committee Meeting
26. Any other Business
27. Schedule of Officer Representation at Important Scientific Meetings

Present: Prof. B. R. Henry (Chairman), Prof. C. Bai, Dr. C. F. Buxtorf, Prof. D. StC. Black, Prof. K. Matsumoto, Prof. N. Moreau, Prof. O. M. Nefedov, Prof. L. K. Sydnes

Guest: Dr. F. Meyers

Secretary: Dr. J. W. Jost

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