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Steering Committee

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Function

The steering committee guides the overall policy of the programme and oversees the implementation progress. It aims to ensures coherence, coordination and complementarities with regard to all the other HPAI-activities in Africa.

  • Facilitate the overall programme implementation including monitoring and evaluation.
  • Endorse funding criteria.
  • Endorse funding proposals/requests.
  • Approve/endorse programme progress reports.
  • Review technical and financial documents and reports.
  • Provide a platform for discussion and information sharing for all actors in the fight against avian influenza in Africa.
  • Assure dissemination of information on HPAI activities in Africa.
  • Facilitate contacts and cooperation with other international partners.

Stakeholders

International partners active in the fight against avian influenza in Africa are represented in the steering committee such as the AUC, AU/IBAR, the EC, OIE, FAO, WHO, UNICEF, World Bank, the ACP Secretariat and the Regional Economic Communities ECOWAS, SADC, ECCAS and COMESA.

  • First Steering Committee Meeting, 21 September 2007 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: Recommendations
  • Second Steering Committee Meeting, 14 April 2008 Rome, Italy: Resolutions and conclusions
  • Third Steering Committee Meeting, 11 November 2008 Nairobi, Kenya: Resolutions
  • Fourth Steering Committee Meeting, 13 March 2009 Nairobi, Kenya
  • Fifth Steering Committee Meeting, November 2009 Gaborone, Botswana: Minutes