IGAD Secretariat, IGAD Member States and a selected number of partners, as  determined by the ES IGAD, will constitute the Regional Platform Steering Committee (PSC). The PSC will meet at least 4 times a year (on the last Thursday of Jan, April, June  and October each year) in a manner and form (physical or virtual) as determined by the ES IGAD to be most cost effective. The members of PSC shall provide services Pro-bono. 

The Regional Platform Steering Committee will initially have 30 members including:-

  • IGAD Secretariat (6)
  • Member States (8)
  • AUC and NEPAD (1)
  • EAC and COMESA (2)
  • IGAD Business Forum (2)
  • IGAD NGO Forum (1)
  • Development (6) and implementing partners (2)
  • Technical partners (2)

The Regional Platform Coordination Unit (Ex-officio, Secretary)

Functions of the Regional Platform Steering Committee.

The functions of the Regional Platform Steering Committee shall be but not limited to the following:-

 

  • Liaising with various development and implementing partners including Member states to identify, prioritize and align areas of intervention at regional and mobilizing resources (human, financial and physical) for the proposed interventions and monitoring the subsequent interventions
  • Coordinate actions at regional and member state levels including supporting Monitoring and Evaluation missions and socio-economic and conflict analysis.
  • Approving [endorsing]
    • the selection of organizations/service providers to be tasked with implementing the Platform’s activities and monitoring their performance.
    • the Three-Year Action Plans, the annual Program of Activities and the associated budget
    • Platform M and E reports
  • Guiding and orienting the platform management, programming, communication strategy and monitoring and evaluation strategy.
  • Amend and adopt and its own rules of procedure

 

A forum for all participating stakeholders of the resilience agenda in the region, which provides strategic direction towards the execution of IDDRSI strategy. The PSC has delivered its mandate by liaising with various development and implementing partners as well as member states, through biannual meetings. Since March 2013, the meetings of the IDDRSI Platform (Steering Committee and General Assembly) have been held regularly – the Steering Committee approximately every 6 months and the General Assembly once every year.

MEETINGS OF THE IDDRSI PLATFORM

SEPTEMBER 2011, NAIROBI

1ST RESILIENCE SUMMIT

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JULY 2012, DJIBOUTI

1ST Interim Steering Committee

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NOVEMBER 2012, DJIBOUTI

2ND Interim Steering Committee Meeting

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FEBRUARY 2013, ADDIS ABABA

3RD Interim Steering Committee Meeting

1st GENERAL ASSEMBLY

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OCTOBER 2013, DJIBOUTI

1ST Steering Committee Meeting

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MARCH 2014, KAMPALA

2ND Steering Committee Meeting

2nd GENERAL ASSEMBLY

2nd RESILIENCE SUMMIT

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NOVEMBER 2014, KHARTOUM

3RD Steering Committee Meeting

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MARCH 2015, ADDIS ABABA

4TH Steering Committee Meeting

3RD GENERAL ASSEMBLY

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NOVEMBER 2015, DJIBOUTI

5TH Steering Committee Mtng

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APRIL 2016, NAIROBI

6TH Steering Committee Meeting

4th GENERAL ASSEMBLY

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