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Background

It is the third year since the APFNet Interim Steering Committee was up and running in June, 2011. The last two annual gatherings of the Steering Committee members and the written feedbacks on related documents following the meetings have provided insightful and useful recommendations for APFNet’s development. It is particularly worth mentioning that the APFNet Operational Framework has been formally accepted since November 2012 by most of the involving stakeholders. The document has specifically delineates the road map of the next for APFNet’s development.

Building on the progress last year, and in accordance with the Rules of Procedure of the APFNet Interim Steering Committee, the Third Meeting for the APFNet Interim Steering Committee will be organized with the assistance of the APFNet Secretariat.

Date and venue

Date: 5 June 2013 (6 June is for the fourth annual meeting for the APFNet focal points, 7 June is a one-day field trip to a forest park near Kunming)

Venue: Golden Spring Hotel, Kunming, Yunnan province, China 昆明金泉大酒店 (Address: 93 East Renmin Road, Kunming, Yunnan, China; 云南省昆明市人民东路93号  Tel: 0086-871-3196888)

Objectives of the meeting

  • Formally announce the process of accepting the APFNet Operational Framework through written confirmation;
  • Review and provide recommendations for the APFNet work report 2012 and work plan 2013;
  • Review the road map of APFNet institutional development for the next step and provide recommendations for the related rules and regulations for the operation of the APFNet secretariat and other bodies.

Provisional agenda

  • Adopting the agenda;
  • Reporting on the process of accepting the APFNet Operational Framework in written forms;
  • Executive Director reporting the 2012 work and plan for 2013 for the discussion of the Interim Steering Committee;
  • Introduction to the road map of APFNet institutional development for the next step, i.e. establishing the Board, and developing the Interim Steering Committee and focal points meeting into the Council for discussion;
  • Introduction to related rules and regulations of the operation of the APFNet secretariat for discussion.

Working language

English

Participants

Members of the Interim Steering Committee will be invited to the meeting.

Funding mechanism

Representatives are encouraged to cover the expenses of attending the meeting; while if self-funding is difficult, one participant from a developing economy is eligible to apply for funding from the APFNet Secretariat. The funding includes a return economy class airfare to Kunming, transfers from the airport to the hotel and accommodation during the meeting, as well as a certain amount of per diem according to APFNet regulations.

Meeting documents

Meeting documents for review and comments include:

  1. 2012 work report and 2013 work plan;
  2. Road map for APFNet institutional development for the next step (draft plan for establishing the APFNet initial Board; draft plan for developing the Interim Steering Committee and focal points meeting into the Council);
  3. Regulations for the operation of the APFNet Secretariat;
  4. Guidelines and rules of procedure for the Project Appraisal Panel.

Apart from the draft plan for establishing the APFNet initial Board, the rest of the meeting documents will be distributed soon.

For more inquiries, please contact

Ms. Chen Lin
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Tel: 0086-10-84218108
Fax: 0086-10-84216958