Support to the facilitation of the inaugural meeting of the AU Steering Committee on SSR

07/08/2019 - 10/10/2019

Target Country / Organisation


To provide surge capacity to the AUC DSD in the conceptualisation and implementation of a successful first SSR Steering Committee meeting through:

  • Input and assistance in finalization of the Draft Concept Note and Terms of Reference.
  • Provision of comment/input on the draft Agenda.
  • Facilitation of panel discussions on the implementation of the AU SSR Framework in Member States engaged in SSR initiatives.
  • Presentation on relevant topic (TBC).
  • Support the AUC on strengthening engagement with regional and international partners to collectively improve their support to Member States activities related to SSR.
  • Support the identification of recommendations and way forward for the Steering Committee based on needs and actions identified.
  • Reinforcement of the secretariat on reporting.

Mandating organisation / agency / department / ministry

Mandate outputs / products

-          Session facilitation/presentation as required

-          Contribution in the form of inputs and quality control of the documents of the meeting.

-          Steering Committee meeting report

-          After Action Review report. 

Intended immediate outcomes of mandate

-          Official launch of the AU SSR Steering Committee.

-          Adoption of the Terms of Reference of the AU SSR Steering Committee.

-          Recommendations on actions to be taken and reported in the second annual SSR Steering               Committee meeting.

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