The Secretariat

Key functions

The following key functions will be performed by the Secretariat:

  • Create a knowledge sharing Platform and a Website for the Network;
  • Together with the Advisory Group, develop the strategic vision and putting to action the agreed upon Annual work plans;
  • Position the Network’s activities within the context of Africa’s development agenda as well as the global issues;
  • Ensure for accessibility of information and reporting back on Network activities to all members, donors, African Governments, RECs, the AUC, and interested partners;
  • Be advisor to the Network on emerging priorities and events of importance to the Network;
  • Prepare for, manage and facilitate effective summits, forums, meetings; workshops and such other related functions necessary for an effective Network; and
  • Coordinate the mentorship and staff exchange program for effective linkages and experience sharing.

About the Secretariat

The Secretariat of the Network is hosted at ACBF as mandated by the Think Tank Taskforce and recommended by the Summits.