Activities

We are involved in shaping an enabling environment for the effective delivery of international cooperation projects.

We focus on specific activities and topics which are discussed and promoted in various Working Groups.

Effective-Partnership

Effective Partnership

The Effective Partnerships Working Group (EP WG) was created to promote general mutual knowledge, effective coordination and enhanced partnerships not only between Network’s Members and the EC but also between the Members themselves and has produced substantial results.
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Contractual and Financial Framework

Contractual and Financial Framework

The aim of the working group on on Contractual and Financial Frameworks is to assure that simplified and viable contractual frameworks are established under which PN members can collaborate with the EU.
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Crisis-Fragility-Migration

Crisis, Fragility and Migration

The Crisis, Fragility and Migration (CFM) Working group was created to promote knowledge sharing, effective coordination and mutualisation of capacity for analysis and implementation in order to strengthen the collective EU response towards resilience in situations of crisis and fragility, by combining the comparative advantages of European aid actors. It is co-led by AFD and Expertise France and has produced substantial results since its inception in May 2016.
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Cooperation with the Private Sector

Cooperation with the Private Sector

The Private Sector Working Group, founded in 2016, serves as a platform to exchange among PN members but also with the Commission on the ever-increasingly important role of the private sector in development cooperation, as well as fostering a formal private sector in partner countries.
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Mobilisation of Public Sector Expertise

The aim of the Task Force on the Use of the Public Sector Expertise is to analyse the potential for further expanding the participation of public sector experts in international technical cooperation projects. It also aims to raise awareness on the different organisational set-up and legal basis for the EU MS to mobilize public sector expertise into international technical cooperation projects.
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General Assembly

The General Assembly is the main organ of the Practitioners’ Network. The General Assembly is composed of all Members and meets at least once a year.
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Steering Committee

The main role of the Steering Committee is to prepare and implement decisions taken by the General Assembly.
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Presidency and Coordination

The President promotes the representation of the Practitioners’ Network at the European level and can act as the face of the Practitioners’ Network in dealings with the European Commission and other stakeholders.
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