• Austrian Development Agency
  • Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo
  • Agence Française de Développement
  • British Council
  • Belgian development agency
  • Camões – Instituto da Cooperação e da Língua, I.P.
  • Czech Development Agency
  • Europe Aid
  • Expertise France
  • Fundación Internacional y para Iberoamérica de Administración y Políticas Públicas
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit
  • Luxembourg Development Cooperation
  • Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency
  • Slovak Agency for International Development Cooperation
  • SNV Netherlands Development Organisation

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General Assembly of the Network

The 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. The President calls the General Assembly. The General Assembly may also be called by two thirds of the Members or by one Member approved by the Steering Committee, if duly justified. 

The General Assembly is entrusted with all powers not reserved to other organs of the Practitioners' Network, in particular the following: 

  • definition of the Practitioners' Network's strategy;
  • provision of an overview of and endorsement of the activities conducted during the year by the Practitioners’ Network, including the Thematic Working Groups and possibly other fora;
  • identification and endorsement of strategic priorities to be addressed by the Practitioners’ Network, implemented by the Steering Committee and the Thematic Working Groups with the support of the Coordinator;
  • decisions regarding the Practitioners’ Network’s budget and accounts, including the discharge of the President and the Coordinator for the outgoing financial year;
  • decision on the need to appoint external auditors for the next financial statements;
  • appointment of Steering Committee members and the President;
  • admission and expulsion of Members and Observers;
  • transfer of the Coordination Office outside the Brussels-Capital Region;
  • determination of membership fee levels;
  • proposals for amendments to the Practitioners’ Network Charter.

Observers may be invited to attend meetings of the General Assembly, in addition to experts identified by the President for facilitation and/or content purposes, based on their added value. Any such persons shall not have voting rights.

Meeting of the General Assembly, 17-18 May 2017, London

10th Annual Meeting of the General Assembly

For more information, please contact the Coordinator or login as a Member.

Extraordinary Meetings

In case, a meeting of the General Assembly is deemed necessary in addition to the Annual Meeting, it can be called by the President, or by two thirds of the Members or by one Member approved by the Steering Committee, if duly justified.