SWAC Strategy and Policy Group meeting (SPG)

 

7-8  December 2011, Praia, Cape Verde

 

Following a presentation of key achievements in 2011, SPG Members approved the 2011 activities and budget implementation report. They also discussed the formulation of the next Mandate and the possible creation of a high-level position of a “Special Representative of the SWAC President” who would be in charge of lobbying to enhance the political import and strategic impact of the Club. Representatives of the EU Commission actively participated in the debates; discussions to formalise the EU adhesion to the Club are underway. The OECD Development Strategy, currently under preparation, was also presented at the meeting. > Summary Record