Agenda - 30/31 August Meeting in format for Comments

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To: Participants - Proposed C4D Association Consultation - New York - 30/31 August

Re: Agenda in format for Comments

Hi folks - I am re-sending the draft agenda for the 30/31 August meeting in a format that supports your comments, questions and ideas to be shared, discussed if others have responses and then considered when the agenda is finalised. Please see the draft agenda below in the body of this post/email. To access the full agenda click the Read More link below, review, enter your comments in the Comments block and Send. (Ignore the techie stuff under the Comments block - we will remove!). Thanks - even if you are not able to make the meeting please do contribute. We look forward to your input to and discussion on the present draft agenda. Best wishes - Warren

AGENDA - Draft

Consultation: Towards a Global C4D Association

30-31 August 2012 - UNICEF, Labouisse Hall

3 UN Plaza (44th Street between 1st and 2nd Avenues)

Desired Outcomes -- Participants agree on:

· The vision and mission of the association

· A set of objectives for GC4DA and launch date

· An interim governing structure


08:00-08:45 Participants arrive – Coffee and tea

08:45 - 09:15 Welcome – Nick Alipui/Christian Salazar (UNICEF) and Warren Feek (CI)

Chairperson: Rafael Obregon

09:15 - 09:45 Overview - What has been done so far (not the details but the rationale and what has been done to bring us to this point) – including Veet/Rafael/Patricia (and others’ of course) thoughts re thematic approach – Reference the informal discussion in New Delhi and the webinar in June

Chairperson: Rafael Obregon

09:45 - 11:45 Mission & Vision – Name, title & institution or organization + 1 minute statement (closely timed!) on why you were motivated to come to the consultation and why now is -- or is not -- the time to establish a global C4D association. This will be followed by an hour on added value, mission, vision for 3 years

Chairperson: Warren Feek

11:45 - 12:15 Break

12:15 - 12:30 Explanation of working methodology for the workshop:

a. Presentation of the topic (with reference to the participant’s binder)

b. Clarification discussion in plenary

c. Small group work – Specific tasks to be worked on by small groups

d. Report out from the groups

e. Recommendations

Resource Person: Paula Claycomb

12:30 - 1:30 Enhancing the role of C4D through evidence, including debate on creation of an academic journal)

Facilitators: Thomas Tufte and Ketan Chitnis

1:30 - 2:30 LUNCH

2:30 - 3:30 Membership fees and financing for first few years

Facilitators: Doug Storey and Veet Vivarta

3:30 - 4:15 Constitution // By-laws

Facilitators: Jesus Arroyave

4:15 - 4:30 Break

4:30 - 6:00 Functions of a C4D association, Part 1

a. Lobbying and advocacy for the C4D sector

b. Policy-making for development programming and implementation that is derived from communication and media for development principles and strategies

c. Nurturing and supporting leadership in C4D around the world, particularly in least-developed countries

Chairperson: Anna Penido

6:30 - onwards - Dinner


8:30 – 9:30 - Functions of a C4D association, Part 2

a. Supporting local expertise to develop and be more visible and empowered (authoritative?)

b. Organize regular face to face meetings

Chairperson: Jackie Davies

10:00 - 10:20 Break

10:20 - 11:20 A gathering for C4D -- pros and cons (discussing OreComm, UNRT, other existing opportunities)

Chairperson: Larry Wood

11:20-11:50 Linkages: Liaising with the mass media and external communications functions

Chairperson: Katja Iverson

11:50 - 1:00 The way forward: Appointment of an interim Board for 1 year (or longer?) -- Not only those present but others who may be interested

Chairperson: Karen Wilkins

1:00 – 1:30 Review of the “GC4DA” network on the CI platform: Tips on making it work for you and everyone else Chairperson and Presenter: Warren Feek

1:30 - 2:00 Closing and farewells: Warren Feek and Rafael Obregon

2:00 Lunch - For those who have to leave, they may pack a baggie with their lunch to carry with them