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Steering Committee meeting

The Forum on Trade, Environment, and the SDGs (TESS) was pleased to host its first meeting of Steering Committee on 4th February 2022 from 8.30-10.00 CET in a hybrid setting.

The meeting focused on updating the Steering Committee on TESS progress over the last 6 months since its launch in June 2021, immediate priorities and strategic planning for upcoming two-year horizon.

During the round table discussion, feedback and guidance was sought from the Steering Committee Members on progress to date and on TESS strategic planning, with a focus on:

  • Annual report and activities in 2021
  • Draft strategic plan for 2022
    • On specific thematic & cross-cutting priorities
    • On ‘how we work’ – TESS value-added strategic niche, priority partnerships, and tool-box
    • On defining outcomes and measuring success
  • Institutional development, staffing, profile and positioning
  • Budget, funding, and funding strategy
  • Engagement with Steering Committee

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