LAC RAG inception meeting

Asian man in a green t-shirt using his right hand to point with a stick to a risk map of a small community stuck to a flip-chart stand Participants of the LAC inception meeting in Quito Image: GNDR

The Latin America and Caribbean Regional Advisory Group (RAG) held its inception meeting 22nd-23rd August at Hotel Finlandia in Quito, Ecuador. 6 Advisers joined the Regional Board Representative and the Regional Coordinator to discuss their roles and plan their work according GNDR´s Strategy, along with the different needs based on the different realities at subregional level for South America, Central America and the Caribbean. A full report can be downloaded below.


  • To put in place the Regional Advisory Group (RAG) with a view to the development of effective work in the LAC Region, in accordance with the GNDR 2016-2020 Strategy.
  • To design a RAG LAC Advisory Plan including priorities, internal regulations and monitoring and evaluation mechanisms of the group.

Expected outcomes

  • Greater and common understanding of the RAG roles in regional governance of GNDR agreed by the Regional Advisory actors: Advisors, Regional Board Rep and Regional. Development Coordinator.
  • Basic Rules and regulation for the operation of the RAG discussed and agreed.
  • Action Plan for the first year of the Regional Advisory Group designed.
  • Evaluation tool for GAR member’s performance defined.

 For more information, contact the Regional Development Coordinator Mave Bastias at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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