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Steering Committee

Steering Committee may vote on Steering Committee and Network matters. The Steering Committee members actively contribute to GLAD’s collective efforts to achieve its goals, participate in all Steering Committee meetings (at least one meeting annually) and all Network meetings (one meeting annually), engage in out of session discussions, correspondence and conference calls, participate in at least one GLAD working group. In 2023 elections for new GLAD Steering Committee members occurred. 

** Denotes Co-chairs

List of Steering Committee members:

Representing States:

  1. The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office - FCDO (UK)
  2. Department of Foreign Trade and Affairs - DFAT (Australia)
  3. Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development BMZ (Germany)
  4. Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland (MFA Finland)
  5. Japan International Cooperation Agency - JICA (Japan)
  6. Norwegian Government (Norway) (NORAD, Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
  7. Swedish International Development Agency - SIDA (Sweden)
  8. United States Government (USA) (USAID, U.S. Department of State)**

Representing Multilateral Agencies:

  1. UN International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) 
  2. UN Partnership on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNPRPD) 
  3. The World Bank

Representing Foundations:

  1. ONCE Social Group
  2. Abilis Foundation  

Representing Coalitions:

Representing the Private Sector:

Permanent Co-chair: