Membership

Article II: Membership

Section 4. Types of Membership

CoPLAC-MfDR Members will be professionals, government officials at national and sub-national level, evaluators, freelance consultants and professionals, academicians, professionals from bilateral and multilateral organizations, NGOs and private sector organizations from Latin America and the Caribbean. Professionals and experts from other regions are also welcome.

Institutional Members may include professional associations, international organizations, private companies, national and sub-national public institutions, universities and non-government organizations.

Section 5. Membership Qualification

Professionals or individuals may join simply by stating their desire to become a member. Membership is free of charge.

Organizations, regardless of their nature, shall pay an admission fee and an annual membership fee that shall be determined by the Executive Committee. Based on substantial grounds, the Executive Committee shall waive or reduce the amount of the annual membership fee.

Section 6. Member Rights

1.     Open meeting attendance (open clusters). CoPLAC-MfDR Members are entitled to attend and observe all public CoPLAC-MfDR meetings; and meetings and sessions of all CoPLAC-MfDR open Clusters boards, committees, task forces, work groups and other subgroups; however, no Regular Member is entitled to address, interrupt or otherwise participate in such meetings without the express invitation of either the Chair or group leader, or the consent of the majority of the board, committee or group holding the meeting.

2.     Closed meeting attendance. CoPLAC-MfDR Members are not entitled to attend sessions of the Clusters, such as Inter-American Parliamentarian Forum on MfDR and Budget Directors Network, or any other group that has been closed, unless expressly invited by cluster leaders.

3.      Right to access all regular CoPLAC-MfDR information.

4.     Right to participate in all open virtual activities.

Mission

 Section 2. Mission

CoPLAC-MfDR aims to share best practices, ideas and experiences among its members through active participation in virtual and face-to-face communication and learning, which will enable the development, execution and implementation of managing for development results in the region.

Activities

The Latin-American and the Caribbean Community of Practice on Managing for Development Results (CoPLAC-MfDR) organizes different types of classroom and online activities to facilitate and promote the exchange of best practices and experiences among its members.  Some of its activities are:

Annual meetings for each CoPLAC-MfDR network

Courses, seminars and regional and sub-regional workshops

Video conferences

Electronic access to the Source book on good MfDR practice, case studies and MfDR tools

Webinars

Social Media

Objectives

Section 3. Objectives

The objectives of the CoPLAC-MfDR are to:

1.     Serve its members by providing virtual and face-to-face learning activities and opportunities, facilitating experience exchange and networking, publications and other forms of personal and professional development.

2.     CoPLAC-MfDR clusters encourage innovation, creativity and best practices among their members’ areas of work.

3.     Increase regional dialogue on results-based management in the areas of: 1) Strategic planning, 2) results-based budgeting, 3) financial management, audits and procurement systems, 4) program and project management and 5) monitoring and evaluation systems, as well as in the cross-cutting fields of human resources, statistics, e-government and other related areas.

4.     Facilitate demand-driven advice and problem-solving assistance from experts on MfDR, particularly for practical hands-on issues.

5.     Create a knowledge base of good practices to help Community members improve their own understanding and skills in MfDR in the Latin American and the Caribbean context.

 

Who we are

The Latin-American and the Caribbean Community of Practice on Managing for Development Results (CoPLAC-MfDR) aims to share best practices, ideas and experiences among its members through active participation in virtual and face-to-face communication and learning, which will enable the development, execution and implementation of managing for development results in the region.
 
CoPLAC-MfDR is composed of groups of actors in eight networks:
 
1. Budgeting for Results, integrated by budget directors or the heads responsible for the design and execution of the national budget;
 
2. Monitoring and Evaluation, it brings together academicians and experts from the public and private sector around monitoring and evaluation issues in the region;
 
3. Parliamentarian Forum on MfDR, it gathers congressmen and congresswomen working in the budget committee of parliaments;
 
4. Subnational Governments, it includes the heads responsible for the design and execution of the budget and/or planning at state or municipal level;
 
5. Planning, integrated by ministers, vice ministers, secretaries and directors of planning in Latin American and Caribbean countries;
 
6. Private Sector, integrated by multinational private companies, small and medium size enterprises, think-tanks and knowledge centers from the private sector, and private sector associations;
 
7. National Public Investment Systems, it comprises the heads of the national public investment systems;
 
8. State-Owned Enterprises, integrated by institutions that coordinate and supervise the operation of public enterprises.
Number of Members
14121

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