NEPAD-IPPF 7th Oversight Committee Meeting

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The NEPAD-IPPF Special Fund Oversight Committee (OC) was set up under the instruments establishing the Fund to provide general policy direction, and to ensure effective governance for the activities of the NEPAD-IPPF Fund.

The objective 7th Oversight Committee Meeting is to discuss operational issues and future activities of the Facility. The meeting intends to provide a forum for follow-up on the recommendations of the 6th Oversight Committee and review progress in the implementation of key projects supported by the fund to date.

The 7th Oversight Committee meeting of the NEPAD-IPPF will take place after the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA)"Financing Transport for Growth in Africa Meeting" at the Sheraton Hotel in Tunis on 3 and 4 December, 2007.

The purpose of the meeting, will be to facilitate investment and dialogue by enabling focused business discussion on transport projects (road, rail, air, maritime and urban), from across the continent, which require private sector participation in the short and medium term. It will also offer an opportunity to review recent developments in the transport sector in Africa as well as key cross cutting issues such as cost recovery and maintenance, mobilization of domestic finance and road safety.