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8 November 2017

PPC Mtg Minutes 8 November 2017

 


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G avi Alliance Programme and Policy Committee Meeting
8 November 2017
Teleconference


1. Declarations of Interest

1.1 Finding a quorum of members present, the meeting commenced at 15.33 Geneva
time on 8 November 2017 . Richard Sezibera, Programme and Policy Committee
(PPC ) Chair, chaired the meeting .

1.2 Standing declarations of interest were tabled to the Committee ( Doc 01 in the
Committee pack).

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2. Nigeria ? Proposed Principles of Engagement

2.1 Seth Berkley, CEO, introduced this item , recalling that at the PPC meeting on
26 -27 October 2017 the PPC had agreed on a recommendation to submit to the
Board at its meeting in November but had asked to have a further discussion on
the proposed principles of engagement with Nigeria in advance of the Board
meeting.

2.2 He also recalled that the PPC had agreed that the Board would have a discussion
in closed session on other param eters that would enable t he Secretariat to work
with Alliance partners and other stakeholders to bring back a fully developed
transition plan to the PPC in May and subsequently the Board for approval in June
2018. Such parameters would include information on the proposed timelines for
the transition plan as well as the financial parameters.

Discussion

? PPC members agreed that the proposed principles were not intended to be too
detailed but to remain quite broad to enable the Secretariat to work with Alliance
Partners on a framework to guide discussions with the Governance of Nigeria
towards the development of a transition plan .

? PPC members noted that it would be important for the Board to record that what
is being proposed for Nigeria is exceptional, taking into account also that the PPC
recommendation to the Board already foresee s that certain policy flexibilities could
be consi dered as part of the transition plan.

? PPC members noted that it is at that time that indicators for monitoring the
implementation of the plan would also be presented and that it would be important
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26 October 2017

PPC Mtg Final Minutes 26-27 October 2017

 


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G avi Alliance Programme and Policy Committee Meeting
26 -27 October 2017
Gavi Alliance Offices, Geneva, Switzerland


1. Chair?s report

1.1 Finding a quorum of members present, the meeting commenced at 09. 00
Geneva time on 26 October 2 017 . Richard Sezibera, Programme and Policy
Committee ( PPC ) Chair, chaired the meeting .

1.2 The Chair welcomed participants and in particular the new PPC member , Adar
Poonaw alla.

1.3 The Chair noted that An Vermeersch was joining this meeting as an observer,
pending her formal appointment by the Board as a PPC member to represent the
IFPMA constituency. She would not be taking part in the discussions as Lindsey
Dietschi continued to formally represent the constituency until the end of the
year.

1.4 The Chair informed participants that he had exceptionall y agreed, at the request
of Gavi?s Australian Board member, to allow Sue Graves to observe the meeting
on his behalf. He had also agreed at the request of Jean -Marie Okwo -Bele, who
would be retiring shortly from his position at WHO, to enable Diana Chang B lanc
to accompany him to this meeting as an observer.

1.5 Finally, he indicated that Bernhard Schw ?rtlander and Michel Zaffran from WHO
would join for the session on Polio Transition Planning, along with Mike
McGovern, Chair of the Rotary International Polio Plus Committee and Chair of
the GPEI Transition Management Group (TMG).

1.6 Standing declarations of interest were tabled to the Committee ( Doc 01a in the
Committee pack).

1.7 The minutes of the 11 -12 May 2017 meeting were tabled to the Committee for
information (Doc 01b in the Committee pack). The minutes had been circulated
and approved by no -objection on 28 July 2017 . He also referred to a
recommendation which had been approved by the PPC by unanimous consent
on 2 June 2017 (Doc 01c in the Committee pack).

1.8 The Chair referred to the PPC workplan (Doc 01 d) and the Action Sheet
(Doc 01e). He reminded Committee members t hat they may contribute to the
workplan by raising issues with either himself or the Secretariat. He noted that
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25 October 2017

Joint EAC PPC Minutes 25 October 2017

 


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Joint Meeting
Gavi Alliance Evaluation Advisory Committee
G avi Alliance Programme and Policy Committee
25 October 2017
Gavi Alliance Offices, Geneva, Switzerland


1. Chair?s Welcome

1.1 The meeting commenced at 14.05 Geneva time on 25 October 2017 . Rob Moodie,
Evaluation Advisory Committee ( EAC ) Chair , and Richard Sezibera, Programme
and Policy Committee ( PPC Chair ), co -chaired the meeting .

1.2 The Co -chair s welcomed participants to this first joint meeting of the EAC and the
PPC and Committee members introduced themselves.

1.3 Seth Berkley, CEO, highlighted the importance of this meeting in the context of the
importance for Gavi of working within a learning and data -drive n culture and
subsequently ensuring that the outcomes of Gavi?s evaluation work are used to
inform the programmatic and policy recommendations being considered by the
PPC.

1.4 The Co -chairs gave a brief pre sentation on the roles and responsibilities of their
respective Committees as outlined in the ir Committee Charters.

1.5 Standing declarations of interest were tabled to the Committee (Doc s 01a and 01b
in the meeting pack).

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2. Monitoring & Evaluation to drive results in the 2016 -2020 strategy

2.1 The EAC Chair chaired this session.

2.2 Hope Johnson, Director, Monitoring & Evaluation, introduced this item, referring to
Gavi?s 2016 -2020 Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Framework, which comprise s a
number of different tools and strategies with the aim of strengthening
accountability, fostering learning and catalysing data strengthening.

2.3 She provided information on the overall approach which focuses on four areas:
strategy policy and programme dev elopment; planning; implementation and
monitoring; and lessons learnt and course correction .

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2 June 2017

PPC Decision 2 June 2017

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Gavi Alliance
Board and Committee Decisions
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G avi Alliance Programme and Policy Committee Decision
2 June 2017







1. Review of PPC Charter

In accordance with article 2.7.3 and 4.8 of the By -Laws, on a unanimous consent basis
the Gavi Alliance Programme and Policy Committee recommended to the Gavi Alliance
Governance Committee that it:

Request the Gavi Alliance Board to approve the revised and updated Committee Charter
for the Programme and Policy Committee .






Mrs Joanne Goetz
Secretary to the Committee















Minutes

11 May 2017

PPC Mtg Minutes 11-12 May 2017

 


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G avi Alliance Programme and Policy Committee Meeting
11 -12 May 2017
Gavi Alliance Offices, Geneva, Switzerland


1. Chair?s report

1.1 Finding a quorum of members present, the meeting commenced at 09.0 3
Geneva time on 11 May 2017 . Programme and Policy Committee (PPC)
members agreed that in the absence of Richard Sezibera, PPC Chair, and at his
request, Helen Rees would chair the meeting.

1.2 The Chai r welcomed participants and in particular the new PPC members ,
namely Jean -Francois Pactet and Alejandro Cravioto, the SAGE Chair who was
invited to join the PPC as an independent expert by Dr Sezibera .

1.3 The Chair noted that Abdul Wali Ghayur was joining t his meeting as an observer,
pending his formal appointment by the Board in June as a PPC member. As had
been done in the past for PPC members elect, he would be welcome to take part
in the discussions but would not be in a position to take part in the deci sion
making processes.

1.4 The Chair informed participants that Diana Chang Blanc from WHO would join
for the session on Alliance Update on Country Programmes ; Suvi Rautio f ro m
UNICEF Supply Division wou ld join for the session on the Cold Chain
Optimisation Equipment Platform ; and Michel Zaffran from WHO, would join for
the session on IPV. She noted that Gunilla Carlsson, a member of the Gavi
Alliance Board and the Governance Committee, who served as Chair of the
Governance Committee during the Vice Chair?s l eave of absence, would join for
the session on the review of the PPC Charter. And finally , she informed
participants that David Sidwell, Gavi Alliance Board member and Chair of the
Audit and Finance Committee, would join for the session on the Risk appetit e
statement.

1.5 Standing declarations of interest were tabled to the Committee (Doc 01a in the
Committee pack). The Chair reported on her position as Chair of WHO?s
International Health Regulations Emergency Committee on Polio, while noting
that this was not in conflict with her role at the Gavi Alliance.

1.6 The minutes of the 25 -26 October 2016 meeting were tabled to the Committee
for information (Doc 01b in the Committee pack). The minutes had been
circulated and approved by no -objection on 27 February 2017 .

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25 October 2016

PPC Mtg Minutes 25-26 October 2016

 


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G avi Alliance Programme and Policy Committee Meeting
25-26 October 2016
Gavi Alliance Offices, Geneva, Switzerland

1. Chair?s report

1.1 Finding a quorum of members present, the meeting commenced at 09.05 Geneva
time on 25 October 2016. Richard Sezibera, Programme and Policy Committee
(PPC) Chair, chaired the meeting.

1.2 The Chair welcomed participants and in particular PPC members attending the
meeting for the first time , namely Syed Monjurul Islam and Helen Rees . He also
formally thanked Jean -Marie Okwo -Bele for having stepped in for him to chair the
PPC meeting in Arusha in May, and the PPC members for their understanding of
the circumstances which had prevented him from being able to attend the retreat
and the meeting at that time.

1.3 The Chair noted that Jean -Francois Pactet was joining this meeting as an
observer, pending his formal appointment by the Board in December as both an
Alternate Board Member and a PPC member. As had been done in the past for
PPC membe rs elect, he would be welcome to take part in the discussions but
would not be in a position to take part in the decision making processes. The Chair
also noted that Laura Laughlin, Alternate Board member for the IFPMA
constituency, would be joining the me eting as an observer on Day Two.

1.4 The Chair informed participants that Bolanle Oyeludun, IRC Chair, would join the
meeting for Item 4 and that Sylvie Briand, WHO, would join for Item 8.

1.5 PPC members noted the written comments that had been submitted by
Hon ourable Minister Yolani Batres on behalf of her constituency, and by Rama
Lakshminarayanan on behalf of the World Bank. The Chair also referred to
comments that he had received from Canada and Tanzania.

1.6 Standing declarations of interest were tabled to the Committee (Doc 01a in the
Committee pack).

1.7 The note of the 10 May 2016 retreat discussions and the minutes of the 12 -13 May
2016 meeting were tabled to the Committee for information (Doc 01b and Doc 01c
in the Committee pack). The minutes had been circu lated and approved by no -
objection on 3 August 2015.

1.8 The Chair referred to the PPC workplan for the next year (Doc 01d) and reminded
Committee members that they may contribute to the workplan by raising issues
with either himself or the Secretariat. He noted that the workplan sets out the
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