Thursday, October 15, 2020

 Strategic Orientation and COVID-19


14:00- 14:45


Welcome Address and Strategic Overview

14:45 - 15:15

Membership Coordination and IFRC Planning

Objective: To brief the centres on IFRC’s membership coordination approach, especially in IFRC planning

15:15 -  17:30

COVID-19 response: Contributions of reference centres, hubs, centres of excellence

Objective: To discuss the range of support provided by reference centres/hubs to the RCRC COVID-19 response and the effectiveness of that support, lessons learned etc.

Online Survey to be completed before the meeting


Friday, October 16, 2020

Scope and Activities of Centres; Research, Learning and Visibility.

14:30- 15:15

2019 - 2020: Brief Review

What have we accomplished since last year?

Objective: To briefly look at the accomplishments of the past year.

15:15 - 16:15

The variety and scope of our Centres/Hubs

Objective: To consider the range of entities providing support to the RCRC network

Link to an interactive map of activities to be completed before the meeting

16:15 - 17:15

Research and knowledge

Objective: To present different scientific research strategies and discuss methodologies for data collection and knowledge production

17:15 - 17:45

Brief presentation of new collective resources

Objective: To present a number of new resources for visibility and promotion of the reference centres


Monday, October 19, 2020

Contribution to IFRC Planning

14:30 - 16:30

Putting words into action: 2021-2025 planning

Objective: To consider the IFRC Plan and Budget strategic priorities, outcomes and outputs and to explore where the reference centres and hubs can contribute to those.

16:30 - 17:00


Debrief from workshops discussions

17:00- 17:30

Synthesis of strategic orientations & final conclusions

Final remarks, and next steps