13th CGIAR System Management Board Meeting

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    Montpellier, France

The CGIAR System Management Board held its thirteenth meeting from April 2-3, 2019, in Montpellier, France.

On Tuesday, April 2, 2019, a special SMB/stakeholder ad hoc workshop took place from 10:00 AM to 14:00 PM.

Agenda Item
1. Opening of 13th meeting SMB13-01: Agenda
2. Big data as an element of the shared agenda
3. Update to the SMB on the special initiatives for the current portfolio SMB13-02: Crops to End Hunger Implementation update
4. Genetic resources policy SMB13-03: Genetic Resources Policy issues for consideration by the CGIAR SMB
5. Strategic conversation with the Global Crop Diversity Trust on funding the Genebanks
6. Next step to elevate ‘Gender Equality in Research’ in the Portfolio SMB13-04: Call for proposals for a Gender Equality in Food Systems Research Platform 
7. Business Plan tracking and process for developing the 2030 Plan SMB13-05: Road-map for the CGIAR System 2030 Plan
8. Gender diversity in the workforce
9. SMB Audit and Risk Committee report to Board
10. Creating financial stability and growth
11. Implement SC7 decision on advisory services
12. Consent Agenda items SMB13-10: CGIAR Cost Principles and Indirect Cost Guidelines

SMB13-11: PPM Part A Amendments

SMB13-12: SMB’s adhoc Working Group on Rules of Governance

13. Operating as an effective Board
14. Calendar review and recap
15. Executive Session – SMB members only