17th CGIAR System Council Meeting

  • Begin
    02.11.22
  • End
    03.11.22
  • Location
    Brisbane, Australia

The 17th CGIAR System Council meeting (SC17) was held in Brisbane, Australia on 2-3 November 2022 with associated events taking place from Monday 31 October, including the TropAg and the Harlan IV Conferences and an ACIAR-led fieldtrip on Friday 4 November.

SC17 Meeting – Wednesday 2 & Thursday 3 November 2022
Agenda Item  Resources
Note: A link will appear when the document is available
1- Opening of the 17th System Council Meeting Document SC17-01: Agenda as Adopted

Resource: Update on actions agreed with the System Council

Resource: Decisions of the System Council taken out of session since SC16

2 – One CGIAR – Our progress on the journey Document SC17-02: One CGIAR – Our progress
3- SRG Recommendation 1 – One Mission & SRG Recommendation 2 – Unified Governance
4- SRG Recommendation 3 – Institutional Integration See background information resource SC17-02 above
5- SRG Recommendation 4 – A New Research Modality
6- SRG Recommendation 5 – More, and More Pooled Funding
7- Spotlight on Gender, Diversity & Inclusion Document SC17-07: GDI Two Year Progress Report
8- Ethics and Business Conduct Document SC17-08: CGIAR Ethics & Business Conduct Annual Report July 2021-July 2022
9- Deep dive on specific matters arising from Day 1 deliberations See background information resource SC17-02 above
10- CGIAR’s Independent Advisory & Evaluation Service
11- Independent Science for Development Matters 
12- Standing Panel on Impact Assessment Document SC17-12: SPIA Discussion paper
13- System Council’s Standing Committees
14- Consent Agenda, Other Business and Meeting Close

CGIAR Initiative Briefs now available
As agreed during SC15, ‘Initiative Briefs’ (replacing Initiative proposal documents) have been prepared following the 6-month ‘inception phase’ of all CGIAR Initiatives, and the content of these is now available at the following page: https://www.cgiar.org/research/cgiar-portfolio/initiatives-explorer/

Should a pdf copy of any of the individual Initiative Briefs be required, these are available for download via this link.

Additional Resources
Launch of CGIAR Evaluation Guidelines and Blog ‘Conducting and Using Evaluability Assessments in CGIAR.’
This guideline supports CGIAR to operationalize the “evaluability” standard in the CGIAR Evaluation Framework, leading to better evaluable projects and more cost-effective evaluations