Annual General Meeting (AGM)
The Annual General Meeting (AGM) is the highest decision-making organ of the Pan Caribbean Partnership Against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP) and is the principal forum of expression for its broad membership of 65 formal partners.
By convention, the Chair of the AGM is the lead spokesperson on HIV and AIDS within the Quasi-Cabinet of the Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM).
The prescribed functions of the AGM are as follows:
- Provide overall guidance to, and policy direction for the work of PANCAP.
- Monitor the progress of HIV interventions executed both at the regional and national levels.
- Advocate advancement of PANCAP ideals within and between sectors.
- Support the mobilisation of resources for a scaled-up response to the HIV epidemic.
- Act as a forum for accountability among national authorities, regional support agencies and other partners in the implementation of the Caribbean Regional Strategic Framework (CRSF).
- Provide an annual forum for information-sharing and networking among partners.