Governance

The key bodies that oversee the PMNCH work are the PMNCH Board, its Committees and the Partners’ Forum, agreed and defined in the PMNCH Strategic Framework and supported by the PMNCH Secretariat.

The Board

The Board is the Partnership's governing body. It is responsible for overseeing PMNCH at a macro-level with a focus on medium and long-term plans, and strategic oversight and decision-making. The Board’s specific mandate is to facilitates the Partnership's Engagement in support of the Every Woman Every Child Movement to deliver the Global Strategy. There are three permanent committees under the direction of the Board: the Executive Committee, the Finance Committee and the Governance & Nomination Committee.

Partners' Forum

The PMNCH Partners' Forum serves as a regular global platform for the renewal of commitment to the mission and purpose of the Partnership, for global high level advocacy and for achieving broad consensus on the strategy and priorities of the Partnership. Participation at the Forum comes from all constituencies and members of the Partnership.

There have been three Partners’ Forums to date: 2008 in Tanzania, 2010 in India and 2014 in South Africa. Follow the link to the left for more information and a full report on the Partners’ Forums.

PMNCH Secretariat

The Partnership Secretariat is hosted and administered within the World Health Organization in Geneva and undertakes day-to-day administration of the Partnership work plan.

Meetings and documents

The schedule for all meetings and accompanying documents and Notes for the Record can be found on the left.