- 1. The Africa-Madagascar
Region - 2. The Conference
of the Region - 3. Purposes
of the Conference - 4. Meetings
of the Conference - 5. Officers
of the Conference - 6. Advisory
Committees - 7. Finances
of the Conference - 8. The
Statutes - Conclusion
The Conference shall establish advisory committees as it deems appropriate
to assist in its work in the Region.
The terms of reference of such committees are defined and reviewed regularly
by the Executive Committee of the Conference. These shall be appended
as Annexes to the present Statutes.
The chairperson of each committees is to be a member of the Conference,
and will act as liaison person with the Executive Committee. He may,
however, coopt other Oblates who are not members of the Conference to
assist in specific tasks. He is expected to attend committee meetings,
present the concerns of the Conference to the committee members, and
communicate the recommendations of the committee to the Executive. The
committees are accountable to the Conference through their chairperson.
The Executive Committee may invite an expert, or a group of experts,
to participate in specific meetings of a committee, in order to advise
the members who are making recommendations to the Conference. These
consultants do not have a right to vote in committee meetings.
Finances of the Conference