Organization of the Task Team

The Task Team is co-chaired by representatives from the Government of Mali’s President’s Office, the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness (CPDE).

Official donor community: Mr. Cornelius Hacking (Senior Policy Advisor, Civil Society Division, Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs)


Partner country community: Mr. Modibo Makalou (Coordinator, Development and Cooperation Initiative, Office of the President, Mali)

INWENT / IDASA Conference - Vineyard Hotel, Cape Town September 2010.

Civil Society Organizations community: Mr. Richard Ssewakiryanga (Uganda National NGO Forum)


Reference Groups

The Task Team is home to a number of Reference Groups that provide information and guidance on specific activity areas. Reference Groups have balanced multi-stakeholder participation. They are also dynamic, forming and dissolving as necessary. One Reference Group is currently operational around preparations for the second High Level Meeting of the GPEDC taking place in Nairobi end of 2016.


The Task Team is supported by a part-time Secretariat. The Secretariat is hosted by the International Institute of Social Studies (part of Erasmus University Rotterdam) in the Hague, the Netherlands. The Secretariat comprises:

David Wubs-Mrozewicz (Task Team Secretariat Manager)
DW 2

Jacqueline Wood (Senior Policy Advisor)
JW 1

Adinda Ceelen (Policy & Communications Officer)
AC 2

Sanne Huesken (Event Coordinator)



The Task Team Secretariat and Task Team meetings and events are funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA).