Regional Steering Committee

The ILC Asia Steering Committee (ASC) is elected by the Regional Assembly. The ASCpursues and monitors the planning and implementation of decisions made by theRegional Assembly, and thus also supervises the work of the RCU. Specifically, the ASC commits to undertake the following tasks as per decisions made ata meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia:

  • Review and approve the workplan of the ILC Asia Region;
  • Review and assess the performance of the ARF on an annual basis;
  • Represent the ILC Asia Regional Assembly on the Coalition Council (through two CSOs elected by the Asia caucus during the ILC AoM);
  • Steer the institutional and programme activities of the RCU (i.e. Regional Assembly ASC, conferences, etc.);
  • Represent or nominate members from the region to attend global or regional events of strategic importance that require Asian participation, ensuring that membersreport back to the Steering Committee;
  • Oversee the implementation of decisions taken by the Regional Assembly

There are a maximum of seven members of the ASC at any given time:

  • two CSO representatives elected for a period of two years during the regional caucusmeeting at the ILC Global AoM (for a maximum of two terms/four years), who represent ILC Asia on the Coalition Council (CC)
  • if requested by the region’s members, two CSO members of the previous ASC/CC can remain on the Steering Committee for up to two years following the handoverprocess;
  • two representatives from amongst IGO, international organisations, and researchinstitute members from the region; and the ILC Asia host organization

List of Regional Steering Committee Members

The RCU, represented by the Asia Regional Coordinator, serves as the secretariat of the Steering Committee. Further, to ensure linkage, harmonisation, and optimisation between the global andregional dimensions of ILC’s work (as in the other regions), the ILC Secretariat participates in Steering Committee meetings on an ex-officio basis. 

The following members form the Asia Steering Commitee:

1. Maldhari Rural Action Group (MARAG)

2. STAR Kampuchea (STAR K)

4. Rural Development Fund (RDF)

5. Consortium for Agrarian Reform/Konsorsium Pembaruan Agraria (KPA) – ILC Asia – regional host organization