Regional/National Planning

The Regional/National Planning Committee focuses on ensuring that the regional and national strategies of the Global Centre for Risk and Innovation (GCRI) are well-aligned with the overarching goals of the organization. This committee plays a crucial role in adapting global strategies to fit regional contexts, fostering deeper engagement and more effective collaboration at both regional and national levels.


  • Strategic Regional Adaptation: Tailor GCRI's global strategies to regional and national contexts, considering local socio-economic, cultural, and political factors.

  • Engagement and Collaboration Enhancement: Strengthen engagement and collaboration among regional stakeholders to support GCRI’s initiatives and enhance their impact.

  • Alignment with Global Objectives: Ensure that all regional strategies are aligned with GCRI's global objectives, creating a cohesive strategy across all levels of the organization.

  • Support for Regional Stewardship Boards: Provide ongoing support and guidance to Regional Stewardship Boards (RSBs) in planning and executing their strategies.


  • Regional Directors who oversee GCRI operations within specific geographical areas.

  • National Advisors who manage GCRI activities at the national level and ensure alignment with regional strategies.

  • Strategic Leaders from GCRI’s global network who provide expertise in aligning strategies across different scales.

  • Representatives from SLBs who bring specific domain knowledge to ensure strategies are informed by the latest research and best practices.


  • Development of Regional Strategies: Develop comprehensive strategies that reflect the needs and goals of regional and national constituencies within the framework of GCRI’s global strategy.

  • Monitoring and Evaluation: Regularly monitor and evaluate the implementation of regional strategies to ensure effectiveness and make necessary adjustments.

  • Resource Allocation: Recommend allocation of resources across regions and nations to support the strategic objectives efficiently and effectively.

  • Stakeholder Engagement: Facilitate engagement with regional and national stakeholders, including government agencies, industry leaders, and civil society, to enhance the visibility and impact of GCRI’s initiatives.

  • Feedback Integration: Collect and integrate feedback from regional and national activities into GCRI’s broader strategic planning processes.

  • Communication and Reporting: Ensure effective communication between regional entities and GCRI’s central governance structures. Provide comprehensive reports on regional activities and their alignment with GCRI’s strategic goals.

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