Development Cooperation Policy Council
Development Cooperation Policy Council of the Minister of Foreign Affairs has been established by the Development Cooperation Act of 16 September 2011 (Journal of Laws 2016, item 1392 as amended).
Its work is headed by the President of the Council who is also the National Coordinator of Development Cooperation.
The Council is a consultative and advisory body. Its tasks include in particular:
- tabling geographical and thematic priorities for development cooperation,
- assessing draft annual and multiannual development cooperation programmes,
- evaluating Government administration bodies' annual reports on fulfilling development cooperation tasks, and
- issuing opinions on development cooperation documents drafted by the Government.