The Steering Committee of the Mountain Partnership provides programmatic orientation to the Mountain Partnership, oversees the preparation of a four-year strategy and a two-year workplan. The 16-member body monitors the work of the Mountain Partnership Secretariat, the implementation of the ‘Mountain Agenda’ and the achievements and impacts of their respective electoral groups.
Steering Committee members are elected to four-year terms by the various membership categories and regions. They meet annually and select a Chair and Vice Chairs.
The following governments and organizations are serving on the 2015-2016 Steering Committee:
Argentina, Cameroon (Vice Chair), Mexico, Nepal, Tunisia, Turkey
Major Group Organizations
Aspen International Mountain Foundation, Albertine Rift Conservation Society ,Euromontana, Fundación Agreste, International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, Mountain Environment Protection Society, The Mountain Institute (Chair)
United Nations Environment Programme
Donor Organization to the MPS
Italy (Vice Chair)
Host Institution of the MPS
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)