Letter to EALA May 2011

3. Part II - (7) on Functions of the Commission: The current functions of the Commission give an indication of the need to have a Secretariat to handle day to day tasks. We thought the Commission is to supplement the national institutions (NEMAs / National Focal points).Therefore, there is need to review these functions in light of the additionality that this Commission brings in bearing in mind the subsidiarity principle (i.e. to avoid duplication of roles at regional and national levels)