The BRIDGE partner committee, comprised of representatives from the AEC, IFES, IIDEA, UNDP, UNEAD, met in Canberra from 16-17 November to discuss the assessment report and its recommendations. These discussions addressed a limited number of recommendations that the Partners identified as the most pressing. The Partners, while recognising the considerable accomplishments of BRIDGE over the past 15 years, affirmed the need to adapt the management and practice of BRIDGE to current trends and within available resources. The partners committed to:
Further information and next steps on the implementation of these decisions will be provided in the next BRIDGE newsletter.