As it proved difficult to convene the representatives of cosponsoring agencies for the sole purpose of the theme group, it was decided that meetings would be held monthly, at the tail end of the regular HOA and JCGP meetings.
In the case of the Beijing conference, the JCGP commissioned a consultant to write a joint advocacy statement and to identify areas for joint programming.
In Bangladesh, in 1994, the JCGP identified the need to simplify procedures and harmonize programming cultures and cycles.
JCGP, Collaborating for Sustainable Human Development: JCGP Organizations in Bangladesh, discussion paper for JCGP Heads of Organization meeting in Dhaka, 5-8 February 1994 (Dhaka: JCGP, 1994).
Al-Sultan, Letter from Executive Heads of JCGP Regarding Harmonisation of Programming Procedures--Common Country Assessment (Dhaka: JCGP, 27 December 1995).
Sujaya, JCGP Position Paper on Women and Gender, draft (Dhaka: UNICEF, January 1997).