On 5th – 6th February Karuna Mission Social Solidarity hosted the 4th Annual KMSS CI/CIDSE Partners Meeting. The gathering brought together our KMSS Chairman, the Directors from all 16 Diocesan Offices, the KMSS National Office Director, together with 19 of our member organization partners of Caritas Internationalis (CI) and Catholic International Cooperation for Development & Solidarity (CIDSE). CI is a confederation of 164 Roman Catholic relief, development and social service organisations operating in over 200 countries. CIDSE is an international alliance of 16 Catholic development agencies from Europe and North America, working in over 120 countries.
On the first day, agenda included updating on the Myanmar Context with focus on Update on Peace building in Myanmar and Emergency Response: Humanitarian Support. Also included in the agenda were the discussions on 2012-2015 Strategic Plan Roll Out: Advocacy. On second day, there was continued focused discussion on KMSS Network FM & HRM Policy Making, CIMS: Strengthening KMSS Financial Management and Presentation and Discussion by Partners Representative.