The Colombo Plan Secretariat

The Colombo Plan Consultative Committee (the “Committee”) comprises all member governments of The Colombo Plan (the “Organization”) and is its highest review and policy-making body. The Committee’s biennial meeting, the Consultative Committee Meeting (CCM), provides a forum for the exchange of views on progress in terms of economic, social and technical cooperation since the previous CCM, as well as future plans and priority areas of action for the Organization in the next two years.

The Colombo Plan Secretariat is pleased to announce that the 48th Consultative Committee Meeting (“48th CCM”) is scheduled to take place in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia from the 29th to 31st of May 2024. The Government of Mongolia through its Ministry of Justice and Home Affairs (MoJHA) is hosting the event. MoJHA has confirmed that the inaugural ceremony on May 30, 2024 will be graced by the esteemed presence of H.E. Khurelsukh U., President of Mongolia, while the Honorable Oyun-Erdene, Prime Minister of Mongolia, will attend the closing program on May 31, 2024. Participants will also get to experience the rich cultural heritage and natural wonders of Mongolia in an arranged tour after the CCM.

The country theme selected by the Government of Mongolia for the 48th CCM is, “Towards a Drug-free Mongolia: Stronger Through Prevention and Treatment”.

The Colombo Plan welcomes its member countries’ participation at the 48th CCM. The presence of Member State Ministers, The Colombo Plan Council Representatives and National Focal Points on Substance Use Prevention would play a pivotal role in laying the groundwork for promising future initiatives for The Colombo Plan.

Participants are requested to complete their registration on or before the 7th of May 2024.