NIF Platforms

Plenary (or Country Directors) Group
This is a group of country directors who serve as the senior decision making facility for us. This group meets monthly to deliberate on issues and take strategic decisions.

Contacts

Jennifer Jalovec
jjalovec@ingoforum.ng
Director
Nigeria INGO Forum

Humanitarian Managers Group
This is a body of humanitarian managers and some country directors based in the North-East who serve to strengthen quality and coordination of the humanitarian response in the North-East and meets bi-weekly.

Joanna Garbalinska
jgarbalinska@ingoforum.ng
Deputy Director
Nigeria INGO Forum

Development Working Group (DWG)
This is a group of country directors and development leads from our members implementing development programmes nationwide. This group meets quarterly.

Jubril Shittu
jshittu@ingoforum.ng
Government Engagement &Partnership Manager
Nigeria INGO Forum

Advocacy Working Group (Ad Hoc)
This body exists to build alliances within INGOs and provide collective positioning nationally, regionally and internationally on cross-cutting issues within the north-east response such as protection, principled response, access and funding. The group meets on ad hoc basis.

Aoife Dineen
adineen@ingoforum.ng
Policy Advisor
Nigeria INGO Forum

Human Resources Working Group (HRWG)
This group exists to discuss welfare, ensure the quality of professionalism in recruitment and sustainability in the use of human talent through coordination and information sharing on best practices. Meeting is once in every two months.

Zainab Musa
zmusa@ingoforum.ng
Programme Officer
Nigeria INGO Forum

Finance Working Group (FWG)
This group’s primary function is navigating the regulatory environment around complex tax and payment issues in Nigeria. Meeting is once in every two months.

Zainab Musa
zmusa@ingoforum.ng
Programme Officer
Nigeria INGO Forum

Logistics Working Group (LWG)
This body tackles common operational challenges relating to the importation of essential goods, services and medical supplies in the humanitarian response, while sharing information on potential for collaboration and pooled resources. Meeting is once in every two months.

Zainab Musa
zmusa@ingoforum.ng
Programme Officer
Nigeria INGO Forum

INSO Roundtable
The International NGO Safety Organisation (INSO) hosts its members in regular roundtable discussions. To learn more about INSO, kindly visit here.