Senators adopted a relevant draft law establishing the Rwandan Elders Advisory forum.
This tuesday on 19th march 2013, the senate plenary session considered a relevant draft law establishing the Rwandan elders advisory forum and determining its mission, organization and functioning;
The mission of the Forum is to advise the Government on topical issues, national political orientation and challenges of political, economic, social and cultural dimensions. The Forum acts either on request or on its own initiative.
Responsibilities of the Council of Elders:
The Council of Elders is the supreme authority of the Forum.
The Council of Elders shall have the following responsibilities:
1° To examine and propose solutions or give advice on topical issues, national political orientation and challenges of political, economic, social and cultural dimensions.
2° to identify the necessary research to be conducted for the purposes of providing adequate advice;
3° to approve the annual plan of action and the draft budget proposal of the Forum;
4° to adopt the report of activities of the Forum;
5° to adopt the Rules of Procedure of the Forum;