Governance and Management Structure of RCE Kuching
The following explains the governance and management structure:
Governance and Management Model of RCE Kuching
The application committee meets every week to develop and revise the RCE application based on the review/feedback sent by the RCE mentor and RCE Peer (in this case, RCE Penang). The committee also discusses the various outreach and resource efforts to make the model successful. This committee will form part of the coordinating committee eventually when the RCE is fully acknowledged by UNU-IAS
Stakeholder Advisory Committee
This group consists of representatives from the collaborative partners of RCE Kuching. The committee will have the role as the advisory group for the RCE and will meet quarterly to offer their insights, including networking opportunities for working on projects and education programs within the region.
This group has the role of being the secretariat of RCE Kuching, determining agendas for the coordinating and stakeholder meetings. The coordinating committee consists of the Secretariat hosted in UCSI Kuching campus, fulfilling its central administrative duties, maintaining records and performing secretarial duties. The committee will meet once a month to discuss the various programmes in terms of planning, implementation, monitoring and assessment. The committee will also coordinate stakeholder meetings quarterly. It will designate and oversee taskforces assigned to tasks based on feedback from the stakeholder advisory group. The Coordinating committee is now led by the RCE Chairperson, Assoc Prof Dr Yeong Siew Wei who is assisted by the vice-chairperson, Mukvinder Sandhu
RCE Kuching consists of 4 taskforces; focusing on different areas of importance.
Execute/implement programs and activities planned by the Education and research taskforce
Develop plan for outreach to relevant parties
Develop and conduct ESD-related programs/courses at schools and at the targeted villages. The courses are done by taking into account the stakeholders’ needs and at the same time, relevant to their livelihood and future.
Develop activities and events focused on sustainability, accelerating and mainstreaming on-going activities through collaboration for greater impact
Keep records of all activities and their outcomes