25-30 March. Seven days were allocated by the FARA Executive Board, its technical advisory group, FARA development partners and the Secretariat to reflect on 2007 operation and lessons learnt to guide the planning of activities for 2008. The programmatic approach of FARA activities will be fully implemented in 2008. The week was divided into several sessions i.e. FARA subcommittee meetings, SRO-FARA retreat and the Executive Board meeting.