The African Regional Group held its first regional workshop in 2013 and has now met on a total of five occasions. The group currently comprises around 30 developing countries throughout the region. Activities focus on sharing best practices, knowledge management, peer learning and capacity building. They aim to establish a basis for further consultation and collaboration among countries in the region. The group is open to all countries with an interest in learning about the topics of the Partnership on a peer-to-peer basis. The working language of this regional group is English.