|Name of Committee||Legal Basis
||Type||Activities in 1997
|Humanitarian Aid Committee||Regulation 1257/96
||IIa||Met 7 times to deliver its opinion on Commission proposals for humanitarian assistance programmes, and to examine other issues relating to the Community's humanitarian aid.
|South Africa Committee||Regulation 2259/96
||IIb||Met 4 times to review the Commission's proposals for the development assistance projects and programmes for South Africa.
|Food Security and Food Aid Committee||Regulation 1292/96
||IIb||Met 5 times to review Commission proposals for 23 financial allocations to countries and agencies for projects in support of food security.
|Phare Management Committee||Regulations 3906/89
||IIb||Met 9 times to review the Commission's proposals for development assistance programmes and also Phare's future strategy and role as the Commission's principal instrument of pre-accession aid.
|TACIS Management Committee||Regulation 1279/96
||IIIa||Held 5 meetings, reviewing the European Commission's programme of technical assistance in support of economic reform in Eastern Europe and Central Asia.
|Article 12 Regulatory Committee||Regulation 1628/96
||IIb||Met 5 times to review the Commission's proposals for reconstruction and refugee programmes for the Former Yugoslavia.
|Asia and Latin America (ALA) Management Committee
||Met 10 times to review projects and programmes for ALA countries.
|Mediterranean Management Committee||Regulation 1488/96
||IIb||Met 10 times to review programmes and projects for non-partner Mediterranean countries.