The Office is a non-profit organisation under Belgian law. It is governed by the General Assembly and the Board under the provisions of its Statute and Strategy.
The General Assembly
The General Assembly consists of all members of the Office. The General Assembly has an exclusive right to amend the Statute, approve the budget and accounting reports, as well as expel members of the Office. The General Assembly gathers at least once a year. It elects the Board and decides its duration. Associate members take part at the General Assembly, however, they cannot vote.
The Board is elected from representatives of full members of the Office. It acts collectively and is responsible for responsible for setting up the strategy of the organisation and supervising the executive team. It meets regularly to decide on important issues to the Office’s activities.
The last elections of the Board took place on the 23rd February 2017. The term of this Board will last until the next General Assembly, to be held in the first quarter of 2018.