Formal business bodies

ICDE has three business bodies - the Executive Committee, the Board of Trustees and the Election Committee - as well as the Permanent Secretariat.

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is responsible for making policy decisions in accordance with ICDE's mission and constitution.  The Executive Committee is composed of six elected members, one of whom is elected by the individual members of ICDE, and five by the institutional members. Members hold office for four years, with elections held every two years for three positions. 

Executive Committee

Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is composed of five persons, and aims to reflect the diversity of the ICDE membership culturally, linguistically and geographically as well as in the expertise of its members.

The Board's role is to advise the Executive Committee, and to monitor the conduct of the Secretary General, the President and members of the Executive Committee.

The current Board of Trustees holds office for the period 2013-2016.

Board of Trustees

Election Committee 

The Election Committee exists to verify the qualifications of potential candidates for the Executive Committee and is composed of three persons. One member shall have served on a previous Executive Committee or Board of Trustees, one shall be a well-known expert in ICDE's sphere of interest, and one shall represent the host country of the ICDE Permanent Secretariat.

Election Committee

Permanent Secretariat

ICDE's Permanent Secretariat is in Oslo, Norway, and has been hosted by this country on a permanent basis since 1988. The Secretary General, who heads the Permanent Secretariat, is appointed by the Board of Trustees and is responsible for the day-to-day business of ICDE and all legal and financial matters.

Permanent Secretariat

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