The Board of Directors is the supreme directing and decision-making organ of the REC. The members of the Board of Directors are appointed by the signatory countries of the REC′s Charter.
Chairman of the Board
Ambassador and Head of Delegation, Delegation of the European Union to the Council of Europe, Strasbourg
Director of Minister’s Cabinet, Ministry of Environment, Albania
Hasan Zuhuri SARIKAYA
Undersecretary (retired), Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Turkey
Danube Region Strategy Ministerial Commissioner, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Hungary
Director, National Exposure Research Laboratory, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee, Parliament of Romania, Chamber of Deputies, Romania
Professor and Senior Fellow, Central European University & International Institute for Sustainable Development
Senior Officer, Ministry for the Environment, Land and Sea, Italy
Professor, Hosei University, Japan
The General Assembly is the main advisory and proposition-making organ of the Board of Directors. The members are nominated by the governments of the donor and recipient countries upon the request of the Board of Directors.