DSC 1478 webThe IACA Board of Governors held its first meeting of the year on Thursday, a day before the eighth anniversary of the establishment of IACA as an international organization. The Board discussed current institutional and academic developments at IACA, as well as preparations for the upcoming meeting of the Assembly of Parties.

The meeting also elected Mr. Alexey Konov as its new Chairperson. He took over this position from Mr. Eduardo Vetere. The members of the Board thanked Mr. Vetere for his excellent leadership over the last three years and expressed hope that he will continue active involvement in the work of the Board. Members serve in their individual capacity and come from all regions of the globe, as well as from the United Nations.

A day before, some of the Board members met with IACA Constituency to discuss current programmatic and financial diffculties faced by the organization.