Members of the JRC Board of Governors and the European Parliament-JRC Interface Working Group© EU, 2013
100th meeting of the JRC's Board of Governors
The JRC Board of Governors meets today and tomorrow in Brussels for the 100th time. The role of these high-level representatives from 40 different countries (EU Member States and FP7 associated countries) is to assist and advise the JRC Director-General and the Commission on matters relating to the strategic role of the JRC and its scientific, technical and financial management. As national representatives of their countries, they shall also ensure the appropriate interface with their national authorities.
During this meeting, the Board members will for instance endorse the JRC's scientific support to the international year of water cooperation, discuss the future research and innovation observatory, Horizon 2020 and will be briefed on JRC's activities on nanomaterials.
In addition, they have a working session with the members of the JRC-European Parliament (EP) Interface working group and of the EP's Science and Technology Options Assessment (STOA) Panel.