The Management Board is EASO's planning and monitoring authority. It is composed of representatives of the EU Member States, the European Commission and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). The Executive Director, Mr Jose Carreira, is appointed by the Management Board, and is in charge of the day-to-day management of the agency.
Latest EASO Management Board Meetings highlights
24th EASO Management Board Meeting
On 13 and 14 June 2017, EASO’s Management Board convened in Valletta to receive updates on the implementation of EASO’s work programme for 2017, to discuss the EASO’s General Activity Report and the upcoming Annual Report on the Situation of Asylum in the EU, and to explore EASO’s readiness for its future mandate. During the 24th meeting, amongst other topics, members discussed the variation in recognition rates and how more convergence can be achieved across Europe in asylum decision practices. Read more...
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23rd EASO and 1st joint EASO- FRONTEX Management Board Meeting
On 7-8 February2017 EASO held its 23rd Management Board meeting. On 8 February 2017, EASO and Frontex management board members for the first time held a joint session in which they discussed cooperation between EU agencies in hotspots in Greece and Italy, the exchange of data and analysis on migration to the EU and future cooperation in light of proposals by the European Commission to substantially increase the role and responsibilities of the two agencies, as well as to revise the European asylum acquis and EU legislation governing border security and migration management.The Cooperation Plan complements the existing Bilateral Working Arrangement signed in 2012. For the past year and a half, both agencies have been assisting the Italian and Greek authorities in the hotspots and cooperated to provide a full situational picture about migratory flows on two main routes into the European Union in order to help the authorities be better prepared to manage them. Read more...