Management Board

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

EASO Management Board meets to prepare activities for 2018

On 27 and 28 November 2017, the 26th meeting of the Management Board of the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) took place in Valletta, Malta and approved the Agency’s Work Programme for the upcoming year. Read more...


25th Management Board meeting held against backdrop of increase in EASO activities

On 26 and 27 September 2017, the Management Board of the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) met in Valletta, Malta to discuss the increasing activities of the Agency over the past few months. Read more...


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...

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