GOVERNANCE STRUCTURE

Eurasia Barometer is a network of research organizations and individual researchers operating in more than 25 countries. The organizational structure of the Eurasia Barometer network is based on the idea of self-governance. Each national partner directs its own research and dissemination activities. In order to properly coordinate the operation of each national partner and maintain high standards of research, Eurasia Barometer is governed with four bodies:

International Secretariat - represented by Director and Vice-Director provides overall management and is in charge for general administration and fundraising, relations with stakeholders, NGOs, civil society organizations, donors and funding organizations. International Secretariat has a legal seat in Austria and is located at the Institute for Comparative Survey Research.
 
Executive Committee - composed of one representative from each national team. The Executive Committee provides leadership and makes decisions for the Eurasia Barometer, develops research proposals and funding applications, plans and coordinates surveys according to a elaborated schedule, and authorizes other actions, including delegating tasks to working groups. The Executive Committee is chaired by Director of Eurasia Barometer Prof. Christian Haerpfer.

General Assembly - representing all the national partners in the network. The purpose of the General Assembly is to discuss and amend Eurasia Barometer rules and protocols, to raise new research subjects, to provide contributions to the Executive Committee discussions and decisions.

Advisory Board -- consisting of respected senior social and political scientists, analysts and practitioners. The Advisory Board is chaired by Prof. Juan Diez-Nicolas, University of Madrid, Spain. The Board provide general advice, research expertise, professional contacts etc.
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