Gerhard Ermischer was today elected President of the Conference of INGOs. Gerhard has been active within the Conference of INGOs for many year and takes over from Anna Rurka to lead the Conference for a three year mandate.
As a member of the last standing Commitee, Gerhard was involved in the drafting of the new Rules of Procedure of the Conference. He represents the Conference of INGOs on the CDDG and has been working closely with the Congress of Local and Regional Authorites in particular in the joint work on the revision of the Code of good practice for civil participation in the decision-making process.
Together with the 8 elected members of the Standing Committee, the new leadership of the Conference of INGOs forms a young, dynamic and European team. The new team will start work immediately to implement the new rules of procedure, draft a 3-year strategic action plan and set up committees in priority fields.