Functioning of the Conference of INGOs

The Conference of INGOs is the collective body of the 320 INGOs enjoying participatory status with the Council of Europe. It is led by its President whom it elects every three years.

The work of the Conference of INGOs is structured round thematic committees, expert councils, individual experts, a Bureau and a Standing Committee which meet during the session weeks. A one-day plenary meeting of the Conference of INGOs is held at each Session.

A brief history of the Conference