EaP CSF Steering Committee
The Steering Committee is the representative body of the EaP CSF with a mandate from civil society in the EaP countries and EU member states. It serves as the governing board of the CSF and consists of 12 members elected for a two-year term. 6 members of the Steering Committee are are elected by the National Platforms in each EaP country and serve as Country Facilitators. Another 6 members represent the Working Groups of the Forum and share the duties of Working Group Coordinators. All members of the Steering Committee act on a voluntary basis.
The body meets several times per year to develop strategies for future development and guide the activities of the Forum. The Committee has a number of responsibilities that include among others representing the Forum at the highest levels both in the EaP countries and the EU, developing concepts for further CSF development and priorities for its activities, promoting the values, goals, and activities of the EaP CSF, advocating on behalf of the Forum for the matters of importance to the Forum, engaging representatives of National Platforms, Working Groups, and Sub-groups sharing information with CSF representatives and with broader stakeholder community.