FRA Management and Executive Board meet

From 15-16 May two of the main bodies of the agency will meet. On 15 May, the 23rd meeting of the FRA Executive Board will take place followed by the 14th Meeting of the FRA Management Board on 15-16 May.

The Management Board is responsible for defining the agency's work priorities, approving its budget and monitoring its work. Independent experts, one appointed by each Member State, two European Commission representatives and one independent expert appointed by the Council of Europe sit on the board. At this meeting the Board will discuss the Annual Report and the Annual Activity Report 2011, the Annual Work Programmes 2013 and 2014, the Multi-Annual Staff Policy Plan, financial matters and the preparation of the strategic planning process. The Board will also receive an update on the ongoing external evaluation of the agency. This meeting will also be the last for 15 members of the Board, including the Chairperson and the Vice-Chairperson, since their five years term of office comes to an end mid July.