The Regional Executive Committee for Europe consists of the Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary and two Members, all of whom are elected by the Full Members in the European Region. In addition, the Vice President Europe on the International Executive Committee is an ex-officio voting member of the Regional Executive Committee and acts as a liaison point between the International and Regional Committees. IBE President, Secretary General and Treasurer are also ex-officio non-voting members of this committee.
The pupose of the Regional Executive Committee is to facilitate joint activities in the region and to arrange regular (at least annual) meetings of the Regional Committee. These meetings usually take place at the time of the International Epilepsy Congress and the European Epilepsy & Society Congress.
Elected Regional Executive Committee 2013 – 2017
IBE is pleased to announce that Ann Little, IBE Executive Director, has been elected as President of the European Federation of Neurological Associations for the two-year term 2015-2017. The election took place at the General Assembly of EFNA, held during the 1st Congress of the European Academy of Neurology (EAN) in Berlin. EFNA is a […]
In this Issue: EFNA is gearing up for a busy June which includes participation at the first annual congress of the European Academy of Neurology [EAN] in Berlin from June 19th to 23rd. Preventing Neurological And Chronic Pain Disorders Meeting 1: Mep Interest Group On Brain, Mind And Pain EFNA Corporate Partners Meeting: Last Chance […]
IBE is pleased to learn that the EU Citizens Initiative – Stop Vivisection, which was submitted to the European Commission (EC) in early March, with an aim to repeal the existing European Directive (2010/63/EU) on the protection of animals used for scientific purpose, and presenting “a new proposal that does away with animal experimentation”, has […]
European Advocates for Epilepsy Working Group The European Advocates for Epilepsy is a group of cross-national, cross-party Members of the European Parliament (MEP) with particular interest in epilepsy, and which is dedicated to improving awareness for epilepsy at EU level. The group submitted the European Declaration on Epilepsy in 2011, signed by five of its members, […]
The ILAE and IBE Executive Committees, the AES-ILAE Translational Research Task Force, and the Neurobiology Commission of the ILAE have sent a letter of response to the members of the European Parliament to oppose the March 3rd, 2015, European Citizens Initiative Stop Vivisection. This initiative, which requests the phasing out of animal experimentation in biomedical […]