Ministers, Executive Board Members and TEC
The Ministerial Meeting
This gathering of high-level governmental energy representatives is the supreme authority of the Forum. The Ministerial Meeting formulates the general policy of the Forum and determines the best methods and means of implementation; appoint the Secretary General, the Chairman and Alternate Chairman of the Executive Board; decides on GECF membership applications, and approves the Programme of Work and Budget of the Forum.
The Executive Board
The board is tasked with: Directing the management of the affairs of the Forum; Implementing the decisions of the Ministerial Meetings; and approving the program of work of the Secretariat, in accordance with the Statute of the GECF.
Technical and Economic Council
The Technical and Economic Council (TEC) is a new, permanent specialized body of the GECF. It is composed of Member Countries’ national representatives appointed by the Ministers, supported by technical staff and experts of the respective GECF Member Countries. The main objective of this technical body is to provide a framework for active and effective interaction and discussion on the technical and economic matters, share the views of the GECF Member Countries on technical and economic activities, and review the technical and economic research work undertaken by the Secretariat and required by the GECF Governing Bodies.