Following the ERIAC Board meeting and the IV ERIAC General Assembly, new members were appointed ot the ERIAC Barvalipe Academy. The 3-year mandate of the Barvalipe Academy members, appointed in 2018, expires in 2021.
In accordance with the ERIAC statute, 7 members of the Barvalipe Academy are nominated by ERIAC’s Board “Pakiv”. These are:
The remaining 8 members of the Baravlipe Academy are elected by the members through the thematic sections. Each section delegates two representatives to Barvalipe. Following the nomination process and elections conducted in each thematic section, the General Assembly appointed the following representatives to the Barvalipe Academy:
Congratulations to the newly appointed Barvalipe Academy!
About Barvalipe Academy
The Barvalipe Academy is the agenda-setting and strategic body of the Institute which has an advisory and inspirational role, in order to fulfill ERIAC’s objectives. Barvalipe is composed of 15 members – highly regarded, publicly acknowledged individuals, with competencies in the areas covered by ERIAC activities. Two thirds of the Academy members must openly declare their Romani ethnicity, respecting the diversity among the Romani communities. Gender balance must be ensured.
Two members of Barvalipe Academy, elected internally, are delegated to the “Pakiv” Board and become a bridge which connects the ERIAC’s associate membership with the Board.