European Cancer Organisation

ECCO Structure

General Assembly

The General Assembly shall be the highest governing body of the Association and shall consist of a main representative and one alternate representative designated by each Member organisation.

The General Assembly meets formally twice a year, serving as the official meeting of its members’ representatives.





Board of Directors

ECCO is governed by a Board composed of 15 Directors elected every two years by the General Assembly, each member society having the right to nominate one candidate for these elections.

The President, the Past-President (elected by the General Assembly), and the Chair of the ECCO Patient Advisory Committee are counted in the 15 seats.

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is composed of the President, Past-President and Treasurer as well as any other Board members appointed for this purpose by the Board of Directors. 

The Chief Executive Officer is an ex-officio, non-voting, member of the Executive Committee.


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