The Council is the governing body of the Institute and establishes various committees to engage in Council business.



The Council governs IIASA and is responsible for establishing relations with governments and multi-national bodies; for determining financial and managerial policies, and subject areas for research of the Institute; and for ensuring that the activities of the Institute are in line with its objectives, the provisions of the Charter and the interest of the national member organizations.

The Council appoints the Institute’s Director General (DG) and CEO, Deputy DG/Deputy CEO upon the proposal of the DG/CEO, and the following committees to carry out its work and achieve IIASA’s mission and objectives:

  • Executive Committee
  • Finance Committee
  • Membership Committee
  • Program Committee
  • Outreach, Capacity Building and Science Engagement Committee
  • Science Advisory Committee

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Last edited: 22 June 2017


Sanja Drinkovic

Officer for IIASA Council

Council and External Relations

Advisory Committees and NMO Relations


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