Steering Committee


Signatories of the VA and the European Commission are members of the Steering Committee (SC). The SC elects a Chair among its members for a period of two years. The current Chair is Ms Sara Rodriguez Martinez from HP. The SC meets at least twice a year. Representatives from NGOs and from national governments are invited to attend the meetings as observers (non-voting).

The next Steering Committee meeting will take place in Brussels in 2018 (date TBC). For any inquiries, please contact secretariat(at)


Minutes of Steering Committee meetings: