The Permanent Committee (Regulation*) is the executive body of the Alpine Conference. It consists of the delegates of the Alpine countries. The Permanent Committee ensures that the Convention’s ideas, principles and aims are carried out into practice. The Permanent Committee generally meets twice a year.
The Permanent Committee is defined in Article 8 of the Framework Convention.
Swiss Federal Department of the Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications
Federal Office for Spatial Development
- It analyses the information submitted by the Member States on implementing the Convention and reports to the Alpine Conference.
- It prepares programmes for meetings of the Alpine Conference and proposes the agenda.
- It sets up Working Groups that have to formulate Protocols and recommendations and it coordinates their activities.
- It examines and harmonizes the contents of draft Protocols and makes proposals to the Alpine Conference.
* un-official English translation provided by the Permanent Secretariat of the Alpine Convention
|Austria||Head of delegation: Ewald Galle |
Focal Point: Katharina Zwettler
|France||Head of delegation: Aude Charrier |
Focal Point: Isabelle Paillet
|Germany||Head of delegation: Christian Ernstberger |
Focal Point: Christian Ernstberger
|Italy||Head of delegation: Paolo Angelini |
Focal Point: Paolo Angelini
|Liechtenstein||Head of delegation: Stefan Hassler |
Focal Point: Stefan Hassler
|Monaco||Head of delegation: Wilfrid Deri |
Focal Point: Astrid Claudel-Rusin
|Slovenia||Head of delegation: Blanka Bartol |
Focal Point: Majda Lovrenčič
|Switzerland||Head of delegation: Silvia Jost |
Focal Point: Marc Pfister
|European Union||Head of delegation: / |
Focal Point: Andrea Bianchini