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The implementation of the project is supervised and monitored by a Project Board, consisting of maximum one representative from each Party, each of whom are entitled to vote.  

In addition to the above mentioned tasks and the tasks set forth in the Project Document the Project Board shall:

  1. Specify the goals of the Project;
  2. monitor the progression of the Project;
  3. decide on the publication of the Project Results in compliance with this Agreement;
  4. approve the Project Results and declare the Project completed; and
  5. handle other significant issues relating to the Project.

The Project Board shall not be entitled to make legally binding declarations on behalf of a Party. All decisions significantly affecting a Party's share of financing or content of a Party's work shall require consent of the Party affected.

Decisions of the Project Board shall be made unanimously, unless otherwise decided.


Project board members and their roles are presented in the following table.



Expert on forestry

Professor Hosny El Lakany, UBC (vice member Director Jorma Neuvonen, UBC)

Expert on education

Dr. Javier Arevalo, UEF

Expert on ICT

Professor Erkki Sutinen, UEF (vice member professor Markku Tukiainen)

Expert on gender issues

Ms. Rosemary Bargarei, Moi University

Representative of UEF

Professor Paavo Pelkonen, UEF

Representative of Moi University

Professor Moses Imo, Moi University

Representative of the financier

Coordinator of international projects Pia Pitkänen, Regional Council of North Karelia

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