|Baltic Region Healthy Cities Association|
|Administration and Financing|
The Baltic Region Healthy Cities Association is conducted by the Board which consists of 8 representatives of member organisations (City of Turku, University of Turku, Åbo Akademi University, Turku School of Economics and The Social Insurance Institution of Finland).
The statutory meeting of the Association is held twice a year and it represents the highest authority in the affairs of the Association. The activities of the Association are planned together with the network cities. The work is assessed and directed by the Board of the Association in meetings with the financiers and WHO Regional Office for Europe, Healthy Cities and Urban Governance Centre for Urban Health.
The Baltic Region Healthy Cities Association maintains the Baltic Office, which has 2-4 employees and Executive Director as the head of the Office. The Association works in close co-operation with the Healthy Cities project of the City of Turku. The co-operation is based on the agreement between the Association and the City Board of Turku from June 2003. Healthy City coordinator of Turku is working closely with the Office.
The funding for the activities from the City of Turku secures the maintenance of the Office. The Ministry of Social Affairs and Health (Finland) contributes to the project activities. The member organisations of the Association pay yearly membership fee. New project funding is applied from different sources according to the Annual Plan.
|Last Updated on Thursday, 02 July 2009 15:13|