ESO's Governing Bodies

ESO's ruling body is its Council, which delegates day to day responsibility to the Executive under ESO's Director General. Other governing bodies of ESO are: the Finance Committee (FC), the Scientific Technical Committee (STC), the Observing Programmes Committee (OPC) and the Users Committee (UC).

Information about the meeting dates of the various committees is available via the meetings calender below. Please note that in most cases committees documents have restricted access and are password protected.

Council and Committee Meetings in 2014

Council Cou 130 (Extraordinary): 5 Mar Cou 131: 3-4 Jun Cou 132: 3-4 Dec
Committee of Council 84 CC:4-5 Mar 85 CC: 7-8 Oct
Finance Committee 138 FC: 6-7 May 139 FC (extraordinary): 16 Sep
140 FC: 4-5 Nov
Scientific Technical Committee STC 82: 8-9 Apr STC 83 (extraordinary): 19 Sep
STC 84: 21-22 Oct
ESAC: 7 Apr ESAC: 20 Oct  
ESC: 7 Apr ESC: 20 Oct  
LSP: 7 Apr LSP: 20 Oct  
Observing Programmes Committee OPC 94: 19-22 May OPC 95: 17-20 Nov  
Users Committee UC 38: 10-11 Apr  

Council and Committee Meetings in 2013

Council and Committee Meetings in 2012

Overview of Previous Meetings