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European Environment Agency
European Environment Agency (EEA), agency of the European Union devoted to establishing a monitoring network for the monitoring of the European environment. It is governed by a Management Board composed of representatives of the governments of member states, a European Commission representative and two scientists appointed by the European Parliament, assisted by a committee of scientists.
As a EU body, member states of the European Union are automatically members; however the Council Regulation establishing it provided that other states may become members of it by means of agreements concluded between them and the European Community.
- 25 EU member states
- EEA members (Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein)
- Candidate countries: Bulgaria, Romania, Turkey.
Negotiations on membership are in progress with Switzerland.
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