It’s made up of all IOPD members and it’s the sovereign body of the organization.
It’s made up of the Presidency, the General Secretary and the Regional Offices. It leads the
IOPD in the assemblies period.
The local government which leads the IOPD holds it for one year. Its main role is to
organize the conference and the annual IOPD assembly.
A local government which is an IOPD member holds it for a 3-year-period and it is renewable
and it comprises the IOPD Technical Secretary. Its functions are, on the
one hand, to manage the IOPD webpage, the experiences bank, the resources bank, the
activities calendar and the news section; and on the other hand, to coordinate the IOPD
activities, the different Regional Offices, and to represent the IOPD before various
authorities it has links with.
Any local or regional governments that make a substantial financial contribution to the IOPD
and are part of the steering committee.
Offices responsible for the IOPD in a specific geographical area. Their functions are to
represent IOPD, to look for new members and to forge alliances with regional organizations.
There are currently these Regional Offices:
Jean-Marc Yacé (Cocody)
Clara Brugada (Iztapalapa)