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.