Life Cycle Initiative members to gather for 2nd virtual General Assembly

11:30 – 15:00 (GMT+2, Paris time)

On September 27, 2018, the Life Cycle Initiative will hold its second online General Assembly, which is open for participation to all members of the Initiative. Participants will hear the annual progress update on the Initiative’s activities, elect the new members of the Steering Committee, and discuss the engagement and closer collaboration of members with the Initiative.

For all members, please block your agenda for the General Assembly on September 27, 2018 from 11:30-15:00 (GMT+2). The dial-in, agenda and pre-reads will be delivered to your inbox in mid-September.

Remember: membership registration is open throughout the year. You or your institution can join by downloading, completing and returning a signed membership application form to

Steering Committee Election process and deadlines

Initiative members are set to elect 3 new representatives to the Steering Committee. As stipulated in the governance of the Initiative (Annexes 3.2 and 3.3 of the strategy document), one seat of each constituency in the Steering Committee (government, business, science & civil society) rotates every year. In order to respect the geographical representation rule, members from the following regions may opt for election to the Steering Committee:

  • Government: Africa; Europe; North America; West Asia.
  • Business: Africa; Latin America and Caribbean; North America; West Asia.
  • Science & Civil Society: only INDIVIDUAL members from Africa; Asia/Pacific; Latin America and Caribbean; West Asia (Note: there are no open positions for institutional members of this constituency until next year).

If you would like to stand for election to represent your constituency in the Steering Committee, you may send your application — including a short description of your motivation and qualification to be in the Steering Committee — until the 17th September by close of business in Europe via e-mail to The profiles of the candidates standing for election will be shared via e-mail to all Initiative members by 20th September.