The International Diabetes Federation European Region is seeking the nomination of members for its Regional Board 2023-2025.
The elections will be held at the IDF Europe Regional Council in Lisbon, Portugal, on 4 December 2022.
IDF Europe is the European chapter of the International Diabetes Federation (IDF). Our mission, in Europe, is to unite the voice of people with diabetes and to engage all stakeholders in creating a person-centered diabetes ecosystem.
IDF Europe seeks inspiring and motivated candidates to improve health outcomes and quality of life of people living with diabetes in Europe, and to elevate diabetes on the political agenda.
Nominations are required for the following positions:
The IDF Europe Nominating Committee will ensure that each candidate fulfils all three of the overarching criteria set out below and that they can demonstrate solid training and experience in at least one of the required skill sets. It will also ensure that the roster of candidates offers a wide geographic base and good gender balance.
All candidates must demonstrate a well-established interest in diabetes at a professional and/or a personal level, with solid evidence of sustained engagement with diabetes activism in their country.
All candidates must demonstrate the ability and commitment to make time available for their Board duties. This would require at least three full weekends per year and at least 3 days per month for participation in virtual meetings and review and preparation of materials. In addition, candidates should confirm access to adequate broadband internet coverage in their home or workplace to take part in virtual meetings.
All candidates must demonstrate a reasonable level of European engagement in diabetes, within a well-established international network.
Self-nomination is not permitted.
All candidates must be recommended by at least:
Two nominating members*, for the Chair-Elect position