General Assembly of Part-Owners

EHU’s General Assembly of Part-Owners (GAPO) is the superior governing body of the University. It oversees University’s finances and senior management, as well as takes the utmost strategic decisions. GAPO brings together organizations that reestablished EHU in Lithuania after its closure in Minsk. These include the Eastern Europe Studies Centre (Lithuania), and the Open Society Foundations (United States), and the Eurasia Foundation (United States).

GAPO members are represented by:


Horton Bebee-Center, President of the Eurasia Foundation

Eitvydas Bajarūnas, Ambassador-at-Large of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania and Chairman of the Board of the Eastern Europe Studies Center

Leonard Bernardo, regional director for the Eurasia region at the Open Society Foundation

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