Structure


CIOPORA is an association operating under the Swiss law and has its registered seat in Geneva. Its members are mainly breeders of vegetatively reproduced ornamental and fruit varieties.

CIOPORA furthermore counts among its members national breeder associations, research institutions, consultants and lawyers active in the field of Intellectual Property protection and supporting CIOPORA's policy.

The surpreme authority of CIOPORA is the Annual General Meeting of its members. The control over the affairs of the association is entrusted to its Board headed by the President of CIOPORA.

CIOPORA members form a number of crop-oriented and topic-specific subentities (Working Groups, Crop Sections) and regional groups (CIOPORA Germany).

CIOPORA administrative office is headed by the Secretary General.

Organizational structure of CIOPORA


Organizational structure of CIOPORA

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