PERSGA: The Organization
PERSGA is an intergovernmental organization governed by a Council comprised of ministers handling environment affairs portfolios in each of the seven PERSGA member states. The Council meets annually to approve technical and financial policies.
The organization’s daily affairs are managed by a secretariat run by a team of professionals recruited from various countries in the region under the leadership of the Secretary General. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia currently hosts the PERSGA Secretariat and its Headquarters in Jeddah.
PERSGA has devised a systems of monitoring and evaluation to ensure the Organization is achieving its programme objectives laid out in the Strategic Action Plan, and to incorporate a system of transparency into project management.
The Regional Organization for the Conservation of the Environment in the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden