The policy rules can be found in NEWOPERA Aisbl’s Articles of Association.
The General Meeting is composed of effective, adherent, sponsor and honorary members. Sponsor and honorary members have only a consultative role. It establishes the NEWOPERA Aisbl policy and its programme and activities, elects and removes from office the President and the members of the Management Board, examines and approves the activity reports, establishes the yearly accounts, the budgets and the membership rules and fees.
The Management Board proposes the NEWOPERA Aisbl policy to the General Meeting. This Board is composed of the President, one or more Vice-Presidents, a Treasurer, and a Secretary and/or other NEWOPERA Aisbl members up to a maximum of eleven members. These members are elected by the General Meeting among the effective and adherent members. They sit on the Management Board for a period of two years and can stand for re-election at the end of the initial term of office.
The Special Working Groups are composed of at least one representative of the Management Board, qualified representatives of NEWOPERA Aisbl members and experts whose presence is deemed necessary by the Management Board or by the Chairman of the Special Working Groups