EuroRAP is an International Non Profit Association (Association International Sans But Lucratif)
, registered in Belgium, company no. 0479824257 registration no. 50962003 on 5 September 2002. The Association is organised in accordance with the Belgian law of 25 October 1919, as amended from time to time.
The registered office is: Rue de la Science 41, 1040 Brussels, Belgium.
The administrative headquarters is: Worting House, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG23 8PX, UK. There is also a registered branch office in Bratislava, EuroRAP SK s.r.o., and the European Institute for Road Assessment – EuroRAP, which is in Ljubljana.
EuroRAP is independent and under the control of its Board who are required to act within the powers conferred upon them in our Articles of Association and Internal Regulations.
Members of the Association are elected as Active, Authority or Expert Members. Active members are responsible for the finance and management of the Association.
EuroRAP is managed by a Board of Directors drawn from Active Members. The Board is made up of 6 individuals including nominees from the 3 founding organizations, the Road Safety Foundation, the ANWB and the ADAC; a nominee by the 3 founding directors; and elected directors. The Directors are responsible for the proper administration of the Association, have a duty to act collectively, and must act in the best interests of the Association.
The Board is accountable to the General Assembly. The General Assembly is held annually between April and June and Annual Reports are sent to Members who vote on matters such as the appointment of auditors and Directors, approval of accounts, and budgets.
EuroRAP was established to be a sister programme to EuroNCAP AISBL. EuroRAP helped establish road assessment programmes in the USA and Australasia and, in 2005, went on to establish the global umbrella organisation iRAP (the International Road Assessment Programme), which is a charity registered in England. EuroRAP received a Prince Michael International Road Safety Award in 2009 for establishing iRAP.
EuroRAP is a member of the FIA Foundation; the FIA; the World Road Association, and is a self-governing iRAP Regional Association Member.