UEFA’s National Associations Committee meet in Athens
The Hellenic capital last hosted a meeting of the European Confederation in September 2016, and Tuesday’s was seen as a vote of confidence in the Hellenic Football Federation.
UEFA is one of six continental bodies of governance in association football. It governs football, futsal and beach football in Europe and the transcontinental countries of Turkey, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russia and Kazakhstan, as well as some Asian countries such as Israel, Cyprus and Armenia. Itconsists of 55 national association members.
The National Associations Committee deals with relations between UEFA and its member associations, in particular:
a) development of UEFA's relationship with its member associations;
b) problems within or between UEFA member associations;
c) problems regarding applications for UEFA membership;
d) cooperation with political authorities as well as cases of unwarranted political or other interference;
e) advice and assistance to UEFA member associations on matters related to their internal organisation upon request;
f) the organisation of workshops and seminars designed to improve standards of administration within UEFA member associations, in cooperation with other organisations;
g) decisions on measures to be taken in order to solve problems arising within member associations affected by exceptional circumstances;
h) consideration of needs of UEFA member associations and strategies to be applied in this respect, such as the Top Executive Programme, as well as of recommendations of portfolio holders to the Executive Committee.