The National Congress
National Congress is the supreme authority of
CSPP, which meets every four years, with delegates elected through
democratic consultations from provincial societies at
provincial, regional and municipal levels or from national science
and technology institutions.
Seven National Congresses have been held since
the foundation of the CSPP. The latest one, the 7th Congress,
was held from Apr. 6-8, 2002. A new council was elected and a
revised version of the CSPP Constitution was adopted at this
The Council is elected at the National Congress from candidates
nominated by Associated Societies or by nominating bodies of
national science and technology institutions in proportion to the
size of their membership. It meets once a year and is the supreme
authority of CSPP when the National Congress is closed.
The Standing Committee
The Standing Committee is composed of President,
Vice-Presidents, Secretary-General and other members elected on
the Council. It exercises authorities when the Council is not in
The new leadership of the CSPP was
elected at its 7th CSPP Congress, which closed on 8 April 2002.