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European Geosciences Union

Dismissal of EGU President

23 May 2024

Following a resolution that was made by EGU’s volunteer Council, the current EGU President has been dismissed after a large majority vote, according to EGU statute 8.7. Following EGU statute 8.6 the elected Vice-President, Peter van der Beek will now assume the role of President. A Vice-President, Marian Holness, has been appointed by the Council to serve until a new Vice-President is elected and inaugurated at the General Assembly 2026.

In the interests of privacy of all parties, no further information about this dismissal will be released at this time.


Hazel Gibson
EGU Head of Communications
Munich, Germany


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