UBU’s highest authority is the General Assembly, which gathers once a year in May to discuss general issues and elect the UBU Board.
The UBU Board is in charge of the daily planning and management of e.g. member administration, accounts, public relations, and member support and has delegated responsibilities to a number of committees.
UBU Board 2022-2023
Henrik Bregnhøj, Emmely Vigsø, Mike Raimund Mönig, Jane Gotfredsen and Amalia Giannakopoulou.
Substitutes: Ida Lunde Hygum, Stine Dybkjær.
UBU’s members are mainly engineers, anthropologists, global health specialists, and students. Additionally, professions such as medical doctors, geographers, and geologists are represented. Several members have a number of years of working experience in developing countries.
UBU is based in Copenhagen, Denmark, and is a member of CISU – Civil Society in Development, an independent association of Danish Civil Society Organisations.