Status of EAB
Since 2013, EAB has been functioning as an informal virtual organization under the guidance of and support from the GNH Commission and UNICEF Bhutan, managed by a virtual Secretariat comprised of a volunteer Executive Director and a volunteer Treasurer. An elected (interim) Board of Directors provides strategic direction and leadership to the Association.
In May 2015, EAB initiated the process to register the Association with the Civil Society Organizations (CSO) Authority under the Ministry of Home & Cultural Affairs, Royal Government of Bhutan.
In December 2017, EAB formally registered as a Mutual Benefit Organization, a Civil Society with the Civil Society Organization Authority and established its secretariat in Thimphu.