MEMBERSHIP OF THE ASSOCIATION
The members of the Association can be persons who, regardless of their gender, race, nationality, political beliefs and religious denominations, acknowledge and apply the present Articles of Association and apply for adhesion.
Membership is not formal, as it assumes involvement in the activity of the Association. It may be obtained on request, by acknowledging the Articles of Association and by signing the application and can be maintained by engagement and consistency in the work of the Association.
Membership in the Association shall cease:
– on request
– by non-payment of contributions for a period of six months
– by decision of exclusion for acts or actions that contradict the Articles of Association.
The exclusion decision shall be is made by the Association’s Managing Board upon the proposal of Association members or on their own initiative. In order for such a decision to be valid, a simple majority of the total number of the Association’s Managing Board should vote in favour of such action. The decision thus adopted shall be communicated to the General Assembly.
RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS
Association members have the following rights:
Association members have the following obligations:
ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE, REPRESENTATION AND CONTROL
The governing body of the Association is the General Assembly, convened in annual ordinary and extraordinary sessions, whenever needed.
The responsibilities of the General Assembly are:
a) to set the strategy and objectives of the Association;
b) to approve the income and expenditure budgets and balance sheets;
c) to choose and dismiss members of the Association’s Managing Board
d) to approve changes of the Articles of Association by a majority of two thirds (2/3)
e) to adopt sanctions proposed by the Association’s Managing Board ;
The decisions of the General Assembly of the Association shall be taken by simple majority of votes and in case of adoption or amendment to the Articles of Association, two-thirds (2/3) of the total votes are required.
The executive body of the Association is the Association’s Managing Board composed of one President and two Vice-Presidents;
Responsibilities of the Association’s Board:
a) to be responsible for the activity of the organisation;
b) to propose sanctions;
c) to outline the main action plans of the Association;
d) to decide the changing of the headquarters of the Association
The President of the Association is the Association spokesperson in dealing with other organizations, and the media, respectively. The mandate of the President covers a period of 5 years with the right to two consecutive mandates.
Responsibilities and obligations of the President: