CESCI General Assembly meeting

 

INVITATION
Annual General Assembly meeting

Dear Member,

It is my pleasure to cordially invite you to the annual meeting of the General Assembly of the Central European Service for Cross-Border Initiatives, which will be held on the 25th of April 2017 (Tuesday) at 12:30 a.m.

Location: Ereky István Conference Room, Falk1 Events Centre, Falk Miksa Str. 1., 1055 Budapest.

Preliminary agenda of the meeting

1. Approval of annual reports
1.1 Board report 2016
1.2 Supervisory Board report 2016
1.3 CESCI report 2016 - profit and loss account - balance sheet - activity report

2. Reports of the organisations in cooperation with CESCI
2.1 CESCI Balkans 2016 report
2.2 CESCI Carpathia 2016 report and the revision of General Assembly resolution on CESCI membership

3. Report on the events 1 January – 25 April 2017

4. Modification of the Statutes - Statutes

5. Matters of officials
5.1 Election of Member of Board
5.2 Election of Members of Supervisory Board

6. Approval of the working plan and budget for the year 2017
6.1 Working plan
6.2 Budget

7. Other

In the case the General Assembly will not be quorate in the time announced, the meeting of the General Assembly will be convened with the same agenda at the same venue, on the 25th of April 2017 at 13:00 a.m. The reconvened General Assembly is quorate regardless of the number of members present.

Please be advised that participation is also possible by personal representation or by authorisation (template for individuals and organizations). Please note that in the case of no representation (absence), by not fulfilling your membership duties, you are dismissed of your rights related to the agenda items.

You are kindly requested to indicate the means of your presence at the General Assembly, or your absence by up to the day before the event by contacting the association via e-mail and in case of authorisation, please indicate that to the Chairman up to the day of the event.

New officials will be elected on this General Assembly; please indicate your nominated candidate(s) in writing by attaching the acceptance written statement (statement-sample attached) of the candidate up to the day of the General Assembly meeting to the Chairman. Failing to do this, you can nominate your candidate only orally at the meeting with the oral acceptance statement of the candidate (these statements will be officially registered in the minutes).

The Statutes of CESCI do not prohibit the re-election of those officials whose mandate has been expired.

The new officials to be elected (3-3 yrs):

A./ Member of the Presidency, 1 prs (member who has an expired mandate: Dr. Jože Gričar)

A member of the Presidency (leading official) is an adult person whose capacity to act in the scope of activities necessary for his actions is not limited.  The members of the Presidency have to be elected from the members of the association on the first place, but one third can be elected from persons who are not the members of the association (in this case the elected new member can be a person who is not one of the members of the association).

Persons whose sentence to imprisonment for committing a crime has become final CANNOT be leading officials until being exempt from the unfavourable consequences of criminal record. Persons banned by the law to undertake this profession cannot be leading officials of the association. Those who have been banned by legally binding court judgement to undertake certain professions cannot be leading officials, during the ban being in effect, at a legal personality carrying out the activities indicated in the court judgement. Those banned from pursuing activities of leading officials cannot become such officials throughout the period of time determined in the banning resolution.

B./ Member of the Supervisory Board, 3 prs (current 3 members have an expired mandate: Kálmán Nagy, dr. Attila Tilki, István Oláh)

The below circumstances rule out the possibility of being elected as Chairman, member or auditor of the Supervisory Board:

a) The person in question is not of full age or, in case this person is of full age, his/her capacity to act has been limited in relation to the scope of  activities necessary to this position,

b) There are grounds for refusal regarding leading officials against this person and, further, his/her relative is a leading official of the legal person,

c) The person in question is at the same time Chairman or member of the decision-making body or the management (not including here the members of   the decision-making body of the association not fulfilling any positions)

d) He is in contractual relationship with the public benefit organisation for purposes other than those resulting from his original position in the association, unless legal regulations provide otherwise

e) He receives benefits from the target-oriented allowances of the public benefit organisation, except for the non-financial services available for anyone without limitations and for the targeted allowances given by the association to one of its members based upon his membership and on its deed of foundation and, finally,

f) This person is a close relative of those referred to in any of the headings (c) – e) headings (Civil Law 8:1 § Paragraph (1) Point 1).

The personal appearance of the candidates is required for the election; please bring your identity documents with you.

The proposals and technical information will be sent separately.

Best regards,

Dr. Tamás Tóth
Chairman

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