Call for General Assembly 2023

Dear members of the No Hate Speech Network,

The General Assembly of the No Hate Speech Network will take place ONLINE on the 8th of February 2023 from 17:00 to 20:00 CET. Please take note of the deadline for submitting motions on Wednesday the 28th of December 2022.

The proposed agenda of the meeting is as follow:

  • Acceptance and Dismissal of members upon proposal by the Board
  • Establishment of working groups and follow-up on their work
  • Approval of the annual report by the Board for the period since the last General Assembly
  • Approval of financial report for the previous financial year
  • Determination of the member’s fees upon the proposal of the Board
  • Approval of budget for the next financial year
  • Acceptance of policy papers proposed by the board
  • Acceptance of strategic and action plans proposed by the board
  • Any necessary internal regulations, rules and procedures
  • Any amendments of the statutes 

Voting rights

Voting rights at the meeting are limited to members who have paid their membership fee. Information on how to register as a member and pay membership fee will be sent by email well in advance of the General Assembly. You may also renew your membership here: https://nohatespeech.network/civicrm/contribute/transact/?reset=1&id=7

Motion submission deadline

Motions and other items for the agenda must be sent to the board by the 28th of December, 6 weeks from now and 6 weeks before the General Assembly. A second call with all proposals will be sent out on Wednesday the 18th of January, 3 weeks before the General Assembly.

Please send any motions to nohatespeechnet@gmail.com, the motion should contain:

  1. Who are proposing the motion
  2. What document is affected (if relevant)
  3. Line number and article (if applicable)
  4. What is the existing text
  5. What is the new text proposal 
  6. What is the reasoning behind the proposed motion (why are you proposing it)

Statutes

This call is in accordance with the statutes Article 14 that states: The General Assembly meetings will be announced in a written document indicating the location, day and time of the meeting as well as the agenda. There shall be a deadline of at least 12 weeks between the announcement and the designated day of the General Assembly meeting at its first call.

No Hatefully yours

Alessandra, Eirik, Gubaz, Ibrahim, Luis, Mariam and Neringa.

The Board