The European Fair Play Movement
22nd General Assembly in Vienna
of the 22nd General Assembly of the European Fair Play Movement, held at the Fleming’s Hotel
in Vienna, on October 8th , 2016.
1.Welcome and approval of the Agenda
2.Greetings from European Sport Organizations and InstitutionsThe representatives of the Associated Members (CIFP, AIPS Europe, EUSA, EHF, ETU) as well as the observing delegate of the European Chess Union addressed to the EFPM General Assembly their warm greetings, confirming their intention to continue the fruitful cooperation with the EFPM.
3.Approval of the Minutes of the 21st EFPM General Assembly (Baku 2015)
The Minutes were approved unanimously.
The President reported to the G.A. about how the work within the EFPM and the member organizations had progressed in the years 2012/2016. The report is included as an appendix to the Minutes of the General Assembly.
The Treasurer Katarina Raczova presented the current financial situation of the EFPM.
The relevant Report is included as an appendix to the Minutes of the General Assembly.
6.Report of the Board of Auditors
Mr. Eytan Barak, Head Person of the Board of Auditors, presented the Report, proposing the approval of the financial transactions by the EFPM in 2015.
7.Approval of the EFPM EC administrative and financial transactions
The General Assembly having heard the Reports of the President and the Treasurer as well as the Report of the Board of the Auditors approved unanimously the EFPM Executive Committee administrative and financial transactions.
8.Board of Auditors
Following the proposal of the Executive Committee and in accordance to the EFPM Statutes the General Assembly unanimously elected for the next 4 years term of mandate (up to the Gen. Assembly of 2020) the following members of the new Board of Auditors:
9.Revision of Article 7, para. 7.5 and 7.11 of the EFPM Statutes
The Gen. Secretary Mr. Psilopoulos justified the proposed modifications of the Article 7, para. 7.5 and 7.11 of the Statutes, which deals with the Members of the EFPM.
The Gen. Assembly approved unanimously the modifications.
10.Presentation of the Proceedings from Verona and Baku
Mr. Ruggero Alcanterini presented the electronic version (CD) of the Verona Book of Proceedings. The Verona Book of Proceedings will be submitted at the soonest.
Mr. Khazar Isayev and Mrs Salhat Abassova presented the Baku Book of Proceedings.
President Hinterberger thanked the two representatives and announced the completion of the Baku Congress procedures.
11.European Fair Play Awards
President Hinterberger informed the General Assembly about the 2016 Fair Play Awards, which are as follows:
12.1. The Magazine: PLAY FAIR!
President Hinterberger explained the financial problem that make difficult the editing and the distribution of the magazine PLAY FAIR! The new Executive Committee to stem out of the elections must solve these problems mainly by finding adequate sponsoring.
President Hinterberger underlined the necessity of the EFPM website and the importance of having it reformed and constantly and duly updated.
12.3 EFPM Newsletter.
President Hinterberger informed the Gen. Assembly about the importance of having the EFPM Newsletter always up-to-date with news on all the Fair Play activities and regularly distributed in Europe
13.23d EFPM Congress and General Assembly of 2017President Hinterberger informed the Gen. Assembly that the seat of the 2017 Congress will be Haifa, Israel 23 – 27/10/2017 and gave the floor to the Israeli delegation to present their event. Mr. Eytan Barak and Mr. Gazi Nujeidat presented the Haifa infrastructure and a relevant video, which were welcomed by the Gen. Assembly.
Mr. Khazar Isayev, President of the Azerbaijan Fair Play Committee, accompanied by the EFPM President Christian Hinterberger, handed over the EFPM flag to Mr. Eytan Barak and Mr. Gazi Nujeidat, responsible for the organization of the 2017 EFP Congress and EFPM Gen. Assembly.
14.24th EFPM Congress and General Assembly of 2018
President Hinterberger announced the opening of the period for the expression of interest by the EFPM Members to organize the 2018 Congress. The deadline will be the end of August 2017.
Gen. Secretary I. Psilopoulos explained the statutory procedures for the elections and presented the proposal of the former Executive Committee as regards the formation of the Board of scrutinisers. The proposal calls for Carlos Goncalves as President, Steve Town and Gazi Nujeidat as members and the staff of the ASKOE secretariat as assistants. The Gen. Assembly accepted the proposal and the Board took their seats for the commencement of the election procedures in accordance to the Statutes. Mr. Gazi Nujeidat asked the Board to excuse him due to the fact that he has to leave urgently for Israel, something which was accepted.
Twenty five corporate members, five associated members and two honorary members voted and the results are:
For Presidency (21 votes valid and 4 votes void)
Christian Hinterberger 216 votes (elected)
For Members of the Executive Committee (22 votes valid and 3 votes void)
The President of the Board for the Elections announced the results to the General Assembly and submitted the relevant Report and the votes to the new President Mr. Hinterberger, who declared the whole procedure closed expressing his deep gratitude to the General Assembly participants for their trust in him and the new Board.
16.Extra-ordinary EC Meeting
President Christian Hinterberger called the newly elected Executive Committee for an extra ordinary meeting to form the new Board. Following his proposals, the new Board is formed as follows:
President: Christian Hinterberger
Vice President: Erdogan Aripinar
Vice President: Miroslav Cerar
Gen. Secretary: Ioannis Psilopoulos
Treasurer: Katarina Raczova
Members: Kveta Peckova, Biserka Vrbek, Baiba Veisa, Halina Zdebska-Biziewska
After that, the meeting was declared as closed.
For the records
EFPM General Secretary
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