Governance

Elections

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Meet the candidates and ask them questions via our online form.

 

YFJ Elections Timeline

 

 

 

Elections are an essential part of European Youth Forum democratic life.

Every two years, the platform elects its political representatives that will implement the decisions of the General Assembly. In November 2016, the member organisations will elect the members of the following statutory bodies:

– The Board (8 members), its President and two Vice-Presidents

– The Financial Control Commission (4 members)

– The Consultative Body on Membership Applications (4 members)

 

Candidates are nominated by member organisation and will have the opportunity to debate together about their vision for the platform ahead of the General Assembly. The election process shall be open, democratic and transparent.

 

The Youth Forum Code of Conduct shall apply to the election process. Any complaints will be treated confidentially.

TIMELINE

 8 JUNE 2016 – Opening of the applications
9 SEPTEMBER 2016 – Online information chat with interested candidates
2 OCTOBER 2016 – Closing of the applications
8-9 OCTOBER 2016 – Review of CBMA applications – Board put forward its proposal
12 OCTOBER 2016 – Extended deadline if gender balance not reached
19 OCTOBER 2016 – Announcement of the final list of candidates
OCTOBER 2016 (Last week-end) – Info session with declared candidates
17-19 NOVEMBER 2016 – General Assembly: debate and elections

More:
– Information for candidates
How and when to apply ? Ideal profiles for candidates.

– Information for MOs and candidates
What is the Board?  What is the FCC? What is the CBMA?

– How do the election happen?
Process and deadlines

For more information
Any question related to the election process? Either you are an interested candidate or from any member organisation, please contact our Secretary General, Mr. Allan PÄLL (allan.pall@youthforum.org) with governance@youthforum.org in cc. All information will be treated confidentially. Please mention “YFJ Elections 2016” in the e-mail subject.

 

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