May 10, 2014
May 10, 2014
The Extraordinary General Assembly of IGLYO (The International LGBTQ Youth and Student Organisation) closed on Friday 2nd May 2014.
IGLYO’s Executive Board made the first call for the EGA in February, as mandated by the General Assembly held in Copenhagen in October 2013. The GA requested that the Executive Board further develop work on the draft Social Inclusion position paper and then call for an EGA for the membership to vote on its adoption.
In total 47 member organisations from IGLYO’s membership participated in the Extraordinary General Assembly. In addition to the position paper, member organisations were also asked to adopt a motion proposing a change of address for IGLYO’s office base.
The results of the Extraordinary General Assembly 2014 were as follows:
ACCEPT Association, Allsorts Youth Project, ANSO, Arcigay – Associazione LGBT italiana, Arcópoli, Asocijacija DUGA / Rainbow Association, BeLonG To Youth Service, Charlie, COC Nederland, Colour Youth – Athens LGBTQ Youth Community, Dundalk Outcomers, EMA LGBT, Felgtb, Gay Alliance Ukraine, GENDERDOC-M information centre, HERe NI, Homosexuelle Initiative (HOSI) Wien, Identoba, Imaan, Insight public organization, Jugendnetzwerk Lambda Berlin-Brandenburg e.V, LGBT and their friends alliance MOZAIKA, LGBT Human Rights Project “GayBelarus”, LGBT Ungdom, LGBT United, LGBT Youth Scotland, LGL, Malta Gay Rights Movement, Mykolayiv Association for Gays, Lesbians and Bisexuals ‘LiGA’, NUS LGBT, Q – queer student organization, Iceland, Q Union, Qendra per emancipim shoqeror/Center for social emancipation, Rede ex aequo, Seta, Skeiv Ungdom, SPoD, SPR (Poland), Tolerant youth Association, Trans-Fuzja Foundation, Union of Students in Ireland, UPO “Gay-Forum of Ukraine”, We for Civil Equality, We Are, Wel Jong Niet Hetero, Women’s Initiatives Supporting Group (WISG), Zagreb Pride Association
TOTAL = 47
As per the information in the mailings, the IGLYO Executive Board would like to ask Members to vote in favour of adopting the Position Paper on Social inclusion.
I APPROVE the Position Paper on Social inclusion being adopted = 46 votes
I do NOT APPROVE the Position Paper on Social Inclusion being adopted = 0 votes
I ABSTAIN from voting on the Position Paper on Social Inclusion = 1 vote
TOTAL = 47
As per the information in the mailings, the IGLYO Executive Board would like to ask Members to vote in favour of the proposed motion.
Motion: IGLYO’s office and headquarters should move from Rue de la Charité 17, Brussels 12010 to Mundo-J, Rue de l’Industrie 10, Brussels 1000 from 1st May 2014.
I APPROVE THE PROPOSED MOTION = 44 votes
I do NOT APROVE the proposed motion = 0 votes
I ABSTAIN from voting on this motion = 2 votes
TOTAL = 46
These results show that propositions one and two have been approved by the Extraordinary General Assembly, meaning that the Social Includion position paper has now officially been adopted and the office move ratified by IGLYO’s members.
IGLYO’s Executive Board and Secretariat would like to thank all members who participated in the EGA and a copy of the now approved position paper on Social inclusion can be found here.
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