Kids Future. Org. 802412-3948
Revised 2011 04 17
Kids Future is a politically and religiously independent, nonprofit association based in Stockholm.
The association’s work seeks to improve conditions for vulnerable and marginalized groups, especially children and adolescents in northern Thailand and to inform people in Sweden of the conditions and rights of these groups.
The association’s vision:
By helping vulnerable children and adolescents to receive good care and education, we wish to give them the opportunity to develop into secure and respected individuals with self-reliance, confidence and knowledge that can improve their situation throughout their lives. We also work to ensure that these children and adolescents grow up with a stronger voice in order to influence the development of their society.
Membership in the association may be obtained by anyone who wishes to support the association’s objectives.
The membership fee is determined each year at the Annual Meeting.
The Annual Meeting is the highest decision making body. Members of the association are entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting. Voting rights are exercised personally.
The Annual Meeting must be held not later than 31 March.
The invitation and agenda must be mailed to members at least 14 days before the Annual Meeting.
Motions to the Annual Meeting must reach the Board at least one month prior to the meeting.
An extraordinary Annual Meeting must be held when at least one third of the members so request, or at the initiative of the board or the auditor.
The invitation and agenda of the extraordinary Annual Meeting must be mailed at least 14 days before the meeting. The request for the extraordinary Annual Meeting must be in writing indicating the reason for the request.
The following must be dealt with at the Annual Meeting:
- The election of a chairman and a secretary for the meeting
- The approval of the agenda
- The election of two persons to approve the minutes of the meeting
- Determine if the meeting has been duly convened
- The presentation of the annual report, income statement and balance sheet and the auditor’s report
- The issue of the Board’s liability regarding the previous fiscal year (calendar year)
- The election of the association’s chairmen and other board members and alternates
- The election of auditor(s)
- The election of an Election Committee – two members and their alternates
- Determine the membership fee
- The establishment of guidelines for the coming fiscal year
The association’s board must consist of a chairman, a secretary, a treasurer, and at least two board members and two alternates. The association’s chairman is elected at the Annual Meeting. The Board elects the secretary and the treasurer.
The term of office is two years for board members and one year for the chairman and for the alternates.
The Board constitutes a quorum when the chairman and at least two other board members are present.
The Board is collectively responsible for the association’s activities and resources. The Chairman convenes meetings, ensures that decisions are implemented and monitors the society’s interests.
The audit. The Annual Meeting will elect an auditor in order to audit the Board’s administration and the association’s accounts. The audit report must be drawn
up at least two weeks before the meeting. This report must state whether the liability of the board is endorsed or opposed.
Authorised signatory: Two members of the association are designated as the association’s authorized signatories.
Amendments to these statutes may only be made by decisions at two consecutive meetings. At least two-thirds of those present must agree on the amendment of the statute. Proposals for the amendment of statutes must be notified in the invitation to the Annual Meeting. The invitation and the agenda must be mailed to members at least 14 days before the general meeting.
The Dissolution of the association requires a majority vote in accordance with § 8, at two consecutive meetings, one of which must be an Annual Meeting. The association’s assets will then go to development projects, consistent with the association’s objective under § 1.