1 § Name and domicile
The name of the association is Turun YK-Yhdistys ry, Åbo FN-förening rf.
The association is domiciled in Turku.
The association is a member of Finland’s UN youth and Finland’s UN union.
2 § Purpose of activity
The purpose of the association is to co-operate with Finland’s UN youth and the UN alliance of Finland and local organizations to promote the achievement of the goals set out in the United Nations Charter and other publications in Finland and elsewhere.
The association seeks to influence the development of society
– promoting international and national consensus and peaceful co-operation between peoples,
– by promoting the objectives and activities of the United Nations and its organizations,
– providing an opportunity for associations to influence and participate in social activities as well as
– raising the debate on social issues.
– the association aims to promote multicultural interaction in Turku
3 § Forms of action
– carry out information activities,
– organize seminars and other training activities,
– to carry out projects such as development cooperation projects aimed at immediate impact on the elimination of social disadvantages and
– engage in international activities, by working with other international organizations.
– strives to promote multicultural interaction in Turku
– To support its activities, the association may receive donations and wills, own the necessary property for its operations, and enforce the permission of the party after receiving lotteries and money collections.
4 § Members of the association
Anyone who accepts the purpose and the rules of the association may join a club as a full member. Private individuals or registered associations and communities may be accepted as members of the association. The Board of Directors approves the actual and supporting members of the association. In addition, the government may invite honorary members of the association to be a person of particular merit. The Board has a member list of members of the association. Existing member rights will remain.
5 § Resignation and dismissal of a member
A member has the right to resign from the association by giving written notice to the board or its chairman or by announcing a separation at a meeting of the association to be recorded in the minutes. The Board may dismiss the member if the member has otherwise failed to fulfill the obligations to which he or she has committed to the association or who has been harmed by the association in or outside the association or who no longer fulfills the terms of membership of the law or the statutes of the association.
6 § Members fee
Membership members will not be charged a membership fee.
7 § Board
The board is elected by the Chairman of the Board and at least five (5), but not more than eight (8) year-old elected members and 0-3 deputy members. The Board of Directors has a quorum when the chairman or the vice chairman of the board of directors and at least three (3) members of the board are present. Voting is solved by a simple majority vote. Voting equally resolves the chairman’s vote, except in the election of the lottery.
The Board of Directors elects among its members a vice-chairman, a secretary, a housekeeper and other necessary staff members. At Board meetings, all members of the Association have the right to attend and speak unless the Board decides otherwise for a particular matter. The term of office of the Board of Directors is a calendar year. The Board convenes in the chairman’s office or in the presence of a Vice-Chairman when he or she has been summoned when they consider it to be appropriate or when at least half of the Board members so request. The government can also meet electronically, for example through Skype or e-mail. The board member has the right to resign from the government by notifying the board of directors that accepts the difference.