World Coalition elects new decision-making bodies
During its General Assembly held on the morning of the opening of the 5th World Congress against the Death Penalty in Madrid, the World Coalition elected 20 member organizations to its Steering Committee. The term of service is two years.
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The statutory meeting also saw the adoption of the 2012 accounts and balance sheet, the 2012 activity report, the provisional budget and orientation report for 2013 as well as a modification of the By-Laws.
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The new Steering Committee met just after the closing ceremony of the World Congress, on Saturday 15 June 2013 and elected from among its members an Executive Board made of five people: Florence Bellivier (Fédération internationale des ligues des droits de l’homme – FIDH) Elizabeth Zitrin (Murder Victims’ Families for Human Rights – MVFHR), Raphaël Chenuil-Hazan (Ensemble contre la peine de mort – ECPM), Jacky Hortaut (Collectif unitaire national de soutien à Mumia Abu-Jamal) and Mostafa Znaidi (Organisation marocaine des droits humains – OMDH). The Treasurer, Jacky Hortaut, and the President, Florence Bellivier, were re-elected for a second term of two years. In accordance with the by-laws, Ms Zitrin, Mr Chenuil-Hazan and Mr Znaidi will serve as Vice Presidents
The Executive Board, under the delegation of the Steering Committee, has the responsibility for the general control, management, governance and legal issues concerning the non-profit association.