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The WCA resolves to authorize Wikimedia CH to establish the registration of the legal seat of the Association in Geneva. The WCA further resolves to establish by annual election a rotating Presidency among the member Chapters, as a means of promoting competitive cross-fertilization and decentralized movement growth across the regions of the world.
Vote by Council MembersEdit
Conditions of votingEdit
- Voting will close on 31 October or earlier if the necessary majority is achieved.
- A majority vote applies in accordance with the WCA charter.
- As of 17 October there are 21 Members, so a majority of 11 applies.
- Council Members may change their vote at any time until voting closes.
- All Council Members will be invited by direct email to vote on this resolution on 17 October 2012.
- --Manuel Schneider(bla) (+/-) 17:05, 4 November 2012 (UTC) (WMAT) as expressed earlier
- While WMAT is officially in favour of Geneva as a global-international city (vs. Brussels as a EU-international city) I like to add that this action now should unlock some of the problems we are facing now, moving forward with searching / hiring a SG etc. Should we have a SG and she/he finds that another place would be more appropriate I see no problem to register elsewhere and move the official seat there. Registering in Geneva now doesn't take us away anything, it's not live-long binding.
- The fixed legal seat is distinguished from the rotating location of the Presidency.
- The chief centre of operations for the year, to be hosted in the offices of the elected member Chapter.
- Elected from among competing annual plan bids by the several member Chapters,