Welcome to the United Nations. It's your world.
Advanced Search  
NGO Branch
About us
Contact us
Applying for Status
Committee on NGOs
NGO Response System
NGO Participation
UN Grounds Pass
Functional Commissions
High Level Segment
Calendar of Events
Conference Registration
Quadrennial Reports
Quadrennial Reports

A 11 - Initiative for Economic and Social Rights

View Activities

Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:

Economic and Social:
  • Education
  • Human Rights
  • International Law
  • Justice
  • Labour
  • Taxation Policy
  • Geographic scope: National
    Country of activity:
  • Serbia
  • Mission statement:
    Year established:
    Year of registration: 2014
    Organizational structure: The bodies of the Association are the General Assembly, the Board of Directors and the General Manager. The General Assembly of the organization consists of all its members. The General Assembly meets regularly once a year. An extraordinary session of the General Assembly may be scheduled at the initiative of at least one third of the members of the General Assembly. The session of the General Assembly shall be convoked by the General Manager, by written notice or e-mail about the place and time of holding the General Assembly session and the draft agenda. The session is chaired by a person who is elected at the beginning of the session by public vote. The General Assembly: 1) Adopts the plan and program of work; 2) Adopts the Articles of organization, as well as the amendments to the Articles of organization; 3) Adopts other general acts of the organization; 4) Appoints and dismisses General Managers; 5) Considers and approve, at least once a year, a report submitted by the General Manager; 6) Considers and approves the financial plan and report; 7) Decides on status changes, as well as on termination of the organization; 8) Decides on organization into alliances and other organizations in the country and abroad; 9) Control the financial performance of the organization. The General Assembly passes legally effective decisions if at least one half of the members are present. The General Assembly decides by a majority of the members present. The decision on amendments to the Articles of organization, changes to the Articles of organization, and termination of the organization shall require a three-quarters majority of the votes of the present members. The Board of Directors is the executive body of the organization, which is responsible for the implementation of the objectives of the organization as defined by the Articles of organization. The Board of Directors consists of 3 (three) members, elected and recalled by the General Assembly to four year terms with possibility of extension. The Chairman of the board of directors is elected by the members of the board at its first session. The members of the Board of Directors organize their work at the sessions of the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors has two regular sessions per year, which must be held by 31 May, and by 31 December. The members of the Board of Directors may hold extraordinary sessions when necessary, or at the initiative of any member of the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors: 1) Manages the work of the organization between the two sessions of the General Assembly and makes decisions in order to achieve the goals of the organization; 2) Organizes regular activities of the organization; 3) Entrusts specific tasks to individual members; 4) Makes financial decisions; 5) Decides to initiate the procedure for amendments to the Articles of organization, at its own initiative or at the proposal of at least a half of the members of the organization, and prepares a proposal of the amendments which is put before the General Assembly for adoption; 6) Decides to initiate proceedings for indemnification of damages in the cases referred to in Article 25, paragraph 2 of the Law on organizations and, if necessary, appoints a special representative of the organization for such proceedings; 7) Decides on other issues for which other bodies of the organization are not authorized by law or the Articles of organization. The General Manager of the organization is the legal representative of the organization in legal transactions. The General Manager represents the organization independently, without restriction in representation. The General Manager of the organization is appointed by the General Assembly. The term of office of the organization's General Manager is 5 years.
    Number and type of members: The organization currently counts five members. Any person who accepts the goals of the organization, the Articles of organization and who previously obtains the recommendation of at least one member of the organization and submits an application for membership to the organization may become its member. The General Assembly decides on admission to membership and notifies the applicant promptly.
    Affiliation with NGO networks: The A11 Initiative is member of the International Alliance for the Right to Adequate Housing and the national NGO Council for the Monitoring of the Implementation of United Nations Treaty Body Recommendations
    Funding structure:
  • Fees for education and training services
  • Fees for providing consulting or research services
  • Funds from other Non-Governmental Organizations
  • Foreign and international grants
    Previous Next