Resolution 38: StreetNet International Coordinator succession

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This Sixth International Congress of StreetNet:

 

NOTING

  1. the current International Coordinator has remained in StreetNet on a voluntary basis beyond her retirement age in terms of the StreetNet Working Conditions, due to the lack of financial and human resources available in StreetNet in 2015 and 2016 ;
  2. the current Organiser/Educator has remained in StreetNet on a shorter working contract beyond his retirement age in terms of the StreetNet Working Conditions, due to the lack of financial and human resources available in StreetNet in 2015 and 2016 ;
  3. as a result, core funds were raised which allowed for the employment of a team of young organisers and two essential administration staff during 2017 and 2018 ;
  4. with the agreement of the International Council meeting in January 2017, the International Coordinator has been training Oksana Abboud to take over the responsibilities of Coordinator, and accordingly Oksana has been employed on full-time basis since July 2017 in order to carry out her new responsibilities in practice as part of her training on the job, while continuing her work as an Organiser also responsible for media and publicity;
  5. that StreetNet’s partners, including current donors, are already working directly with our Trainee Coordinator and Financial Administrator ;
  6. that the International Coordinator believes that the Trainee Coordinator (Oksana Abboud) is now ready to move into the position of International Coordinator and the Financial Administrator (Annelene Shahbaz) is ready to move into the position of Financial & Admin Manager, and they are ready to run the operational management of StreetNet International together with the staff team of organisers and office caretaker, Mduduzi Phenyane ;

 

HEREBY RESOLVES that this transition should now come to completion on 31 May 2019, after the 2019 meeting of the International Council in Lomé on 29/30 May, in terms of which ;

  1. the International Council will engage Oksana Abboud as StreetNet International Coordinator and Annelene Shahbaz as Financial & Admin Manager as from 1 June 2019 ;
  2. the resignation of the current International Coordinator will be accepted as at 31 May 2019, after which she will remain available to the organisation on an advisory basis as a Senior Advisor as per the attached Terms of Reference ;
  3. the resignation of the current Organiser/Educator will be accepted as at 31 May 2019, after which he will remain available to the organisation on an advisory basis as an Education Advisor as per the attached Terms of Reference.

 

PROPOSED: UGSEIN Niger

SECONDED:  AFFE Uruguay, FENSTACHS Angola, FENTRAVIG Guatemala, KENASVIT Kenya, FNOTNA Mexico

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Year
2019
Congress
6th International Congress
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