Following the cancellation of the General Assembly in Kathmandu, Nepal, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Humanists International will hold two General Assemblies this year:
The deadline to register for both General Assemblies is Wednesday 16 June at 14:00 BST. All registered participants will receive a detailed briefing with the instruction on how to attend the meetings.
General Assemblies deadline
Wednesday 16 June 2021, at 14:00 (BST)
Please email agenda items to email@example.com in the first instance.
This includes submissions for:
Deadline for agenda and papers to be made available to all Members and Associates
Wednesday 23 June 2021
We will send the papers to all registered delegates.
We will circulate an agenda for the meeting on 23 June. On 26 July the registered voting delegate for each Member and Associate who is in good standing (paid their dues) will receive a unique Election Buddy voting link and will have up to 9 August to vote. The quorum will be one third of the total General Assembly votes held by Members, providing those representatives are from at least three countries.
This online General Assembly will be held via Zoom on Sunday 15 August 2021 at 14:00 BST. It will be open to Individual Supporters of Humanists International and to voting and non-voting delegates of our Members and Associates. The quorum will be one third of the total General Assembly votes held by Members, providing those representatives are from at least three countries. The items of business will be the election of Board members and the ratification of applicant Members and Associates. Board candidates and representatives of applicant organizations will be expected to participate in the meeting, in order to be able to answer questions from Members and Associates. The voting will be conducted using Election Buddy, during the course of the live event.
On 14 August Humanists International will hold the 2021 Humanism Conference on the theme “Humanism in times of crisis”. The attendance to the conference is free, but registration is mandatory.