Call for Candidates Vice Presidency UWE

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logo-nouThe UWE Board is pleased to invite applications from candidates interested in the position of Vice President of the UWE.

Starting 27 August of 2017 the board has two vacancies for Vice President. The ideal UWE-Vice President should have collected some experience in working within her national federation/association (NFA) or a similar organization. She is familiar with the European situation on Gender equality and is interested in the lobby for equal opportunities in all aspects of society for women and men.
She enjoys travelling and is keen to work in an European team. Preferably, she does not have an official function within her own NFA to avoid conflict of interest. click for PDF. Call for Candidates 2017

Applications by the NFA in a letter of recomendation should be accompagnied by a CV, photograph and a motivational letter stating the candidate will accept the Vice Presidency should the AGM elect the candidate.
The candidate is also required to present herself during 5 minutes at the UWE Conference in GRAZ AUSTRIA 24-26 August 2017. E

Applications should be made to to arrive ten days before the AGM, i.e. by 15th of August 2017 at the latest.

The board meets twice a year, once at the AGM and one midterm. We convene via skype and work together via the internet. We are looking for VIce Presidents interested in seeking contacts with other international NFA’s to work on proposals and actions. We have no office and no secretariat except for the Secretary General responsible mostly for PR.

– Fluent in English (both written and orally) and preferably French
– digitally able: e.g. Skype; WordPress, Facebook, etc.
– Collective governance adept
– Knowledge of the EU and Council of Europe

The duties of the UWE vice-president will be divided in the board and can be:
-preparing and coordinating projects
-representing the UWE
-Supporting the president by visiting other NFA’s time to time for special celebrations etc.
-Contributing to the UWE strategic and work plan.
-Writing two monthly reports on the UWE Themes proposing actions to the NFA’s
-Posting news and articles on the website

Note: The UWE gives a small remuneration which covers the travel costs in part. In practice a Vice President of UWE spends approximately 1500 Euro per year additionally.


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