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Art. 1 Definition
Under the name of nanotec for schools is an ideal-goal association
governed by these statutes and by articles 60 and following of the
Swiss civil code. The duration of this association is unlimited and its
headquarters is in Lausanne.
Art. 2 Goals
The goals of nanotec for schools are to provide all organizations a
methodology of learning nanotechnology for young students through
pedagogical modules and the promotion of science teaching.
Art. 3 Means
To achieve its goal, nanotec for schools finds its own funding from
Art. 4 Organization
The deliberative bodies of nanotec for schools are the general
assembly, the committee and the auditor.
Art. 5 General assembly
1 The general assembly is composed by the members of nanotec for
2 The ordinary general assembly is convened annually by
personal e-mail invitation to the members at least ten days before the
date of the assembly. It is also convened in extraordinary session,
whenever the committee considers it is appropriate or when a fifth of
the members makes a request.
Art. 6 Duties of the
The general assembly has the duties to:
- approve the minutes of the previous assembly.
- elect the committee.
- discharge the competent bodies.
- modify the statutes.
- admit the new members and eventually revoke
- take a position on an issue considered important by the
Art. 7 Committee
1 The committee is composed of 2 to 9 members, including a chairman and
2 The committee constitutes itself.
3 The association is validly bound
by the joint signatures of two members of the committee.
Art. 8 Duties of the
1 It manages the affairs of nanotec for schools.
2 It performs all the tasks that are not specifically
reserved to the
general assembly, including:
- convening and organizing the general assembly.
- develops educational materials dedicated to learning
for young students.
- keeping the accounts of the association.
Art. 9 Committee meetings
1 The committee meets as often as necessary, but at least one time a
2 The secretary keeps minutes of every meeting.
Art. 10 Annual report
The chairman submits an activities report at the ordinary general
assembly of nanotec for schools.
Art. 11 Auditor
The chairman of nanotec for schools designates an auditor.
Art. 12 Financial
The financial year runs from January 1st to December 31st.
Art. 13 Members
1 Anyone who has requested the committee. The subscription is free. The
association consists of :
- Individual members
- Collective members
2 The committee accepts new members and inform the general
Art. 14 Dissolution
The dissolution of nanotec for schools may be decided by an
extraordinary general assembly convened solely for this purpose, at
least 30 days in advance by e-mail, at the request of the committee or
two thirds of the members. The dissolution is decided by a majority of
three fourths of the members present.
Adopted in Porto (Portugal), 11.04.2015