2016-17 National Council

National Council Meeting 02 - 18–19 March 2017


UPDATE: Agenda 

Saturday 18th March                                                               

 

9 AM          Coffee, Tea                                                                                     

9.30 AM      Welcome by Joy Dunsheath and Prayer for Peace – Gary Russell

                  Apologies (15 mins)                                                                         

9.45 AM      Amendments and Approval of Previous NC Minutes (30 mins)

10.15 AM     Correspondence to National Council (15 mins)

10.30 AM     Constitution updates & a new motion proposed by Rob Clarke (15 mins)

 

10.45 AM     MORNING BREAK (30 mins)                                                              

 

11.15 AM     President’s report – Joy Dunsheath (30 mins)                                     

11.45 AM     Treasurer’s report – Paul Oliver (15 mins)                                          

12.00 PM     We the Peoples Foundation Report (15 mins)                                      

12.15 PM     National Council Photo (15 mins) Pedram Pirnia                                  

 

12.30 PM     LUNCH (45 mins)                                                                             

 

1.15 PM       Break out sessions – Conference, Rainbow & Common Rooms (45 mins)

a.   Branch Presidents

b.   Special Officers

c.    Treasurers

d.   Affiliated members

 

2 PM           Brief report back to Council (30 mins)

2.30 PM       Special Officer Report Education, including developments with webquest and education portal - Rob Clarke

 

3 PM           AFTERNOON BREAK (30 mins)

 

3.30 PM       Reports and Recommendations from Branches (15 mins each)             

a.   Northern - Gary Russell                                                                    

b.   Tauranga – Gray Southon

c.    Wanganui – Kate Smith

d.   Waikato – Mano Manoharan

e.   Wellington – Izolda Kazemzadeh                                                       

f.     Canterbury – Lynette Hardie Wills

      g. UN Youth – Bowen Shi

5 PM           Other Business (15 mins)

5.15 PM       Finish

5.30 PM        Drinks, networking and dinner at St Andrews

 

Sunday 19 March                                                                    

 

9 AM           Coffee, Tea                                                                                     

9.30 AM      Deliberation on three-year Work Programme (45 mins)

●     Governance

●     Research and Public Education

●     Growth and Consolidation

●     UN Reform

●     Networks

●     UN Banner days

  10.15 AM     Discussion about UNA NZ Banner Days – International Day of Peace, UN Day, Human Rights Day (30 mins)

 

10.45 AM     MORNING BREAK (30 mins)

 

11.15 AM     Gracielli Ghizzi Hall on Maori/Pasifika Internships (15 mins)

11.30 AM     Feedback on the UNA NZ Handbook – on screen (30 mins)

12 PM         Refreshed logo/website developments/newsletter/SDG campaign presentation (30 mins)

 

12.30 PM     LUNCH BREAK (45 mins)


 1.15 PM      Reports and Recommendations from Special Officers cont. (15 mins each)

     a.  Peace and Security – Alyn Ware (via Skype – 6pm NY time)

b.   Human Rights – John Morgan                                                                  

c.    WFUNA Liaison – Joy Dunsheath

d.   Humanitarian Jean-Paul Bizoza

e.   Sustainable Development – Pedram Pirnia

f.     UN Renewal – Kennedy Graham                                                        

 

2.45 PM       Conference, Speech Finals & AGM Friday 23 to Sunday 25 June (30 mins)

 

3.15 PM       AFTERNOON BREAK (30 mins)

 

3.45 PM       Reports and Recommendations from Affiliates (15 mins each)              

a.   Bahai’i – Paddy Payne                                                                      

b.   PPSEAWA – Izolda                                                                           

c.    UN Women – Barbara Bedeschi

d.   Esperanto

e.   AFUNO (as attachment)

f.     Soka Gakkai International (as attachment)

3.50 PM       Other business (10 mins)

    4 PM          End of National Council Meeting

 



UPDATE
: Please register your attendance at the NC meeting HERE


ANNOUNCEMENT 

Dear National Council Members,

Save the date

Please save the date. Our first National Council Meeting this year is confirmed for Saturday, 18 March – Sunday, 19 March at St Andrew’s Meeting Centre in Wellington. 

Venue:  St Andrew’s Meeting Centre
30 The Terrace, Wellington 

Date: 18–19 March 2017
Time: Sat 9am–6pm, Sun 9am–4pm

Call for reports

All Branch Presidents, including the UN Youth President, and Special Officers shall submit a report to the National Council as per our Constitution. We also welcome reports from affiliated organisation on activities and possible collaboration. Please submit your reports to [email protected] before Monday, 20 February

Please use our proposed reporting template for Special Officers, Branches and Affiliates. You are welcome to provide feedback on the proposed templates at any time. 

Special Officer Report Template 

Covering the months of xx – xx

·      Recent issues and developments in the special area

·      Recent activites and events 

·      Any extra activities or research published by UNA NZ or others 

·      Looking ahead

Branch Report Template 

Covering the months of xx – xx

·      Brief overview of Branch size and membership 

·      Recent activites and events 

·      Branch News and / or contributions made to the UNA NZ newsettler

·    Looking ahead

·      Branch Committee meetings  

Affiliate Report Template

Covering the months of xx – xx

·      Brief overview of the organisation

·      Recent activities 

·      Contributions made to the UNA NZ newsletter if any (online / print)

·      Possible collaborations with UNA NZ for the coming 3-6 months

 

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