STATUTS OF THE ASSOCIATION
CHAPTER I : General dispositions
Article 1 : Name
Under the name « Apprentis du Monde « (in short ADM) an association is defined as a non profit making association following articles 60 from Swiss civil code
It duration is illimited.
Registered to the Registered of Commerce
Article 2 : Home
The association is based at Sierre.
Article 3 : Aim
The objectives of ADM are:
- To give the deprived young, boys and girls the opportunity of an apprenticeship to learn a skill
- To help if necessary for the support required for the apprenticeship (financial help for studies, accommodations etc...)
- To develop technical trainings to help young in their professional life
- To give to the young a human school studies to allow the apprentice afterwards
- To create if necessary, some welcoming accommodations for the young apprentices
- To cooperate with the governmental, scientific, religious organisations with the similar objectives and views
The Association is therefore enabled to practice all social activities.
Article 4 : Funds
The funds of the Association are provided by donations (financial and material) and the yield of the fortune of the association...
Only the social asset is valid for the social debts; all personal responsability of the members is excluded.
CHAPITRE II : MEMBERS
Article 5 : Members
The Association can at any time accept new members.
Article 6 : Admittance
Admittance needs to be agreed by the Director.
Article 7 : Refused admittance
The director is the only competent body to accept a new member. A refusal does not need to be justified. However, the refused candidate can ask in writing the request which will be submitted at the next general assembly for a detailed explanation.
Article 8 : Loss of membership
La qualité de membre se perd par:
If a member died, the benficiary have a one year delay to decide if a new member will be carried on. The director cannot refuse the new member.
Article 9 : Resignation
The resignation must be done in writing by a recorded delivery letter to the Director within 3 months before the end of the calendar year.
Article 10 : Exclusion
Those who do not fill in the obligations or who does not follow the ethics of the association can be suspended temporarily or excluded permanently by decision of the Director after hearing session.
The suspended or excluded member can have a hearing at the next assembly
Also those who by their conduct, infringes the objectives of the association or contravenes the status regulations
Article 11 : Effects of exit or exclusion
Any exited or excluded members lose their right to the apprenticeship and any benefits that they have received.
CHAPITRE III : ORGANISATION CHART
Article 12 : Organisation
The aims of the association are:
- General Assembly
Article 13 : General Assemby
The decisions of the association are taken during the general assembly. The proposals to which all partners have agreed by writing are equivalent top a decision by the Assembly.
The Assembly is the supreme power of the association
It is convened by the Director
The association is committed by the collective signatures of its presidents and one of the members of the committee .
Article 14 : Right to vote
All members have a legal right to vote at the General meeting Assembly. The decisions are made by with the majority of votes of all present members.
Article 15 : Skills of the General Assembly
The skills of the General Assembly are as follow:
- decides on the admission or exclusion of a member
- Nominate the president and other members of the director
- Manages the business of other bodies which are not related to social activity
- control the activity of social bodies and dismisses them if necessary without any prejudice
Article 16 : Statuts Modifications
Any status modification require a decision taken with the majority of the 2 third if present members
Article 17 : Social objective Transformation
The social objective transformation cannot be enforced to any partner
Article 18 : Director
The director is made of a directorate committee of 3 to 6 members elected by the General Assembly, for a duration of 3 years which is renewable as well as larger comity composed of accepted members. The larger committee helps the main comity in daily tasks upon comittee request.
The direction includes a president, a Company secretary and accountant. Only the President is nominated by the Assembly.
CHAPITRE IV : Final provisions
Article 19 : Dissolution
The association can decide of its dissolution at any time
In case of dissolution, its asset and wealth will be transferred to another association with the same benefits and with the similar goals Any compensation to the founders is excluded.
Status approved during the General Assembly of the ADM Association on the 25 January 2012/modified on the 1st of October 2014.