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Alliance General Assembly
The General Assembly is the highest authority of the Alliance and is made up of representatives appointed by Alliance member organisations.
The Alliance's next general assembly is to take place in Québec, on October 10th 2016, at the International Summit of Co-operatives.
The General Assembly meets at regular intervals to:
formulate and implement policy on major issues affecting the Alliance & the global co-operative movement
approve the Alliance's Strategic Plan & financial framework
elect the President and the Board, ratify the elections of the Vice-Presidents, the sectoral organisation & youth representatives to the Board
appoint the external auditor
ratify the appointment or removal of the Director-General on the recommendation of the Board
amend the Alliance Statutes and Bye-Laws by a majority of two-thirds of the votes represented
decide on membership subscriptions & representation formulae
approve the Alliance's annual audited accounts
confirm all dispositions taken by the Board, or by any other unincorporated regional or sectoral entity of Alliance, which imposes liabilities or obligations on Alliance, such as investments, borrowings, mortgages, buying and selling of real estate, as well as other agreements
approve the establishment or dissolution of Alliance regions, their respective Regional Assemblies, Sectoral Organisations & Thematic Committees on the recommendation of the Board
decide upon the dissolution of the Alliance by a majority of two-thirds of the votes represented