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Preamble
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We have established this institution - WORLD FRIENDSHIP AND PEACE CAMPAIGN, INC. - in order to publicize the spititual and philosophical teachings and knowledge to uplift the dignity of the human society, promote peace, friendship, brotherhood and tolerance in the world community, promote the culture of peace and non-violence and conduct various exchange programs of original culture and arts of different nations.

Part 1
Preliminary
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  1. Short Name
    The name of the institution established according to this Constitution shall be ‘World Friendship And Peace Campaign, Inc.’ (abbreviation: WFAPC)

  2. Office of the Institution
    The Head Office of this institution shall be located at any city in the Colorado state of the USA and Satellite branch offices may be opened in any country with the permission of the concerned authority subject to the prevailing law.

  3. Commencement
    This Constitution shall be effective from the date it is accepted by the concerned authority of the state of Colorado.

  4. Work Area
    The work area of this institution shall be to execute any work to fulfill the objectives of the institution.

  5. Affiliation
    This institution can have affiliation with any legally registered national or international social organization.

  6. Provisions in this Constitution shall be as per the prevailing Laws of the United States of America.

  7. This institution shall be an autonomous, organized, non-profitable, non-political and non-governmental global organization with perpetual succession.

  8. This institution shall file case in its name and a case may be filed against it as an individual.

  9. Logo and Seal of the institution

    1. This institution shall have a logo which reflects its objectives as specified in Appendix 1.

    2. This institution shall have its seal containing 'World Friendship And Peace Campaign' and the year of its establishment as specified in Appendix 2.

    3. This institution shall have its flag which reflects the objectives of 'world Friendship and Peace Campaign’ as specified in Appendix 3.

    4. This institution shall have a special symbolic badge as specified in Appendix 5 which shall be worn by its members.

  10. Definitions

    1. ‘Constitution’ means the Constitution and By Laws of ‘World Friendship And Peace Campaign, Inc.’.

    2. ‘Institution’ means ‘World Friendship And Peace Campaign, Inc.’.

    3. ‘World’ means the earth, universe and the whole eternity.

    4. ‘Friendship’ means relationship, communication, love, affection and brotherhood among individuals, and global organizations and the organizations affiliated to them registered with the concerned government in the world.

    5. ‘Peace’ means honor and respect to each other, feeling of equality and working against prejudice and jealousy.

    6. ‘Campaign’ means to raise voice by the human beings in favor of all creatures and its habitat.

    7. ‘Regulations’ means the rules and regulations formed for smooth operation of the institution.

    8. ‘Executive Committee’ means the executive committee formed pursuant to this Constitution to conduct the activities of this institution.

    9. ‘Member’ means the individual who have obtained membership pursuant to the Constitution of this institution.

    10. ‘Executive Member’ means the individual elected to the executive committee pursuant to the Constitution of this institution.

    11. ‘Local Authority’ means the administrative center where the institution has been registered.

    12. ‘Assembly’ means the General Assembly formed pursuant to this Constitution.

    13. ‘Fiscal Year’ means the period from 1st July to 31st June.

    14. ‘Chapter’ means the branch of WFAPC opened in any continent, country or state with prior permission from the head office of the ‘World Friendship and Peace Campaign Inc.’ Registered Head Office of WFAPC residing in Colorado, United States of America.

    15. ‘Permanent Fund Promotion Committee’ means the Committee formed pursuant to this Constitution to promote and safeguard the Permanent fund of the ‘World Friendship and Peace Campaign Inc.’.

Part 2
Objectives

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  1. Objectives

    Objectives of this institution shall be as follows:

    1. To publicize the spiritual and philosophical teachings/knowledge with the intent to uplift the dignity of the human society.

    2. To conduct programs to promote peace, friendship, brotherhood and tolerance among the world community.

    3. To promote culture of non-violence against inhuman behaviors. These behaviors include but not limited to conflict, violence, war, murder, etc. and to established peace in the world.

    4. To formulate and implement targeted programs of ‘World Friendship and Peace Campaign’ for world peace and national benefit.

    5. To attempt elimination of hurdles and hindrances of developments such as wrong traditions, religious orthodoxy, abuse, etc. for the spiritual innovation and spiritual development.

    6. To develop a system of selfless living by making the life an ideal life, the society an ideal society, the nation an ideal nation and the world an ideal world.

    7. To play a supportive role in the conservation and renovation of natural heritage, cultural heritage and reserved areas to raise the pride of the nation and the world.

    8. To execute special programs to preserve and publicize the importance of the natural or human made physical infrastructures enlisted in World Heritage List.

    9. To encourage all to be faithful to the spiritual, social and scientific norms and values by spreading awareness of tolerance and brotherhood among human beings in all levels of the society.

    10. To work for the benefit of the human being by working together with other individuals and National and International organizations and Institutions.

    11. To or be the cause to perform research works in search of scientific causes of the norms and values to establish peace and friendship in the universe.

    12. To take the initiatives for the preparation and implementation of curriculum and text materials to impart the feeling of World Friendship and Peace.

    13. To create conducive environment to eliminate violence, murder, terrorism and inhuman behaviors from the universe.

    14. To prepare and publish write-up, article, and text materials related to spiritual development by Yoga and Natural Therapy, establishing institutions of instruction to fulfill the same goal.

    15. To encourage all towards the ideology of ‘simple living and high thinking’.

    16. To encourage all towards the ideal life with the feeling of ‘all human are one’.

    17. To work with the global organizations for hand-to-hand program to end the division in the world caused by communalism and religious orthodoxy.

    18. To inspire developed and rich countries to conduct special programs for the poor nation and its inhabitants publishing their economic data and information.

    19. To conduct health service programs for the victims of fatal, incurable diseases and epidemic.

    20. To establish and run homes for old age and disabled.

    21. To conduct programs to minimize ailment, famine and ignorance.

    22. To construct botanical garden, peace garden to improve environment.

    23. To conduct awareness programs with the slogan ‘pollution free universe for the future generation’ to minimize the environmental problems in the universe.

    24. To organize special programs or cause to be done so for the exchange of different original cultural and arts.


    25. NB: To obtain the objectives of the ‘World Friend and Peace Campaign’ main focus shall be given to the exchange programs of original culture and arts among different nations and ethnicity.
Part 3
Membership

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  1. Membership

    The citizens of any country having good conduct; without any conviction of Criminal Offence or Moral turpitude; and has devoted to work as per the objective of the institution, are eligible to obtain the membership to this institution.

  2. Disqualification of Membership

    1. Those disagreeing to the objective of this Constitution

    2. Those clinically declared mentally disordered

    3. Those convicted in the criminal case.

    4. Those punished for misappropriating property and money of the government or social institution.

    5. Those disqualified for membership of any social organization by the prevailing law of the country.

      Clarification
      The decision of the working committee shall be the final regarding disqualification of membership.

  3. Types of Membership

    1. Founder Member
      The promoter members who have signed in the Constitution at the time of registration of this institution shall be the founder member of this institution.

    2. Life Member

      1. The founder members of this institution who have signed in the Constitution at the time of registration of this institution shall be the life member.

      2. A general member may obtain the life membership by following the procedure specified by the institution.

    3. General / Annual Member
      General / Annual Membership may be obtained by following procedure specified by the institution.
    4. Honorary Member
      Those who worked in the executive committee for at least 5 years without being a founder member or a general member or who donate a sum of USD 1000 may be provided with the Honorary Membership. An Honorary Member shall not have the voting right.

    5. Advisory Member
      Dignitaries who play significant role in the establishment and development of the institution may be nominated in the Advisory Membership.

    6. Donor Member
      Dignitaries who provide significant help in achieving the objectives of the institution may be provided with Donor Membership pursuant to the Constitution of this institution.


  4. Membership fee and Procedure of Obtaining Membership

    Membership fee and Procedure of obtaining Membership shall be as follows:

    1. Those having qualifications stated in article 12 of this Constitution may obtain Life Membership of the institution by paying membership fee of US$ 101 and fulfilling the specified process.

    2. Those having qualifications stated in clause 12 of this Constitution may obtain General Membership of the institution by paying annual membership fee of US$ 11, paid tri-annually and fulfilling the specified process.

    3. The members shall renew the membership every three years by paying a renewal fee of US$ 33. A General Membership must be renewed by the end of June of every third year. Those failing to renew the membership in time shall have to obtain a fresh membership.

    4. The working committee shall have to keep the record of all types of members in the specified format. Rejection of the membership application for General membership and Life Membership shall be informed to the applicant with proper reasoning.

    5. A dignitary or social worker providing a donation of more than US$ 505 may obtain the Donor membership.


  5. End of Membership

    A Membership shall be considered ended in the following cases

    1. A written resignation accepted by the Executive Committee.

    2. Death of member

    3. Worked against the objective of the institution

    4. Failing to renew in time

    5. Clinically proved mentally disordered

    6. Convicted in Criminal Offence or Moral turpitude
Part 4
General Assembly

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  1. Formation of General Assembly

    1. There shall be one General Assembly, and General Members, Executive Members, Life Members and Founders Members shall be the member of General Assembly pursuant to this Constitution. Other members shall be the invitees.

    2. General Assembly shall be the Supreme Authority of the institution.

    3. The presence of 51% members out of total members shall be the quorum. If the quorum is not met another meeting shall be held within seven days and 31% members out of total members shall be considered the quorum. The decision from the majority shall be final unless otherwise specified in the Constitution. There shall be two types of General Assembly: Annual and Special. The quorum of the Special Assembly shall remain 51%.

    4. The convention of the general assembly shall be held normally once in a year. Annual convention of the General Assembly shall be held at a time, date and venue as prescribed by the working committee on or before 15th October.

    5. The Special General Meeting shall be held and considered a General Meeting if: the working committee deems necessary or 33% members out of total members of General Assembly request this in writing.

    6. A notice of the General Meeting shall be issued 21days prior to the initial request for the General Meeting. The request will include the date, time and venue for the proposed meeting. In case of Special General Meeting the notice may be issued 7 days prior to the Special General Meeting.

    7. In case of differences in view on any agenda the final decision shall be taken on the basis of secret ballot with one voting right per member.

    8. Honorary Member shall not have the voting right.


  2. Power, Right and Duty of General Meeting

    1. To formulate the procedure of election of the working committee and elect the working committee pursuant to Constitution.

    2. To decide by discussion on the motion of no-confidence tabled against any official or member of the executive committee.

    3. To formulate annual plans and programs of the institution

    4. To pass the annual budget.

    5. To pass the annual report and audit report submitted by the executive committee

    6. To form sub-committees and make necessary amendment to achieve the objective of the institution

    7. To amend the Constitution and frame necessary rules and regulations

    8. To impose code of conduct on the members and officials of the executive committee.

    9. To perform necessary activities as the supreme authority of the institution.
Part 5
Board of Directors

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  1. Formation of the Board of Directors (BOD)

    1. The total number of members in the BOD shall be minimum of 7 and maximum of 19. The structure of the executive committee shall be as follows:

      1. Ten Members elected from General Assembly

      2. Seven Founder Members of the Institution, ex-officio

      3. Elected President, ex-officio

      4. General Secretary, ex-officio

    2. The term of the elected members shall be of six years.

    3. Initially only five members of the BOD shall be elected. Therein after, five new members shall be elected every three years, for those whose terms have been completed.

    4. All members of the BOD must be a voting member in good standing, per Chapter 3.

    5. The BOD shall act the main governing body of the institution.


  2. Chairman of the BOD

    1. The members shall elect a chairman with a simple majority, usually the most prominent figure of the organization to serve as the chairman of the board for an indefinite term.

    2. A new chairman shall be elected upon resignation, incapacitation, death or as deemed unfit by at least two third majority of the entire members of the BOD.

    3. Authority of the chairman shall only remain as the felicitator of the board meetings and represent the BOD for the institution.

    4. The BOD shall appoint a vice-chairman, upon the recommendation by the chairman as required to complete meetings and other function under the absence of the chairman.

    5. In case of immediate void of the position of Chairman and unavailability of vice-chairman, the eldest member of the BOD shall be automatically elected interim-Chairman of the BOD. The special meeting of the BOD may be called by the General Secretary to elect a new Chairman if article 20.b applies.

    6. The chairman may cast the decisive vote if necessary


  3. Power, Right and Duty of BOD

    1. To follow and implement the plans, policies and directives of the general assembly, and to achieve the objective of the institution pursuant to the Constitution.

    2. The whole executive power of the institution shall remain with the BOD unless otherwise stated in the Constitution.

    3. To prepare work plans, generate resources to perform different activities of the institution and supervise and evaluate them.


  4. Meetings of the Board of Directors

    1. The meeting of the executive committee shall be held at the time, date and venue prescribed by the chairman at least four times a year.

    2. The General Secretary shall inform the members about the meeting time, date and venue at least five days prior to the meeting.

    3. If requested by majority members of the working committee the chairman shall call the executive committee meeting at any time within 15 days. In this case meeting may be called with a 24 hours short notice.

    4. The quorum shall be 51% members out of total members and decision shall be made by a general majority. If the quorum is not met another meeting shall be called with a five day notice. In the re-called meeting 25% members out of the total members shall be considered the quorum.


  5. Termination/Resignation

    BOD shall accept resignation of any member of the BOD. The membership of the BOD is automatically revoked if the general membership is revoked per Article 16.
Part 6
Executive Committee

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  1. Formation of the Executive Committee

    1. The Executive committee shall comprise of a minimum 7 or more as required by the scope, projects and functions of the institution. The structure of the Executive committee shall be as follows:

      1. President

      2. Vice-President

      3. Secretary

      4. Treasurer

      5. Seven founding members as ex-officio members

      6. Other officers such as additional vice-presidents, secretaries, joint-secretaries, treasurers, joint treasurers and members shall be appointed by the President per his requirements to fulfill his duties.

    2. The members of the committee must be ratified by the meeting of the BOD following the election.

    3. The President and the Executive Committee shall act as the Chief of Planning and Implementing programs and directives set by the General Assembly and BOD.


  2. Election, Term and Qualification of members of the Executive Committee

    1. The President shall be elected by the simple majority of the general assembly.

    2. The President’s term is limited to three years and shall only be elected for two terms.

    3. All other officers of the Executive Committee shall be appointed (except ex-officio members) by the President and their term shall remain for three years.

    4. Appointment, assignment and executive committee structure is the sole responsibility of the elected President.

    5. Qualification of the President

      The President of the Executive Committee shall have the following qualification(s) prior to nomination:

      1. Has served as the member of the BOD or

      2. Has served as an officer or member of the Executive Committee for a full three years term or

      3. Has served as the Chapter President of a Chapter’s Executive Committee for a full three years term or

      4. Has served as the General Secretary of the institution for at least three years

    6. All members of the Executive committee must be a general member in good standing.


  3. Power, Rights and Duties of Executive Committee

    1. To establish communication, work in cooperation with any individual and national and international organization and institutions.

    2. To select representative to participate in any national and international conference, workshop, research and tour.

    3. To perform the daily activities of the institution

    4. To take care and preserve movable and non-movable property of the institution.

    5. To formulate advisory committee and other committees and sub-committees for its own tenure and specify necessary work division.

    6. To appoint personnel in the institution and formulate necessary directives

    7. To submit annual program and budget of the institution to the general assembly.

    8. To carry out other necessary activities to achieve the objectives of the institution.


  4. Power, Rights and Duties of the President

    1. To chair and conduct the meeting of the Executive committee.

    2. To supervise and provide directives to conduct the day to day activities of the institution.

    3. To provide directives to the General Secretary and Secretary to call meeting

    4. To follow the directives of the general assembly and causes to be done so

    5. To follow the directives of the BOD and causes to be done so

    6. To perform necessary work division among the executives and members as the leader of the committee

    7. To authenticate the records


  5. Power, Rights and Duties of the Vice-President

    1. In the absence of President, to carry on business of the President

    2. To assist the President as necessary

    3. To carry out the duties prescribed by the President


  6. Power, Rights and Duties of the Secretary

    1. To carry out all the business of the General Secretary in the absence of the General Secretary.

    2. To assist the General Secretary and act as a subordinate to the President

    3. To perform other duties given by the President and the General Secretary.


  7. Power, Rights and Duties of the Treasurer

    1. To bear the overall responsibility of the financial administration of the institution

    2. To keep systematic record of the incomes and expenses of the institution and prepare and submit the annual budget in the general assembly

    3. To prepare the detail report of the incomes and expenses of the institutions and submit it to the executive committee prior to the general assembly

    4. To carry out annual auditing

    5. To keep proper record of the financial transactions


  8. Power, Rights and Duties of the member

    1. To follow the directives of the executive committee and the general assembly

    2. To fulfill the responsibility assigned by the executive committee to fulfill the objective the institution

    3. To play supportive role in conducting and managing all the activities launched in the name of this institution


  9. Termination of members of the Executive Committee

    The term of the members of the Executive Committee shall end upon following reasons

    1. Resignation

      1. The BOD shall accept the resignation of the President.

      2. Resignation of all executive committee members (except 7 ex-officio members) shall be made to the President.

    2. Death and Incapacitation

    3. Revoked his/her general membership per article 16.

    4. Successful completion of his/her term

    5. Deemed unfit by the two third votes of the members of the BOD. The motion shall be forwarded in written by one member of the BOD or the General Secretary and seconded by at least two more members of the BOD.
Part 7
The Secretariat and General Secretary

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  1. Appointment of General Secretary

    1. The general secretary shall be appointed by the Board of Directors for a term of 5 years.

    2. The appointment shall be made by approval of at least two third of the votes by the members of the BOD.

    3. The appointment of the General Secretary shall clearly rely on his/her education background, zeal and enthusiasm to perform for the institution, energetic and experienced individual selected from the members defined in Chapter 5. The members of the board must fully research and select appropriate individual as the General Secretary.

    4. On recommendation by the President of the Executive Committee and the General Secretary, the BOD shall appoint deputies to the General Secretary if deemed necessary.

    5. The General Secretary shall act as the Administrative and Financial Chief of the institution.


  2. Power, Rights and Duties of the General Secretary

    1. To run and supervise the secretariat of the institution.

    2. To call the meeting of the BOD and general assembly as directed by the BOD

    3. To prepare and maintain the minute of the decision of the BOD and general assembly

    4. To prepare annual report passed by the BOD and general assembly. Prepare annual programs for the next year and submit them in the general assembly

    5. To provide necessary assistance to the chairman of the BOD and the President by fulfilling other responsibilities directed by the BOD.


  3. Termination of General Secretary
    The term of the General Secretary shall end upon following reasons:

    1. Resignation
      The BOD shall accept the resignation of the general secretary. However, he/she shall continue to serve as the general secretary until a new general secretary is appointed.

    2. Death and Incapacitation

    3. Revoked his/her general membership per article 16.

    4. Successful completion of his/her term

    5. Deemed unfit by the two third votes of the members of the BOD. The motion shall be forwarded in written by one member of the BOD or the President of the Executive Committee and seconded by at least one more member of the BOD.
Part 8
Permanent Fund Promotion Committee

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  1. Permanent Fund Promotion Committee

    1. Permanent Fund Promotion Committee (PFPC herein after) shall perform necessary programs and meetings to raise funds to achieve the goals of the institution.

    2. The Permanent Fund Promotion Committee shall have the following ex-officio officers and members.

      1. The Chairman of the BOD shall act as the President of the PFPC

      2. The President of the Executive Committee shall act as the Vice-President of the PFPC

      3. The General Secretary shall act as the Secretary of the PFPC.

      4. Members of the BOD
Part 9
Chapter, Chapter Executive Committee and Chapter General Assembly

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  1. Formation of a Chapter and Local General Assembly

    1. A chapter of this institution may be established at any geographical location pursuant to local laws with a minimum of 11 members.

    2. Each chapter will have a Chapter General Assembly (CGA herein after) consisting of at least 11 representatives.

    3. All general members and life members of the district chapters shall automatically be the members of the CGA.

    4. The presence of 51% members out of total members shall be the quorum. If the quorum is not met another meeting shall be held within seven days and 31% members out of total members shall be considered the quorum. The decision from the majority shall be final unless otherwise specified in the Constitution. There shall be two types of CGA – Annual and Special. The quorum of the Special Assembly shall remain 51%.

    5. The convention of the CGA shall be held normally once in a year. Annual convention of the CGA shall be held at a time, date and venue as prescribed by the Chapter Executive Committee (CEC herein after) on or before 15th October.

    6. If CEC deems necessary or 33% members out of total members of CGA request in written, the special general meeting shall be held and it shall be considered as CGA.

    7. A notice of the CGA shall be issued 21days prior to the CGA proposed date, time and venue of the meeting. In case of Special CGA the notice may be issued 7 days prior to the Special CGA

    8. In case of differences in view on any agenda the final decision shall be taken on the basis of secret ballot with one voting right per member.

    9. Honorary Member shall not have the voting right.

    10. For first fourteen members and for up to each ten thereafter, there shall be one voting power in the General Assembly.


  2. Power, Rights and Duties of Chapter General Assembly

    1. To formulate the procedure of election of CEC and elect the CEC pursuant to Constitution.

    2. To decide by discussion on the motion of no-confidence tabled against any official or member of the CEC.

    3. To formulate annual plans and programs of the institution

    4. To pass the annual budget.

    5. To pass the annual report and audit report submitted by the CEC

    6. To form sub-committees and make necessary amendment to achieve the objective of the institution

    7. To impose code of conduct on the members and officials of the executive committee.

    8. To perform necessary activities as the supreme authority of the institution.


  3. Formation of Chapter Executive Committee

    1. There shall be the following officials and members in the CEC to work for the objectives of the institution. The tenure of the CEC shall be of two years. The total number of members in the CEC shall be minimum 7 and maximum 15. The structure of the executive committee shall be as follows:

      1. Chairman

      2. Deputy Chairmen

      3. Secretary

      4. Joint Secretary

      5. Treasurer

      6. Members Nominated by the chairman

      7. Members elected by the CGA

      8. In the Chapter Permanent Fund Promotion Committee, there shall be a special committee comprising of the Chairman, General Secretary and the treasurer. Founder Members and Executive Members shall be members of the committee.

    2. In case the post of the chairman of the CEC fall vacant, election for that post only shall be held in the Special CGA. If other posts are vacant it shall be filled by the majority decision of the CEC and the same shall be ratified by the next CGA.


  4. Power, Rights and Duties of Chapter Executive Committee

    1. To follow and implement the plans, policies and directives of the CGA, and to achieve the objective of the institution pursuant to the Constitution.

    2. The whole executive power of the institution shall remain with the CEC unless otherwise stated in the Constitution.

    3. To discuss and work in cooperation with any individual and national and international organization and institutions.

    4. To select representative to participate in any national and international conference, workshop, research and tour.

    5. To perform the daily activities of the institution

    6. To take care and maintain movable and non-movable property of the institution.

    7. To form Local Advisory Committee and other committees and sub-committees of specific size and personalities for its own tenure and perform necessary work division.

    8. To appoint personnel in the institution and formulate necessary directives

    9. To submit annual program and budget of the institution in the District General Assembly.

    10. To carry out other necessary activities to achieve the objectives of the institution.

    11. To prepare work plans, generate resources to perform different activities of the institution and supervise and evaluate them.

    12. To follow and implement the direction of the Central Executive Committee


  5. Chapter Executive Committee Meeting

    1. The meeting of the CEC shall be held at the time, date and venue prescribed by the chairman at least four times a year.

    2. The secretary shall inform the members about the meeting time, date and venue at least five days prior to the proposed meeting.

    3. If requested by majority members of the Chapter Working Committee the chairman shall call the executive committee meeting at any time within 15 days. In this case meeting may be called with a short notice of 24 hours.

    4. The quorum shall be 51% members out of total members and decision shall be made by a general majority. If the quorum is not met another meeting shall be called with a five day notice. In the re-called meeting 25% members out of the total members shall be considered the quorum.


  6. Other Committees
    The CEC can form other committees, sub-committees, branches and sub-branches pursuant to the Constitution.
Part 10
Power, Rights and Duties of the officers of the Chapter Executive Committee

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  1. Power, Right and Duty of the Chairman of CEC

    1. To chair and conduct the meeting of the CEC and CGA.

    2. To cast the decisive vote if necessary

    3. To supervise and provide necessary directives to conduct the day to day activities of the institution.

    4. To provide directive to the secretary to call meeting as necessary CGA

    5. To make necessary work division among the executives and members as the leader of the committee

    6. To authenticate the records


  2. Power, Rights and Duties of the Vice Chairman of CEC

    1. In the absence of Chairman, to carry on business of the Chairman

    2. To assist the Chairman as necessary

    3. To carry out the duties prescribed by the Chairman


  3. Power, Rights and Duties of the Secretary of CEC

    1. To run and supervise the secretariat of the institution.

    2. To call the meeting of the CEC and CGA as directed by the chairman

    3. To prepare and maintain the minute of the decision of the CEC and CGA

    4. To prepare annual report passed by the CEC and CGA. Prepare annual program for the next and year and submit the same to the CGA.

    5. To provide necessary assistance to the chairman by fulfilling other responsibilities given by the Chairman


  4. Power, Rights and Duties of the Treasurer of CEC

    1. To bear the overall responsibility of the financial administration of the institution

    2. To keep systematic record of the incomes and expenses of the institution and prepare and submit the annual budget in the general assembly

    3. To prepare the detail report of the incomes and expenses of the institutions and submit it to the executive committee prior to the general assembly

    4. To carry out annual auditing

    5. To keep proper record of the financial transactions


  5. Power, Rights and Duties of the members of CEC

    1. To follow the directives of the CEC and the CGA

    2. To fulfill the responsibility assigned by the CEC to fulfill the objective the institution

    3. To play supportive role in conducting and managing all the activities launched in the name of this institution


  6. Resignation/Termination

    1. CEC may accept the resignation tendered by the Chairman through the Deputy Chairman and by the other officials through the Chairman

    2. The membership of the CEC shall automatically terminate if the general membership is revoked per article 16.
Part 11
Financial Provision

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  1. Provision of Fund

    The institution shall have a separate fund and the provisions of operating the fund shall be as follows:

    1. The institution shall have a separate fund in which all type amounts as specified in clause 32.

    2. All expenses of the institution shall be born by the fund.


  2. Financial Source

    A bank account of the institution shall be operated in a near by bank in which all amounts received by the institution shall be deposited. Following shall be the financial source of the institution.

    1. Membership fee and membership renewal fee.

    2. Donation received from different national and foreign donors.

    3. Amount accumulated from different programs conducted by the institution.

    4. All other donations received legally.

    5. Prior approval of the US government shall be taken while accepting donation from foreign donors.


  3. Operation of Bank Account

    1. All amounts in the fund shall be deposited in the bank account operated in the bank specified by the executive committee.

    2. The fund of the institution shall be operated by the President, Treasurer and General Secretary. The bank account shall be operated by a joint signature of any two of the fund operators. The signature of the treasurer shall be compulsory to operate the bank account.

    3. Expenses and purchases of more than US$500.00 must be ratified or approved by the BOD prior or after the expense is made.


  4. Provisions relating to auditing

    1. The auditing shall be carried out annually by a licensed auditor.

    2. The audit report shall be submitted to the General Assembly.

    3. Audit report and the Annual progress report shall be submitted to the local authority and other concerned body.


  5. Provisions relating to movable and immovable property

    The movable and immovable property acquired by the institution shall be managed subject to the prevailing law.
Part 12
Miscellaneous

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  1. Provisions relating to election

    1. Election for a new executive committee shall be held within 6 months from the registration of the institution and same shall be informed to the local authority.

    2. The BOD shall form an election commission for the purpose of conducting the election of executive committee and members of the BOD comprising of maximum 5 members headed by a founder member. In absence of a founder member, the chairman of the current BOD shall head or appoint the head of the Election Commission.

    3. The Election Commission shall define itself the election procedure.

    4. The decision of the Election Commission relating to the election shall be final.

    5. The Election Commission shall automatically be non-operational after the election.

    6. A vacant post shall be filled for the remaining tenure only.


  2. Motion of No-Confidence A motion of no-confidence may be tabled in writing with proper reason in the general assembly against any member of the institution. At least 25% member shall put their signature for the registration of motion of no confidence. In such case a general assembly meeting shall be called immediately. The concerned member shall be informed of the same and 7 days time shall be given to him for his clarification. If such motion is approved by two third majority of the present members, the motion is considered passed and the membership of such person shall end. No-confidence motion cannot be filed within 6 months of the election or within 6 months of failure of a motion of no-confidence. The post vacant for this clause shall be filled by election for the remaining tenure.

  3. Amendment of the Constitution and By Laws

    The Constitution and By Laws of the institution may be amended by passing a resolution with a two third majority of the general meeting. The amended Constitution and By Laws shall be implemented by obtaining approval from the concerned body. The preamble shall not be amended in any case here of.

  4. Framing Rule

    The Central Executive Committee may frame rules in order to obtain the objectives of the institution pursuant to this Constitution and consistent to the prevailing laws.

  5. Ineffectiveness

    If any provision of the Constitution is inconsistent with the prevailing law, the said provision shall ipso facto be void from the very beginning. The institution shall carry out the activities mentioned in this Constitution remaining consistent with the prevailing laws and remaining within the directives of the government of the USA and the state of Colorado, USA.

  6. Definition

    Only the BOD shall have the right to define the clauses of this Constitution.

  7. Conduct and Confidence

    Any member of this institution shall not work against the institution and shall maintain the confidence. Officials and members of the Executive Committee, BOD and General Assembly shall not show ill manner in any meeting of the institution.

  8. Following Direction

    To obey the directions from the local authority shall be the primary responsibility of the institution.

  9. Dissolution of the Institution

    1. The institution may be dissolved if deemed so by three fourth majority of the General Assembly.

    2. If the institution is dissolved for any reason, the property of the institution shall be transferred to the name of the Government of the United States, or concerned government.


  10. Responsibility

    The officials and members of the institution shall not be responsible for any loss or damage occurred while performing any activity with good intention.

  11. Clarification

    1. The existing BOD and Executive Committee may exercise all rights and powers of the BOD and Executive Committee until the new elected BOD and Executive Committee is formed after the registration of this Constitution.

    2. In case of any argument regarding the provisions in this Constitution the executive committee can adopt the decision with two third majority votes of the BOD and implement the decision.


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Appendix 2
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Appendix 3
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Ratification
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This constitution is ratified by the following founding members who were also appointed as the members of the Board of Directors by the incorporator Mr. Ram Bahadur Shrestha, per articles of incorporation of the State of Colorado, USA.

On this First Day of May in the year Two Thousand and Five (May 1st, 2005), we here by sign unto the ratification and implementation of the constitution and by laws of World Friendship and Peace Campaign.

Mr. Ram Bahadur Shrestha, Chairman of the BOD

Mr. Navaraj Shrestha

Mr. Niraj Shrestha

Mr. Gyanendra Gadal

Mr. Dinesh Raj Shakya

Mr. Uday Kumar Lama

Mr. Sujan Kumar Shrestha