Statutes of the WorldKurd Organisation Adopted 2017.07.09 at the statutory meeting
- he organisation´s name is WorldKurd Organisation WKO
- The organisation´s headquarters are located in Karlskoga, Sweden
- WKO can establish new branches worldwide in accordance with its internal regulations and resolve all branches.
- The Organisation will defend, preserve, protect and promote Kurds cultural rights in accordance with the principle of self-determination established in international instruments.
- The Organisation recognizes and promotes the UN Declaration of Human Rights.
- The members of the Organisation will be individuals, academics, intellectuals, governments and Organisations acting at international level.
- The Organisation will achieve its goals regardless of religion, government or political parties.
- The Organisation is managed by the central council / board.
- The Central Council consists of seven permanent members.
- The tasks and powers of each member shall be specified in the internal regulations.
- All decisions and actions within the Organisation shall be the subject of majority voting by the Central Council.
- The association has two forms of connection: As a support member and as a member. Members have the seat and seat of the General Conference.
- The Central Council approves new members of the Organisation.
- The Central Council will – administer and control the Organisation – approve the Organisation´s policy – approve the Organisation´s plans and budget Kiarash – adopt statutes and internal regulations – create new branches and representatives worldwide – amend current statute and internal regulations – decide on any questions asked by the organisation´s members and representatives from different countries – monitor all activities that representatives of different countries have – recruit new staff for headquarters and Organisational branches in different countries – approve and monitor all publications, declarations, statements, etc. in advance – monitor all activities in the organisation´s name by members and representatives in different countries – organize an annual general assembly
- All decisions taken by the Central Council are legal and binding.
- The Central Council is responsible for the decisions taken by the General Assembly and is under the control of the General Assembly.
- The General Assembly may appoint members to the Central Council.
- The Organisation can accept gifts, grants and donations.
- Gifts do not influence the organisation´s policy.
- With the approval of the Central Council, the Organisation may receive grants from organisations and governments.
- The Organisation shall establish a Kurdish cultural academy to preserve, protect and promote Kurdish culture and identity throughout the world.
- The Kurdish Academy will hold twelve chairs for recognized poets, writers, musicians, historians, archaeologists and linguists.
- Membership of the Academy is permanent.
- The goal is that half of the members should be women.
- The election of members is performed by secret ballot in the academy. Before the result is published, it must be submitted to the Academy’s patron for its approval.
- The Kurdish Academy will
– create a network of researchers in different countries
– build a library and a Documentation Center for Researc
– publish an Encyclopaedia Kurdica / Kurdipedia on the net that collects and presents Kurdish culture and