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ESU Elections 2020: Call for Candidates

March 2, 2020

The Executive Committee of the European Students’ Union (ESU) is opening the call for candidates for the next mandate 2020-2021: namely President, two Vice-Presidents and seven members of the Executive Committee of ESU.

In addition, the EC of ESU is issuing a call for an election of one member of the Commission for Internal Audit (CIA). The mandate of the elected person will be obtained for 3 years (2020-2023).

The elections will be held during ESU’s 78th Board meeting in Brač, Croatia, between the 25th and the 27th of April 2020.

Application procedure

According to point 8.9 of the Standing Orders candidates are required to send:

  • Nomination Letter from a full member organisation
  • Curriculum Vitae, in Europass format
  • Motivation Letter

According to point 8.9b of the Standing Orders, Nominations for President, Vice-Presidents or EC must be submitted in writing to the ESU secretariat and copied to the members of the EC not less than thirty (30) days in advance of a BM. The ESU Secretariat shall distribute all the information relating to the nominations of candidates to all members within ten days of receiving the nominations.

Therefore, candidates shall send their full application (as attachments, links are not acceptable) by e-mail to elections@esu-online.org and CC ec@esu-online.org or hand it personally to the ESU Secretariat (Mundo-Madou, Avenue des Arts 7/8, 1210, Brussels).

The deadline for submitting applications is 25th of March 2020, 23:59 CET.

All application documents will be shared with all members of the Board through Google Drive. ESU will remove such documents from the drive once the election process is over. However, ESU has no control over the transfer of such information once it leaves ESU’s domains.

Should any explanation or further details be needed, please feel free to contact Beatriz Soler, Head of the Secretariat, responsible for the election procedure at beatriz.soler@esu-online.org.

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