Management – Bodies

General Assembly

The General Assembly is the supreme body of the Cyprus Youth Council. The General Assembly meet with decision of the Secretariat once a year with the participation of representatives of all Member Organizations of CYC. The General Assembly deals with the subjects set in the agenda such as Activity Reports, Financial Reports, Discussion of issues that affect young people, Setting the general framework for the CYC, Presence and participation of the Council in a local and an international level and Decision making and drafting of resolutions.

Secretariat

The Secretariat is comprised of 9 members. The members of the Secretariat are elected within candidacies which are submitted by the Full Member-organizations of the CYC for a two-year term. As regards the positions at the Secretariat, except the position of the President, 4 Political Parties’ and 4 Non-Political Parties’ Youth Organizations shall be elected. The Secretariat executes the provisions of the Articles of Association and the decisions taken at the General Assembly and has the obligation to keep the members-organizations informed in relation to issues of common interest.

Financial Control Committee

The Financial Control Committee is comprised of three members from Full Member-organizations are elected at the General Assembly for a period of two years starting from the date of election and have the right to vote. The Committee has the responsibility to conduct internal checks to the financial affairs of the Council, to control the financial agreements of the Council and to prepare a report for the General Assembly in relation to the annual budget and the bills of the CYC. Also, it acts as a consultive body to the Administrative Board of the Council, the members-organizations and the General Assembly in relation to the allocation of the existing resources according to the strategic priorities and the agenda of the CYC, as well as in relation to fundraising.

Consultive Body on Membership Applications

The Consultive Body on Membership Applications is comprised of three members from Full Member-organizations are elected at the General Assembly for a period of two years starting from the date of election and have the right to vote. The CBMA examines the completed applications of the candidate members and drafts a fully reasoned report to the Administrative Board in relation to them. Additionally, it submits a fully reasoned report in relation to the differentiation of the status of the members of the Council as Full, Associate or Observer Members. The CBMA examines whether the existing members-organizations (Full, Associate or Observer Members) keep fulfilling the membership criteria of the Council and drafts a fully reasoned report to the Administrative Board in relation to them.