HIC-MENA Region is currently undergoing the renewal of
its representatives at the Board.
candidates is now open. Please send the nomination of your candidates at the
Electoral Committee (firstname.lastname@example.org)
guiding the Election process before July 13th, 2014.
Article 9.2) “Regional members are elected through a democratic process
established in each region by the HIC Members located within the region. All
members located within the region must be invited to participate in the
election process. Regional members are persons active in HIC activities. Each
approved region elects one member to the Board and one alternate of a different
All HIC members in MENA region that are shown in the List are invited to
participate in the election process, nominate Candidates from the Voters
List, be nominated and vote in the election.
Criteria for election:
- An electoral
process will be carried to designate one Board Member representing MENA
region and an alternate of opposite gender.
Profile of the candidates:
- Men and women HIC Members working actively in the
MENA region, shown in the List,
engaged with housing, land rights and human settlements; interested to
combine local, national and regional contexts with the global approach and
to represent other HIC MENA Members with a global perspective at the international
- Eligible candidates are not elected as
representatives of their organizations, but as persons willing and able to
carry out the required representative responsibilities of the MENA region.
Responsibilities of Board Members
- Subscribe to and
act in accordance with the objectives
of the Coalition.
of HIC on a solidarity basis, with no retribution (they are not paid).
- Participate in
Board Meetings and global events with support for travel and
accommodations (10 days once a year).
proposals to strengthen the regional perspective in housing and land
commitment to assume the complete mandate: for a four-years term
appointment, only eligible for two consecutive terms.
Requirements for Candidates:
- Being proposed
by a HIC member shown on the List
- Each candidate
must provide the EC a letter of support of his/her organization.
- Each candidate
must provide the EC a short Bio showing his/her background information or
own experience as popular activist.
candidates should understand English or French.
- The HIC Board
Representative and the alternate Member must have gender/geographical
Deadline for nominations:
June 29th-July 13th, 2014
Ms. Shereen Talaat (Egyptian Center for
Civil and Legislative Reform – Egypt): Coordinator
Ms. Wedad Ekkerdaoui (Development Support
Centre for Consultancy and Training – Egypt)
Mr. Alam Gul Ahmadi (Agency of Consultancy for Training – Afghanistan)