Electoral and voting documents published as World Archery implements governance reforms
At World Archery’s last congress in 2019, delegates passed a motion that delivered a range of constitutional changes aimed at improving the federation’s governance.
Many of these updates have come into effect with the release of the official invitation, electoral documentation and vote weighting calculations for the 2021 Congress, which is scheduled for 17-18 September in Yankton, USA.
The documents were published in the extranet on 19 March ahead of the 21 March deadline.
The electoral procedures detail eligibility requirements, candidature rules and term limits, which come into full effect from 2023, and are accompanied by comprehensive role descriptions for the very first time.
The voting summaries detail the number of votes each member associations will receive during the congress. Previously, members had only one vote but, from 2021, extra votes are earned for achieving the following key activity indicators.
- Registering 12 or more events with World Archery during the last Olympiad.
- Participation in two congresses during the last Olympiad (one by proxy permitted).
- Attending two or more major events with both men and women during the last Olympiad.
Forms for proposing candidates for election and motions or proposals to congress floor are also available. The deadline for submission of these forms is 20 April 2021.