Minutes of the
Assembly General Meeting
June 11, 1996
The following persons attended:
Manfred Srb, Austria; Jos Huys, Belgium; Regina Reichert, Germany;
Horst Frehe, Germany; Arthur O´Daly, Ireland; Patrizia Moradei, Italy;
Bente Skansgård, Norway; Knud Flaaum, Norway; Vibeke Melstrom, Norway;
Kurt Ahlström, Sweden; Rolf Bergfors, Sweden; Anki Celander, Sweden;
Adolf Ratzka, Sweden; Lena Stenström, Sweden; John Evans, UK; Phil
1. Election of officers
The following officers for the meeting were elected by the Assembly
John Evans, chair; Adolf Ratzka, minute taker; Phil Mason and Horst Frehe,
The present members fulfilled the conditions of the quorum according
to the new Statutes. There were 16 members from 8 countries.
3. Adoption of the ENIL Statute
The meting discussed, amended and unanimously adopted the draft of the Statutes
that had been circulated.
The meeting decided to use the present text of the "Procedures"
as an interim solution and to charge the new Board with the task of presenting
the text to the next ENIL Assembly for revision and adoption.
5. Election of new Board
The meeting decided to elect six (6) Board members at the present meeting
and another three (3) at the next ENIL Assembly. Seven (7) candidates were
identified. The following six (6) were elected by simple majority:
Manfred Srb, Austria;
All votes were valid.
Regina Reichert, Germany;
Bente Skansgärd, Norway;
Adolf Ratzka, Sweden;
John Evans, UK;
Gordana Rajkov, Yugoslavia.
6. Membership of ENIL in the Independent European Disability Forum
The Assembly decided unanimously to have ENIL apply for membership as an
NGO in the newly formed Independent European Disability Forum under the
provision that the Forum´s statutes do not violate the purpose of
ENIL as stated in ENIL´s Statutes.
7. Registration as an international NGO in Sweden
The Assembly decided unanimously to have ENIL registered as an international
NGO with seat in Sweden.
8. Right to sign application for registration of ENIL
The meeting delegated the right to sign the application for the registration
of ENIL as an NGO in Sweden to John Evans and Adolf Ratzka.
9. Membership fees
The meeting decided to charge the Board with the task of preparing a membership
fee policy and to present it to the next ENIL Assembly.
10. Electoral Committee
The Assembly elected Phil Mason, Rolf Bergfors and Dinah Radtke to form
the Electoral Committee.
11. Immediate adoption of the minutes
The Assembly decided unanimously to immediately adopt the minutes of the
present Assembly meeting.
Stockholm June 11, 1996
John Evans chair of the meeting
Adolf Ratzka minute taker
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