Partnerships for Prosperity
Partnerships for Prosperity (hereinafter referred to as „PPP") is an independent civic association of natural persons and legal entities, which in its activities aims at promoting the economic and social development of the Slovak Republic. The purpose of PPP is to create partnerships mostly between public institutions, business entities and organisations of the so-called third sector with the aim to realise concrete projects focused on the promotion and the diffusion of new technologies and their applications in all sectors of social and economic life. To reach this aim, PPP organise mainly experts' seminars, public presentations, discussion forums, educational activities, issue periodical and non-periodical publications, prepare radio and television programmes, run internet sites, and in all their activities co-operate not only with Slovak but also foreign entities.
Partnerships for Prosperity is an independent association of natural persons and legal entities, which operates in the territory of the Slovak Republic.
The registered office of PPP is at Jašíkova 2, 821 03 Bratislava.
PPP shall follow these Statues and the adopted programme documents in their activities.
PPP shall aim to:
a)promote the economic and social development of the Slovak Republic, with special emphasis on modernisation,
b)promote the diffusion of new technologies and their practical applications in all sectors of political and economic life,
c)organise activities, mainly: experts' seminars, public presentations, discussion forums, educational activities, issue periodical and non-periodical publications, prepare radio and television programmes, run internet sites, this all in co-operation not only with Slovak but also foreign entities.
Any citizen of the Slovak Republic that has reached 14 years of age and accepts the PPP Statues can become a member of PPP. Also, any legal entity registered in the Slovak Republic can be a member of PPP.
Membership shall be acquired by registration made by the PPP Coordination Group.
Membership will end in the event of:
a)voluntary resignation of the PPP member
b)death of the natural person or dissolution of the legal entity
c)exclusion that is possible only in the case of a serious violation of these Statues. Such exclusion will be decided upon by the PPP Coordination Group.
a) to participate to all PPP activities,
b) to use advantages the association offers,
c) to propose candidates for members of the PPP Coordination Group,
d)to be informed about PPP activities, particularly about accounts,
e)to submit proposals, suggestions and recommendations.
Responsibilities of members:
a)to observe the PPP Statues and other relevant documents,
b)to foment the purpose and the work of PPP, on the basis of his/her own capacities and possibilities,
c)to pay membership fees.
PPP Coordination Group
The PPP Coordination Group is the steering and executive body of PPP. It represents PPP in public and acts on its behalf. The PPP Coordination Group elaborates proposals for the activities of the association and coordinates their realisation. The PPP Coordination Group elects the PPP Chairman as its head; he/she is the statutorily empowered representative of the association.
The PPP Coordination Group shall, among others, have the following functions:
a)to prepare and adopt programme documents and plans for concrete PPP activities,
b)to collaborate with individual PPP members in the realisation of activities,
c)to collaborate with other partners in the realisation of activities,
d)to inform PPP members and partners, and the media as well, on a regular basis, about the work and activities of the association,
e)to constitute and abolish special commissions and working groups,
f)to register PPP members,
g)to approve the exclusion of a PPP member from the association,
h)to approve the PPP Statues, including amendments,
i)to convoke the PPP Assembly of Members,
j)to decide on the disband of the association on the basis of the proposal of the PPP Assembly of Members,
k)to issue annual reports, including financial reports,
l)in order to fulfil its tasks it may constitute a paid secretariat.
PPP Assembly of Members
The PPP Assembly of Members is the supreme body of the association. It shall meet at least once in two years and always when requested in writing by at least one third of the members of the association. Each member - natural person and legal entity - has a right to one vote.
The PPP Assembly of Members shall, among others, have the following functions:
a)to elect the PPP Coordination Group,
b)to deliberate the financial report of the Coordination Group,
c)to set strategic tasks and adopt PPP policy guidelines,
d)to decide on PPP's entry into or leaving other associations,
e)to propose amendments to the Statutes to the Coordination Group,
f)to propose the winding-up of PPP to the Coordination Group.
PPP shall create material and financial conditions in order to ensure the realisation of their activities. PPP dispose of their resources in accordance with the valid legal provisions and the PPP Statues.
The PPP Coordination Group, having the legal personality, has the right to administer the PPP property. It may be obliged only to the value of its property and its financial assets.
The property is in the ownership of the association and may be disposed of only with the approval of the PPP Coordination Group.
The income shall be:
a)subsidies and aids,
c)donations and other contributions,
The control of finances shall be executed by an external auditor appointed by the PPP Coordination Group.
The symbols of PPP are the logo and the name.
Transitional and Final Considerations
Transitional and Final Considerations
Until the first PPP Assembly of Members takes place, all functions of the PPP Coordination Committee shall be executed by the founding committee of the association, the name list of which is part of the application for registration (in terms of law).
The winding-up of PPP can only result from a decision taken by a two third majority of the PPP Coordination Group, on the recommendation of the Assembly of Members. In the event of adopting a legally valid decision on the winding-up of the association, the Coordination Group shall decide on the property settlement and the legal succession, eventually appoint a liquidator.
These Statues may be amended by the PPP Coordination Group only.