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Cooperation and Solidarity Advisory Commission

Composition, functions and regulations

The Cooperation and Solidarity Advisory Commission  is made up of the following members:

- The Vice-Rector for Territory and Social Commitment: Dr Sílvia Llach Carles

- The Head of the Social Commitment Unit, Ms Sílvia Lloveras Pimentel

- The person responsible for the area of Cooperation and Volunteering, who acts as a secretary: Ms Gemma Ros Payró

- The Faculty deans and school directors, or the persons delegated by them:

Office of the dean of the Faculty of Business and Economic Sciences: Dr Pilar Morera Basuldo

Office of the dean of the Faculty of Law: Dr Marco Aparicio Wilhelmi

Office of the dean of the Faculty of Nursing:Dr Cristina Bosch Farré

Office of the dean of the Faculty of Education and Psychology Dr Carme Montserrat Boada

Office of the dean of the Faculty of Tourism Dr M. Dolors Vidal Casellas

Office of the dean of the Faculty of Arts Dr Àngel Quintana Morraja

Office of the dean of the Faculty of Science Dr Jesús Colprim Galceran

Office of the dean of the Faculty of Medicine Dr Maria Teresa Puig Miquel

Management of the Polytechnic School: Dr M. Luisa Garcia-Romeu de Luna

- Director of the School of Doctoral Studies: Dr Miquel Solà Puig

- Two representatives of the University’s administrative and service staff (PAS), chosen for and among this sector's cloister representatives: Sr Jesús Rodríguez Maldonado and Ms Sílvia Solé Sabaté

- Two student representatives:

One representative of the Student Council: Mr Isaac Coronas Gumbau

One representative of the students’ associations of the UdG: Mr David Ordoñez Doña

They are the responsibilities of the Cooperation and Solidarity Advisory Commission:

a) Defining the UdG’s actions policy in the areas of cooperation and solidarity.

b) Defining the territories, areas of action and types of actions to implement on matters of cooperation and solidarity.

c) Seeking to obtain the required economic resources to carry out the activities and knowing the income and expenses that are destined annually by the UdG for this purpose.

d) Discussing and agreeing on the criteria and making the calls for grants for projects in the area of cooperation and solidarity.

e) Ensuring the coherence and effectiveness of the actions carried out and monitoring and evaluating the projects and activities funded.

f) Promoting the signing of collaboration agreements with other entities and institutions on matters of cooperation and solidarity.

g) Creating technical committees for evaluating and advising about projects, wherever considered appropriate. As many members of staff of the University community as external experts to the UdG can form part of this committee,

The Cooperation and Solidarity Commission of the University of Girona is the organ designated to advise the Governing Council on matters concerning cooperation with development and solidarity, whose task is listening to and compiling the university community’s suggestions in this area through the representatives who are members of this Commission.

1. The Cooperation and Solidarity Advisory Commission is made up of the following members:
a) Vice-rector for cooperation and solidarity policies, who presides over this Commission.
b) Person responsible for the Development Cooperation Office, who acts as secretary.
c) Faculty deans and directors of schools or the people delegated by them.
d) Two representatives of the university's PAS, chosen for and among the university Senate representatives of this sector.
e) Two student representatives, one in representation of the Student Council and the other in representation of the students’ associations of the UdG that carry out cooperation and solidarity activities and projects.
2. The duration of the mandate of the elected members will be four years, except for the students representatives, for whom it will be two years. A substitute will be nominated for each position of responsibility . The designation of members by each of the represented sectors will be notified to the Secretary-General by means of the University register. The Secretary-General will make it known who presides over the commission and the Governing Council. The Secretary-General will ensure that each sector chooses its representatives.
3. In the event of loss of the condition for which they were elected a member, or in cases of vacancies or resignations, the commission member will be replaced by the designated substitute.

Article 3. Responsibilities
These are the responsibilities of the Cooperation and Solidarity Advisory Commission:
a) Defining the UdG actions policy in the areas of cooperation and
solidarity.
b) Defining the territories, areas of action and types of actions to implement on matters of cooperation and solidarity. c) Seeking to obtain the required economic resources to carry out the
activities and knowing the income and expenses that are destined annually by the UdG for this
purpose.
d) Discussing and agreeing on the criteria and making the calls for grants for projects in
the area of cooperation and solidarity.
e) Ensuring the coherence and effectiveness of the actions carried out and monitoring
and evaluating the projects and activities funded.
f) Promoting the signing of collaboration agreements with other entities and institutions on matters of cooperation and solidarity. g) Creating technical committees for evaluating and advising about projects, wherever considered appropriate. As many members of staff of the University community as external experts to the UdG can form part of this committee,


Article 4. How it functions
1.The secretary will summons the Commission by order of the Chairperson
at least eight working days before the date it will take place.
Extraordinary sessions can be summonsed in urgent circumstances, according to criteria laid down by the
Chairperson.
2.The call will indicate the day, the time, the foreseen duration, the place of the meeting and the order
of the day, and the complementary documentation will be attached to it. Two
calls call be foreseen, with a fifteen-minute interval between each of them.
3. The president will be able to invite experts or advisers to the meetings of the Commission either on their own initiative or by
agreement with the Commission.
4.The Commission will remain validly constituted in the first call while at least half its members are
present. In the second call, the
presence of a third of its members will be sufficient for the valid constitution of the Commission
. In both the first and the second call,
those in a position of responsibility from the office of the president or the office of the secretary, or where relevant their
substitutes,
must be present. 5. No matter that does not feature on
the agenda can be the subject of deliberation or agreement unless all the members of the Commission are present and
the matter is declared as urgent with a majority of votes in favour.
6. The Commissions’ agreements will be adopted by consent or a simple majority of the
members present, and in the latter case if there is a draw the chairperson of the Commission
will have the casting vote. It will be understood that there is consent when the chairperson of the
Commission formulates proposals that once announced do not cause opposition or objection. The ordinary voting system is a raise of hands, with the votes in favour asked for first, followed by the votes against. and finally the abstentions.
7. The secretary will take the minutes of the sessions of the Commission with the chairperson's consent and the agreements taken and the outcome of the votes will be recorded.


Repealing provision
Single. The regulations of the Development Cooperation Commission approved by the Governing Council in session 3/04 of 28 October 2004 is repealed.


Final provision
Single. These regulations will come into force the day after their publication in the Official Gazette of the University of Girona (BOUdG).