Statute Chorus

23/5000 Social object and purpose

Social object and purpose

Constitution and seat

An association called CORO EUROPAE CANTORES is formed. The association is based in Ispra (VA), Via Enrico Fermi, at the Commission of the European Communities - Center for Research - Ispra Plant.

Purpose and Object

The association is not for profit, it is apartheid, apolitical and has the purpose of spreading the practice of choral singing and offering public performances in appropriate places.

The association deals with the practice and diffusion of choral singing and the offering of public performances in appropriate places in compliance with the current rules and the practice of all socio-cultural-recreational activities that the members' assembly wishes to undertake .

It can fulfill any operation considerated appropriate for the achievement of the social object, comprised the compra-sales and the permutes of motionless goods and of mobile goods soggetti to registration; The stipulation of mutual and the concesión of gage or mortgage relatively to the social goods; The granting of sureties and other designs.

The employees of the European Commission of the European Communities - the Joint Research Center - Ispra and their family members can join.

Non-employees of the aforementioned Commission of the European Communities can also join. All members of the association can be ordinary members of the association who share and accept their goals and ways of implementation and may be admitted by resolution of the Board of Directors by an absolute majority of the present.


They are organs of the association:

(A) the shareholders' meeting;

B) the Board of Directors;

C) the Board of Statutory Auditors, if the Shareholders' Meeting decides on the constitution.

No charge is paid. The Board of Directors may determine the reimbursement of expenses incurred by associates responsible for carrying out any activity on behalf of and on behalf of the association.



The assembly, composed of all ordinary members, is convened by the Chairman. The notice of the convocation must be made at least eight days before the date set for the meeting and must contain precise information on the agenda items, date, time and place of the meeting. The assembly of members shall meet at least once a year.

The tasks of the assembly are

A) approve the preliminary and final budget;

B) discuss and approve the annual program formulated by the Board of Directors;

C) approve internal regulations proposed by the Board of Directors;

D) to elect the members of the Board of Directors and the auditors if they are constituted;

E) establish the numerical composition of the Board of Directors.

The assembly shall meet at extraordinary session at the request of at least one third of the members and at least one third of the members of the board of directors or by the will of the chairman whenever he / she hears the need.


The assemblies are valid on first call with the presence of so many associates constituting at least one more than one of the registered members and, at second call, whatever the number of associates present. The second convocation may also take place on the day following the first.

The assemblies initiated for the election of the organs of the association are valid if there is an absolute majority of the associates. The deliberations, however, are taken by the majority of the voters and present.

Assemblies convened to amend the Articles of Association or to dissolve the association must have at least two-thirds of the members present.
Relevant resolutions must be taken by an absolute majority of the present and the relevant minutes must be registered.

Board of Directors


The Board of Directors consists of five to nine members.

The Board of Directors, in the first session, if it has not already provided the shareholders' meeting, elects an absolute majority, the Chairman, the Deputy Chairman, the Secretary and the Treasurer. The Board of Directors meets each time the Chairman considers it appropriate and at least once every three months.

Meetings are valid with the presence of half of the members, including the Chairman. The deliberations shall be adopted by a simple majority, except as provided for in the first paragraph of this Article.

General tasks

These are the duties of the Board of Directors:

A) to assign the position of Music Director

B) to formulate the annual program to be submitted for the approval of the Shareholders' Meeting;

C) to prepare the reports to be presented to the Shareholders' Meeting on the activities carried out;

D) to prepare the annual and final budgets annually;

E) deliberate acceptance of legacies, donations, oblations and various contributions;

F) to propose the approval of the Shareholders' Meeting of the Rules of Procedure or amendments to the Articles of Association;

G) other deliberations not reserved to specific organs of the association.

The members of the Board of Directors are in office for three years and are re-elected.

Tasks detached

The Honorary Representative of the Association is responsible to the President. Presiding and convening the assembly and the Board of Directors, signing the relevant minutes, and has the responsibility to execute the resolutions adopted by the aforementioned bodies, ensuring the organizational and unity of the activity of the association.

The Vice President replaces the President in case of his impediment.

In the event of the Chairman or Vice Chairman's absence or absence or decline, they are replaced by the Board of Directors.

The President has the legal representation of the association; It also oversees the administrative and economic management of the association, which is signed by the Secretary of the Protocol Register for the registration of incoming and outgoing correspondence. It registers, on a special book, the registration of new associates.

Keep the file updated. It draws up the minutes of the sessions of the Council, transcribing those relating to the general assemblies of the associates, ensuring that they are signed by the Chairman and the Secretary of the Assembly.

The Treasurer carries out the compilation of the budget, following the instructions of the Board of Directors and the Chairman. It compiles the annual report to be submitted to the examination and approval of the Board of Directors. It keeps up to date the social accounts in the manner established by the Board of Directors and the regulations and laws in force, keeping the accounting books in perfect order. Signature, as Chairman of the office, correspondence and payment orders.
The Treasurer is responsible for managing the sums attributable to the association he has received or entrusted to him;
And is required to submit the accounts to each request of both the Chairman and the Secretary and the College of Auditors, if constituted.

It provides for keeping the cash register and other accounting documents pertaining to the entire cash flow.

Once a month, the Treasurer submits to the Board the updated cash situation. He is authorized to hold in his hands a sum set by the Board of Directors for any urgent payments.

The Economo, when appointed, keeps inventory of all social material up to date on a special register, supervises maintenance and is responsible for it.

Provides small expenses for which it has a reintegration fund set by the Board of Directors. In the absence of appointment, the office functions are carried out by the Vice President.