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17 December 2012 | in CUSF News

FASU General Assembly in Namibia

WINDHOEK - The General Assembly of the FASU was held concurrent wit the sixth edition of the FASU Games in Windhoek, Namibia.

Fifteen countries were present at the FASU General Assembly. There were also three countries accepted as observers which have begun the process to become active members of the FASU.

The General Assembly began with the welcome speech of the FASU President, Mr Ralethe Malumbete. He particularly thanked the organizers of the games in the person of its president, Jeffery Werner who is also the president of TISAN, the NUSF of Namibia. He then thanked the Vice-President of FISU, Mr Stefan Bergh who is also the Chair of the Commission in charge of Development (CDSU) for his presence and support. He emphasised the longstanding friendship between FASU and FISU. Mr. Malumbete also thanked Leonz Eder, Vice-President of FISU and EUSA who was the official representative of EUSA at this General Assembly, for his presence. The latter thanked FASU for its hospitality.

FASU President Malumbete & FISU Vice-President & CDSU Chair BerghFISU Vice-President Stefan Bergh then took the floor to emphasize the importance for FISU to see its associate members organize such events. He was pleased by the success of these games and stressed that the organizers have succeeded in less than three months to transform this challenge into a success. He took the opportunity to formally present the medals to the FASU President and the President of the Organising Committee.

Following this protocol part, the work of the AG started with the traditional role call of the delegations. The GA then returned in the heart of the matter by addressing the various reports of the President, the Treasurer and the Secretary General as well as the internal auditor. The following points were also discussed, i.e. future projects, the schedule for 2013, nominations for the organizer of the next games where no less than four countries have shown their interest as well as the affiliation of the DRC. The proposed adoption of the new constitution was postponed in order to comply with the new statutes of FISU.

The General Assembly ended with a speech by the TISAN President.


(Source: Laurent Briel, Director of Development)


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