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World Conference 2005
The draft Activity Plan for the ISGF World Committee was presented by
Riccardo Della Rocca, president of the ISGF World Committee.
The report from the Tuesday workgroups dealing with the draft document on
Mission, Vision and Strategy.
The conference approved the draft version of the Mission to be the final version.
An amendment of the first paragraph of the Vision, proposed by Nigeria, was
An amendment of the second paragraph of the Vision, proposed by Ireland and
seconded by Canada, was rejected.
The conference approved the draft version of the Vision to be the final version.
The conference approved the Strategic Goals for 2020, as presented by the
working Groups, to be the final version.
The World Committee will carefully consider and evaluate all inputs from the
working groups in its future revisions of the Mission, Vision and Strategy for the
The results of the discussions in the Mission, Vision and Strategy groups were
The final activity plan for the World Committee for the years 2005 2008 was
Mrs. Rigmor Lauridsen of Denmark presented the idea that the Kenyan NSGF
should initiate a march bring a flame from the grave of BP to Brownsea Island,
arriving Aug. 1
2007. Also that all participants in the centennial celebrations
should bring some ashes from the campfire to their home NSGFs. This idea
received appreciation from the conference.
Mrs. Lauridsen also suggested a review of the order of the listing of the
activities as presented by the World Committee. Although the individual items
were not numbers, the order in which the items are presented may also carry
some significance, which should be addressed. The Word Committee, as
represented by Riccardo Della Rocca, agreed to take Mrs. Lauridsen's
suggestions to their hearts.
The activity plan was accepted
The following candidates were elected to be on the World Committee for the
years 2005 2011 by a secret ballot:
Mrs. Linda Bates
Mr. Ales Cerin
Mrs. Anne Dupont
Mr. Brett Grant
Mrs. Rigmor Lauridsen
Mr. Mario Sica
Mr. Jean Vandervelden, Treasurer of the World Committee, presented the
proposed Finance Plan for the years 2006 2008.
Mrs. Rigmor Lauridsen of Denmark asked whether the calculated membership
fees are based on the current or on the proposed new system.
Mrs. Lauridsen also questioned the proposed system of refunding only 70% of
the travel costs, which might exclude candidates for financial reasons.