Program for June 27 Movement Charter Conversations
|Time (UTC)||Meeting content|
|14:00 - 15:30||Composition: What composition should the committee have in terms of movement roles, gender, regions, affiliations and other diversity factors?|
|15:30 - 16:00||Break|
|16:00 - 17:30||(S)Election Process: What is the best process to select the committee members to form a competent and diverse team?|
|17:30 - 18:00||Break|
|18:00 - 19:00||Volunteer Roles: How much dedication is reasonable to expect from committee members, in terms of hours per week and months of work? Should the initial members commit for the whole duration of the project or should renewals be expected?|
Program for June 12 & 13 Movement Charter Conversations
The Movement Charter Conversations that will be held June 12 & 13 will focus on understanding the level of detail (scale) people expect to see for different parts of the Charter. Based on this conversation we hope to advance the discussion around the set up of the Drafting Committee.
For this event, we have provided four documents to prepare yourself. Please read them carefully before the event.
- One pager on Movement Charter in general
- Movement Charter Drafting committee set-up options
- Detailed options on how a Movement Charter could look like.
- Summary of the May 31 preparation discussion for June 12/13
Objectives for the event
- Facilitate clarity, convergence, and progress in the Movement Charter process
- Expand the circle of perspectives, include underrepresented groups specifically
- Understand the expectations for the scale of the Movement Charter
- Define the next steps for setting up the Drafting Group
- Introduction and framing of the conversation
- Status update on the Movement Charter conversations
- Overview of the work ahead
- Working session: Scale of the Movement Charter
- Reading time of framing materials and questions for clarity and understanding
- Group discussion mapping the options for the level of detail for each of the two recommended focal points of the Charter
- Report back from each group to get the full picture
- Matrix polling to map alignment and differences in the room
- Discussion regarding divergence and convergence points
- Working session: Drafting Group next steps
- Overview of how the scale of the Charter content influences the process and Drafting Group set up
- Presentation of a baseline option for the set up (based on a number of community proposals)
- Discuss next steps for putting the drafting group into action
- Next steps to move forward with the Charter
- According to the strategy recommendations, the Movement Charter has two main functions:
- Lay the values, principles and policy basis for Movement structures, including the roles and responsibilities of the Global Council, regional and thematic hubs, as well as other existing and new entities and decision-making bodies,
- Set requirements and criteria for decisions and processes that are Movement-wide to be legitimate and trusted by all stakeholders, e.g. for
- Maintaining safe collaborative environments,
- Ensuring Movement-wide revenue generation and distribution,
- Giving a common direction on how resources should be allocated with appropriate accountability mechanisms.
- Defining how communities work together and are accountable to each other.
- Setting expectations for participation and the rights of participants.