1. Founding and Governing a VOPE

Section 1 Contains information relevant to VOPEs in the process of founding and formalizing themselves. It also touches on important governance issues relevant to emergent and developed VOPEs.

1.1.Steps towards founding a VOPE
1.2.Decide on formalization
1.3.Define a Vision and Mission 
1.4.Constitutions Founding Documents and Bylaws
1.5.Register as a legal entity
1.6.Establish a membership policy and membership register
1.7.Annual General Meetings

Index for Section 2 (Institutionalizing the VOPE) Here

Index for Section 3 (Carrying out the business of a VOPE) Here


Acknowledgements, Licensing, Attributions

Full details about the acknowledgements, licensing and attributions of this content here.


Note that depending on the size, development phase and purpose of your VOPE, the material presented in this toolkit may need to be contextualized for your specific purposes. Also take note of the full toolkit disclaimer here.



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