Constitution


Asia Association for Global Studies

(http://www.aags.org)


Article 1: (Name)

This association's name is Asia Association for Global Studies, hereinafter called this association.


Article 2: (Objectives)

The purpose of this association is to conduct research on globalization in Asia and other world regions.


Article 3:

This association conducts the following activities to achieve the goal specified in the previous article.

-Annual meetings

-International conferences

-Seminars

-Publications of newsletters and journals

-Related activities to achieve the association's goal


Article 4 (Location)

This association is located at 

143-11 Hirato-Ooaza

Hanno-shi, Saitama-ken

357-0211JAPAN


Article 5: (Membership)

Any individual who is interested in the objectives of Article 2 can be a member.

This association's memberships are regular membership and corporate membership.


Article 6 (Membership Fee and Accounting):

Members should pay the membership fee. Regular membership fees are 3,000 yen/year, while corporate membership fees are 20,000 yen/year.

Changes in the amount are determined by annual meetings.

This association's fiscal year begins in April 1 and ends March 31 of the following year.


Article 7 (Board Members)

The Board of Directors shall consist of the President, the Vice-President, the Treasurer, and the Director. The President represents and oversees the operations of the association. The Vice-President supports the president and acts as President when the President is absent. The Treasurer performs financial duties of the association. The Director acts in an advisory capacity concerning the operation of the association.


Article 8 (Terms of board members)

Board members will be reelected after 3 years of appointment.


Article 9 (Amendment)

This constitution shall be amended by votes by fifty percent of the attending members at the annual meeting.


This constitution shall be effective from April 1, 2007.