Postponement of AGMM 2020

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Following the worldwide outbreak and impact of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic on public health and safety, we have given serious consideration to the maintenance of the AFRINIC Annual General Members’ Meeting (AGMM) that was supposed to be held during the Annual Internet Summit 2020 in Kinshasa on June 11, 2020.

We have assessed the risk involved as regards the movement of staff and attendees bearing in mind the lockdown being implemented in several countries, including those on the continent.

A first consequence of the above has been the postponement of all the activities of the Africa Internet Summit 2020 (AIS’20).

Noting the above the AFRINIC Board of Directors held a special Board meeting on Friday 20 March 2020 and examined:

  1. the feasibility of holding June 2020 via “audio, or audio and visual communication” on the original date as scheduled;
  2. the need to postpone the Annual General Members’ Meeting (AGMM) which is usually held during AIS’20.

The AFRINIC legal team has advised that in terms of

  1. the provisions of Paragraph 3(a) (ii) of Schedule 5 of the Companies Act, had to be fully complied with in the event that an online AGMM was to be resorted to.
  2. Section 115 of the Companies Act AFRINIC has the option of holding the AGMM either before 30 June 2020- its financial year ended on 31 December 2019 – or within a delay of 15 months after the previous AGMM, not later than 19 September 2020.

Thus, it was decided that the AGMM be postponed to September 2020 at a date yet to be decided in the event that no fully and legally compliant technical option is available for holding the June 2020 AGMM online.

The Board will communicate in due course the date and mode of holding of the AGMM.

Thank you in advance for your understanding and cooperation.

 


 

بعد تفشي وباء فيروس COVID-19 (Coronavirus) وتأثيره في جميع أنحاء العالم على الصحة والسلامة العامة ، أخذنا في الاعتبار بجدية الحفاظ على الاجتماع السنوي العام لأعضاء AFRINIC (AGMM) الذي كان من المفترض عقده خلال قمة الإنترنت السنوية 2020 في كينشاسا في 11 يونيو 2020.

لقد قمنا بتقييم المخاطر التي تنطوي عليها حركة الموظفين والحضور مع الأخذ في الاعتبار الإغلاق الجاري تنفيذه في العديد من البلدان ، بما في ذلك تلك الموجودة في القارة.

كانت النتيجة الأولى لما سبق تأجيل جميع أنشطة قمة الإنترنت الأفريقية 2020 (AIS’20).

مع ملاحظة ما سبق ، عقد مجلس إدارة AFRINIC اجتماعًا خاصًا لمجلس الإدارة يوم الجمعة 20 مارس 2020 ودرس

(ط) جدوى عقد يونيو 2020 عبر "الاتصال الصوتي أو الصوتي والمرئي" في التاريخ الأصلي كما هو مقرر ؛
(2) الحاجة إلى تأجيل الاجتماع السنوي العام للأعضاء (AGMM) الذي يُعقد عادةً خلال AIS’20.

وقد نصح الفريق القانوني AFRINIC ذلك من حيث

(أ) يجب الالتزام بأحكام الفقرة 3 (أ) (2) من الجدول 5 من قانون الشركات ، في حالة اللجوء إلى AGMM على الإنترنت.
(ب) لدى القسم 115 من قانون الشركات AFRINIC خيار عقد AGMM إما قبل 30 يونيو 2020 - سنته المالية المنتهية في 31 ديسمبر 2019 - أو في غضون مهلة 15 شهرًا بعد AGMM السابق ، في موعد لا يتجاوز 19 سبتمبر 2020 .

وبالتالي ، تقرر تأجيل AGMM إلى سبتمبر 2020 في تاريخ لم يتحدد بعد في حالة عدم وجود خيار تقني متوافق تمامًا وقانونيًا لعقد AGMM لشهر يونيو 2020 عبر الإنترنت.

سيبلغ المجلس في الوقت المناسب بتاريخ وطريقة عقد AGMM.

نشكرك مقدمًا على تفهمك وتعاونك.

 


 

Após o surto mundial e o impacto da pandemia de COVID-19 (Coronavírus) na saúde e segurança pública, consideramos seriamente a manutenção da Reunião Geral Anual de Membros da AFRINIC (AGMM), que deveria ocorrer durante a Cúpula Anual da Internet 2020 em Kinshasa em 11 de junho de 2020.

Avaliamos o risco envolvido em relação ao movimento de funcionários e participantes, tendo em vista o bloqueio implementado em vários países, inclusive no continente.

Uma primeira consequência do exposto acima foi o adiamento de todas as atividades da África Internet Summit 2020 (AIS'20).

Observando o exposto acima, o Conselho de Administração da AFRINIC realizou uma reunião extraordinária do Conselho na sexta-feira 20 de março de 2020 e examinou

  1. a viabilidade de realizar o mês de junho de 2020 via "comunicação de áudio ou áudio e visual" na data original, conforme programado;
  2. a necessidade de adiar a Assembléia Geral Anual (AGMM), que geralmente é realizada durante o AIS '20.

A equipe jurídica da AFRINIC aconselhou que, em termos de

  1. as disposições do Parágrafo 3 (a) (ii) do Anexo 5 da Lei das Sociedades Comerciais deviam ser integralmente cumpridas no caso de recorrer a uma AGMM on-line.
  2. A Seção 115 da Lei das Sociedades AFRINIC tem a opção de realizar a AGMM antes de 30 de junho de 2020 - seu exercício financeiro encerrado em 31 de dezembro de 2019 - ou com um atraso de 15 meses após a AGMM anterior, o mais tardar em 19 de setembro de 2020 .

Assim, foi decidido que a AGMM seria adiada para setembro de 2020 em uma data a ser decidida no caso de não existir uma opção técnica compatível com a lei e toda a legalidade para manter on-line a AGMM em junho de 2020.

O Conselho comunicará oportunamente a data e o modo de realização da AGMM.

Agradecemos desde já a sua compreensão e cooperação.

 

 

 

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