World Lebanese Cultural Union (Archives)

World Lebanese Cultural Union (Archives)

The World Secretary General (WSG)


The World Secretary General has the authority to implement the plans and to execute the decisions of the World President, and is further responsible under his/her delegated responsibilities, for all matters within the jurisdiction of the President and in particular the following:

  • To ensure realization of the objectives of WLCU as defined in the Basic Constitutional Bylaws.
  • To ensure execution of the decisions agreed upon by the World Conference and the World Council
  • To address a call to the World Conference to convene in a General Assembly
  • To address a call to the World Councilto convene
  • To accept affiliations to WLCU and issue membership cards.
  • To authorize and supervise the establishment of branches and to authorize the establishment of more than one branch in any one city
  • To coordinate the work of the committees of Geographical Regions and of the National and Provincial Councils and of branches and organizations
  • To render judgment in differences between members and organizations of WLCU such as by way of example, between National and Provincial Councils and those of lower levels.
  •  To supervise the elections of the Committee of the geographical region.
  • To appoint special committees for executing certain objectives of WLCU
  • To appoint administrative, technical and counseling officials
  • To sign correspondence and powers of attorney
  • To administer the funds of WLCU and sign financial transactions with the World Treasurer, and to assign a legal auditor, as appointed by the President, for auditing the books and certifying the budget and submitting an annual financial report to the World Conference.
  • To attend meetings of the World Conference and of the World Council, and to record the minutes of the meetings, personally or through a delegate, and to co-sign said minutes with the President.
  • To attend, whether personally or through a delegate the meetings of committees of Geographical Regions and the elections of Boards of such committees
  • To serve, whenever necessary, the decisions of the World Conference, of the World Council and of other affiliate organizations.
  • To delegates to each Assistant Secretary General, certain specialized functions, by as decreed holding him/her accountable to the World Secretary General for their actions, such as the coordination with the president of each committee of a geographical region, and with the Presidents of the National and Provincial Councils in the execution of all matters delegated to him.

World Lebanese Cultural Union

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