Full Members

At the current time, the Full Members of the Alcohol Policy Youth Network are:


Conditions for attaining YHO Full Membership (in line with the Constitutions):
(8.1.1.) Full members of YHO are associations or federations of associations that fulfil all conditions to become a full member.

(9.1.) YHO membership is voluntary.

(9.2.) An organization can become an YHO member if:
  • a. It has defined in its basic act that it works in the youth field (necessarily) and the field of reduction of harmful alcohol use (not necessarily).
  • b. Its highest body adopts a resolution to become a member of the YHO.
  • c. It accepts YHO’s constitution and commits the association to abide by it.
  • d. It confirms that it is not affiliated to the alcohol nor tobacco industry.
  • e. When applying for YHO membership an organisation has to submit a proof that the above mentioned conditions have been accepted and a signed statement of commitment to abide YHO’s constitution.
(9.4.) Conditions for attaining the full membership in YHO are:
  • (9.2.) An organization can become an YHO member if:
    a. It has defined in its basic act that it works in the youth field (necessarily) and the field of  reduction of harmful alcohol use (not necessarily).
    b. Its highest body adopts a resolution to become a member of the YHO.
    c. It accepts YHO’s constitution and commits the association to abide by it.
    d. It confirms that it is not affiliated to the alcohol nor tobacco industry.
    e. When applying for YHO membership an organisation has to submit a proof that the above mentioned conditions have been accepted and a signed statement of commitment to abide YHO’s constitution.
  • (9.3.1.) To have both – local and national outreach.
  • (9.3.2.) The candidate has to be a youth-led organization with its membership and leadership within the age limits of 15 and 30. Upon application the candidate organization must submit a signed statement that it fulfils this condition.
  • (9.3.3.) To have at least one »active commitment« in the field of youth health. »Active commitment« is a project or activity of an YHO member, which proves the association is active in the YHO’s field of action.
  • (9.4.1.) If the candidate for membership is an association, it is required to have at least 100 members (persons).
  • (9.4.2.) If the candidate for membership is a federation of associations, it is required to have at least 5 members – associations with together at least 100 members (persons).
(9.5) Conditions for keeping full membership of YHO:
  • (9.5.1.) The same points included under 9.3.
  • (9.5.2.) In case an existing full member doesn’t have at least one »active commitment« at the time of the General Assembly, it is a requirement to obtain one within three months after it.
A YHO Full Membership is inheriting the Associate members' rights and duties:

(10.1.)  YHO observing and associate members’ rights and duties are to:
  • a. Help create and execute YHO`s programme.
  • b. Function accordingly to the YHO constitution.
  • c. Pay a yearly fee if determined by the General Assembly each year.
  • d. Have proposing rights at the General Assembly 

10.2  YHO full members' rights and duties are the same as mentioned in 10.1 and additionally to:
  • a. Participate in YHO bodies.
  • b. To oversee the material and financial business of YHO.
  • c. Elect its representatives in YHO bodies.
  • d. Have voting rights in the General Assembly.
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