EIP may bring together members from the same region, country or location to form EIP Sections.
a) Each EIP Section must have its own statutes conforming to the law of its country and which include the following:- a clear statement that the group is part of the World Association for the School as an Instrument of Peace (EIP) and regroups its members as part of that Association;
- a reproduction of the objectives of EIP;
- the guarantee that the group will function democratically
b) In order to accomplish EIP’s objectives, EIP Sections carry out activities according to their level (regional, national or local). They coordinate their activities with EIP’s General Secretariat, under the responsibility of the Board of Directors, as well as with other EIP Sections. They make regular reports of their activities to the General Secretariat, as well as to the Council of Representatives.
c) EIP Sections must keep up to date, for the Association, their Register of Members. The may confide the collection of their membership fees to the Board of Directors.
The creation of EIP Sections is proposed by the Board of Directors, in concert with members, Correspondents and/or active Sections in the zone concerned, and approved by the Council of Representatives. New Sections must present:- their statutes;
- a list of members;
- a description of activities already carried out, if applicable;
- an action plan.
The EIP Sections are convened to participate at Assemblies that concern them. At this time the person or persons who represent them in the Council of Representatives are designated, in conformance to articles 29 and 30 or these statutes.
If an EIP Section contravenes the objectives and/or interests of EIP, the Board of Directors may render sanctions, pronounce its provisionary dissolution, as well as propose the Section’s definitive dissolution to the Council of Representatives.