39. The Board may define the representation of Social Movements, Women’s and/or Feminist Movements and Discriminated Groups and Minorities by inviting an additional representative of each group, after carrying out a careful assessment of his/her qualifications, skills and interests and having conducted an exhaustive research for potential invitees who could complement the current composition of the Board and enhance the Coalition and its Members.
40. An invitation/appointment of a representative of the mentioned movements in paragraph 39 or of an Associate Member of the Board requires a two thirds (2/3) majority of the sitting Board Members to be approved. The General Assembly must be informed of this decission.
41. Representatives of the invited Social Movements and the Associated Board Member shall confirm in writing their acceptance as candidates before the beginning of the designation process.
42. The term of representatives of Social Movements, Women’s and/or Feminist Movements and Discriminated Groups and Minorities and of the Associated Board Member shall be four (4) years, renewable once, and subject to the same conditions (rights and responsibilities) as the rest of the Board Members.