Regulation of Mondo Internazionale Hub

Division Mondo Internazionale Hub

Article 1

INSTITUTION

Mondo Internazionale Hub is established as a division of Mondo Internazionale Association, as established by art. 37 of the Single Regulations of the same. The division is under the direction of the Presidency, the Steering Committee and the General Manager.

Article 2

PURPOSES AND ACTIVITIES

Mondo Internazionale Hub represents the division of Mondo Internazionale Association for research activities carried out in the field of innovation and sustainable development.

Mondo Internazionale Hub division is specialized in developing highly scientific research on issues concerning sustainability and new technologies, touching on different but complementary areas to provide comprehensive assessments and analyses and innovative and sustainable development models. Mondo Internazionale Hub also aims to disseminate its research results through training events for public and private bodies.

Article 3

MEMBERS

Members of Mondo Internazionale Hub are all those who are regularly enrolled in Mondo Internazionale Association and whose application for membership in the division is successful.

Article 4

MEMBERSHIP CRITERIA

The membership application in Mondo Internazionale Hub division may be made if the member meets the following requirements:

a. The candidate must have completed a three-year degree cycle or, alternatively, be enrolled in a specialist/Master's degree course or a Level I or II Master's degree issued by recognized university institutes. Foreign qualifications, artistic or musical, legally recognized and equivalent to a three-year degree, are also recognized. For candidates enrolled in single cycle degree courses, the candidate must be regularly enrolled in the 3rd year of the course. Applications are also valid for candidates enrolled in research doctorates in Italy or abroad at recognized university institutes.

b. The candidate must be a regular member of Mondo Internazionale Association at the time the application is submitted. The application for membership in the Mondo Internazionale Hub is assessed by the Director Division together with the General Director of Mondo Internazionale Association. The latter is required to consult in advance with the General Secretary and the Steering Committee. The membership application in Mondo Internazionale Hub must demonstrate the validity of the research and innovation skills and must contain a research project proposal accompanied by a letter of motivation.

c. In case of rejection, the application may be submitted again after 6 months from the submission of the last membership application in Mondo Internazionale Hub. It is possible to appeal in case of rejection to the President who is obliged to consult with the Steering Committee to re-examine the reasons for rejection.

Article 5

EXCLUSION CRITERIA FOR MEMBERS

The expulsion of members from the division of Mondo Internazionale Hub is regulated by Art. 5 of the Statue of Mondo Internazionale Association. The Board of Directors of Mondo Internazionale Association decides on the expulsion of the members of Mondo Internazionale Hub. The Steering Committee of Mondo Internazionale Association expresses itself in favor or against by a qualified majority of the members present at the vote, on the proposal of the Board of Directors of the division. In cases of absolute urgency, the President of Mondo Internazionale Association may take appropriate action, in accordance with the provisions of chapter 1 art. 1 of the Single Regulation of the Association itself.

Article 6

THE DIVISION BODIES

The division of Mondo Internazionale Hub carries out its activities under the supervision of the Board of Directors.

Article 7

BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF MONDO INTERNAZIONALE HUB

1. The Board of Directors of Mondo Internazionale Hub is composed by the Director, the Secretary and the Advisor of Mondo Internazionale Hub Division. The Board of Directors is appointed by the Steering Committee of Mondo Internazionale Association, which elects its members by qualified majority vote of its members. The Board of Directors is renewed every 2 years.

2. The Board of Directors of Mondo Internazionale Hub performs the following tasks:

a. Resolves on decisions to be taken in relation to the management and organisation of the Mondo Internazionale Hub division;

b. Resolves on the entry of members into the division of Mondo Internazionale Hub;

c. It provides guidelines for the organisation and the conduct of activities to the Research Managers of Mondo Internazionale Hub;

d. It organizes periodic meetings with the Steering Committee of Mondo Internazionale Association and, if requested, with the Board of Directors of Mondo Internazionale Academy;

e. To coordinate and supervise the activities of the Mondo Internazionale Hub in such a way that they do not in any way conflict with national regulations, the Statute and the Single Regulations of Mondo Internazionale Association.

f. It plans, deliberates and supervises the division's budget activities, in close contact with the Treasury of Mondo Internazionale Association;

g. The Board of Directors decides on the dissolution of Mondo Internazionale Hub together with the Steering Committee of Mondo Internazionale Association:

a. To dissolve the division, a first unanimous vote of the Board of Directors of the Mondo Internazionale Hub is required; if the vote is successful, the Board of Directors of the Mondo Internazionale Hub must present the dissolution motion to the Steering Committee of Mondo Internazionale Association;

b. The Steering Committee must approve the motion unanimously by those present at the vote, who must represent at least 2/3 of the total members of the Committee;

c. If the Steering Committee of Mondo Internazionale Association is also in favour of the dissolution, the Board of Directors of Mondo Internazionale Hub must proceed to communicate by official press release the dissolution of the division, which is published on the website of the Mondo Internazionale Hub Association;

d. In case of dissolution of Mondo Internazionale Hub, the Director of Mondo Internazionale Hub must initiate the dissolution procedure; the Director, together with the Board of Directors of Mondo Internazionale Hub, has the task of verifying that any remaining assets of Mondo Internazionale Hub are entrusted to Mondo Internazionale Association. The Board of Directors of Mondo Internazionale Association must then assess any returns to public and private entities that have disbursed funds to Mondo Internazionale Hub.

Main offices

On February 1st, every two years from February 2020, the Steering Committee of Mondo Internazionale Hub Association meets to renew the offices of the Steering Committee of Mondo Internazionale Hub. At this meeting, the Board of Directors elects from among its members the Director, the Advisor and the Secretary of Mondo Internazionale Hub.

Article 8

DIRECTOR OF MONDO INTERNAZIONALE HUB

1. The Director of Mondo Internazionale Hub is appointed on the proposal of the General Manager of Mondo Internazionale Association and is elected by qualified majority vote of the Steering Committee of the same. The term of office is 2 years and is tacitly renewable. The Director may resign at any time by informing the Steering Committee of Mondo Internazionale Association in writing at least 90 days before the actual resignation, unless otherwise agreed between the Parties. If the Steering Committee of Mondo Internazionale Association deems it necessary, it may revoke the office of Director of Mondo Internazionale Hub by qualified majority, giving reasons for the decision in writing and communicating it through official channels. The decision of the Steering Committee shall take effect 3 days after the communication.

2. The Director must represent and maintain the national and international relations of Mondo Internazionale Hub with public and private bodies, institutions, international organizations, university institutes, supporters of the division and volunteers.

3. The Director must have leadership skills, i.e. the ability to identify the most important problems and to guide the Board of Directors with objectivity and balance, favouring the contribution of the Advisor, as well as assisting the Board of Directors in decisions of an urgent nature.

4. The Director shall:

a. Ensure the proper functioning of the Board of Directors and represent its positions within and outside the Division;

b. Ensure compliance with the law and internal rules;

c. Represent but not replace the Board of Directors in dictating objectives or placing constraints on staff, except in cases of urgency;

d. Delegate its functions to the Advisor, if necessary, while continuing to answer for them;

e. Maintain constant contact with the Steering Committee and the General Manager of Mondo Internazionale Association to coordinate the activities of the division;

f. Monitor the correct use of any form of funding provided to Mondo Internazionale Hub, ensuring that the funds available are used in the performance of the activities provided for and protected from any potentially illegal and/or harmful activity in accordance with applicable law and the internal regulations of Mondo Internazionale Association;

h. Coordinate the Research Managers of Mondo Internazionale Hub;

i. Manage the formulation of collaboration agreements with partners and/or third parties;

l. Propose the dissolution of the division at the meeting of the Board of Directors of the Mondo Internazionale Hub;

m. to act as the Chairman of the Members Meeting.

5. At the end of his or her term of office, the Director shall remain in office for ordinary administration until the Steering Committee elects a successor.

6. A third party liability policy must be taken out for the Director covering the risks inherent in his role as representative of the division, as soon as the financial resources of the Mondo Internazionale Association allow it.

7. The Director, in case of absolute urgency to comply with current regulations, shall take all necessary measures, replacing the Board of Directors for a limited time. The Director has 30 days to provide a report on what has happened to the Board of Directors and refer the decisions to the Board of Directors, which must decide by qualified majority on the Director's work. If the regulations in force have been unequivocally violated by a member of the Board of Directors, the latter must be immediately excluded from any activity of the Association and of the Board pending a decision by the Steering Committee of Mondo Internazionale Association on the measures to be taken in consultation with the Assembly of the Members. The Director has the task of submitting a written report informing each member of the Steering Committee of Mondo Internazionale Association of what has happened, within 3 days from the exclusion of the member.

8. The Director may have access, subject to authorization of the President of Mondo Internazionale Association, or on his behalf of the Vice President, to all documents; software, computer and no-computer programs in admin mode; bank accounts; safe-deposit boxes; the registered and/or operational headquarters of the Association and any movable and immovable property of the Association limited to the performance of its functions and duties.

9. All information that the Director of Mondo Internazionale Hub deals with regard to Mondo Internazionale Association and its organization of internal and external activities is to be considered confidential and prohibited from disclosure. The same applies to the division of Mondo Internazionale Hub, in all its parts.

10. In the international context in which the division operates is identified as "Director of Mondo Internazionale Hub".

11. The Director assumes full responsibility in the performance of the activities indicated and the burden of reparation towards Mondo Internazionale Association and the division in case of damages resulting from negligence and/or failure to perform his duties. He is liable civilly and criminally if the damage caused provides for the possibility of recourse to legal action against him. If the damage caused is attributable to the failure of the General Manager of Mondo Internazionale Hub Association to perform his duties, the latter shall be civilly and criminally liable for the actions of the Director of the Mondo Internazionale Hub.

Article 9

SECRETARY OF MONDO INTERNAZIONALE HUB

1. The Secretary of the Mondo Internazionale Hub is appointed at the proposal of the General Manager of Mondo Internazionale Association and is elected by qualified majority vote of the Steering Committee of the same. The term of office lasts 2 years and is tacitly renewable. The Secretary may resign at any time by informing the Steering Committee of Mondo Internazionale Association in writing 90 days before the actual resignation, unless otherwise agreed by the Parties. If the Steering Committee deems it necessary, it may revoke the office of Secretary by qualified majority, giving reasons for the decision in writing and communicating it through official channels. The decision of the Steering Committee shall take effect as from 3 days after the communication.

2. The Secretary is responsible for coordinating and managing the general administration of the Mondo Internazionale Hub together with the Director.

3. The Secretary shall act with the powers expressly delegated to him by these Regulations. The Secretary shall:

a. Provide the Board of Directors with scenarios on the future of the division and strategies for its development;

b. Protect the image and credibility of Mondo Internazionale Hub;

c. Refuse donations incompatible with the purposes of the association;

d. Avoid purchases or decisions in conflict of interest;

e. Set remuneration and benefits for employees within the usual limits for the professionalism employed and in compliance with current labour regulations, to guarantee the safety of the offices in accordance with the rules laid down by Italian law, jointly consulting the Director and the Advisor;

f. Implement the policy resolutions formulated by the Board of Directors, in consultation with the Director and the Advisor and respond to the results achieved;

g. Freely choose the most suitable instruments to achieve the objectives set by the Board of Directors;

h. Propose to the Board of Directors an Annual Plan and a Three-Year Plan for the planning of activities, according to the objectives formulated by the Board of Directors;

i. Inform the General Manager of Mondo Internazionale Association, the Director of Mondo Internazionale Hub, or in his absence the Advisor , and the Steering Committee in particular of the most relevant events and trends, the opinions that may influence their decisions, the situations in which the Board of Directors deviates from its previous guidelines and informs the Director, in his absence the Advisor , of the topics that it would be appropriate, in his opinion, to put on the agenda;

l. Maintain relations with the other divisions and with all public and private bodies with which it is appropriate to collaborate in order to achieve the objectives set by the Board of Directors, in compliance with the law and confidentiality;

m. Be responsible for the work of the staff and to manage it in compliance with the rules established by the Steering Committee of Mondo Internazionale Association and the employment contracts. It shall not prevent any employee from addressing the Board of Directors of Mondo Internazionale Hub or the Presidency of Mondo Internazionale Association to report violations of internal regulations;

n. Set up Commissions with operational tasks in execution of resolutions of the Board of Directors with the consent of the Director, or in the absence of the Advisor;

o. Ensure that the Director and the Advisor are aware of basic issues and procedures of his work, so that he may be temporarily replaced if necessary and must inform the General Manager of Mondo Internazionale Association periodically, except in urgent cases;

p. Draw up the appointments necessary for the conferral of offices within the Mondo Internazionale Hub, with the consent of the General Manager of Mondo Internazionale Association and the Director of Mondo Internazionale Hub, or in his absence of the Advisor.

4. The Board of Directors also grants the following powers to the Secretary, to be exercised by joint signature with the General Manager of the Mondo Internazionale Association and the Director of Mondo Internazionale Hub, or on his behalf the Advisor:

a. Make purchases as part of the activities of the division, committing the Mondo Internazionale Association for all rights and obligations that may derive from it, within the limits of the programs approved by the Steering Committee of Mondo Internazionale Association and subject to authorization by the General Manager of the same;

b. Define the specific skills of employees and external collaborators;

c. Hire, promote, suspend and dismiss personnel within the division;

d. Provide for the payment of periodic salary payments to employees of the division, as well as contributions and related compulsory fulfilments;

e. Implement all accident prevention measures to protect the division's employees and collaborators, adopting all necessary precautions and providing them with the necessary training in order to avoid and prevent any possible generic or specific risk to which they may be exposed;

f. Deal with assistance and consultancy relationships with professionals of continuous or occasional duration and involving legal, administrative, fiscal, technical, promotional, etc. issues to be proposed for signature to the Director;

g. Adopt all necessary measures to prevent violations of the obligation of privacy with the right to appoint data processors responsible for the processing of personal data;

h. Perform any other act within the ordinary administration, according to the programs and within the spending limits approved by the Board of Directors of Mondo Internazionale Hub and the Steering Committee of the Mondo Internazionale Association.

6. The Secretary may have access, with the prior permission of the President of Mondo Internazionale Association, or in his place of the Vice-President, and the Director of Mondo Internazionale Hub, to all documents; software, computer and no-computer programs in admin mode; the bank account; the registered and/or operational headquarters of the Association; and any movable and immovable property of the Association limited to the performance of its functions and duties.

7. All information that the Secretary of the Mondo Internazionale Hub discusses about Mondo Internazionale Association and its organization of internal and external activities is to be considered confidential and prohibited from disclosure. The same applies to the division of Mondo Internazionale Hub, in all its parts.

8. In the international context in which the division operates, it is identified as the "Secretary of Mondo Internazionale Hub".

9. The Secretary assumes full responsibility in the performance of the activities indicated and the burden of reparation towards Mondo Internazionale Association and the division in case of damages resulting from negligence and/or failure to perform his duties. He shall be liable civilly and criminally if the damage caused provides for the possibility of recourse to legal action against him. If the damage caused is attributable to the failure of the General Manager of Mondo Internazionale Association to perform his duties, the latter shall be civilly and criminally liable for the actions of the Secretary of the Mondo Internazionale Hub.

Article 10

ADVISOR OF MONDO INTERNAZIONALE HUB

1. The Advisor of Mondo Internazionale Hub is appointed on the proposal of the General Manager of Mondo Internazionale Association and is elected by qualified majority vote of the Steering Committee of the same. The term of office lasts 2 years and is tacitly renewable. The Advisor may resign at any time by informing the Steering Committee in writing 90 days before the actual resignation, unless otherwise agreed between the Parties. If the Steering Committee deems it necessary, it may revoke the office of Advisor by qualified majority, giving reasons for the decision in writing and communicating it through official channels. The decision of the Steering Committee shall take effect 3 days after the communication.

2. The Advisor shall support the work of the Director of Mondo Internazionale Hub by providing advice on decisions to be taken in the Board of Directors and on the implementation of the guidelines provided by the General Manager and the Steering Committee of Mondo Internazionale Association.

3. The Advisor shall:

a. Support the Director in the elaboration and implementation of operational guidelines for the division's activities;

b. Support the Secretary in organizing the administration of the division;

c. Supervise the management and performance of the activities organized by the Mondo Internazionale Hub division;

d. Coordinate the organization of events and conferences;

e. Participate in national and international meetings of an operational nature where it is necessary to plan the division's activities and replace the Director if necessary;

f. Monitor the work of the internal work teams at Mondo Internazionale Hub.

4. The Advisor may have access, with the prior authorization of the President of Mondo Internazionale Association, or on his behalf of the Vice-President, and the Director of Mondo Internazionale Hub, to documentation; software, computer and no-computer programs in admin mode; the registered and/or operational headquarters of the Association; and any movable and immovable property of the Association limited to the performance of its functions and duties.

5. All information that the Advisor of Mondo Internazionale Hub deals with regard to Mondo Internazionale Association and its organization of internal and external activities is to be considered confidential and prohibited from disclosure. The same applies to the division of Mondo Internazionale Hub, in all its parts.

6. In the international context in which the division operates, it is identified as "Advisor of Mondo Internazionale Hub".

7. The Advisor assumes full responsibility in the performance of the activities indicated and the burden of reparation towards Mondo Internazionale Association and the division in case of damages resulting from negligence and/or failure to perform his duties. He is liable civilly and criminally if the damage caused provides for the possibility of recourse to legal action against him. If the damage caused is attributable to the failure of the General Manager of Mondo Internazionale Association to perform his duties, the latter shall be civilly and criminally liable for the actions of the Advisor of Mondo Internazionale Hub.

Article 11

RESEARCH MANAGER

1. The Research Manager of Mondo Internazionale Hub is appointed by the Board of Directors of Mondo Internazionale Hub upon proposal of the Director of Mondo Internazionale Hub. The Board of Directors of the Mondo Internazionale Hub appoints the Research Manager of the Mondo Internazionale Hub by qualified majority vote of its members. The term of office is 2 years and may be renewed. The Research Manager of Mondo Internazionale Hub may resign at any time by giving prior written notice to the Director of Mondo Internazionale Hub at least 90 days before the actual resignation, unless otherwise agreed between the Parties. If the Board of Directors of Mondo Internazionale Hub deems it necessary, it may, by qualified majority, revoke the position of Research Manager of Mondo Internazionale Hub, giving reasons for the decision in writing and communicating it through official channels. The decision of the Board of Directors shall take effect 3 days after the communication.

2. The Research Manager of Mondo Internazionale Hub may appoint one to two Deputy Research Managers of Mondo Internazionale Hub to carry out his or her own functions when he or she cannot be present or to support the activities of the project. When the Deputy Research Manager assumes the powers and duties of the Research Manager, he or she also assumes responsibility for the actions taken during his or her management period. The Deputy Research Manager of Mondo Internazionale Hub is appointed by the Research Manager of Mondo Internazionale Hub with the approval of the Board of Directors of Mondo Internazionale Hub. The term of office is 2 years and may be renewed. The Deputy Research Manager of Mondo Internazionale Hub may resign at any time by giving prior written notice to the Research Manager of Mondo Internazionale Hub at least 60 days prior to the actual resignation, unless otherwise agreed between the Parties. If the Board of Directors of Mondo Internazionale Hub deems it necessary, it may, by qualified majority, revoke the office of Deputy Research Manager of Mondo Internazionale Hub by giving reasons for the decision in writing and communicating it through official channels. The decision of the Board of Directors shall take effect 3 days after the communication.

3. The Research Manager of Mondo Internazionale Hub is responsible for initiating and coordinating the reference research project within Mondo Internazionale Hub. It is the task of the Research Manager to assess, together with the Board of Directors of Mondo Internazionale Hub that the project started is not in conflict with the established guidelines. If it is foreseen by the project, the Research Manager must provide support for the development and implementation of the project on the national and international territory, interfacing with any public or private bodies and individuals included in the project itself. The Research Manager of Mondo Internazionale Hub supervises the entire team working in the project.

4. The Research Manager must take care of the image of Mondo Internazionale Association and of Mondo Internazionale Hub in the exercise of its functions, operating in the most transparent and objective way possible.

5. The Research Manager has the duty to protect any sensitive information and/or data belonging to Mondo Internazionale Association and Mondo Internazionale Hub during the performance of his duties.

6. The Research Manager, if necessary, may request to consult the legal, operational and accounting documentation of Mondo Internazionale Association and of Mondo Internazionale Hub Division by submitting a formal written request to the Director of the Mondo Internazionale Hub, subject to the approval of the Steering Committee of Mondo Internazionale Association.

7. All the information that the Research Manager of Mondo Internazionale Hub deals with regarding to Mondo Internazionale Association and its internal and external activities is to be considered confidential and prohibited from disclosure. The same applies to the division of Mondo Internazionale Hub, in all its parts.

8. In the international context in which the division operates, it is identified as "Research Manager of Mondo Internazionale Hub".

9. The Research Manager of Mondo Internazionale Hub assumes full responsibility in the performance of the activities indicated and the burden of reparation towards Mondo Internazionale Association and the division in case of damage resulting from negligence and/or default in the performance of their duties. He shall be liable civilly and criminally if the damage caused provides the possibility of recourse to legal action against him. If the damage caused is attributable to the failure of the Director of Mondo Internazionale Hub to perform his duties, he shall be liable civilly and criminally for the actions of the Research Manager of Mondo Internazionale Hub.

Organization of the division

Article 12

MEMBERS

1. Those who intend to become Members of the Hub division of Mondo Internazionale must be, at the time of submitting the application, Ordinary Members of Mondo Internazionale Association; the application for the association is made by written application using the "become an Associate" form on mondointernazionale.com website. A self-certification must be inserted in the association request form in which the candidate declares whether he has suffered criminal convictions or has criminal charges pending in Italy or abroad, specifying, if so, the crimes for which he has been convicted or is under investigation. It is also necessary to include the acceptance of rights for the protection of privacy and the assumption of all civil and criminal responsibility for any activity carried out within the Association, including responsibility for what is disclosed in a personal capacity through Mondo Internazionale channels.

2. Specifying the provisions of art. 4 of the Statute of Mondo Internazionale, the Steering Committee may appoint Ordinary Members those who have particular expertise in the areas of interest to the Association's activities.

3. The Ordinary Members who submit their resignation in order to take up a paid position in the Association, at the end of such position, may apply for readmission as Ordinary Members.

4. The Steering Committee shall decide on the admission of applications, referred to in the previous articles, with its own unquestionable judgment at the first meeting that it shall hold after the submission of the application or at the one immediately following, should it be necessary to obtain further clarifications or information. In order to simplify admission, the Steering Committee may elect by qualified majority a delegate from among its members to check and decide on applications for admission.

5. Ordinary and Honorary Members have the right to vote in the Assembly and also have the right to the active and passive electorate for the appointment of the Association's corporate offices. Ordinary and Honorary Members may be represented at the Assembly by another Ordinary Member; however, no Member may hold more than three proxies. Proxies for the election of the Steering Committee are not allowed.
6. Members are required to pay the annual membership fee in the amount and in the manner established each year by the Steering Committee.
The actual admission is determined by an official e-mail certifying the association at Mondo Internazionale.

7. The status of associate is lost in the cases provided for in Article 5 of the Statute. The exclusion of an Associate from the Association is decided by the Assembly on the proposal of the Steering Committee if the Associate does not comply with the provisions contained in the Statute, in these regulations and in any other act adopted by the bodies of the Association, or the resolutions taken by the competent bodies, carries out activities contrary to the interests of the Association, materially or morally harms it, foments disagreements and unrest among members, does not fulfill its obligations to the Association.

8. Cases of inefficient or harmful associates must be reported to the Presidency by each associate who has knowledge of them. The General Secretary, having carried out the preliminary activity in agreement with the Vice-President if necessary, shall report in writing to the President who, during the meeting of the Steering Committee, will take appropriate measures, also in accordance with art. 5 of the Statute. In cases of absolute urgency, the President will take the appropriate initiatives in accordance with chapter 1 art. 3 of the Single Regulations of Mondo Internazionale Association.

9. The deceased or excluded member or the heirs of the deceased member have no right to repeat any fees paid, nor can they claim any rights on the movable and immovable property of the Association and they are obliged to meet the obligations validly assumed by the member during the ongoing relationship.

10. The Ordinary Member who has not paid the membership fee, as provided for in paragraph 6 of this article, for a period of three months following two written reprimands by the Association made three months apart from each other, shall forfeit his or her membership by decision of the Steering Committee.


11. Each member consents to the publication, use, reproduction, diffusion and transfer to the Association's partners of photographs, videos or other audiovisual materials made during the Association's activities and portraying them, by the Association and through its official channels. The photographic and audiovisual materials collected by the Association are used exclusively for the Association's activities and their promotion through the official communication channels of Mondo internazionale. Members may request, at any time, the elimination and deletion of photographic and audiovisual materials in which their image is portrayed and made public by the Mondo Internazionale Association, by sending written communication to the Legal consulting team of the same.

Article 13

ORGANIZATION

1. The Mondo Internazionale Hub division aims to support Italian and international research by providing a hub open to all those who wish to start research projects in the sectors in which Mondo Internazionale Association operates.

2. The general activities of the division are defined and planned annually by the Board of Directors of Mondo Internazionale Hub together with the Steering Committee of Mondo Internazionale Association.

3.. The Director of Mondo Internazionale Hub is responsible for implementing the guidelines established with the Steering Committee of Mondo Internazionale Association, ensuring that they are adhered to by the Board of Directors of Mondo Internazionale Hub and all members participating in the activities of the division. The Director of Mondo Internazionale Hub operates under the supervision of the General Manager of Mondo Internazionale Association.

4. The Board of Directors of Mondo Internazionale Hub carefully oversees the work of the Research Manager of each project initiated within the division. The Research Manager has the task of coordinating the members collaborating in the project and organizing the work necessary to ensure that the research project is carried out correctly and without interruption.

Article 14

BRAND LOGO

1. The logo of Mondo Internazionale Hub is is represented in every official channel and document of the division.

The use of Mondo Internazionale Academy logo by any of its members must be authorized by the Board of Directors of Mondo Internazionale Hub. The logo must be reproduced faithfully in the characters and color. Mondo Internazionale Hub logo is protected in the same way as Mondo Internazionale Association logo.

2. This name and logo are protected in Italy and in the main foreign countries where the Association's and division's programs take place.

3. In the case of the "Mondo Internazionale - Nation" Associations, the logo indicated in chapter 7 art. 36 paragraph 1 of the Regulation of Mondo Internazionale Association provides for the addition of the reference "Nation".

Article 15

ACTIVITIES

1. The activities of the Mondo Internazionale Hub are scheduled in annual cycles through work plans established by the Board of Directors of the Mondo Internazionale Hub, the Steering Committee of Mondo Internazionale Association and its General Manager. The Heads of Research shall adhere to the established work plans.

2. In addition to research, the activities of Mondo Internazionale Hub may include the organization and participation in events and/or conferences of a formative and informative nature. Such events must be organized by Mondo Internazionale Hub, accessible to all, without any discrimination. The methods and the criteria for the event participation must be established in the appropriate forum in accordance with the principles and values on which Mondo Internazionale Association is founded. Mondo Internazionale Hub may organize such public events and/or conferences in concert with the division Mondo Internazionale Academy, establishing a common programme to be used as a reference for both divisions for the organization of the event and/or conference.

3. The Heads of Research must supervise and coordinate the organization of events and/or conferences when they have as their object the research project coordinated by it.

4. Mondo Internazionale Hub research activities also include the creation of articles and reports to be published on the website of Mondo Internazionale Association "mondointernazionale.com". The Board of Directors of Mondo Internazionale Hub must provide guidelines for the creation and drafting of articles and reports, which must be formulated under the supervision of the Heads of Research, each Head for the project under his/her competence.

5. Mondo Internazionale Hub, in order to fulfill its purpose, provides services aimed at developing research on innovation and sustainability issues and training the community about them. These services include:

a. The development of research on the above mentioned themes through the analysis of multiple complementary themes that contribute to the formulation of models to support a more sustainable and attentive growth of society;

b. The drafting of scientific Reports in order to provide the community with accurate, high-quality information and to support the dissemination of knowledge on the topics covered;

c. The organization of seminars, events and training and information conferences to support the division's mission;

d. The organization of training courses and/or events in public or private bodies with the aim of educating and informing professionals and students on sustainable development and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) issues.

Use of the IT system

FOREWORD

The progressive diffusion of new information technologies, and in particular the free access to the Internet from Personal Computers, exposes Mondo Internazionale to the risks of both patrimonial and criminal involvement, creating problems for the security and image of the Association itself.

Considering therefore that the use of computer and telematic resources of our Association must always be inspired by the principle of diligence and correctness, behaviors that are normally adopted in the context of a working relationship, Mondo Internazionale has adopted an internal regulation aimed at avoiding that unconscious behavior could trigger problems or threats to Security in the processing of personal data.

Article 16

USE OF ACCESS KEYS

For this provision please refer to art. 47 of the Regulation of the Mondo Internazionale.

Article 17

USE OF THE INTERNATIONAL FILE SHARING NETWORK

For this provision please refer to art. 48 of the Regulation of the Mondo Internazionale.

Article 18

USE OF E-MAIL

For this provision please refer to art. 49 of the Regulation of the Mondo Internazionale.

Article 19

THE SERVER OF THE ASSOCIATION

For this provision please refer to art. 50 of the Regulation of the Mondo Internazionale.

Article 20

THE WEBSITE

For this provision please refer to art. 51 of the Regulation of the Mondo Internazionale.

Articles and documents

Article 21

THE AUTHORS

1. All those who are Ordinary Associates and carry out writing activities for the website of the Association of Mondo Internazionale on behalf of Mondo Internazionale Hub division are awarded the title of author.

2. This qualification can be used outside the Association and the division to describe the activity that the ordinary Associate carries out within them.

3. The title of author is not attributable to any editorial and/or journalistic reference.

4. The authors are members of the Authors Team as indicated in art. 46 of the Regulation of Mondo Internazionale Association.

Article 22

DISCLOSURE OF DOCUMENTS

1. Mondo Internazionale Hub documents can be requested by sending a formal written request to the Division's Board of Directors. The Director of Mondo Internazionale Hub must respond to the request according to the same modalities indicated for Mondo Internazionale Hub Association in chapter 9 art. 52 of the Regulation; if the latter is not possible, the Secretary will respond to the request on behalf of the Director.

2. The documents containing the strategies outlined by the Board of Directors of Mondo Internazionale Hub for the activities and projects that the division intends to develop cannot be made public.

Relations with third parties

Article 23

MANAGEMENT ACTIVITIES OF MONDO INTERNAZIONALE HUB WITH THIRD PARTIES

1. The management of the activities of Mondo Internazionale Hub with third parties is attributed to the Director of Mondo Internazionale Hub, who operates on behalf of the division under the supervision of the General Manager of Mondo Internazionale Association, who is civilly and criminally responsible for the work of the Director of Mondo Internazionale Hub.

2. The Director of Mondo Internazionale Hub has the task of formulating collaboration agreements with third parties, respecting the rules established in the subject by Mondo Internazionale Association. The formulation of the agreements is done in concert with the External Relations Team of Mondo Internazionale Association.

3. The Director of Mondo Internazionale Hub has the duty to consult the Steering Committee of the Mondo Internazionale Association before giving consent to any partner and/or third party body for the establishment of collaborations with Mondo Internazionale Hub and the creation of partnerships.

4. The formalization of the agreement is, in any case, signed directly by the President of Mondo Internazionale Association.

5. Any agreement entered into by the Director of Mondo Internazionale Hub without having consulted and informed the Steering Committee of Mondo Internazionale Association in advance and/or without having received the signature of the President of Mondo Internazionale Association is to be considered defective in form and, therefore, invalid under these regulations.

6. The Director of Mondo Internazionale Hub is responsible for keeping both the General Manager and the Steering Committee of Mondo Internazionale Hub Association constantly updated on the performance of activities and collaborations with third parties.

Meeting

Article 24

MEETINGS OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF MONDO INTERNAZIONALE HUB

The Board of Directors of Mondo Internazionale Hub meets once a month every month except for the months of January, August and December, for the management of the activities such as:

a. Resolve for the activities with third parties;

b. Organise the management of the activities of the division;

c. Update on the activities carried out by the Heads of Research;

d. Ensure that the activities carried out follow the established guidelines;

e. Resolve on the admission of new members;

f. Arrange periodic updates for the Steering Committee of Mondo Internazionale Association.

g. Prepare and update the division's financial statements.

Article 25

MEETINGS OF MEMBERS OF MONDO INTERNAZIONALE HUB

All members of Mondo Internazionale Hub, as associates of Mondo Internazionale, can take part in the General Assembly, which is convened once every three months.

Financing

Article 26

REQUEST

The possibility of requesting funding, from public and/or private entities, for Mondo Internazionale Hub must be considered by the the Steering Committee of Mondo Internazionale Association together with the Board of Directors of Mondo Internazionale Hub.

Article 27

ARRANGEMENTS FOR EVALUATION

1. The Board of Directors of Mondo Internazionale Hub, together with the Treasurer of Mondo Internazionale Association, may consider applying for funding following a determination that it is impossible to self-finance or request funds from Mondo Internazionale Association. The proposal must, in any case, be examined by the Board of Auditors. Once approved, it is subject to a vote by the Steering Committee, which must approve it unanimously.

2. Within 10 days of the unanimous approval of the Steering Committee, the Treasurer of Mondo Internazionale Association must draw up a plan for the return from financing, explaining the timing and purpose of the financing. The plan must then be examined by the Board of Auditors and finally again by the Steering Committee, which must approve it unanimously.

3. No more than 60 days must elapse between the formal request and the last approval.

4. If the request is rejected, at least 90 days must elapse from the date of rejection to the date of a new formal request to the Chairman.

5. In case of approval, the President of Mondo Internazionale Association authorizes its Treasurer to proceed with the request for funding.

6. The Treasurer of Mondo Internazionale Association must then explain the financing plan to the Director of Mondo Internazionale Hub. The Steering Committee of Mondo Internazionale Association must verify, together with the Director of Mondo Internazionale Hub, that the financing obtained is used for the purposes provided for and in compliance with the provisions of the law of the Italian State, the Regulation and the Statute of Mondo Internazionale Association.

Article 28

DURATION

1. The maximum duration of a grant must be 36 months.

2. There is no minimum durability limit.

Article 29

MORTGAGES

It is strictly forbidden to impose mortgages for the financing of the members' movable and immovable property, whatever office they hold within the Association.

Article 30

ELIGIBILITY FOR FINANCING

1. All financing is eligible provided that it is issued by recognized financial companies or, alternatively, by institutional bodies.

2. Funding which does not reflect all the characteristics indicated and which has not followed the entire approval process is not eligible.

3. It is the responsibility of the Director of Mondo Internazionale Hub to ensure that funding reflects the criteria established by Mondo Internazionale Association prior to the submission of the application as provided in paragraph 1 of this article.

Article 31

EXCEPTIONAL CASES

The President of Mondo Internazionale Association, after consulting the Secretary General and the Treasurer of the same, may request in cases of extreme urgency that a meeting of the three bodies having the right to vote on matters of financing be convened in order to make a unanimous vote to request a necessary and urgent loan. The General Assembly must be convened within three days and at least 2/3 of those entitled to vote must be present for it to be valid.

Article 32

LIBERAL FINANCING

Liberal funding directed to Mondo Internazionale Hub is discussed and approved by a majority of the Steering Committee of Mondo Internazionale Association.

Discipline of the Board of Directors

1. Considering the importance of the Board of Directors of Mondo Internazionale Hub in planning the activities of the division and for the good functioning of the division, disciplinary measures may be taken, in accordance with the principles expressed in the Code of Ethics of the Mondo Internazionale Hub Association, to prevent and limit behaviour and detrimental practices to the proper performance of the tasks assigned to the Board of Directors mentioned above.

2. Should one or more members of the Board of Directors of Mondo Internazionale Hub adopt behaviours and/or actions detrimental to the integrity of the body in question and to the correct performance of the tasks attributed to it, expulsion measures or, in the most serious cases, expulsion from the Board of Directors may be applied against the subject or the subjects. Moreover, these measures can be applied for actions carried out by the members of the Board of Directors also outside of such seat, with the condition that they have occurred in relation to the carrying out of the activities, directly or indirectly, of Mondo Internazionale Association and that they have caused material and/or image damage to the same.

3. The following are considered unacceptable behaviours by members of the Board of Directors of Mondo Internazionale Hub and subject to disciplinary actions:

a. To harm the image of the Mondo Internazionale Association and the division in front of its members and/or the outside public through culpable or malicious actions;

b. Voluntary actions and/or behaviours aimed at negatively affecting professional relations in the Association and the division, making it impossible to correctly carry out the Association’s activities;

c. Prolonged absence, equal to 3 consecutive meetings, from the internal meetings of the Board of Directors. The absence of a member of the Board of Directors shall not be considered if the latter delegates another Board member to represent him/her at the meeting.

4. If such behaviours are detected by one or more members of the Board of Directors, the Steering Committee of Mondo Internazionale Association has the right to issue a formal warning to those who behave in a manner liable to disciplinary action. The warning is issued or rejected by a simple majority vote of the members present at the proposal of an individual member of the Steering Committee of Mondo Internazionale Association, its General Manageror one or more members of the Board of Directors of Mondo Internazionale Association Hub:

a. The first warning represents a formal warning to stop any behaviour contrary to good conduct within the Board of Directors;

b. If a member of the Board of Directors of Mondo Internazionale Hub receives two warnings, he is subject to the expulsion from the Board for a period of 1 month. The expulsion from the Board of Directors provides for the suspension of the status of member of the Board, resulting in the loss of the right to vote and the possibility to participate in the meetings of the Board. Moreover, the Board of Directors has the right to prevent the suspended member from having access to the official communication channels of the Board of Directors.

c. If a member of the Board of Directors of Mondo Internazionale Hub in a final and irrevocable manner by the Board of Directors. Expulsion from the Board of Directors shall also result in the inability to be re-elected as a member of the Board. The Board of Directors reserves the right to take further disciplinary actions if the person maintains a conduct prejudicial to the Association and its members, in accordance with the internal rules of the Mondo Internazionale Association Hub.

5. If a member of the Board of Directors of the Mondo Internazionale Hub is expelled for misconduct, the Board of Directors, with the approval of the General General Manager of Mondo Internazionale Association, may add a new provisional member to its membership, who shall replace the expelled member until the Steering Committee of Mondo Internazionale Association elects the next member. The proposal for the provisional member may be submitted by any member of the Steering Committee, the General Manager of Mondo Internazionale Association or the Board of Directors of Mondo Internazionale Hub. The provisional member is appointed by the Steering Committee of the Mondo Internazionale Association, which must approve the inclusion of the provisional member by qualified majority vote of its members. The provisional member appointed by the Steering Committee is appointed by letter of formal appointment, signed by the Steering Committee, which must accept without reservation.

Objectivity, transparency and impartiality of the research

1. The Steering Committee of Mondo Internazionale Association may make verifications to ensure that the research projects within Mondo Internazionale Hub are carried out according to criteria of objectivity, transparency and impartiality.

2. If it is deemed necessary to carry out such verifications, the Steering Committee of Mondo Internazionale Association shall appoint two members to assess the objectivity, transparency and impartiality of the research project. The members are selected on the basis of their theoretical and technical expertise on the subject of the research project in question, so that they are able to carry out the evaluation.

3. The chosen members must express an unambiguous assessment within 60 days of the start of the audit.

4. The results of the evaluation must be presented in the form of a written document to the Steering Committee of Mondo Internazionale Association.

5. If the evaluation expresses a positive opinion on compliance with the three criteria mentioned above, the Steering Committee shall simply inform the Director of Mondo Internazionale Hub of the positive outcome of the evaluation.

6. If the evaluation expresses a negative opinion on compliance with one or more of the above criteria, the Steering Committee must convene urgently, within a maximum of 7 days of receipt of the evaluation, the Board of Directors of Mondo Internazionale Hub and the Research Manager of the project in question, which must meet in common. At the time of the meeting, the Steering Committee must inform the Board of Directors and the Research Manager of the negative outcome of the evaluation, deciding what measures to take to make the research project compliant with the three criteria outlined and to prevent further violations of them.

7. With regard to paragraph 6, if the failure to comply with the criteria is due to the negligence of the Director of Mondo Internazionale Hub or the Research Manager, the Steering Committee of Mondo Internazionale Association may consider whether to initiate disciplinary proceedings against them, in accordance with the internal rules laid down.

Further provisions

1. All information, activities, and strategies with which each member comes into contact are not divulged externally and may not be replicated.

2. The elected offices must respect all the contents of these Regulations, the Statute, the Single Regulations, the Ethics Code and the Data Protection Regulation of Mondo Internazionale Association.

3. Each member is required to comply with the Statute, the Single Regulations, the Ethics Codes and the Data Protection Regulation of Mondo Internazionale Association and the resolutions of the assembly bodies provided for the performance of the association's activities.

4. Violations of the Statute, the Single Regulations, the Ethics Code, the Data Protection Regulation and this Regulation and the resolutions of the Association's governing bodies shall be prosecuted in the appropriate venues.

5. Should an Associate not be able to carry out the activities for which he or she is responsible and which are freely accepted in accordance with the provisions of the Single Regulations and these Regulations, he or she shall be required to identify a substitute and/or to complete the activity in order not to hinder the Association's activities, except in exceptional cases identified by the Steering Committee.

6. In case of damage caused to the Association and/or the division that is due to negligence, disclosure of information to unauthorized persons, unforeseen resignation, everything related to damage done with intent and intent, the person in charge must repair the damage as soon as possible. In the event of disputes, the Court of Milan shall have jurisdiction.

7. Should any episodes occur that require the intervention of a judicial body, the Board of Arbitrators of Mondo Internazionale Association is to be considered responsible for intervening, in accordance with art. 13 of the Statute of Mondo Internazionale.

Translation by: Rosalia Severino

Ultimo aggiornamento in data 12 September 2020

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