Annual General Meeting ballots

Monday 10 October 2022

The annual general meeting of the European Pride Organisers Association has concluded in Torino, Italy. More than 70 Pride organisations were represented from across Europe.

Members were balloted on board elections, future host cities, organisational changes and other matters. Seventy-five eligible members were able to vote, representing 75% of the membership.

Annual Report 2022
Approve – 100%
Reject – 0%
Abstain – 0%

Treasurer’s Report 2021
Approve – 100%
Reject – 0%
Abstain – 0%

Board election: Communications
Steve Taylor (Copenhagen Pride, Denmark) – 94% – elected
Abstain – 3%
Leave vacant – 3%

Board election: Human Rights
Lenny Emson (Kyiv Pride, Ukraine) – 67% – elected
Robert Mee (Lancaster Pride, UK) – 7%
Stefan Petrovski (Skopje Pride, North Macedonia) – 25%
Abstain – 1%
Leave vacant – 0%

Board election: Membership
JayJay Potter-Peachey (Pride in Gloucestershire, UK) – 30%
Julia Maciocha (Warsaw Pride, Poland) – 68% – elected
Abstain – 1%
Leave vacant – 0%

Board election: Treasurer
Uwe Hörner (CSD Rhein-Neckar, Germany) – 99% – elected
Abstain – 1%
Leave vacant – 0%

Revisions to the Association’s Bylaws
Approve – 99%
Reject – 1%
Abstain – 0%

Approval of Roberto Muzzetta (Milano Pride) as Auditor
Approve – 99%
Reject – 1%
Abstain – 0%

Approval of the Board’s Workplan for 2022-2023
Approve – 100%
Reject – 0%
Abstain – 1%

Future relationship with InterPride
Option 1: Maintain current status – 3%
Option 2: Maintain relationship but seek changes to InterPride’s strategy – 85% – passed
Option 3: End formal relationship – 12%
Option 4: End relationship – 0%

Host for 2023 AGM
Mozaika / Riga Pride, Riga, Latvia – 44%
Pride Cymru, Cardiff, UK – 55% – passed
Abstain – 1%

Host for EuroPride 2025
ILGA Portugal & Variacoes, Lisbon, Portugal – 79% – passed
CSD Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany – 21%

Returning officers monitored the ballots and process. They were Andy Train (Pride in Hull, UK) and Andrew Mudd (Pride in the Port, UK).

Host cities of EuroPride

1992 London 1993 Berlin 1994 Amsterdam 1996 Copenhagen 1997 Paris 1998 Stockholm 2000 Rome (WorldPride) 2001 Vienna 2002 Cologne 2003 Manchester 2004 Hamburg 2005 Oslo 2006 London 2007 Madrid 2008 Stockholm 2009 Zurich 2010 Warsaw 2011 Rome 2012 London (WorldPride) 2013 Marseille 2014 Oslo 2015 Riga 2016 Amsterdam 2017 Madrid (WorldPride) 2018 Stockholm & Gothenburg 2019 Vienna 2020 Thessaloniki 2021 Copenhagen (WorldPride) 2022 Belgrade

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