Name of organisation and its seat
(1) The name of organisation: ISEM - International Security and Emergency Management
Institute (hereinafter called „organisation“).
(2) Foreign. Language names: English name: ISEM - International Security and Emergency
Management Institute, n. p. o.. , French name: ISEM - Institut pour la sécurité international
et la gestion de crise, A.S.B.L.
(3) The seat of the organisation: Vysokoškolákov 41, 010 08 Žilina
Generally beneficial services
(1) Support the implementation of national strategies and policies of the European Union,
the Europol, the Council of Europe, the UN, the Interpol, the OSCE, the NATO and other
international organizations in the field of international and internal security
the fight against fraud, organised crime and terrorism, fight against CBRN threats and environmental
crime, fight against trafficking in human beings, extremism and drugs, crime prevention, protection
of borders,etc.) and in the field of emergency management (civil protection, firefighting and
rescue activities, protection of the environment and the health of the population).
(2)Increase the efficiency of the fight against crime and organized crime and to support
police and security forces in the investigation and detection of crime.
Support rescue forces
in rescue missions in the case of natural disasters.
The main target groups are the entities of public administration
(police and other security
forces, army, customs authorities, the Prosecutor's Office, courts, fire and rescue departments,
public authorities active in the field of security, civil protection, nuclear surveillance, health,
environment, etc.). Other target groups include: international and European institutions,
scientific-technical and academic institutions, regional and local authorities, non-governmental
organizations, private sector entities and individuals (victims of crime and residents affected by
This objective will be accomplished through:
- expert assistance and support activities for police and security forces in the investigation and
detection of crime and the fight against organized crime at national and international level;
- providing consultancy and professional assistance in obtaining funding from national
sources, the funds of the European Union and other international programmes;
- programming, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the programmes and projects;
- continuing education (developing of training contents and tools, implementation
of the trainings, exercises, seminars, foreign internships, workshops, conferences, etc.);
- promotion of international cooperation and the creation of networks;
- raising of public awareness (media events, internet education, publications, production and
distribution of films, etc.);
- professional thematic consulting (consultations, risk assessment, thematic studies, audits,
analyses, concepts, programmes, setting of process management;
- implementation of the research and development of innovative products (electronic
services, application, etc.);
- set-up the measures and support for victims of crime and citizens affected by exceptional
- providing supporting security and rescue mission for international institutions,
organisations and citizens in crises situation located abroad out of their home.
- support expert assistance for security forces to ensure the protection of strategic
- support expert assistance for security forces to ensure security during major
political, sport, cultural and civic events;
- professional help in searching for missing persons and victims of crime;
The Bodies of the Organisation and its powers
(1) The bodies are:
a) the Board of Directors,
b) the Director,
c) the Board of Supervisors,
d) the Board of Activists.
(2) Offices of the members of the Board, the of Directors, the Board of Supervisors
and the Board of Activists are honorary.
Members of the defined bodies have a right
to claim for compensation of documented expenses, which occurred to them during
the discharge of their function.
The Board of Directors
(1) The Board of Directors is the supreme body of the organisation
(2) The Board of Directors:
a) agrees the budget of the organisation;
b) approves of annual balance sheet and annual progress and management report
(hereinafter called annual report);
c) decides on dissolution, union, merger, or division of the organisation;
d) presents proposals for amendments of recorded facts in the Registry;
e) elects and withdraws a director and assesses his/her salary;
f) decides on employment of other employees of the organisation and assesses
g) elects and withdraws members of the Board of Supervisors and elects
the chairman of the Board of Supervisors
h) approves of the legal acts on the subject of the landed estate;
i) decides on amendments in the statute
j) decides on the limitations of the rights of the director to act on behalf of a non-
k) determines the amount of expenses for administration of the organisation;
(1) The Board of Directors consists of three members appointed for a four-year long
term of office. The member of the Board of Directors may only be a natural person
of legal capacity and with no criminal record. The member of the Board of Directors
must neither be a member of the Board of Supervisors nor the director.
(2) The founder appoints and withdraws the members of the Board of Directors.
The founder may even appoint him/herself as a member of the Board of Directors,
The appointment of a member of the Board of Directors will be held in writing
in form of a letter of appointment or in form of a resolution in writing in case
the founder him/herself becomes the member of the Board of Directors.
The member of the Board of Directors for a new term of office must be appointed
within the last 30 days of the term of office of the members of the Board
of Directors. His/her term of office starts on the day following the day of expiration
of the term of office of the member of the Board of Directors, into whose office
he/she was appointed. In case of the expiry of the term of office of the member
of the Board of Directors within the term of office, the term of office of a new
member of the Board of Directors is four year long and starts on the day following
the day of expiry of the term of office of the previous member of the Board
(1) The Board of Directors appoints a chairman of the Board of Directors and
a deputy chairman of the Board of Directors from among its members.
(2) The chairman of the Board of Directors calls, structures and conducts sessions
of the Board of Directors. The chairman of the Board of Directors calls
the Board of Directors within 15 days at the latest as requested by the third
of the members of the Board of Directors or the Board of the Supervisors.
If the chairman does not do so, the Board of Directors is called and presided by
the deputy chairman.
(3) The Board of Directors meets at need, however at least two times a year
(4) An approval of the absolute majority of the members is necessary for the valid
decision of the Board of Directors.
The membership of the Board of Directors is terminated by:
a) expiry of the term of office,
c) withdrawal, if a member of the Board of Directors violates the provisions
of the Act no. 213/1997 Coll. on non-profit organisations providing generally
beneficial services or the regulations of this Statute, or he/she does not meet the
conditions of eligibility for a member of the Board of Directors any more,
The member of the Board of Directors is obliged to attend sessions of the Board
of Directors. An unexcused (in writing) absence at three consecutive meetings is
considered a disinterest in discharge of the office and failure to meet obligations
of the member of the Board of Directors in accordance with this Statute.
(1)The Director is a statutory body managing the activities of the organisation and
acts on behalf of it. It decides on all matters of the organisation if not restricted by
law, Charter, or the Statute into the scope of other bodies.
(2) Decision of the Board of Directors or the Statute, or the Charter may restrict
the right of the Director to act on behalf of the organisation. However, this
restriction is not effective towards the third persons, if they did not know or could
not know about this fact.
(3) The Director is entitled to attend the sessions of the Board of Directors with
a consultative vote.
(4) The Director performs against the banks in setting up the accounts of the entity
as the owner of the bank accounts, together with the chairman of the Board
of Directors, who is as well the manager of bank accounts.
The Director shall be appointed as the administrator of the deposits
of the founder.
(6) The Director can only be a natural person of legal capacity and with
no criminal record.
(1) The Board of Directors appoints and withdraws the Director. The name
of the first Director is recorded in the Charter based on the agreement
of the founder.
(2)The Board of Directors withdraws the Director if he/she:
a) was lawfully convicted of criminal act committed in connection with the discharge
of the office of the Director or of an intentional criminal act,
b) discharges the function defined in § 27 of the Act no. 213/1997 Coll.,
c) makes a request him/herself.
(3) The Board of Directors can withdraw the Director if
a) he/she is not able to discharge this office for health reasons based
on the medical reference for longer than six months,
b) he/she acts contrary to the regulations of the Act no. 213/1997 Coll.,
the Charter or the Statute,
c) it was a proposal of the Board of Supervisors or a member of the Board
The Board of Supervisors
(1) The Board of Supervisors is an auditing body of the organisation supervising
the activity of the organisation.
(2) The members of the Board of Supervisors are entitled to inspection of all
the documents and records concerning the activity of the organisation and inspect
whether the book-keeping has been kept properly and in accordance with
the special rule, and whether the organisation performs its activity in accordance
with generally binding legal regulations, the Charter, and the Statute.
(3) The Board of Supervisors
a) revises annual balance sheet and annual report, and presents its statement
to the Board of Directors,
b) checks book-keeping and other documents,
c) notifies the Board of Directors of inadequacies found and presents a proposal
for their elimination.
(4) The Board of Supervisors is entitled
a) to initiate a call of a special session, if required by the interest
of the organisation,
b) to present a proposal for a withdrawal of the Director to the Board of Directors,
c) to propose limitations upon the right of the Director to act on behalf
of the organisation,
d) to attend sessions of the Board of Directors by means of its members with
a consultative vote,
e) to inform the Board of Directors about the observed violation
of legal regulations, the Charter or the Statute.
(1) The Board of Supervisors consists of three members. The term of office
of the Board of Supervisors is four years. The founder appoints the first members
of the Board ofSupervisors. The Board of Supervisors elects and withdraws
the following members of the Board of Supervisors.
(2) The member of the Board of Supervisors may only be a natural person of legal
capacity and with no criminal record. The member of the Board of Supervisors must
neither be a member of the Board of Directors nor the director.
(3) The provisions on termination of the membership in the Board of Directors are
to be used properly for a termination of the membership in the Board
The Board of Activists
(1) The Board of Activists is an advisory and initiating body of the organisation.
(2) Its sessions are called upon and conducted by the deputy chairman of the Board
(3) Every person participating in the performance of duties of the organisation may
attend a session of the Board of Activists.
(4) The deputy chairman of the Board of Directors is obliged to present proposals
and suggestions of the Board of Activists to the other bodies of the organisation.
Ban on Competition
Member of the Board of Directors, Director and member of the Board
of Supervisors must not
a) do business related to the activity of the organisation neither in his/her own name
nor on his/her own account,
b) mediate business of the organisation for other persons.
Minutes are taken from the sessions of the organisation and are preserved by
the organisation for a period of ten years.
The Management of the Organisation
(1) The organisation performs its activity and manages its income as well as its
own property, and may use the property of the state or municipality in accordance
with special regulations.
(2) The property of the organisation consists of
a) founder´s deposit
b) incomes from its own activities,
c) loans, credits and interests,
d) gifts from natural persons and legal entities,
f) income from business activities
(2) The organisation also manages grants from the budgets of municipalities,
selfgoverning regions, from national budget, budget of state funds and other
governmental trusts, grants from privy purse and endowment funds, as well
as from Euro-funds, and public sources from other countries.
(1) The organisation provides beneficial services free of charge.
(2) Subject to the fact that the organisation will use its property more efficiently, it
can provide beneficial services in the field of international security and emergency
management defined in § 2 of the Statute for payment in case it does not endanger
quality, scope and accessibility of services, for a reason of which it has been
(3) Services provided in accordance with the section 2 are charged. Their income
must not be used for the benefit of the founder, members of the bodies
of the organisation and its employees, and must be used in full extent
for provision of the purpose for which the organisation has been established.
(1) The organisation must not limit delivering of its services to provision of gifts
from natural persons or legal entities.
(2) The funds of the organisation must neither be used for financing the activities
of political parties, political movements, nor for the benefit of a candidate
for an elective office.
(3) The organisation must not participate in business activities of other persons and
must not enter into a contract on silent partnership.
(4) Non-profit organisation shall do business activities within the Slovak Republic
in accordance with special regulations subject to the fact that the organisation
will use its
property more efficiently
and it does not endanger quality, scope and accessibility
of services, for a reason of which it has been established.
(5) Non-profit organization in accordance with paragraph 18 section (4) carries
out the following type of business activity in addition to the main generally beneficial services:
- activities of business, organisational and economic consultants
- implementation of extracurricular educational activities
- advertising and marketing
- publishing services
- organisation of cultural and social events
- computing services
- other services related to computer data processing
- research and development in the field of social and human sciences
- research and development in the field of natural and technical sciences.
(1) The organisation shall operate in accordance with the agreed budget.
(2) The budget of the organisation comprises of all the budget incomes and
expenses, while it shall be drawn up and agreed upon for the corresponding
(3) The Director submits the budget for approval to the Board of Directors one
month prior the beginning of the calendar year, for which the budget is being drawn
up, at the latest. The Board of Directors shall agree the budget of the organisation
by March 31st of the corresponding calendar year at the latest.
(1) The Director of the organisation shall elaborate the annual report within
the date determined by the Board of Directors, however until March 31st
at the latest.
(2) The annual report shall include
a) review of activities performed in the calendar year together with a defined
connection to the purpose of establishment of the organisation,
b) annual balance sheet and evaluation of its basic data,
c) statement of an auditor to the annual balance sheet if examined by an auditor,
d) review of cash incomes and expenses,
e) review of income (earning) range classified based on sources,
f) condition and movement of the property and liabilities of the organisation,
g) changes and new structure of the bodies of the organisation occurred during
h) other data defined by the Board of Directors.
(3) The annual report is available to public in the seat of the organisation. One copy
of the annual report shall be stored into the public section of the Registry
of financial statements until July 15th.
Unioin and Merger of the Organisation
(1) The Board of Directors may decide on the union or merger of the organisation
with other non-profit organisation or foundation functioning within the Slovak
(2) In union, its property shall pass on a non-profit organisation or foundation,
with which the organisation has united.
(3) In merger, the property of the organisation shall pass on a non-profit
organisation or foundation established by merger.
Dissolution and Liquidation
(1) If the Board of Directors decides on dissolution of the organisation
by liquidation, it shall immediately appoint a liquidator and assesses a reward
for a liquidator.
The Board of Directors shall submit the draft on registry of the entry
of the non-profit organisation into liquidation to the Registered Office together with
the decision of the Board of Directors on dissolution of the non-profit organisation by liquidation
- submitted by the chairman of the Board of Directors or an authorized representative.
(2) Liquidator may assign the liquidation balance only to other non-profit
organisation or foundation residing or functioning on the territory of the Slovak
Founder: PhDr. Marián Kolenčík, PhD.
In Žilina, July, 3rd 2014