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A Managing Director elected by the public 

The foundation of a new democratic process

How it works

The Managing Director

The Managing Director of the Agency will be the first leader of an International Organization elected by the people.

1 step closer to Albert Einstein's vision that representatives of international organizations should represent the people rather than a government

The Agency has created the first public election system for an International Organization. The voting of the first Managing Director of the Agency will be global. Anyone can run for the position and anyone can vote, without distinction of jurisdiction or citizenship. 

 

What are the duties of the Managing Director ?

The Managing Director is the chief of the operating staff of the Agency. Under the direction of the Executive Board and the general supervision of the Chairman, (s)he conducts the ordinary business of the Agency and under their general control (s)he is responsible for the organization, appointment and dismissal of officers and staff of the Agency.

 

The Managing Director is assisted by a team appointed by the Managing Director to the Office of the Managing Director (OMD).

Candidate Profile 

The successful candidate for the position of Managing Director will have a distinguished record in finance, technology and as a business operator. (S)he will have an outstanding professional background and will have demonstrated the managerial skills needed to lead an institution like the Agency.

 

The Managing Director, should be capable of providing a strategic vision to execute on its mandate and the Agency Strategic Plans for the 2024-2028 period while engaging the support of a high quality, diverse, and dedicated staff. The purpose of which will be to advance the goals of the Agency by building consensus on key policy and institutional issues and, by collaborating with the Executive Board, under who (s)he will fulfil his or her mandate.

 

The Managing Director will have a proven understanding of bitcoin as a currency and as a technology and, a good understanding of the laws, regulations and challenges faced by members of the Innovation Alliance. (S)he will be an effective communicator with the ability to rally the community and (s)he will have demonstrated capacity to be objective and impartial in treating all projects and investments equally.

Election Framework

Anyone can run for the position of Managing Director and anyone can vote, without distinction of jurisdiction or citizenship.

RECOMMENDATION PERIOD

Jan 1st, 2024 → April 26, 2024

NOMINATION & ANNOUNCEMENTS

April 26, 2024

CAMPAIGN & POLLING PERIOD

April 26, 2024 → July 26, 2024 (90 days)

VOTE

July 22 → July 26, 2024 
By simple majority after 3 rounds.

Candidacy for election to the role of Managing Director is open to any individual older than eighteen (18) years old without distinction as to race, sex, language, religion, nationality or place of residence that has been recommended by a third party for nomination before April 26, 2024

All recommendations must be communicated to the Office of the Managing Director (OMD) of the Agency who will obtain confirmation from each nominee of his or her willingness to be considered as a candidate.

The OMD will disclose to the public the names of those who have confirmed their desire to be candidates at the end of the recommendation period, accompanied by a statement detailing how the candidate fulfils the requirements.

 

Candidates will start their campaign to win the support of the general population (without distinction of jurisdiction or citizenship) for a period of 90 days. Voting will be held from July 22-26, 2024 
 

Anyone holding a Nektar ID will be able to participate in election polls and to vote anonymously with their Nektar Wallet.

 

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