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Selection & Organization Process

Yesterday, a new Organization and Selection Process for the Working Committee and the Auroville Council was presented to the community. The study team gave the presentation at the Unity Pavilion. The Process aims to upgrade the current governance of Auroville, on two levels: Values and Organization. The current draft is available to everyone for feedback. Modifications can be suggested up until the next Resident Assembly meeting, scheduled for November 23rd. Aiming to break with the past and to put the 12 qualities back in the centre, it presents a new approach. Read more

Thursday, 07 November 2013
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GM Entry and Exit policy

A crucial meeting on Entry-Exit Policy was held yesterday at the Unity Pavilion. It was organized by the Working Committee and attended by Mr. Bala Baskar, the Secretary of Auroville Foundation. The Governing Board is scheduled to meet early next month and is eager to read the Residents Assembly Proposal on this vital and complex matter. Following Elvira’'s introduction and Eric's presentation on the draft "Regulations for Admission or Termination of Persons in the Register of Residents, regulations 2013”",  Read more

Thursday, 17 October 2013
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Auroannam & Land Exchange
Here is the recording of the Auroannam and land exchange general meeting held at Unity Pavillon, Wednesday July 24. Read more

Monday, 05 August 2013
(City Life)
Open Platform on Entry #4
Yesterday's open platform on Entry process with Housing at SAWCHU, Bharat Nivas, Pavilion of Indian Culture in International Zone tried to focus on the changes of the Entry Process with the opening agenda-How to implement the changes required to simplify the Entry Process? After the review of current process with defined vision, wish list came up with some suggestions for change. Debate was heated up, for participants hard to keep it strictly on changes of Entry Process but finally the task force team was volunteered to prepare the proposal Read more

Tuesday, 16 July 2013
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WMS #2
Yesterday's continuation from 10th of April on Water Maintenance Service brought up two, three and the fourth proposal. Members of the community were trying to establish what might have been the real cause of friction between all those involved in activities of WMS. By that it was clear that maybe in the community itself the distinctions between services and units are vague, and that maybe it is time that we do remember again what is the purpose of one or another. Conclusions? unit should carry on working until new proposal for next 2 months. Read more

Friday, 05 July 2013
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Community Discussion on Entry
A good number of Aurovilians convened at Unity Pavilion on Friday for an open-space discussion on the Entry process. The meeting was a continuation of last month's exploration into how to bridge the gap between the working groups and the RAS. In this second installment, the community reflects on the purpose of the entry process. Residents compare what it was like to join Auroville in the early days to what is required of Newcomers now. Ashatit facilitates as Aurovilians hold a conversation, collectively working out what should be be changed. Read more

Monday, 03 June 2013
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Updated FAMC Mandate Q&A session

Here's the official call for the meeting recorded yesterday at the Unity Pavilion.

"The Auroville Council and the RAS invite you to bring your updated FAMC mandate-related questions to a question and answer Q&A session with members of the FAMC on proposed changes to the FAMC mandate. The draft mandate was published by the AVC in the N&N [491] 23 March 2013, with a request for feedback, and is attached at the end of this week's issue of News&Notes for your consideration again in the lead-up to Wednesday's meeting."

Not many residents attended. Read more

Thursday, 16 May 2013
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Participate with Priorities
Tamil Aurovilian Karthik shares about his life; his background, his education, his work and, his hopes and plans for the future. Residents' Assembly Service presents the next Collective Priorities and Values Action Meeting featuring Affordable Housing, Entry, Participatory Planning, Economy, Violence in Auroville and Disobedience of Decisions: a chance to participate, to become involved, to be part of the changes and the growth of this City the Earth Needs. Read more

Friday, 19 October 2012
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R.I.P. Georgers Van Vrekhem
Our good friend and brother Georges van Vrekhem has quietly left his body; his remains will be buried at Adventure's funeral grounds today at 4.00 pm. Be in peace, Georges, you deserved it..OM ~ Tomorrow at 4.30pm at Unity Pavilion in International Zone we are all invited by RAS to a Collective Priorities & Values Meeting No.5 . On Thursday September 6th, 2012 at 5:00 pm at Multimedia Center in Town Hall the French Pavilion presents a talk on "The States of Consciousness, Tools at the Service of Life" by Dr. Catherine Henry-Plessier . Read more

Monday, 03 September 2012
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Working Meeting
The RAS called (Aug 30) 'Working Meeting of the Residents' in response to Foundation Secretary, Mr Bala Baskar's invitation at last week's meeting (to hear feedback on a draft version of the Entry/Exit policy), to "get together and decide what you want" with regards the content of the document. The meeting aimed to work through the draft towards a clear response but did not achieve this due to complications arising from confusion over the policy's role and discussion of details regarding the community's internal processes of Entry and Exit.e

Monday, 03 September 2012
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L`Avenir Selection Process
L’Avenir: the body responsible for planning the city, for sifting through the differences in perspective between adhering to the past with its firm guidelines and the present, aware of the current situation and its needs with full respect for the past and hopefully coming up with a workable synthesis...a selection process to place 10 new l’Avenir members for a 4-year term of office is in process, to establish a new and harmonious team. RAS team member Jesse shares what’s happening this morning, the final day of the deliberation process. Read more

Tuesday, 31 July 2012
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Are we on the same train?
General Meeting on hot Wednesday afternoon, with half of the population TOS, but with work needed to be done on planning, preparing an answer to Mr. Doshi and Governing Board, start the selection process... Jesse, trying to moderate the best he can, coming up with elaborate schedule of presentations with Q&A sessions afterward, but overthrown due the fact that most participants wanted to follow the discussion from two week back. To build, plan a city isn't easy, and if we want to do things differently, the spiritual base should come from within Read more

Thursday, 07 June 2012
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C- form for All Guests
Today at 4.30 at the Unity Pavilion the RAS invites all Aurovilians to join them in a common space of facilitated exchange. Come, Ask, Listen, Share, Participate! Mr.Doshi - Chairman of The Town Development Council regrets to inform the community that he has had to postpone his visit to Auroville by 2 weeks. By RRO is requested that all foreign guests in Auroville need to be properly registered Even when you have a guest stay in your home (your parents, sisters, brothers, friends), they must clearly and completely fill in the C-form. Read more

Thursday, 24 May 2012
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What and for whom to build?
Present team of L'Avenir d'Auroville/TDC shared yesterday at SAWCHU with the community detailed report on their work for the last two years. As the planning of the city is very complex and structured from different aspects of it, each member was focused on that particular part. After the review was an opening question/answer sharing part of the meeting, which brought on the surface many issues. The mandate of present team is about to end, but common observation of the community is that at least part of it should stay on the job. Read more

Friday, 11 May 2012
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How to Choose on GM
Genreal Meeting called by Resident Assembly Service on 26th of April at Unity Pavilion in International Zone brought to the community results and proposal of Selection Process Study Group, consisted of nine members. In first part Jaya presented their results of examination of better ways of choosing working groups for the community based on values and four qualities which apply especially to our relations to each other. Second part presented by Pashi talks on detailed proposal how this could be applied to choosing the next L'AVenir / TDC.

Saturday, 05 May 2012
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Kabir Sacred Music Festival
Announcements: Kabir Sacred Music Festival in Auroville 6th, 7th, 8th April at 3 different venues to be announced early next; to volunteer email aurovilleperformingarts@gmail.com. Opening Saturday March 31st the Cycle Kiosk at Solar Kitchen (opposite PTDC.) Kalarippayattu, the oldest form of oriental martial art 7:30pm, Sat. 31st March, Sri Aurobindo Auditorium Bharat Nivas. Residents' Assembly Service Thursday, April 5th, 5pm-7.30p at Kalabhumi Amphitheatre. Every Tuesday 4pm at La Terrace a planning meeting for Earth Day festivities. Read more

Friday, 30 March 2012
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Auroville Council Issues
Issues facing the Auroville Council are mentioned briefly in an interview with Cauvery. A questioning statement from an Aurovilian about Solar Kitchen lunches; Residents' Assembly gathering on Economy, Housing, Education, Land issues, Planning and participation. Coming soon: the Cycle Kiosk offering a helping hand (Opposite Pour Tous Distribution Centre.) Practitioners of Falun Gong (Falun Dafa) or those interested in learning this ancient Chinese cultivation practice of body and mind may contact Tatiana 994 402 5970. Read more

Tuesday, 27 March 2012