International Women’s Club of Moscow Constitution and Standing Rules
Article 1 Name
The name of the organization is the International Women’s Club of Moscow, hereafter referred to as “the IWC” or “the Club.”
Article 2 Purpose
The purpose of the Club is to promote friendship and to further cultural activities among women of all nationalities residing in Moscow and to raise funds to be donated to charitable activities.
Article 3 Language
The working language of the Club is English.
Article 4 Membership
Any expat who resides in Moscow is eligible for membership in the Club. Russian passport holders will be accepted up to 5% of the total members of the Club based upon the priority rules defined by the Steering Committee (see Standing Rules); a waiting list shall be held for others. An expat is admitted to membership upon completion of the application form and payment of the full annual membership fee (if applicable) for the current Club year.
A member’s rights include the right to attend all Club Meet & Greets (MG), to obtain the Monthly Bulletin by e-mail, the Newsletter (NL) in hard copy and e-mail and to participate in Interest Groups (IG), subject to availability of space. The annual membership fee may be waived as set forth in the Standing Rules.
No Club member may accept payment for her services provided to the Club, nor shall any club member use her membership for commercial purposes of any kind. Nor may any nonmembers make use of the membership (e.g. the Membership Database) for commercial purposes of any kind. Violations of this rule shall be referred immediately to the Steering Committee and may result in forfeiture of membership as provided in Article 10.
Article 5 Steering Committee
OFFICERS AND GROUPS: The Steering Committee is responsible for running the affairs of the Club. Each Steering Committee Officer and Group leader has the right to cast a vote when present at a regularly scheduled Steering Committee Meeting (SCM). Men cannot become Steering Committee Member. The Steering Committee consists of the following female officers and groups, each of which shall have the right at Steering Committee meetings to cast the number of votes as follows:
- 1 President or 2 Co-Presidents
- 1 General Officer
- 1 Recording Office
- 1 Treasurer
- 1 Membership & Newcomers Chair
- 1 Interest Groups Coordinator
- 1 Meet & Greet Coordinator
- 1 Embassies Dinner & Ball Chair
- 1 Winter Bazaar Chair or 2 Winter Bazaar Co-Chairs
- 1 Sponsorship Chair
- 1 Public Relations Chair
- 1 Newsletter Editor
- 1 Website Editor or 2 Website Co-Editors
- 1 Charities Chair or 2 Charities Co-Chairs
The Recording Officer can only vote, if she is not paid for her services.
For detailed job descriptions, see Annex 1, which shall be an integral part of the Constitution.
There shall be one President or 2 Co-Presidents all of whom shall be either an ambassador or an ambassador’s spouse or a spouse of Deputy Chief of Mission with the status of Minister Plenipotentiary.
Any of the Steering Committee groups, except the Club officers, may have more than one member, consisting of a leader and an assistant(s), as requested by the group, recommended by the Nominating Committee, and approved by the Steering Committee.
Every Officer casts one vote; at any time, a group present at a Steering Committee meeting, shall have one vote. For details see the “Jobs and Votes” Amendment, which shall be an integral part of the Constitution.
- STEERING COMMITTEE MEMBERS: The Steering Committee consists of IWC women only who are in good standing and are willing to commit their services to the leadership of the Club.
The nomination committee is a 3-member team presided over by the (Co-) President who is one of the three members. The role of the NC will be to co-ordinate the recruitment of new SC members and help to introduce new SC members to their roles, providing points of contact for guidance, information and welcome. This team is responsible for submitting nominations for positions that become vacant on the Steering Committee and preparing a state of nominations of the election of Steering Committee members. In the May SC meeting the Steering Committee shall select a Nominating Committee to serve for the next Club year.
The Nomination Committee manages a table at the September, February and May Meet & Greets to solicit Steering Committee members for the upcoming year.
It works with the General Officer of the Steering Committee to ensure that approved Steering Committee position descriptions are posted in the September, February and June IWC newsletters;
B.2. All vacancies on the Steering Committee occurring during the year shall be filled in the following manner. Any Steering Committee member who is vacating her position shall, as soon as possible, notify the Officers and the Nominating Committee.
The Nomination Committee
– Informs the Steering Committee regarding vacancies that occur in the Steering Committee;
– Nominates at least one candidate to fill any position that becomes vacant on the Steering Committee;
– Ensures any Candidate(s) for Steering Committee positions receive a copy of the Constitutions and the detailed Job descriptions of the IWC Moscow;
– E-mails the names of nominees for vacant positions together with their curriculum vitae to the Steering Committee along with the agenda for that monthly meeting, at least two days in advance ; Prepares ballots for the election and holds election under supervision of the General Officer;
– Conducts elections of the new Steering Committee members throughout the club year during Steering Committee meetings;
– Works closely with the General Officer of the Steering Committee to help maintain an accurate record of all the members of the Steering Committee in accordance with article 5 B.3 of the Constitution;
– Works closely together with the concerning chairs of the club during the nomination process, keeps them informed of candidates and seeks confirmation about nominee(s) for each position prior to the elections.
The Steering Committee shall vote by written ballot for approval of the candidate; however, a vote may not be taken by the Steering Committee for approval of any vacancy without a one-week notice of such vacancy. At her discretion, the (Co-) President(s) may appoint an interim Steering Committee member until the Nominating Committee recommends a candidate. Vacancies on the Nominating Committee shall be recommended and approved by the Steering Committee. In the event the vacancy is one of the Co-Presidents, the other Co-President shall serve as interim President until the SC elects a new Co-President or until she is voted in as the President by the SC.
B.3 Term -Each Steering Committee position shall be for a one-year term. A Steering Committee member (except the officers) may serve in the same position for no more than three consecutive years. A member may serve as (Co-) President or as General Officer for no more than two consecutive years. A member shall not serve on the Steering Committee in any capacity, whether voting or nonvoting, for more than five consecutive years. A Steering Committee member who has filled a position for part of the Club year shall be considered to have occupied the position for the full year if her appointment was made prior to the February Steering Committee meeting.
- STEERING COMMITTEE MEETINGS AND VOTING: The Steering Committee shall hold monthly meetings, except during the months of July and August. Votes may only be cast during Steering Committee meetings. Voting may take place, when the quorum of Steering Committee Members requested for the issue is reached (see separate Amendment) at a regularly called Steering Committee meeting. Business should start without delay at the scheduled time.
Upon the official starting time, the President or Co-Presidents are free to proceed immediately with general business of the day (e.g. reports, debates, deliberations), even before a quorum has been attained.
In the absence of a voting leader, the group’s assistant may vote. A vote in favor of a motion by a simple majority of the members present and eligible to vote shall be binding. Voting shall be by a show of hands provided that upon the request of a member of the Steering Committee, a vote may be by written ballot or in case of urgent matters by electronic vote with the exception of a change to the Constitution or voting in members of the SC.
As provided in B.1 above, and as provided in Article 9, all Steering Committee positions and amendments to the Constitution shall be by written ballot. Ballots for Steering Committee members will provide a space for candidates names nominated from the floor to be written in.
Article 6 Standing Rules
In order to facilitate the smooth running of the Club and to establish a code of conduct, the Steering Committee shall from time to time adopt and publish Standing Rules. Standing Rules may be amended by a majority vote of the Steering Committee. Standing Rules are binding on all members of the Club.
Article 7 Meetings
The Club holds Meet & Greets, open to all members, once a month, except during the months of July and August. Proof of membership, in a form that may be determined by the Steering Committee, will be required for admission.
Meetings of interest groups are held as determined by the respective interest group leaders, and attendance may be restricted to members of the interest group.
Coffee Mornings are held periodically as determined by the Membership & Newcomers Group.
Article 8 Interest Groups
Interest groups are formed each Club year according to member interest and subject to availability of group leaders. All Interest Group leaders must be member of IWC. A leader may not accept payment for leading the group. A leader may only charge group members nominal fees to cover expenses connected with renting a meeting site, entrance fees, materials etc. An Interest Group can decide to invite a teacher, guide or instructor and pay a fee for their service. Only those interest groups instructed by a Russian passport holder, who is not a member of the Club, may be run on a paid basis.
Russian teachers may not work for more than three Interest groups. Fees shall be established by the group leader, subject to the approval of the Interest Group Coordinator.
If an Interest Group loses a leader the group has to find a new leader within one month. If group members cannot find a new leader, the group will be removed of the Interest Groups List. When a group is removed, nominal fees and service fees already paid by the members for upcoming meetings have to be reimbursed by the leader. These Russian interest group instructors may attend the Club’s Meet & Greets as guests if capacity of the venue allows for guests.
No other paid interest group instructors shall be authorized by the Club.
Article 9 Amendments to Constitution
Amendments to the Constitution shall be adopted by the Steering Committee. Any member of the IWC (whether or not a member of the Steering Committee) wishing to amend the Constitution may propose an amendment to the Steering Committee. Notice of a proposed amendment to the Constitution shall be given to the members of the Steering Committee at least two weeks prior to the meeting at which the amendment will be voted on. An amendment to the Constitution shall be adopted by an absolute majority (4/5) of the voting membership of the Steering Committee. The voting shall be by written ballot.
Article 10 Termination of Membership
Any member who terminates her membership voluntarily shall NOT be entitled to a refund of dues paid for the year in which she resigns. Membership may be terminated
for violation of this Constitution or Standing Rules by a majority vote of the Steering Committee. In such case, the member shall receive a letter from the President or Co-Presidents of the IWC describing the reasons for the Steering Committee’s decision.
The member shall have the right, within 15 days of receiving notice of termination of her membership, to appeal the decision to a meeting of the officers of the IWC. A vote of the officers to affirm the Steering Committee decision shall not be appealed further. The member whose membership has been terminated shall receive a refund of her annual membership dues for that year.
Article 11 Dissolution
In the event of the dissolution of the Club, any assets remaining after the payment of debts shall be donated to a non-profit organization designated by the Steering Committee. In the event of the dissolution of the Club’s charities group, the group funds shall revert to the Club’s general funds.
IWC STANDING RULES
These are the Standing Rules of the International Women’s Club of Moscow (IWC), adopted and published in accordance with Article 6 of the IWC Constitution.
The Club year begins September 1 and ends August 31.
Each member must register or renew her membership once each Club year in order to maintain her membership, receive the monthly bulletins, the newsletters and participate in interest groups.
Half-year memberships are available as of February 1st of each Club year for Newcomers and renewals. New members may join the Club at any Meet & Greet or Coffee Morning.
A membership takes effect upon payment of full membership dues (as established by the Steering Committee) for the then current Club year.
Heads of the diplomatic missions and their wives and other VIP’s (as specified in Annex 2) may pay the annual dues on a voluntary basis.
Membership information (names, telephone numbers, etc.) is confidential and must not be supplied to anyone who is not an IWC member nor used by any IWC member for commercial purposes.
Proof of membership is the official Club name badge as determined every year by the SC and must be shown at Club events. If proof of membership is lost, a nominal fee will be charged.
Each Steering Committee member agrees to assume the specific responsibilities for her position as outlined in the position descriptions, which are approved each year by the Steering Committee and attached to these Standing Rules for information. Additionally, each Steering Committee officer and group leader is required to attend monthly Steering Committee meetings as provided in the Constitution, attend at least one Coffee Morning during the Club year and serve as a “greeter” for one Meet & Greet during the Club year. Each Steering Committee member shall also be supportive of the Club’s fundraising activities, charitable activities, and other Club events.
Every Steering Committee group leader should request an assistant to assume any of the above stated Steering Committee responsibilities.
A Steering Committee member who does not perform her responsibilities may be removed from her position by an absolute majority vote (4/5) of the Steering Committee. A Steering Committee member may also be removed from her position for repeated unkind behavior to other members, or for violation of the IWC Constitution or these Standing Rules.
When a new Steering Committee member has been voted in during the year, the officers shall welcome the new member of the Steering Committee; distribute the IWC Constitution and Rules, Facts and Figures of the IWC, Guidelines for Steering Committee meetings and Sponsorship Program, distribute position descriptions to the new members, and announce the date and time of the first Steering Committee meeting.
Steering Committee Meetings shall be held the first Thursday of each month except July and August unless otherwise decided by the Steering Committee. Every Committee member shall be notified each month of the time and place of the monthly Steering Committee meeting.
Steering Committee members must attend the monthly Steering Committee Meetings; more than three unexcused absences within six months may result in the Steering Committee’s request for removal of a Steering Committee member. A Steering Committee member may designate her assistant to attend the meeting in her absence and vote on any matters in the Steering Committee meeting. Committee members should not have personal conversations during the meeting, should not come late or leave the meeting early and should not make or receive cellular telephone calls during the meeting except in the case of an emergency.
The President or Co-Presidents shall preside over all Steering Committee meetings.
The President or Co-Presidents may designate any Steering Committee member to assist them or to conduct a meeting on their behalf in an emergency situation, or when the meeting is being conducted to specifically address one matter.
All Steering committee meetings will be conducted following the Roberts Rules of Order. Financial and personnel matters made by the Steering Committee shall remain confidential.
Each meeting shall follow an Agenda that shall include the approval of minutes from the last meeting, the treasurer’s report, and any items of Club business. Any additional committee reports or discussion items to be included on the Agenda must be submitted to the President or Co-Presidents and General Officer at least two days prior to the meeting unless accepted by the SC at the meeting.
The Steering Committee may appoint a non-SC member as Honorary Advisor to the President. The Honorary Advisor to the President has the right to attend the SC meetings in order to advice the President and the Steering Committee. The appointment as Honorary Advisor shall be for a one-year term. The Honorary Advisor may serve in this position for no more than three consecutive years.
Monthly Bulletin and Newsletter
The Monthly Bulletin is sent to all members by e-mail in the first week of each month, except January, July and August and published on the website.
The Club newsletter is published 4 times per year and is first available for pick-up at the Meet & Greet held that month. It is also sent by e-mail to all members. The content of the Newsletter is also published on the webpage, with exception of the personal data (phone numbers and e-mail address) of members.
Any newsletter not otherwise delivered or picked up at a Meet & Greet will be left at the IWC Office after the Meet & Greet and is available for pick-up upon arrangement with the Meet & Greet Coordination.
Monthly Bulletin and Newsletter announcements include information concerning IWC events, trips, interest groups and Steering Committee messages, as well as non-IWC events to which IWC members are invited.
Any IWC member may contribute items of general interest to IWC members (for example, events sponsored by international schools or embassies). Such items are published without Club responsibility and are subject to editing and space considerations. Advertising for local businesses can be accepted for publication in the newsletter, upon payment in advance, in order to help finance the printing of the Newsletter. At the discretion of the newsletter editor, members’ personal notices will be accepted for a nominal fee.
The Club office is provided by Glav UpDK and is located at the UpDK Cultural Center, Olaf Palme Ulitsa 5, Corpus 2, ground floor. The nearest intersection is Olaf Palme and Mosfilmovskaya Ulitsa.
The Office shall be used for newsletter distribution and administrative needs. Any other use of the office must have Steering Committee approval.
Meet & Greets are held once a month from September through June. The September meeting is General Registration, the November / December meeting is the Winter Bazaar, and the February meeting is second sign up for Interest Groups. Meet & Greets are not held in July and August. All IWC members may attend Meet & Greets and may bring out-of-town guests subject to capacity of the venue.
If capacity of the venue allows it, a non-member resident in Moscow may attend Meet & Greets by paying a guest fee, which is 10% of the membership fee.
A bulletin board is available for members to post items of general interest to the membership.
Newcomers Coffee Mornings are held twice a month except January. New and prospective members are welcome to attend Coffees Mornings. Anyone interested in attending a Coffee Morning is welcome without preregistration. Members of the Steering Committee will be available at each Coffee Morning to explain Club activities.
Other general events (lectures, cultural events, charity events, dinners, etc.) may be scheduled periodically and are open to all IWC members, sometimes, due to space limitations, on a first-come, first-served basis. No event may be organized or promoted as an IWC general event without prior approval of the Steering Committee.
The Steering Committee may prohibit or restrict the promotion of non-club items or materials.
Children are not permitted at IWC functions unless invited for a specific event.
IWC trips are organized and based upon member interest and are open to all IWC members. Trips will be made available on a first-come, first-served basis. An IWC trip may also, if so organized, be open to members’ families. The Club is not responsible for any last minute difficulties, charges or delays on Club trips. Any penalties charged by airlines, hotels, etc. for changes or cancellations must be paid by the individual Club member making such change or cancellation. All travel expenses must be paid in full before departure. No trip may be promoted as an IWC trip without prior approval of the Steering Committee.
Newcomers to Moscow
The Club’s Membership & Newcomers Team is available to help newcomers become oriented to Moscow. The Team provides a Welcome Folder for all newcomers upon registration that includes Club information and information about Moscow. The Team is also available at Club meetings and by e-mail to answer inquiries from Newcomers.
Interest groups are open to all members. If size is limited, a waiting list must be maintained and new group members accepted only from the waiting list.
It is the responsibility of the member to contact the leader of those interest groups she is interested in joining. If a member leaves an interest group, she shall notify her group leader as soon as possible.
An interest group leader may require members to inform her in advance of absences and may ask a member to give up her place in the group after three unexcused absences.
Groups are not obligated to accommodate guests and the group leader must be consulted in advance.
Nominal fees may be charged by groups to cover the costs of materials, entrance fees, fees paid to non-member specialist teachers and other experts who are all Russian nationals, rental of premises and similar costs. Any group member who does not pay the fees assessed by the group will be asked to leave the group.
New groups may be started in consultation with the interest group coordinator.
An interest group may meet during the summer; these groups will be announced in the June newsletter.
All Interest groups must have a group leader; all leaders must be member of the IWC.
IWC Charities group shall meet on a regular basis in support of its charitable activities in Russia. IWC Charities group is responsible for screening all projects receiving its assistance and for monitoring all funding services and in kind donations it distributes.
Funds raised from the annual Winter Bazaar event and the Embassies Dinner and Ball will be used to support projects approved by the IWC Steering Committee as proposed by the Charities Board of the IWC Charities group. The Steering Committee ((co-) president(s), treasurer, general officer) will carry out an annual internal review of the activities of the Charities group.
The Charities group will submit each year, at least one candidate, for the positions of Charities Chair and Co-Chair to the IWC Nominating Committee.
Special Events group shall meet on a regular basis in support of the Club’s fundraising activities except the Winter Bazaar. The group is responsible for determining the fundraising projects for the Club year, scheduling the events, and coordinating the collection of funds with the Treasury group.
Any expense in excess of 20.000 RUR incurred by a Steering Committee member on behalf of the Club must be approved in advance by the Steering Committee and will only be reimbursed by the Treasurer upon presentation of the appropriate receipts.
The Club treasurer or her assistant(s) shall attend every Meet & Greet to collect funds or provide other financial assistance, if appropriate.
The Steering Committee shall provide for an annual audit of the Club’s finances including the IWC Charities’ funds. The auditor shall not be a member of the Steering Committee. Such financial audit shall be presented to the Club officers, the Treasury group and the liaison officer and shall remain confidential.
Members should notify group leaders if they are unable to attend any Club event for which they had previously registered.
Telephone calls regarding Club business shall be confined to the hours between 8:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. unless appropriate in the circumstances.
Members shall be considerate of other members’ customs, culture and beliefs. Violations of this rule may be brought to the attention of the Steering Committee and may result in forfeiture of membership.
Quorum for voting:
The quorum propositions for 14 members are as follows: simple majority = 7 votes; special majority (2/3) = 10; 4/5 = 12.
The quorum propositions for 15 members are as follows: simple majority = 8 votes; special majority (2/3) = 10; 4/5 = 12.
The quorum propositions for 16 members are as follows: simple majority = 9 votes; special majority (2/3) = 11; 4/5 = 13.
Procedure for Russian Passport Holders
At the end of each season, Russian passport holders that have supported the IWC in an active and sustainable way for a considerable period will get the opportunity to sign up as an IWC member for the new season before other Russian passport holders. Russian passport holders that fall under this priority rule are those that volunteer as an Interest Group leader, Charity volunteer, Steering Committee member or Honorary Advisor to the President.
After Membership places are assigned to the Russian passport holders with priority, the remaining membership places for Russian passport holders will be divided among the other Russian passport holders by means of a lottery system. Russian passport holders (whether currently a member or on the waiting list) will be contacted to confirm that they are still interested in IWC membership for the new season and those that are, will enter the lottery.
Newcomers or Renewing Members that are Russian passport holders but also hold a passport from another country can sign up as a member without entering the lottery by using their non-Russian passport for Membership registration.
ANNEX 1 – Steering Committee Job Descriptions
President / Co-President
The President, who is always an ambassador, an ambassador’s spouse or a spouse of Deputy Chief of Mission with the status of Minister Plenipotentiary, provides strategic leadership for the IWC by working closely together with the Steering Committee. She also presides the Steering Committee meetings and is the most important link between the IWC and the diplomatic community in Moscow. As such, she facilitates the relations with embassies that support the IWC’s social and charity events.
The General Officer supports the other Steering Committee members in their work, facilitates the cooperation between the various Teams within the Steering Committee, screens new Steering Committee candidates and helps them get started in their position. An analytical mind, diplomatic skills, a team player mentality and knowledge of Microsoft Office and Gmail are most useful for this position.
The Treasurer makes sure that the financial reports of the IWC are correct and up to date, carries out checks on all financial transactions and prepares the yearly budgets for the Club. In addition, the Treasurer is in charge of the financial management of large fundraising events such as the IWC Ball and Winter Bazaar and advises the Steering Committee members with regard to all financial decisions.
Membership & Newcomers Chair
The Membership & Newcomers Chair is responsible for welcoming newcomers, answering members’ questions, managing the administration and organizing Coffee Mornings. Knowledge of Excel is useful, but a friendly and open outlook toward all types of people is key.
Interest Groups Coordinator
The Interest Group Coordinator is responsible for the coordination between the leaders and teachers that organize the interest groups and the IWC members that join these groups. The Interest Group Coordinator is also in charge of the interest group sign-up sessions that take place twice a year, all administration regarding the interest groups and the preparation of the yearly interest group booklets.
Meet & Greet Coordinator
The Meet & Greet Coordinator organizes the monthly Meet & Greets, which includes finding interesting venues, arranging catering and entertainment, managing sign-up and administration. Special attention goes to the September Meet & Greet (General Registration), the February Meet & Greet (2nd Sign-up for Interest Groups) and the May Meet & Greet (Members’ Art Exhibition).
Embassies Dinner & Ball Chair
The Embassies Dinner & Ball Chair is responsible for the organization of the IWC Embassies of the World Dinner & Ball together with the EDB Team. The main tasks include overall organization of the event, providing support for embassies hosting dinner and coordination of different Steering Committee Teams.
Winter Bazaar Chair / Winter Bazaar Co-Chair
The Winter Bazaar Chair is responsible for the organization of the IWC Winter Bazaar together with the Winter Bazaar Team. The main tasks include overall organization of the event, providing support for participating embassies and coordination of different groups of volunteers. Good organizational skills are a must.
The Sponsorship Chair’s responsibility is to make the most of the IWC’s contacts with sponsors. In addition, there are specific tasks relating to the organization of the Winter Bazaar, the Embassies of the World Dinner and Ball, and the Meet & Greets. Good communication skills and an outgoing personality are important since Sponsorship involves working with international companies and the local community. Knowledge of Russian, however, is not necessary.
Public Relations Chair
The PR Chair promotes the IWC and its fundraising events both inside and outside the Club. The PR team is responsible for maintaining and establishing contacts with other international organizations and various media partners. Basic knowledge of MS Word and e-mail are needed as well as good communication skills.
Supported by the Newsletter Team, the Newsletter Editor gathers all necessary input for the IWC Monthly Bulletins and Newsletters from other Steering Committee members, writes articles to inform and attract readers, and is responsible for the layout and design. Once a year the Newsletter Editor also helps to get the Welcome Booklet and Interest Groups Booklet ready for printing, and she also assists with different other printing materials like flyers and banners.
Website Editor / Website Co-Editor
The Website Editor works closely with the other Steering Committee members to maintain and update the IWC website. Knowledge of HTML, Frontpage or any Content Management System is important; experience with afterImage editing software knowledge like Photoshop is advantageous. Good inter-personal, writing and communication skills are required.
The Recording Officer organizes the monthly SC meetings, sends out the invitations, prepares the agenda, takes the minutes and manages the list of Steering Committee members’ personal info and contact details.
Charities Chair / Charities Co-Chair
The Charities Chair manages the IWC Charity Group and presides the meetings of the IWC Charity Board. In addition, she represents the IWC Charities Group within the Steering Committee and is as such involved in the organization of fundraising events such as the Winter Bazaar and Embassies of the World Dinner & Ball.
ANNEX 2 – VIP’s
Following position give right to VIP status, which entitles the person holding this position to pay the annual dues on a voluntary basis:
– Head of GlavUpDK Protocol and Public relations Office
– Director of the GlavUpDK Cultural center
(Personal info and contact details available on http://updk.ru/en/about/structure/)