The Council on Resolutions meets online each year. Representatives from all of Rotary’s districts vote on resolutions proposed by clubs, districts, the RI Board of Directors, and the General Council or Conference of RIBI, as well as urgent enactments proposed by the RI Board. The RI Board will consider all resolutions that the Council adopts. Adopted urgent enactments amend Rotary’s constitutional documents. Learn more about the Council on Resolutions.

2020 Council on Resolutions: 15-Oct to 15-Nov

Item no.TitleResult
20E-01To amend who is a member of the CouncilView detailed item (PDF)
Adopted296156
20R-02To request the RI Board to consider emphasizing the importance of actions based upon Rotary’s ideal of serviceView detailed item (PDF)
Adopted277175
20R-03To request the RI Board to consider reintroducing professional development as a value of RotaryView detailed item (PDF)
Adopted315136
20R-04To request the RI Board to consider adding a fifth part to The Four-Way TestView detailed item (PDF)
Rejected58393
20R-05To request the RI Board to consider modifying The Four-Way TestView detailed item (PDF)
Rejected49405
20R-06To request the RI Board to consider amending the Recommended Rotary Club BylawsView detailed item (PDF)
Rejected90366
20R-07To request the RI Board to consider reducing number of members needed to sponsor a new clubView detailed item (PDF)
Rejected172276
20R-08To request the RI Board to consider officially recognizing clubs for children age six to twelve View detailed item (PDF)
Rejected185266
20R-09To request the RI Board to consider recognizing clubs for children under 12 and allowing the districts to choose an appropriate name for the clubView detailed item (PDF)
Rejected122332
20R-10To request the RI Board to consider requiring Rotary Youth Exchange organizations to provide annual financial reportsView detailed item (PDF)
Adopted309143
20R-11To request the RI Board to consider reviewing Rotaract’s status within RotaryView detailed item (PDF)
Adopted39361
20R-12To request the RI Board to consider ensuring that the powers of the RI Board do not unfairly exceed those of clubs, Rotaract clubs, and districtsView detailed item (PDF)
Adopted308144
20R-13To request the RI Board to consider making Rotary’s website and email technologies more accessible for those with visual impairments or other disabilities and extending that technology to its clubsView detailed item (PDF)
Adopted330120
20R-14To request the RI Board to consider reintroducing the vocational committee at the district levelView detailed item (PDF)
Adopted252202
20R-15To request the RI Board to consider forming committees to nominate regional leader candidatesView detailed item (PDF)
Adopted295155
20R-16To request the RI Board to consider proposing legislation to limit the term of the general secretary to no more than ten yearsView detailed item (PDF)
Adopted268180
20R-17To request the RI Board to consider publishing a sustainability report and facilitating cooperation with non-Rotary entitiesView detailed item (PDF)
Rejected206240
20R-18To request the RI Board to consider adopting a definition of positive peaceView detailed item (PDF)
Rejected216226
20R-19To request the RI Board to consider being more flexible on the definition of ‘political’View detailed item (PDF)
Rejected165285
20R-20To request the RI Board to consider changing the mandate of the Rotary Representative NetworkView detailed item (PDF)
Rejected130313
20R-21To request the RI Board to consider supporting approval of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear WeaponsView detailed item (PDF)
Rejected133310
20R-22To request the RI Board to consider leveraging the strength of Rotary by contributing to society’s efforts to mitigate the effects of the novel coronavirus pandemicView detailed item (PDF)
Rejected176276
20R-23To request the Trustees to consider designating one specific area of the world as a priority assistance area to help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirusView detailed item (PDF)
Rejected90362
20R-24To request the Trustees to consider assigning assistant regional Rotary Foundation coordinators to support the Rotary Disaster Response Fund, as well as creating a disaster response subcommittee in each districtView detailed item (PDF)
Rejected128325
20R-25To request the Trustees to consider including measures for the prevention and elimination of plastic waste and residuesView detailed item (PDF)
Adopted255200
20R-26To request the Trustees to consider adding senior health to the fourth area of focusView detailed item (PDF)
Rejected218234
20R-27To request the Trustees to consider modifying the fourth area of focus to become “Caring for mothers, children, and dependent people”View detailed item (PDF)
Rejected186267
20R-28To request the Trustees to consider eliminating the eligibility restrictions for Rotarians, Rotaractors, and members of the Rotary community for access to Peace FellowshipsView detailed item (PDF)
Rejected165289
20R-29To request the Trustees to consider making publicity a mandatory part of the global grant applicationView detailed item (PDF)
Rejected140315
20R-30To request the Trustees to reconsider implementing the flexible grant model proposed in Adopted Resolution 18R-48View detailed item (PDF)
Rejected197254
20R-31To request the Trustees to consider allowing districts to use their own scholarship criteria when awarding scholarships for which no World Fund matching funds are usedView detailed item (PDF)
Adopted229220