Glossary

A note about language and spelling: In the Global SOS Network we aim to support the top most spoken languages. By default this website uses Oxford International English, which is increasingly recognized as an international standard. As a result, we use the spelling 'organize, organizing, organization' (with a z)
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Mandate
When someone has a mandate it means that they have the authority to make decisions. A mandate describes a role and is made up of 'purpose', 'accountabilities' and 'domain' (optional).
Meeting Facilitator
An elected Role with the purpose of facilitating the Circle’s Governance and Tactical meetings in accordance with the rules of the Constitution.
Metrics
Data chosen by the Circle’s Internal Coordinator (Lead Link) to provide visibility into the work of the Circle. For example, a Metric for a “Social Media” Role might be “Number of Twitter followers.” It is up to the Lead Link of the Circle to define and assign relevant metrics to the Roles within that Circle.