RIBI general secretary, Amanda Watkins wishes to draw attention to:
The key difference in this document is the addition of Annex
7 that details information relation to Defamation, Slander and Malicious
On page 1 please note that Amanda has added detail relating to
this annex as follows:
Annex 7 provides guidance relating to
defamation, slander and malicious falsehood that may arise from inappropriate or
ill-considered communication by Rotarians to others. Individuals are responsible
for what they may say, write or do and Rotary International in Great Britain and
Ireland does not have provision to financially support an individual who chooses
to communicate in a manner that is defamatory within the context of a civil
RIBI do hold insurance cover for libel and slander but its
intended use is to protect Rotary from third-party attack not to defend claims
made by members or former members against the organisation in relation to
disputes; this is very important to understand and Amanda will be creating a series
of short videos specific to all of our compliance, insurance and dispute
management areas to help members better understand expectations and
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