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1979, by the joint action of International Association of Crafts and Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (IACME), by: International Federation of Small and Medium-Sized Commercial Enterprises (IFSMC); International Federation of Small and Medium-Sized Industrial Enterprises (IFSMI); and Union of Craft Industries and Trades of the EEC (UACEE), taking over the activities of UACEE which then ceased to exist. Original title: European Association of Craft, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises -- Union européenne de l'artisanat et des petites et moyennes entreprises (UEAPME) -- Europäische Union des Handwerks und der Klein- und Mittelbetriebe -- Unione Europea dell' Artigianato e delle Piccole e Medie Imprese. Current title adopted 2018. Full title: SMEunited - Crafts and SMEs in Europe. Statutes modified 1996. Registered in accordance with Belgian law. EU Transparency Register: 55820581197-35.


Monitor EU policy and legislative process and keep members informed on all matters of relevance to crafts, trades and SMEs; represent and promote interests, needs and opinions of members; support members academically, technically and legally on all areas of EU policy; support the idea of European integration and contribute to European cooperation.

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 6 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 14 non-governmental organizations.
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Members in 36 countries
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Subjects *

  • Commerce
    • Business Enterprises
  • Industry
    • Trades and Crafts
  • Law
    • Law
  • Policy-making
    • Policy

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions



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