European Council of Jewish Communities (ECJC)

Conseil européen des communautés juives (CECJ)

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1964 Geneva Switzerland


1964, Geneva (Switzerland), as successor body to Standing Conference of European Jewish Community Services, which first met in 1960, Geneva. Name subsequently changed to European Council of Jewish Community Services (ECJCS) -- Conseil européen des services communautaires juifs (CESCJ). Widened to include further affiliates, 29-31 Jan 1993, Riga (Latvia); 12 Sep 1993, London (UK). Present name adopted 12 Sep 1993, London. Constitution amended 12 Sep 1993, London; Jul 2000, Milan (Italy); Apr 2002, Brussels (Belgium). 29 May 2011, new statutes adopted. Registered in accordance with Swiss law.


Strengthen Jewish communal life in an enlarged Europe through: social, cultural, educational and community building activities; fostering close cooperation among Jewish communities; initiating joint projects responding to common needs and planning their implementation. Provide a forum for inter-European planning and cooperation; enhance the quality of Jewish life through development of community institutions; provide specific training in skills to implement policy-making, budgeting, staff development and other communal management issues; improve communication throughout Europe and embody exchange of information and ideas among lay and professional groups, building a functional network among lay and professional leaders of Jewish NGOs throughout Western, Central and Eastern Europe, including the former USSR; promote coordination, cooperation and joint venture projects among Jewish and other NGOs and also partner institutions; develop relations on behalf of Jewish NGOs with the European institutions; alleviate poverty and distress for Jewish people in Europe; promote new communications media, information technology and training for Jewish communities.


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General Meeting (annual). Council, composed of representatives from each member organization or community (one vote per country). Executive Officers Committee, consisting of President, Vice-Presidents (up to 6), Treasurer, Secretary and Executive Director.


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GOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities



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