European Ecumenical Organization for Development (EECOD)

Service oecuménique européen pour le développement

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History

1975, Brussels (Belgium), as Joint Task Force on Development Issues (JTF) -- Joint Task Force sur les questions de développement, under the auspices of Jesuit European Social Centre (JESC) and Ecumenical Association for Church and Society - Brussels (AOES). Present English name adopted 1 Jan 1986. Registered in accordance with Belgian law, 5 Mar 1987. Ceased to exist 1995.

Aims

Represent European churches on development issues; as a lobby for international justice, seek to influence policy of the European Community and other European institutions towards developing countries; inform churches in Europe on European Union development policy; link European governmental institutions with churches in the Third World.

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Activities

Main topics: Environment and development; arms trade; Lomé Convention; democracy and development; EU agriculture and Third World agriculture; Third World debt; Culture and development. Instrumental in setting up: Foundation for ACP/EC Cultural Cooperation; South-North Network Cultures and Development.

Structure

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Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 5 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 12 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 11 countries
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Type I Classification

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Type II Classification

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Subjects *

  • Religious Practice
    • Ecumenism
  • Development
    • Development

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

UIA Org ID

E6438

Last News Received

1. Jun 1995
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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