European Ecumenical Organization for Development (EECOD)

Service oecuménique européen pour le développement

Search Open Yearbook

This information is part of the Open Yearbook, a free service of UIA's subscription-based Yearbook of International Organizations (YBIO). It includes profiles of non-profit organizations working worldwide in all fields of activity. The information contained in the profiles and search functionality of this free service are limited.

The full-featured Yearbook of International Organizations (YBIO) includes over 72,500 organization profiles, additional information in the profiles, sophisticated search functionality and data export. For more information about YBIO, please click here or contact us.

The UIA is a leading provider of information about international non-profit organizations. The aim of the Open Yearbook is to promote the activities of international non-governmental organizations (INGOs) and intergovernmental organizations (IGOs).


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.


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.

Available with paid subscription only.


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.


Available with paid subscription only.


Available with paid subscription only.

Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 5 inter-governmental organizations.
More detailed data available with paid subscription.

Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 12 non-governmental organizations.
More detailed data available with paid subscription.


Available with paid subscription only.


Members in 11 countries
More detailed data available with paid subscription.

Type I Classification

Available with paid subscription only.

Type II Classification

Available with paid subscription only.

Subjects *

  • Religious Practice
    • Ecumenism
  • Development
    • Development

UN Sustainable Development Goals **



Last News Received

1. Jun 1995
* Subject classification is derived from the organization names and aims.
** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

You are viewing an organization profile from the Yearbook of International Organizations Online.
← return to your search page to find additional profiles.
Terms of Use

UIA allows users to access and make use of the information contained in its Databases for the user’s internal use and evaluation purposes only. A user may not re-package, compile, re-distribute or re-use any or all of the UIA Databases or the data* contained therein without prior permission from the UIA.

Data from database resources may not be extracted or downloaded in bulk using automated scripts or other external software tools not provided within the database resources themselves. If your research project or use of a database resource will involve the extraction of large amounts of text or data from a database resource, please contact us for a customized solution.

UIA reserves the right to block access for abusive use of the Database.

* Data shall mean any data and information available in the Database including but not limited to: raw data, numbers, images, names and contact information, logos, text, keywords, and links.