European Association for Coal and Lignite (EURACOAL)

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21 Mar 1953, as Association of the Coal Producers of the European Community -- Comité d'étude des producteurs de charbon d'Europe occidentale (CEPCEO) -- Comité de Estudios de los Productores de Carbón de la Europa Occidental -- Studienausschuss des Westeuropäischen Kohlenbergbaus -- Studie-Comité van de Westeuropese Steenkolenproducenten. Name changed to European Solid Fuels' Association -- Comité européen des combustibles solides (CECSO) -- Comité Europeo de Combustibles Sólidos -- Europäischer Ausschuss für Feste Brennstoffe. Previously also referred to in French and German as Association européenne du charbon et du lignite -- Europäischer Stein-und Braunkohleverband. Current title adopted, 1 Apr 2003. Registered in accordance with Belgian law. EU Transparency Register: 19853116579-64.


Highlight the important role of coal to secure the energy supply within the EU; actively demonstrate coal's contribution to security of supply, to national and regional added value and to the protection of the environment, so as to create a satisfactory framework for coal extraction and utilization in Europe.

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Events/meetings; politics/policy/regulatory.


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English, French, German, Polish.


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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 3 non-governmental organizations.
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Members in 15 countries
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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 7: Affordable and Clean Energy



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18. Feb 2019
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