International Young Catholic Students (IYCS)
Jeunesse étudiante catholique internationale (JECI)
Juventud Estudiantil Católica Internacional (JECI)
Internationale Katholische Studierende Jugend (IKSJ)
Started 1929. At the first YCS International Meeting, Fribourg (Switzerland), 1-8 Sep 1946, 8 national mouvements came together and decided to set up the Centre international de documentation et d'information (CIDI) -- International YCS Center of Documentation and Information in Paris (today the International Secretariat) for the service of all YCS groups throughout the world. An International Commission (currently "International Team") was mandated to work for all existing YCS mouvements in the world. Present name adopted Aug 1954, Brussels (Belgium). Also referred to by acronyms International YCS -- JEC internationale -- JEC Internacional -- Internationale KSJ and YCS -- JEC -- JEC -- KSJ. Current statutes approved, Aug 2007, Kampala (Uganda). Registered in accordance with French Law (Ministry of the Interior authorization 14 Oct 1959, No 59/972).
Evangelize the student milieu and promote the student apostolate among students at secondary and tertiary levels.
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