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History

1972, as Eurocic. Previously also referred to as OCIC Europe. Functions as regional Secretariat for Europe of World Catholic Association for Communication (SIGNIS), previously of International Catholic Organization for Cinema and Audiovisual (OCIC).

Aims

In the context of worldwide Catholic communication, assist members and other professional organizations at the European level to: collaborate in development of broadcasting, cinema, audiovisuals, new media and artistic expression for culture, entertainment and communication; contribute to human and spiritual progress of those working in the cinema and audiovisual media and of the public; encourage the making, distribution and use of films, broadcasting, new media and audiovisuals promoting knowledge of the Gospel message.

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Activities

Networks with Catholic communicators across Europe; promote professional standards; organizes seminars and workshops; promotes reflection on cinema and spirituality, cultures and media and education of cinema critics; organizes and presents juries during European film festivals; co-organizes European TV Festival of Religious Programmes. Organized 'Eurovideo' in conjunction with General Assembly, 1989-1997.

Structure

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 inter-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 41 countries
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Type I Classification

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 4: Quality Education

UIA Org ID

E2785

Last News Received

2014
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