Kiwanis International European Federation

Serving the children of the World.


in Baveno, Italy, from Friday, 25th to Saturday, 26th May 2018Dear club presidents and secretaries,On behalf of Piero Grasso, president of Kiwanis International-European Federation (KI-EF), and in compliance with the KI-EF bylaws, art. VII, section 5, it is my pleasure to invite you to the next European convention, which will be held in Baveno, Italy, from Friday 25th to Saturday 26th May 2018.On Saturday, 26th May, during the House of Delegates at this 51st convention, we will, besides other items:

  • Confirm the incoming European Board for the administrative year 2018-2019.
  • Present and accept the finances 2016-2017 and accept the financial budget 2018-2019
  • Elect a new vice president. Candidates are to be nominated by the full European Districts: Austria, France-Monaco, Norden, Germany, Switzerland-Lichtenstein.
  • Elect a new KI Trustee. Candidates should be presented only if they have their district convention endorsement.
  • Inform on changes into Kiwanis International Europe (KIE) as a license organization.

Soon you will receive the convention brochure with more details regarding the agenda and the final convention program.


Register online for the convention


Club members will need to register via the KI-EF registration website exclusively and may include up to two non-member guests in the registration form. Please note that only clubs in good-standing can present candidates and delegates to the convention. The deadline for clubs to be in good standing is April 30th, 2018.

Please note that club delegates who will take part in the voting during the general assembly need to be reported by the club secretary making use of the document certificate of election for delegates and alternates. The duly completed certificate needs to be sent to Member Support Center (MSC) in Ghent at by 25th April 2018 latest.

Please also remember to make reservations for hotel, dinners and excursions. Online registrations will close on 7th May 2018.

Further information on Baveno and official documents can be found on KI-EF’s convention dedicated website.

Should you require any further information please contact MSC in Ghent:

Address Kiwanis International E-mail
Leiekaai 25B Phone +32-9-216 77 77
B-9000 Ghent, Belgium

Looking forward to seeing you in Baveno.

Yours sincerely,

Francesco Valenti
KI-EF Secretary 2017-2018

Members of the KI-EF Executive Committee & Board Members
District leaders & district secretaries
Governors Elect
Past Presidents of KI-EF
KI President Jim Rochford
KI President-Elect Florencio “Poly” Lat
KCF President Chia Sing Hwang
KI Executive Director Stan Soderstrom



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