Kiwanis International European Federation

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New District Building

One of the goals of Kiwanis International-European Federation (KI-EF) is to establish Kiwanis in as many countries as feasible in Europe and to support these countries to grow and become a “full district” – that is bringing 1,000 or more members to the Kiwanis family.

To date, Europe counts nine full districts and one provisional district:

Districts

  • Austria
  • Belgium-Luxembourg
  • France-Monaco
  • Iceland-Faroes
  • Italy-San Marino
  • the Netherlands
  • Norden (Denmark, Sweden, Norway)
  • Switzerland-Liechtenstein.

Provisional district

  • Romania

However, there are also still countries in Europe where Kiwanis is not (or very little) present – these countries have the status of “Kiwanis Nations”. Each Nation is supported by a full district, also called “sponsoring district”. All growth activities in these Nations are coordinated and followed-up by the New District Building Committee. This Committee works in close relationship with Kiwanis International Member Support Center Europe, located in Ghent (Belgium).

The Kiwanis Nations are: Albania, Baltic States & Finland, Bulgaria, Czech Republic & Slovakia, Hungary, Israel, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine, UK. So, if you as a Kiwanian have valuable contacts in one or more of these countries; which if asked, would be willing to help spread the Kiwanis word and contribute to opening new clubs… and pave the way for Nations to become – full Kiwanis Districts, don’t wait any longer and get in touch with the Chair of the New District Building Committee at johan.henderix@telenet.be.

The members of the New District Building Committee are:

  •  Johan Henderix (Belgium-Luxembourg)
  • Gianvito Giancontieri (Italy-San Marino)
  • Karol Balog (Czech Republic & Slovakia)
  • Christina Jacob (Germany)

 

 

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