The first club in Europe was established in 1963 in Vienna. Today, Europe counts more than 29,000 members in about 1,340 clubs.
Dedicated people who love, share and live the spirit of Kiwanis. That means hundred of thousands of hours for service to underprivileged children and communities. Our motto: Serving the children of the world. Our vision: make the world a better place.
The European umbrella encompasses the following countries and geographic areas: Albania, Austria, Belgium-Luxembourg, Estonia, Czech Republic & Slovak Republic, France-Monaco, Germany, Hungary, Iceland-Faroes, Italy-San Marino, the Netherlands, Norden (Norway, Sweden, Denmark), Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Switzerland-Liechtenstein, Turkey, United Kingdom. Moreover Kiwanis wants to introduce the movement in countries like the Baltic States & Finland, Bulgaria and Israel. Finally the European Federation is responsible for club building and growth in Africa, where on today we have clubs in Cote d’Ivoire, Mali, Cameroon, Republic of Congo Brazzaville, Morocco, Senegal, Uganda, Nigeria, Sierra Leone and Democratic Republic of Congo Kinshasa.