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ICC event in France

ICC event in France

On the occasion of the Centennial of Rotary in France, District 1660 (Paris) organizes its conference on December 11 and 12 in Versailles on the theme of the Francophonie in the service of Peace. On this occasion, all the French-speaking Inter-country committees or in...

2021 VIRTUAL ROTARY CONVENTION   *   J-2

2021 VIRTUAL ROTARY CONVENTION * J-2

There is still time to register for the Intercountry Committees Preconvention: Opening Opportunities for Peace! If you have already registered for the RI Convention, write to riregistration@rotary.org to add the preconvention to your registration. Otherwise you can...

Virtual Rotary UNESCO Conference

Virtual Rotary UNESCO Conference

This year, UNESCO is celebrating the 75th anniversary of the entry into force of its Constitution. The ICC Executive Council co-organized a conference to celebrate 75th years of NGO's contribution to the UNESCO's Missions. UNESCO was created to respond to the firm...

Join us for the “Mediterranean Peace Initiative Conference

Join us for the “Mediterranean Peace Initiative Conference

You are invited to participate to a virtual conference, the Rotaract Mediterranean MDIO and the ICC Executive Council, are jointly organizing on the theme “Mediterranean Peace Initiative”. This conference will take place, online, on Saturday 28th November at...

Intercountry Committees News & Features

A new ICC between GB&I and Portugal

A new ICC between GB&I and Portugal

The charter ceremony of the new InterCountry Committee between Great Britain and Ireland and Portugal took place virtually on Sunday 14th March 2021. Over 50 persons attended the ceremony and among them, were Rotary International Director-elect Nicki Scott, Judith...

Past Rotary ICC Executive Council General Secretary Arthur Bowden dies

Past Rotary ICC Executive Council General Secretary Arthur Bowden dies

It is with great sadness that the ICC Executive Council must inform you of the passing of Intercountry Committee Executive Council Former General Secretary Arthur Bowden in Salisbury Hospital on the 1st January 2021 at the age of 92. Arthur was a founding member and...

Happy New Year 2021

Happy New Year 2021

On behalf of the Executive Council of the Inter-Country Committees and the Taipei Preconvention Organizing Committee, I wish you a happy new year 2021. May this new year bring happiness and health to you and your loved ones and I wish you success in all the projects...

Charter of a new ICC between GB&I and Germany

Charter of a new ICC between GB&I and Germany

On the evening of 20th December 2020, I had the chance to take part in the charter ceremony of the ICC between Great Britain & Ireland and Germany. Reaching across borders to promote peace, international understanding and goodwill are an integral part of Rotary’s...

Past Rotary International President Luis Vicente Giay dies

Past Rotary International President Luis Vicente Giay dies

Luis Vicente Giay, a past Rotary International president died on 29 August. He was 82. His involvement and great support to the Intercountry Committees was very well known. Giay served as RI president in 1996-97 and used his term to encourage governors to lead their...

Supporting the environment becomes a new area of focus

Supporting the environment becomes a new area of focus

The Rotary Foundation Trustees and Rotary International Board of Directors have both unanimously approved adding a new area of focus: supporting the environment. More than $18 million in Foundation global grant funding has been allocated to environment-related...

Past Rotary International President Frank J. Devlyn dies

Past Rotary International President Frank J. Devlyn dies

Frank J. Devlyn, a former Rotary International president who encouraged members to think ahead and take quick action on humanitarian issues, died on 27 May. Devlyn was a friend and a great supporter of ICCs. On March 25, 2001, at an ICC conference organized in Lille,...