The Inter-Country Committees A Road to Peace A way to “Buil d Communities- Bridge Continents”
ROTARY INTER-COUNTRY COMMITTEE ICC EXECUTIVE MEETING Presentation by PDG Celia Giay ICCs Coordinator in Argentina and Spanish speaking countries in South America N ew Orleans, S unday, May 22 2011
TOPICS Development of ICCs of Spanish speaking countries in South America How Inter-Country Committees work in our region Personal proposal to Executive Meeting
EXISTING ICCS INTER-COUNTRY COMMITTE ARGENTINA- BRASIL First formed between two nations of South America in 1978 President of Argentina Section: Celia Cruz de Giay.Governor 2005-2006 D4825 President of Brasil Section: José Luiz Toro da Silva, Governor 2003-04 D4430
EXISTING ICCS INTER-COUNTRY COMMITTE ARGENTINA- CHILE President of Argentina Section: PDG Daniel Sadosfchi President of Chile Section: PDG Jose Miguel Oportus
EXISTING ICCS INTER-COUNTRY COMMITTE ARGENTINA- URUGUAY President of Argentina Section: Guillermo Federik - Governor 2006-2007 D4940 President of Uruguay Section: Eduardo Puch Mussi, Governor 2006-07 D4970
NEW ICCS INTER-COUNTRY COMMITTE BRASIL-PERU Charter on November 26,2010 President of Brasil Section: Serafim Carvalho Melo ,Governor 2010-11 D4440 President of Perú Section: Julio Saettone , Governor 2006-07 D4450
NEW ICCS INTER-COUNTRY COMMITTE CHILE-PERU Charter on February 5,2011 President of Chile Section: Alfonso Leppes Navarrette, Governor 1988-89 District 4320 President of Peru Section: Sonia Gonzales de Uribe Governor 2007-08 District 4450
NEW ICCS INTER-COUNTRY COMMITTE ARGENTINA –BOLIVIA Charter on April 29, 2011 President of Argentina Section: Eduardo Hindi, Governor 2001-02 District 4890 President of Bolivia Section: Máximo Villagra, Governor 2005-06 District 4690
ICCS IN FORMATION INTER-COUNTRY COMMITTE ARGENTINA –ITALIA President of Argentina Section: Mario Burcheri, Governor 2000-10 District 4825 President of Italia Section: Alberto Cecchini , Governor 2009-10 District 2080
IN FORMATION ICCS INTER-COUNTRY COMMITTE MEXICO-USA President of México Section: Vicente Arbesu Garcia, Governor 2010-11, District 4190 President of USA Section: Jeffrey Krans, Governor 2010-11 District 7120
IN FORMATION ICCS INTER-COUNTRY COMMITTE ARGENTINA-MEXICO President of Argentina Section: To be determined President of México Section: Carlos Campos Echeverria, Governor 2010-11, District 4190
IN FORMATION ICCS INTER-COUNTRY COMMITTE BRASIL-URUGUAY Designate Representative of Uruguay Section: Mario Gomensoro , Governor 2009-10 District 4980
IN FORMATION ICCS INTER-COUNTRY COMMITTE ECUADOR-COLOMBIA Designate Representative of Ecuador Section: Ricardo Koenig , Governor 2005-06 District 4400
EXISTING ICCS INTER-COUNTRY COMMITTE MEXICO- FRANCIA President of Mexico Section: Jean Villaval, RC Júrica, D4160 President of Francia Section: Christian Challier, RC La Champagne, D1780
WORK OF THE INTERCOUNTRY COMMITTEES IN OUR REGION Rotary Youth Exchange Rotary Friendship Exchange Twin Club Network Students and Teacher Exchange Photo Contest related to Peace in the community for students of primary and secondary school Intercountry meetings Common service projects
IMPORTANT ACTIVITIES IN PROGRESS Committed Rotarians are working; -to reach the goal to stablish new ICCs -to revitalize old ones -to create awareness about the need to promote ICCs with the purpose to build bridges of good will and peace among nations
To focus on long term relations between the countries involved.
To organize common Service Projects
To use all RI programs and initiatives for humanitarian service and activities between the districts of both countries.
To involve R otarians, spouses, Rotaractors, clubs and districts in peace efforts.
PROPOSAL BY ICCs COORDINATOR CELIA GIAY TO ICCS EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE Taking into account that the First Presidential Celebration of Inter Country Committees was organize in The Antibes – Juan les Pins - on 2003 and then in 2007. My proposal is to suggest the RI President 2012-13 Mr. Sakuji Tanaka to organize the Third Presidential Celebration of Inter Country Committees in 2013 in a site to be determined to promote ICCs and its objective to build peace among nations of the world.
The Inter-Country Committees A Road to Peace A way to “Build Communities- Bridge Continents'