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SAE Structure & Operation

Regions

SAE consists of seven (7) Regions

USA Region
Canada Region
Central-South America Region
Europe Region 1
Africa-Near/Middle East Region
Oceania-Far East Region
Former Soviet Union countries Region 2

1(except from former Soviet Union countries)
2(except from countries already members of the EU)

SAE Members

World Council of Hellenes Abroad members can be:

a) Confederations and federations of Greek community organizations. Associations become members in the case of an absence of federations taking under consideration the organizational structure forms met in individual SAE regions

b) The clerical/laymen assemblies of community-parishes abroad operating under a Canonical Hierarch or Metropolitan

c) Other expatriate organizations that promote Hellenism issues having a big influence and appeal on the Greeks living abroad, Greece and their host countries such as:

Ι. Federations of ethnic identity organizations operating at a local or national level in a country or countries, while having as a point of reference a wider geographic region, a geopolitical region of historical importance or one of the Greek prefectures.

II. Hellenic Cultural Centers in metropolitan areas and scientific or professional associations

d) The World Federation of Overseas Cypriots (POMAK) and the International Coordinating Committee “Justice for Cyprus” (PSEKA)

Organizations of Greek communities abroad can become members of SAE after filing an application to the Coordinating Council of the corresponding SAE Region.

SAE Regional Coordinating Councils

Coordinating Councils represent their corresponding Region

Prepare and forward substantiated recommendations or proposals to the SAE Presiding Board.

Meet once a year in the corresponding Region. Meetings can be held with the use of modern technology or any other suitable means.

SAE Regional Coordinating Council members are elected by the corresponding Regional Assembly.

Hellenism Networks

Hellenism Networks are established in all SAE Regions. The organizational structure and operation of the Networks are defined by a Regional Assembly decision.