Vienna, Austria, 25.9.2021. Robert Perc, JJEU President, elected to the EFPM Executive Committee
The Congress and General Assembly of the European Fair Play Movement (EFPM) took place in Vienna on 24 and 25 of September. The final act of the annual General Assembly were elections of the new President and eight members of the Executive Board.
Philippe Housiaux from Belgium was elected as a new EFPM President and JJEU President Robert Perc was elected as a member of the new Executive Board.
In the presentation of the candidature Robert Perc described decades of cooperation in the field of Fair Play which columnated with a Memorandum of Understanding between JJEU and EFPM, signed in Paris, France, on 27 of April 2019. Members of the EFPM Executive Board in the were also late Christian Blareau from France (former JJEU President and Honorary member of the EFPM) and Olympian Miroslav Cerar from Slovenia (former EFPM Vice President and Honorary member). To commemorate Christian Blareau impact on Fair Play movement in ju-jitsu a “Christian Blareau Fair Play Award ” was established in 2019 for excellence in ethics and Fair Play.
In the final act of the General Assembly of the EFPM Robert Perc awarded a special recognition to Christian Hinterberger and Miroslav Cerar, founding members of the EFPM for their impact on Fair Play development, their support and with respect to their values and principles.
EFPM, a non-governmental and non-profit organisation, working under the patronage of the European Olympic Committees (EOC), was established on May 27, 1994, in Zurich. Fourteen founding members committed themselves in promotion of Fair Play and Tolerance in sport and everyday life. EFPM has 41 corporate members, 19 associated members (including JJEU), supporting members and 13 honorary members.
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On Saturday October 16th, 2021 JJEU board organized their General Assembly with elections for the new board.
Miss Dana Mortelmans, 2nd Vice President of JJEU was not a candidate anymore for a new period. She left the board on Saturday 16th at 24:00 hour.
Mister Robert Perc (Slovenia), President of JJEU, Mister Rick Frowyn (The Netherlands), General Secretary of JJEU and Mister Michael Korn (Germany), 1st Vice President of JJEU are elected again for a new period.
New in the board as of today, Sunday 00:00 hour are, Mister Didier Menu from France and Mister Anestis Poulikidis (Greece) are elected for the positions of 2nd (Menu) en 3rd (Poulikidis) vice presidents.
With the new, members of the board, the JJEU community with the board, directors, athlete representative and the coach spokesman can expect that we keep on developing our sport, organize great events and make the next step to add JuJitsu to the European Games.
JJEU Board likes to thank the National Federations in the trust which is showed during the General Assembly.