European Science and Environment Forum

The European Science and Environment Forum ( ESEF ), now defunct, called itself “an independent, non-profit-making alliance of scientists whose aim is to ensure that scientific debates are properly aired, and that decisions which are taken, and which action is proposed, are founded on sound scientific principles. ” Typically this manifested itself in questioning the science of which environmental safety regulations are based. Read More…

European Physical Society

The European Physical Society ( EPS ) is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to promote physics and physicists in Europe through methods such as physics outreach . Formally established in 1968, [1] its membership includes the national physical societies of 42 countries, and some 3200 individual members. The Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft , the world’s largest organization of physicists, is a major member. [2] Read More…

European Parliamentary Union

The European Parliamentary Union (EPU) was a private organization set up by Richard von Coudenhove-Kalergi , who was also its Secretary General. It held its preliminary conference on 4-5 July 1947 at Gstaad , Switzerland , and followed up with its first full conference of 8 to 12 September.

Kalergi’s love is to draft a European Constitution . The EPU asked some 4000 members of Parliament of 13 European countries to decide for or against a European Federation in the framework of the United Nations. The project was criticized by Denis de Rougemont and Duncan Sandys , his-in-law of Winston Churchill , founder of the European Movement , who advocated a model based on an intergovernmental co-operation without any loss of national sovereignty. The EPU played a prominent role in the Congress of the Hague , 7-10 May 1948. [1] Read More…

European Optical Society

The European Optical Society (EOS), founded in 1991, is a European organization for the development of the science of optics . Membership is open to national optical societies, individuals, companies, organizations, educational institutions, and learned societies. EOS runs international conferences; lobbies for optical science at European level; offers a focus for collecting and disseminating knowledge in the field, and publishes the online journal JEOS: RP . Read More…

European Heritage Heads Forum

The European Heritage Heads Forum (EHHF) is an informal professional and expert network that brings together the heads of the European state heritage (built heritage, landscapes, archeology, etc.) to share knowledge and ideas and promote consistency in the management of the historic environment in the 21st century. The heads are mostly the directors-general of the departments in charge of immovable heritage within the national ministries (Ministry of Culture, Environment, etc.). [1] Read More…

European Federation of Road Traffic Victims

The European Federation of Road Traffic Victims (FEVR) is a non-governmental organisation that provides emotional, social and juridical assistance to road traffic victims or/and their relatives and supports organisations in many countries to achieve this aim.[1] Together with the World Health Organisation and RoadPeace, it organises the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims which takes place globally on the third Saturday in November each year.[2] Their founder & 1.president was Marcel Haegi, 2 president (2004-2010) was Brigitte Chaudhry MBE, who founded RoadPeace in 1991. The actual president is Jeannot Mersch, all 3 bereaved parents[3] Read More…

European Federation of Chemical Engineering

The European Federation of Chemical Engineering (EFCE), also known as the European Chemical Engineering Federation and Europäische Föderation für Chemie-Ingenieur-Wesen , is an association of professional societies in Europe concerned with chemical engineering . [1] It was formed in Paris on June 20, 1953 with 18 societies in 8 countries. [2] Indiawas the first non-European member in 1956 and Czechoslovakia the first Eastern European one in 1966. [2] Read More…

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