FEP officially accepts UAPF membership
UAPF becomes a member of FEP family
We are delighted to announce that on 19/04/2013 FEP General Assembly has accepted Ukrainian Association of Professional Photographers UAPF as full member the Federation of European Photographers.
We hope for productive collaboration and looking forward on future projects.
Little more about the FEP General Assembly.
In the prestigious venue of the Gmunden City Hall, delegates from 17 member associations gathered to hold the annual FEP General Meeting. After listening the report of the FEP President Jorgen Brandt, the FEP delegates debated the main issues related to the activity, starting from a QEP session in Denmark on June next, and approved the budgets.
ANDREAS BARILLY IS THE FEP PRESIDENT ELECT. The agenda also included the election of Andreas Barilly as “President Elect”. Andreas, who’s Fotofayer, based in Vienna is in the photography business since second half of the 19th century, along 5 generations, is one of the FEP founder members, past FEP Vice President and Past President of the Austrian professional association. Under Art. 10 of the FEP constitution, the incoming president will be President Elect until the next GA in 2014, where the change of office with the President in the power, Jorgen Brandt, will take place.
The FEP GA unanimously accepted associations from 5 countries. Ukrainian Association of Professional photographers, the Belarusian Public Association Photoiskusstvo, the Association of Photographers of Georgia (APG), and as an associated member the Azerbaijan Photographers Union. We hope that new memberships improve cultural interchanges and the integration into the European photographic family and will give a great chance to many further photographers to promote themselves in the European professional society.
With the new members the FEP membership reached 27 countries!
Text by Martina Scozzi
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