OICP- INTERNATIONAL CEREMONIAL ORGANIZATION AND PROTOCOL
The growing need of all professionals of the Protocol and Ceremonial to unify criteria and consolidate permanent forums of encounter that allows the continued study of those aspects that concern in this field, as well as propose actions aimed at the general improvement of professional techniques and promote the Research and training, made it advisable in 2001 year, the worldwide constitution of the International Organization of Ceremonial and Protocol, known by the initials OICP.
The OICP has the legal model of non-profit association, registered in the Register of the Kingdom of Spain and endowed with Statutes that respond to its international and multinational vocation. The objectives of this Association are those related to the strict commercial activity of companies or entities for profit, as well as those derived from the political activity of States and their institutions and international organizations promoted by States as Diplomatic activity and bilateral or multilateral relations.
The OICP is above all an Association of a professional nature that groups national, regional or local professional associations (depending on the case), whose statutes or regulations contemplate the development or formation of the Protocol, Ceremonial and Institutional Relations ( In any of their idiomatic or customary terminologies in each country), as well as private entities that in their statutes or internal regulations are contemplated the research activity, formative and informative in protocol and ceremonial, and in their auxiliary disciplines. Personal adhesions will not be admitted, except those that the IPO has in its internal regulations as a result of its own rules of honor and for the operation of its corresponding organs.
The basic objectives of the OICP are to defend, in general terms, the consolidation and dignification of the Protocol and Ceremonial profession throughout the world and, in particular, to defend its professionals in all matters related to the better development of their work.
The following are the specific objectives of the OICP:
- To contribute to the general recognition by the Society of the profession of Protocol and Ceremonial, developed through qualified technicians, according to the nomenclature that in each country is stipulated.
- To promote general unified criteria for the drafting of regulations in each country to regulate access to the profession. Provisionally, establish criteria for self-regulation of access to the profession, through the adoption of general regulations and the issuance of documents accrediting professionalism worldwide.
- To denounce and to persecute the professional intrusismo in this field and in any of the auxiliary disciplines.
- To promote the requirement of professional recognition prior to the access of any job in official institutions and private entities, as an element that guarantees professionalism in each of the works.
- Encourage and, as far as possible, coordinate internationally appropriate curricula that ensure proper training as a pre-occupation step, calling for the elimination of unacceptable curricula.
- Promote the creation of training centers specialized in Protocol and Ceremonial, according to curricula consistent with the professional level that it aims to achieve. To grant to the training centers recognition documents to those who meet the minimum requirements demanded by the OICP.
- To promote the training and retraining of internationally specialized teaching staff in Protocol and Ceremonial. To elaborate and to develop a specific regulation at international level that accredits the professional status of Professor specialized in Protocol and to grant document of accreditation.
- Promote national, regional or local associationism as a basic tool for the collective defense of professionals and their aspirations and acknowledgments.
- To create and develop the International Academy of Protocol and Ceremonial, as an autonomous body, with the aim of fostering and promoting the need to unify criteria at the international level and promote the recycling and updating of protocol and ceremonial techniques, as well as Such as research in this area.
- To create and develop an International Documentation Center in Protocol and Ceremonial, at the service of all professionals and interested parties.
- To promote the publication of texts and publications tending to favor the knowledge of the profession and its updating, as well as the knowledge of the main customs and traditions in each country or regions.
- Promote and organize forums of international character in Protocol and Ceremonial, as well as in its auxiliary disciplines, with the aim of facilitating discussion and reflection meetings tending to unify criteria and to recycle. Among them, to organize the International Congress of Protocol.
- Defend at international level the objectives and activities promoted by each of the national, regional or local associations, as long as they do not conflict with the internal regulations of the IPO, and defend at international level the interests of members of all professional associations Or entities attached to the OIP.
- To foster exchanges and agreements among the members of the IOPC and to favor international agreements aimed at a better exercise of the profession.
- To promote international, national, regional and local norms on protocol and ceremonial for a better exercise of the profession, both official and unofficial.
- To determine and to develop the professional profiles and categories, competences and labor characteristics of the persons in charge, assistants and auxiliaries of Protocol and Ceremonial in the case of employees, and determine the professional characteristics of consultants and self-employed consultants.
OICP 2016-2018 ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE
HERMINIO GONZÁLEZ ROJAS
VICE PRESIDENT 1º:
VICE PRESIDENT 2º:
HUGO DE FARIA ALMEIDA
VICE PRESIDENT 3º:
VICE PRESIDENT 4º
VICE PRESIDENT 5º:
CONSULTATIVE COMMITTEE OF THE PRESIDENCY
JORGE DANIEL SALVATI
GENERAL SECRETARIAT FOR EUROPE
JUAN MANUEL JIMÉNEZ.
GENERAL SECRETARIAT FOR AMERICA
JOSÉ DANIEL BENÍTEZ MELGAREJO
AREA OF INSTITUTIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
PROFESSIONAL DEONTOLOGY AREA
LUIS G. CABALLERO AYALA
VICTOR MENDOZA CORONADO
MARINA FERNÁNDEZ GARCIA
INTERIOR REGIME AREA
RAFAEL VIDAL GÓMEZ DE TRAVESEDO
AREA OF HONORS AND DISTINCTIONS
PROTOCOL AND CEREMONIAL AREA
YVONE DE SOUZA ALMEIDA
REPRESENTATIVE OF THE PRESIDENCY FOR EUROPE
ORGANIZATIONS MEMBERS OF THE ICCO
Association of Ceremonial Professionals of the Argentine Republic (APCRA) - Argentina
Jorge Daniel Salvati - President
Spanish Association of Protocol (AEP) - Spain
Juan Ángel Gato - President
International School of Protocol (EIP-Madrid) - Spain
Gerardo Correas - President
National Committee of Public Ceremony (CNCP) - Brazil
Yvone de Souza Almeida - President
Paraguayan Committee of Ceremonial Professionals (CPPC) - Paraguay
Luis Gabriel Caballero Ayala - President
Romanian Association of Protocol (ARP) - Romania
Catalin Grosu - President
National Association of Professionals of Ceremonial and Protocol of Venezuela (ANPROCEP) - Venezuela
Laura Mora - President
Coordinating Center for Ceremonial and Protocol of Venezuela (CECOCEPRO) - Venezuela
Víctor Mendoza Coronado - President
Catalan Association of Protocol and Institutional Relations (ACPRI) - Spain
Josep Solá - President
Association of Protocol Technicians and Public and Institutional Relations of Galicia
Rafael Vidal Gómez de Travesedo - President
Paraguayan Association of Ceremonial and Public Relations. (APACERP) Paraguay.
José Daniel Benítez Melgarejo - President
Karina Vilella Diplomacy Center - Buenos Aires - Argentina
Karina Vilella - Director
International School of Protocol of Honduras - Tegucigalpa- Honduras
Dina Mariel Cálix - Director
National Autonomous University of Nicaragua, Managua.
Ramona Rodríguez Pérez - Rector
Brazilian College of Ceremonial - Brasilia - Brazil.
Yvone de Souza Almeida - President
INTERNATIONAL PROTOCOL ACADEMY
INTERNATIONAL DATA CENTER
LUÍS ATILIO ARROYO PÉREZ
INTERNATIONAL REGISTRY OF PROTOCOL AND CEREMONIAL
JORGE DANIEL SALVATI
INTERNATIONAL NETWORK OF APPROVED CENTERS