OICP- INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION OF CEREMONIAL AND PROTOCOL
The growing need of all Protocol and Ceremonial professionals to unify criteria and consolidate permanent meeting forums that allow the continuous study of those aspects that concern in this field, as well as to propose actions aimed at the general improvement of professional techniques and promote research and training, made advisable in 2001, the worldwide constitution of the International Organization of Ceremonial and Protocol, known by the acronym OICP.
The OICP has the legal model of a non-profit association, registered in the Registry of the Kingdom of Spain and endowed with statutes that respond to its international and multinational vocation. Those related to the strict commercial activity of profit-making companies or entities, as well as those derived from the political activity of the States and their institutions and of the international organizations promoted by the States, are outside the objectives of this Association. consequence of its diplomatic activity and bilateral or multilateral relations.
The OICP is above all a professional association that groups together national, regional or local professional associations (as the case may be), whose statutes or regulations contemplate the development or formation of the Protocol, the Ceremonial and Institutional Relations ( in any of its idiomatic or customary terminologies in each country), as well as private entities that in their statutes or internal regulations contemplate the investigative, training and informative activity in protocol and ceremonial, and in their auxiliary disciplines. Personal adhesions will not be admitted, except for those provided by the OIP in its internal regulations as a consequence of its own honors regulations and for the operation of its corresponding bodies.
The OICP's initial basic objectives are to defend, in general terms, the consolidation and dignity of the Protocol and Ceremonial profession throughout the world and, in particular terms, to defend its professionals in everything related to the better development of their work.
The following are specific objectives of the OICP:
- Contribute to the general recognition by the Society of the profession of Protocol and Ceremonial, developed through qualified technicians, according to the nomenclature stipulated in each country.
- Promote unified general criteria for the drafting of regulations in each country to regulate access to the profession. Provisionally, set criteria for self-regulation of access to the profession, through the approval of general regulations and the issuance of documents that certify professionalism worldwide.
- Report and pursue professional intrusion in this field and in any of the auxiliary disciplines.
- Promote the requirement of professional recognition prior to access to any job in official institutions and private entities, as an element that ensures professionalism in each of the jobs.
- Promote and, as far as possible, coordinate suitable international study plans that guarantee correct training as a preliminary step to the exercise of the profession, requesting the elimination of unsuitable study plans.
- Promote the creation of training centers specialized in Protocol and Ceremonial, according to curricula consistent with the professional level that it is proposed to achieve. Grant the training centers a document of recognition to those who meet the minimum requirements required by the OICP.
- Promote the training and retraining of specialized teachers at an international level in Protocol and Ceremonial. Prepare and develop specific regulations at the international level that certify the professional status of Professor specialized in Protocol and grant an accrediting document.
- Promote national, regional or local associations as a basic instrument for the collective defense of professionals and their aspirations and recognition.
- 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 recycling and updating of protocol and ceremonial techniques, as well as like research on this matter.
- Create and develop an International Protocol and Ceremonial Documentation Center, at the service of all professionals and interested parties.
- Promote the publication of texts and publications aimed at promoting knowledge of the profession and its updating, as well as knowledge of the main customs and traditions in each country or region.
- Promote and organize international forums in Protocol and Ceremonial, as well as in their auxiliary disciplines, with the aim of promoting meetings for debate and reflection aimed at unifying criteria and recycling. Among them, organize the International Protocol Congress.
- Defend on an international level the objectives and activities promoted by each of the national, regional or local associations, provided that these are not inconsistent with the internal regulations of the OIP, and defend on an international scale the interests of the members of all professional associations or entities attached to the OIP.
- Promote exchanges and agreements between the members of the OICP and favor international agreements aimed at a better practice of the profession.
- Promote international, national, regional and local regulations regarding protocol and ceremonial for a better exercise of the profession, both at an official and unofficial level.
- Determine and develop the profiles and professional categories, competencies and labor characteristics of the heads, assistants and assistants of Protocol and Ceremonial in the case of employees, and determine the professional characteristics of the consultants and self-employed advisers.
OICP MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE 2016-2018
HERMINIO GONZÁLEZ ROJAS
1º VICE PRESIDENT:
2º VICE PRESIDENT:
HUGO DE FARIA ALMEIDA
3º VICE PRESIDENT:
4th VICE PRESIDENT
5º VICE PRESIDENT:
ADVISORY COMMITTEE OF THE PRESIDENCY
JORGE DANIEL SALVATI
DEPUTY SECRETARIAT FOR EUROPE
JUAN MANUEL JIMÉNEZ.
VICESECRETARIAT GENERAL FOR AMERICA
DIRECTORS OF AREAS
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
HONORS AND DISTINCTIONS AREA
PROTOCOL AND CEREMONIAL AREA
YVONE DE SOUZA ALMEIDA
REPRESENTATIVE OF THE PRESIDENCY FOR EUROPE
MEMBER ORGANIZATIONS OF THE OICP
Association of Ceremonial Professionals of the Argentine Republic (APCRA) - Argentina
Jorge Daniel Salvati - President
Spanish Protocol Association (AEP) - Spain
Juan Ángel Gato - President
International School of Protocol (EIP-Madrid) - Spain
Gerardo Correas - President
Comitê Nacional do Cerimonial Público (CNCP) - Brazil
Yvone de Souza Almeida - President
Paraguayan Committee of Ceremonial Professionals (CPPC) - Paraguay
Luis Gabriel Caballero Ayala - President
Romanian Protocol Association (ARP) - Romania
Catalin Grosu - President
National Association of Ceremonial and Protocol Professionals 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 Technicians in Protocol 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
Colegio Brasileiro de Cerimonial - Brasília - Brazil.
Yvone de Souza Almeida - President
INTERNATIONAL PROTOCOL ACADEMY
INTERNATIONAL DATA CENTER
LUÍS ATILIO ARROYO PÉREZ
INTERNATIONAL REGISTRATION OF PROTOCOL AND CEREMONIAL
JORGE DANIEL SALVATI
INTERNATIONAL NETWORK OF APPROVED CENTERS