What it's about

To accelerate membership growth in Eastern Europe in 2007-2008, (then) Second International Vice President Eberhard J. Wirfs developed the Eastern Europe Project (EEP) which has now been transformed into the Central-Eastern European Initiative (CEEI) under the guidance of Past International Director Phil Nathan



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What's New?

Annual Conference


Next CEEI Meeting

the 2016 meeting of CEEI will be held in Warsawa, Poland. Saturday 27th February 

Next CEEI Conference 2016

the 2016 CEEI Conference is scheduled Friday 27th & Saturday 28th May 2016
in Novisad, Serbia. 


Maglaj Town Hospital
(Bosnia Herzegovia).

After desastrous flooding in 2014 two German districts have    have ensured basic facilities at casualty treatment.





 Sailing against drugs!

Lions District 126, Croatia has annouced its 19th international regatta “Sailing against drugs” in the most beautiful waters of the Adriatic Sea, the Kornati National Park, from April 20th to 23rd, 2017.

Watch here the 2016 Regatta.

Training Lions

in Albania.

Members from all Albanian Lions Clubs at a training about Lionism and how Lions Clubs work.

Since the new start as CEEI PID Phil Nathan and his team have orgnized a CEEI Conference in one of the CEEI countries. In the years 2014 and 2015 this conference has taken place in Sajajevo, Bosnia Herzegovina. The conference is timed app. 4 weeks before the Lions Clubs International Convention.

Besides having prominent speakers like International President and Vie President there are various workshops for the future leaders in the CEEI countries organized.






Welcome in the heart of Bulgaria – Sofia – which soon will become the heart of the Lionism in Europe, meeting thousands of Lions for the 62nd Lions Europa Forum 2016!

Europaforum Augsburg 2015

The Europaforum 2015 will be held from October 9-11, 2015 in Augsburg. Under the  motto "European Lions - Sympathy and Friendship", the host commitee invites the entire Lions Family to spend three exciting days in Augsburg. There will be two Meetings of the CEEI Group. 

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