EGKF General meeting, 19.9.2003, Elvas, Portugal      


1)     Allocution of the vice-mayor of the city of Elvas


2)     Invitation of the General secretary Mr. Jiri Bocek


3)     Invitation and the report (power point presentation) of the EGKF president

Mr. Humberto Oliveira:


o    Information and statistics, graphs Ė memberships development of the EGKF

o    E.G.K.F. has the aim of promoting, organising, regulating and popularising Goju-Ryu Karate-Do. To fulfil our purposes, E.G.K.F. will follow the line, rules and goals established by the World Karate Federation (WKF).

o    Several National Federations have been contacted by E.G.K.F. Some didnít reply (Andorra, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Croatia, England, Ireland, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Northern Ireland, Norway, Scotland and Serbia & Montenegro).

o    Some stated Goju as inexistent: Cyprus, Estonia, Malta, San Marino, Turkmenistan and Wales.

o    Some Goju has diminished expression, e.g. Turkey (3 dojos).

o    Some gave us addresses of Goju dojos, which we have contacted, with no further results: Finland, France, Netherlands and Sweden.

Others pass away our information to Goju groups: Armenia and Iceland.


4)     Approving of the EGKF regulations:     agree   10    against   0      approved.


5)     Approving of the EGKF referee rules :  agree   10    against   0      approved.


6)    Czech Federation asked EGKF to release from the referee board Mr. Bocek and advises         Mr. Musil Jaromir.


7)     Austrian Federation asked EGKF to release from the referee board Mr. Weisbock and         advises Mr. Huber Andreas.


8)     Next advised person to the referee board: Nuno Cardeira (Portugal)

Complete EGKF referee board has:

           The Chairman:           Vitaliano Morandi        (Italy)