Glossary

Glossary

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AG (Action Groups)
Group Activities associated with the service for the common idea of the interest groups, for example. Group. Diabetes and the community/Fraternity/Fellowships (for example. Rotarian-Sailors).

Alumni
The inmates were participants in the programs organized by the Rotary Foundation (youth exchange, scholarships, etc.).

The Board of Directors, the Board
The central decision-making body of Rotary International.

CICO (Club Internet Communication Officer)
Rotary Club member responsible for communication with the Internet (electronic media).

COL (Council of Legislation)
Legislative Council the authority establishing the internal rules in Rotary.

DDF (District Designated Fund)
The Fund at the disposal of the district part (50%) all contributions to the Annual Fund (APF) the Rotary Foundation, which have been District authorities.

DG (District Governor)
The Governor of the district, whose term of Office is 12 months, from 1 July to 30 June.

DGE (District Governor Elect)
The Governor-elect of this title is valid for 12 months prior to taking office.

DGN (District Governor Nominee)
Governor of Nominate candidate for the position of DG, selected by a Committee of 18-24, according nominations months before taking office.

DICO (District Internet Communication Officer)
The responsible officer in the district for the electronic media.

DLP (District Leadership Plan)
District Leadership Plan document describing the organisation and structure of the work.

DSG (District Simplified Grant)
Grant district for the Club project.

Director
Member of The Board of RI.

District
Administrative unit in the Rotary; includes 40 clubs and min 1000 Rotarian.

Fellowship
Rotary Fellowships are international groups that share a common passion. Being part of a fellowship is a fun way to make friends around the world, explore a hobby or profession, and enhance your Rotary experience.

Global Outlook
Global overview published by RI in the same form in all regional magazines (including in Polish “Rotarian”). Each issue focuses on a different box, underlines the international nature of the Rotary, the organization that its full strength develops thanks to the cooperation of the representatives of many Nations for the implementation of the common vision.

GSE (Group Study Exchange)
Exchange of professional groups program Foundation Rotary, which is based on mutual 5-person group from the partner countries in order to know the professional situation, differences and similarities in specific industries and specialties. Stay of the group usually lasts ok. month and end up participating in the Conference.

3-H (Hunger, Health, Humanity)
The Rotary Foundation program, focusing efforts and resources of the Foundation to programs combating hunger, health and the improvement of living conditions.

Inbound
Youth exchange participant originating from another country.

Inner Wheel
Clubs and of women-female Rotarian, sprang up in many countries and work on like RI rules when the Rotary were admitted only men. Since 1989, when they began to accept women into Rotary motion, diminished its importance.

ICC (The Inter-Country Committees)

  • The Inter-Country Committees provide a network, which unifies Rotarians of many countries, in spite of the diversity of our backgrounds.
  • The ICC is a vehicle which brings rotarians together, in a common issues.
  • Focus and coordinate the efforts between two specific countries, working as a Team building activities, in a long term commitment, the ICCs help in creating a climate for peace.
  • The ICCs provide assistance in finding partners for interesting club projects, in other countries, developing the network of twins clubs.

Rotary Institute
International Conference for officers of RI.

District Conference
The annual meeting of the representatives of the clubs of the district.

MG (Matching Grant)
Grant co-funded by the Rotary Foundation.

Outbound
Student Exchange from that country staying abroad.

PDG (Past District Governor)
Former Governor of The District.

PHF (Paul Harris Fellow)
Form of recognition awarded by the Rotary Foundation for the transfer of more than 1000 USD.

Polio Plus
RI campaign to eradicate (reduction to zero) the incidence of polio.

PETS (Presidents Elects ‘ Training Seminar)
A training seminar for Presidents Elect mandatory seminar for Presidents and Secretaries, who will hold power in Rotary clubs after 1 July of that year; usually takes place in March or April; the presence of elected is mandatory.

PP (Past President)
The former President retiring after the annual Rotary Club President; is always a member of the Board of Directors of the Club.

IYFR (Rotary Friendship Exchange)
Friendship Exchange is an international exchange program for Rotary members and friends that allows participants to take turns hosting one another in their homes and clubs.

RAC (Rotaract Club)
Rotaract Club sponsored by the Rotary Club for young adults in the age of 18-32 years.

IAC (Interact)
Rotary clubs can energize and inspire young leaders ages 12-18 through service and encourage them to become responsible global citizens by supporting Interact clubs.

RAG (Rotary Action Group)
An international group aimed at solution of specific technical issues and others (e.g. group working for the growth of the world population).

RCC (Rotary Community Corps)
Rotary Community Corps lets local volunteers tap into our organization’s network

RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Awards)
Rotarians prizes for youth leaders seminars for pupils and students. EMAIL

RYE (Youth Exchanges)
Are you interested in learning a new language or meeting new people? Rotary Youth Exchange is the opportunity of a lifetime for the more than 8,000 students who participate each year. By sharing your own culture and embracing a new one, you help foster global understanding—and learn a great deal about yourself and your home country in the process…EMAIL

Scholarships
The Rotary Foundation and clubs invest in our future leaders and philanthropists by funding scholarships for undergraduate and graduate study.

The zone
Administrative unit RI, covering several districts.

TR (The Rotarian)
The official English-language periodical RI

TRF (The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International)
The Rotary Foundation legally (in the U.S.) independent of the RI Foundation, acting on the principle of “not for profit” (“not for profit”) and thus achieved profit from financial operations in the whole of the programme co-finances the activities of the Office of the Foundation.

WCS (World Community Service)
World Community service program related to the provision of humanitarian aid in developing countries, m.in. by the so-called. Exchange Projects (WCS Projects Exchange).

Assembly District
The annual meeting of representatives of all clubs in the District, which are empowered to m.in. the outgoing discharge to the Management Board of the district.

 

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