AKA Convention

Is the Legislative body of Africa Kolping Association and deals with:

  • Programmes and constitution of AKA.
  • Comprehensive reports of the Executive Committee.
  • Discussions and decisions about recommendations or resolutions concerning AKA.
  • Selection of host country, AKA leadership, time and venue for conventions.

The Role of National Kolping Organizations:

  • Collect membership contributions from each member Organization and solicit funds from donations and other services for work.
  • Each member Organization has the responsibility of hosting the AKA Secretariat from one convention to the next. The Conventions are held a year preceding the International Convention.
The Secretariat of Africa Kolping Association has rotated as follows:
1992 - 1993 - AKA Steering Committee
1993 - 1996 - Uganda Kolping Society
1996 - 2001 - Kolping Organization of Kenya
2001 - 2004 - Kolping Society of Tanzania
2004 - 2007 - Kolping Society of South Africa

Thereafter another National Organization will be nominated to take over.

AKA Executive Committee

The AKA Executive Committee is composed of:
  • AKA Chairman and AKA Praeses both draw from the respective Board of the host country.
  • National Treasurer from host country as ex-officio member.
  • One delegate from each of the other member countries elected and appointed during the AKA convention (or one nominated by respective National Prganizations).
  • Secretary - appointed by host country from existing staff.
The Executive Committee meets once every year.