C.L.I.P.S.A.S. (Centre de Liaison et d’Information des Puissances maçonniques Signataires de l’Appel de Strasbourg) was established on 22 January 1961, following the initiative of the Grand Orient de France and 11 other Masonic Obediences from Europe, Africa, Asia, North America and Latin America; male, female and mixed. They all adopted the Appeal of Strasbourg, signed at the occasion of C.L.I.P.S.A.S.’s establishment.
C.L.I.P.S.A.S. is a worldwide organization of liberal Obediences, with permanent members at the ECOSOC in New York, Geneva and Vienna. The C.L.I.P.S.A.S. is putting high values on the Human Dignity, as one of its fundamental values.
Since 2011 it has had Special Consultative Status at the UNESCO
Members of C.L.I.P.S.A.S. believe it is necessary to study common problems determining the people’s future. For that purpose, an annual Conference is held in order to discuss issues pertinent to the modern world of today. These meetings allow the members to present the results of their research and discussions taking place during any given year.
These meetings of the Freemasons from different countries and cultures generate effective results. Masonic Obediences from around the world share a common belief that a great victory of Humanity as such is contained in the realization of complete freedom of conscience. This freedom leads to the elimination of any and all barriers, thanks to the free exchange of opinions and ideas.
By their accession to C.L.I.P.S.A.S., all Obediences-members join and adopt the principles laid out in the Appeal of Strasbourg, signed at the occasion of the C.L.I.P.S.A.S.’s establishment on 22 January 1961.
By their accession to C.L.I.P.S.A.S. all Obediences- members join and adopt principles of the Appeal of Strasbourg, signed at the occasion of the establishment on 22 January 1961.