More Lazarite Jurisdictions get EU and UN Official Recognition (May 2013)
The Supreme Grand Priory of the Hospitaller Order of Saint Lazarus of Jerusalem has been, for a number of years now, boasting of a registered NGO status within the United Nations Organisation. Furthermore, the Supreme Grand Priory is also a fully fledged and/or associate member of various recognised establishments within the European Union.
A number of Jurisdiction within the Order have also applied for such recognition within the United Nations. We therefore acknowledge that the Grand Priories of Austria, Brazil and the United States have also been accepted with the same status, the same as the Union - Corps San Lazare International. On the 30th of May 2013, the Grand Priory of Hungary was also accepted within the United Nations. Additionally, and on the same day, the Grand Priory of Hungary was also accepted within the European Union Transparency Register.
These international acknowledgements are essential for the Order's jurisdictions which have in mind a number of Hospitaller projects in amity with these international institutions. It also furthermore underlines the level of professionalism in our Hospitaller work worldwide which is duly registered within these august institutions.