About us - Rotary Club of Beograd
Rotary Club of Belgrade is working under the Rotary District 2483, which consist of more than 60 clubs in the Republic of Serbia and Republic of Montenegro.
Club is the oldest Rotary Club in our area, which has significantly contributed to the development and expansion of Rotary and conducted a number of humanitarian and other socially useful activities.
Genealogy of Rotary in Serbia & Montnegro
Members of the club, at the moment, are mainly: the owners of successful small and medium-sized companies a wide range of activities (construction, architecture, engineering, transport, computing, telecommunications, chemicals, media, etc.), the directors and managers of large national and international companies, bankers, prominent lawyers, consultants, cultural and sports professionals and others.
The club currently has 24 members, which can be found on the page http://rotarybeograd/rs/members
Rotary Club of Belgrade is the founder and publisher of the magazine Serbian Rotar. The first edition was printed in March 2011. Since October 2013 the magazine is published only in online form.
We celebrated 20 years anniversary of the foundation in 2012th, on which occasion we published monograph ROTARY CLUB BELGRADE - 20 years of Rotary re-establishment in Serbia, which you can also read online at our website.
Holders of Paul Harris Fellowship Award at our club are:
Rotary clubs which we established:
RC Beograd founded the Rotaract Club of Belgrade in 1994.
Rotary clubs with which we have friendly relationship:
Rotary Club Belgrade was founded in 1928. as one of two first founded Rotary clubs in the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenians (Kingdom of Yugoslavia since 1929. till 1941.).
The first (Charter) president of RC Belgrade was Ferdinand Gramberg, industrialist and humanitarian. Famous members in this period were Mihailo Petrović Alas and Milan Stojadinovic, pre-war prime minister of the government of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia, who was the district governor and board member of RI, the only one in our region to this day. For a short time, during 1939. , a member of our club was also Ivo Andric.
Activities of Rotary in our country have been closed at the beginning of World War II.
The club re-established in 1992. after a long period in which the idea of Rotary as a "western" organizations were not accepted by the former authorities.
The first (Charter) president of re-established RC Belgrade was a lawyer Dragan Brajer, current director of the Rotary Foundation Districts 2483 Serbia and Montenegro for the period 2013 to 2016, PDG (Former Districts Governor) 2481 2010/2011, and twice holder Paul Harris Fellowship award.