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More about C.E.R.

The Continental European Region is one of sixteen Regions of the General Service Conference of Great Britain, served by the General Service Office (GSO) and the General Service Board, both of which are located in York, England. CER is the English language Region serving the Intergroups and unaffiliated Groups in Continental Europe that use the English language as their primary means of communication and carrying the message. CER is the secondary AA service structure in Continental Europe - secondary to all of the AA service structures in the languages of the various host nation Continental nations in which the Region serves. 

Aims of the Continental European Region 
  • To promote communication and cooperation between neighbouring Intergroups, thus implementing our tradition of Unity and creating service boards or committees where needed.
  • To ensure that the Region recognises areas that are sparsely served by the Fellowship do not remain isolated but become part of the Region’s responsibility.
  • To share Intergroup experience in the field of co-operation with outside agencies, prisons, health services, schools, social services, alcohol abuse agencies, churches, courts, probation services, industry, and any other appropriate institutions and areas of society.
  • To increase opportunity for members to participate in our Third Legacy of Service.
  • To enable members with particular experience to serve a wider area.
From the "Welcome to Region" Guidebook - see the Service page of the C.E.R. website at to read or download the guidebook.