2013

CPLOL has been in existence for 25 years!

30 countries (with the new addition of Croatia), 33 associations and growing were attending the GA in Sofia, where the new website was presented. It should meet expectations in appearance and use for all delegates and member associations.
2012

CPLOL’s 8th scientific Congress is organised in The Hague

In 2012, CPLOL’s 8th scientific Congress is organised in The Hague, hosted by the NVLF who celebrated its 85th anniversary at the same time. The title “New advances in SLT professional practice and education” opened on various actual presentations many around new technologies and Evidence Based Practice. The programme was designed with 74 oral presentations, 9 workshops, 49 posters and attended by 380 participants. An own website was designed for the event: http://www.cplolcongress2012.eu/en
2011

The GA in Nyborg, Denmark

2011, at the GA in Nyborg, statutory modifications were accepted, changing the rhythm of General Assemblies from biannual to triennial meetings and mandates of executive accordingly. Because of the grants received for the NetQues project, and according to French laws, under which CPLOL lies, the Assembly also appointed an auditor.
2010

Extraordinary GA in October of 2010 in Paris

At the Extraordinary GA in October of 2010 in Paris, the 28th country was welcomed to the CPLOL: Lithuania.
2010

CPLOL started a three-year long project

In 2010, CPLOL started a three-year long project (2010-2013) funded by ERASMUSENWA Life Long Learning Programme: Network for Tuning Standards and Quality of Education programmes in Speech and Language Therapy across Europe, the NetQues. NetQues is an exciting partnership of 65 partners representing all 27 EU member states plus partners from Liechtenstein, Norway and the EU-candidate countries of Iceland and Turkey. CPLOL is the Coordinator of the project which aims to address the needs of tuning speech and language therapist / logopaedist (SLT) education in Europe through defining educational benchmarks and sharing best practice in teaching, learning and assessment. For all the information on the project, see: http://www.netques.eu/ CPLOL worked in the years 2009 to 2011 on its functioning, its statutes and internal regulation as well as its image for the public.
2009

the General Assembly (GA) accepted the official participation of extra-delegates to CPLOL

In 2009, the General Assembly (GA) accepted the official participation of extra-delegates to CPLOL meetings for a maximum of 3 additional persons, at the expense of their association.
2008

Switzerland became and celebrating celebrate CPLOL’s 20th anniversary

In January of 2008, Switzerland became a full member after having been an observer member since 1989. 2008 was also an occasion to celebrate CPLOL’s 20th anniversary. During a special meeting in Strasbourg, the delegates were all invited to visit the building of the European Parliament. Learn more - in details - about the first 20 years. The community of SLTs across Europe had now 27 member countries and, as some countries were represented by 2 associations, represented by 33 different professional associations, societies or trade union.
2007

Norway became a full member of CPLOL And at the General Assembly in Riga

As of January 2007, Norway became a full member of CPLOL. And at the General Assembly in Riga, Latvia in May 2007, the Speech Therapists' associations of Bulgaria, Iceland, Malta, Poland, and Slovakia were admitted as members of CPLOL.
2006

Latvia became a member of CPLOL

And the following year, in May 2006, another 'new' EU member country, Latvia, became a member of CPLOL, when the Speech Therapists' Association of Latvia was admitted. At the same General Assembly, the Croatian Logopedics Association was admitted as an observer member of CPLOL.
2006

Sixth CPLOL Congress was held in Berlin

In September 2006 the Sixth CPLOL Congress was held in Berlin, hosted by the Deutscher Bundesverband für Logopädie. The theme of the congress was "A multilingual and multicultural Europe. A challenge for speech and language therapists" - a theme of the greatest interest at present.
2005

Slovenian Association of Logopedists became a full member of CPLOL.

In May 2005 the Slovenian Association of Logopedists was admitted as a full member of CPLOL.
2004

The European Union welcomed 10 new member countries

In 2004 the European Union welcomed 10 new member countries, among them Estonia, Cyprus and the Czech Republic. As the speech and language therapy/logopedics associations in these three countries were already observer members of CPLOL, they became full members as of May 2004. This event was marked by Estonia hosting the May meeting and Cyprus the October meeting of that year.
2003

The eighth ordinary General Assembly in Malmö

In October 2003, in connection with the eighth ordinary General Assembly in Malmö, Sweden, the Czech Republic was admitted as the fifth observer member. Also, the 15th anniversary of CPLOL was celebrated.
2003

The Fifth Scientific Congress was held in Edinburgh

In September 2003 the Fifth Scientific Congress was held in Edinburgh, with the theme "Evidence-based Practice: A challenge for Speech and Language Therapists".
2000

The Fourth CPLOL Scientific Congress was held in Paris

In 2000 the Fourth CPLOL Scientific Congress was held in Paris with the theme "Language: Quality and efficacy in speech and language therapy".
1998

The General Assembly in Naples, Cyprus and Estonia

In May 1998, at the General Assembly in Naples, Cyprus and Estonia, which are both seeking to join the European Union, were admitted as observer members of CPLOL. On the occasion of the 10 years anniversary, CPLOL published “1988-1998 – 10 years of activities”.
1997

The Third CPLOL Scientific Congress was held in Lisbon

In 1997, the Third CPLOL Scientific Congress was held in Lisbon with the theme: "Prevention - Assessment and measuring efficacy".
1995

Austria, Finland and Sweden were admitted as CPLOL members

In 1995 Austria, Finland and Sweden were admitted as CPLOL members following their joining the European Union.
1994

Belgium organised the Second European Congress in Antwerp

In September 1994, Belgium organised the Second European Congress in Antwerp.
1993

Norway was admitted as observer member of CPLOL

In 1993 Norway was admitted as observer member of CPLOL.
1992

The first CPLOL scientific congress was held in Athens

In April 1992 the first CPLOL scientific congress was held in Athens; the theme was "Current trends in the Science of Speech and Language Pathology in Europe".
1989

12 countries joined as members of CPLOL.

In 1989, 15 organisations representing the 12 countries of the Community joined as members of CPLOL.
6 March 1988

The European Community signed the constitutional charter

On 6 March 1988 in Paris, at the instigation of the Federation Nationale des Orthophonistes (France), the organisations or associations representing the nine countries of the European Community signed the constitutional charter which set up the Standing Liaison Committee of EU Speech and Language Therapists-Logopedists (CPLOL); the founding President was Jacques Roustit.