The WCER is registered as a public institution in Vilnius, Lithuania (registration number VS99-21).
On this page, we present the WCER’s present by-laws.
Excerpts from the WCER Statute can be read below, or a full version can be downloaded as an MS Word document.
The present WCER statute (excerpts):
The WCER (World Congress of Ethnic Religions) is registered in Lithuania with status as a “Public Institution”. A Public Institution, under Lithuanian law, is a new form of non-government and non-profit organization, approved by law Nr.I -1428 of the Lithuanian Republic, dated 3rd July 1996. Here is a more detailed definition:
Recently it often appears in mass media sources and in popular publications a tendency to equate the modern Russian Pagan movement with followers and amateurs of fictions, such as people like Valery Chudinov, Nikolai Levashov, Gennady Grinevich, Alexander Khinevich, Alexei Trehlebov and etc.
• uniting the majority of Slavs who profess the Slavic ancient belief, as the whole Union of Slavic Communities International;
• state recognition of our pagan religion as independent and equal in rights alongside with other religions in Russia;