Coiffure EU is the European association of employers' organisations in hairdressing. The Association was founded on the twenty-first of May, two thousand five, in Frankfurt, Germany.
The Association acts as the successor of the Confédération Européenne des Organisations Patronales de la Coiffure (generally referred to as CIC-Europe)/Coiffure EU, registered in Paris, France and founded on 11 May 1998 at Louvain, Belgium, by the national organizations of hairdressing artisans and employers from the different countries of the European Union who were present.
The purpose of the Association is to promote the interests of member organizations in the field of hairdressing artisans and employers in its capacity as a confederation of national employers' organizations.
The Association shall make best efforts to achieve this objective, inter alia by:
- Providing a forum for discussion of affairs which are important for the hairdressing sector in the member countries.
- Representing sector interests on behalf of the members at the level of the European Union in general, notably the interests of the EU Member States and / or the European Free Trade Association (EFTA).
- Pursuing economic and labour relations activities for member organizations, on behalf and with the agreement of the said member organizations.
- All other activities that are direct or indirect conducive to the organization's purpose.