World Council of Arameans (Syriacs)

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World Council of Arameans (Syriacs),[citation needed] (Syriac: ܚܘܝܕܐ ܣܘܪܝܝܐ ܬܒܝܠܝܐ Ḥuyādā Suryāyā Tbelāyā) earlier known as Syriac Universal Alliance, was founded in 1983 in New Jersey, USA. It is an ethnic Syriac (Aramean) umbrella organization for the people who call themselves Syriacs (Arameans) and for all organizations who identify themselves as Syriacs (Arameans) throughout the world.[1]

The High Council of the SUA[edit]


"The Syriac Universal Alliance is dedicated to answer the call to protect and secure the rights, liberty and equality of the Syriac people, safeguard and promote the cultural heritage of its ancestors, ensuring justice, and uniting all its people as a self‐determined and internationally recognized Syriac (Aramean) nation."[3]

Members of the SUA[edit]

The current Member Federations and Associations of SUA are:

  • Syriac Federation of Sweden
  • Syriac Association of Australia
  • Syriac (Aramaic) Association of America
  • Aramean Federation of Belgium
  • Syriac Association of Vienna, in Austria
  • Aramean (Syriac) Federation of Holland
  • Aramean (Syriac) Federation of Germany
  • Aramean (Syriac) Federation of Switzerland
  • Aramean Association of the United Kingdom [4]

Countries from which new Member Organizations may join SUA in 2011-2012 are:

  • India
  • Syria
  • Israel
  • Turkey
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon [4]

See also[edit]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Syriac Universal Alliance
  2. ^ The Board | Syriac Universal Alliance
  3. ^ The Mission of the Syriac Universal Alliance | Syriac Universal Alliance
  4. ^ a b The Members | Syriac Universal Alliance