'CIRED' is derived from Congrès International des Réseaux Electriques de Distribution, in English International Conference on Electricity Distribution. CIRED is set up as an international Association and since October 2004, it takes the legal form of de facto association (association de fait) under Belgian law. CIRED is established in Belgium. CIRED is a 'non-for-profit' Association, indeed all costs in the operation of CIRED are covered by the individuals or companies who accept to undertake the tasks necessary to conduct CIRED's activities.

Click here to download the statutes of CIRED Association (November, 2015 version).