Salvation Army

Armée du salut
Ejército de Salvación
Heilsarmee
Leger des Heils

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History

Founded 1865, London (UK), by General William Booth, as The Christian Revival Association, subsequently The Christian Mission. Present name adopted 1878. Became international in 1880. 1st International Congress 1886. Registered in accordance with UK law, with parallel registration in other countries. An integral part of the Christian Church although distinctive in government and practice.

Aims

Advance Christian religion; promote education; relieve poverty; carry out charitable activities beneficial to the community of mankind as a whole; maintain a spiritual and humanitarian ministry through Christian worship and evangelism; provide social services for the needy of all ages and groups, irrespective of race or religion.

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Activities

Training/education; humanitarian/emergency aid; awards/prizes/competitions.

Structure

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Languages

181.

Staff

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Financing

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Consultative Status

United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) (Special); United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF).

Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 8 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 36 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 126 countries
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Type I Classification

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong InstitutionsGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal

UIA Org ID

F3172

Last News Received

11. Nov 2014
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