International Union for Child Welfare (IUCW)

Union internationale de protection de l'enfance (UIPE)
Unión Internacional de Protección a la Infancia (UIPI)
Internationale Vereinigung für Jugendhilfe (IVJH)

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Sep 1946, on merger of H-XH1867 - Save the Children International Union (SCIU), set up 6 Jan 1920, Geneva (Switzerland), as the central agency for Europe of G-XF1888 - Save the Children UK (SC UK), with H-XH4985 - International Association for the Promotion of Child Welfare, set up 1921, Brussels (Belgium) and H-XH0525 - Eglantyne Jebb Office for the Protection of Children of Non-European Origin. Declaration of the Rights of the Child (Declaration of Geneva), proclaimed in 1923 by SCIU and revised in 1948, inspired the progress of child welfare in many countries. The Union supported the principles of the Declaration of the Rights of the Child, proclaimed by the United Nations on 20 Nov 1959. In 1953 took over the activities of H-XH2582 - International Sponsorship of War Orphans, formed 8 May 1947. Dissolved 15 Apr 1986.

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