World Crusade of Friendship

Cruzada Mundial de la Amistad

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History

20 June 1958, Puerto Pinasco (Paraguay), by Dr Ramón Artemio Bracho. Also referred to in English as Friendship World Crusade. Registered in accordance with law of Paraguay. No activities reported since 2007.

Aims

Promote any brotherly work; promote the knowledge and closeness of all people of good will; encourage a friendly handshake between people who are offended; work towards a better understanding of employers and employees; honour parents, exalting family life through understanding the problems of its members; take an active interest in the community social and moral welfare; stimulate good behaviour and companionship through the practice of sports; project and encourage acts of bravery, salvation, loyalty, abnegation and humanitarian deeds.

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Activities

Visits hospitals, sick and needy people and delinquents; establishes an exchange of correspondence and ideas about friendship among students in elementary and high schools and universities; organizes literary contests on the thoughts of friendship, giving awards to the best works; propitiate any act that tends to exalt friendship. From 24 July to 30 July of every year the Week of the World Crusade of Friendship is celebrated with special programs allusive to the ideals of the entity. 30 July is established as the Day of World Friendship.

Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 22 countries
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Type I Classification

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Type II Classification

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Subjects *

  • Social Activity
    • Friendship
  • Religious Practice
    • Evangelism
  • Peace
    • Humanitarian

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal

UIA Org ID

F2504

Last News Received

2007
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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