SOS-Kinderdorf International

SOS Children's Villages International
SOS Villages d'Enfants International
Aldeas Infantiles-SOS Internacional

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History

1949, Imst (Austria), by Hermann Gmeiner, when first SOS Children's Village was set up. International organization set up 1960, as the umbrella organization for all national SOS children's associations. Statutes revised and adopted 1993, Innsbruck (Austria). Current statutes adopted by 18th ordinary General Assembly, 2008, Innsbruck (Austria).

Aims

Provide direct services in areas of care, education and health for children and young people at risk of losing parental care, and those who have lost parental care; build capacity of children's caregivers, their families and communities to provide adequate care.

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Activities

Projects/programmes; training/education; humanitarian/emergency aid.

Structure

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Languages

English, French, German, Spanish.

Staff

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Financing

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Consultative Status

United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) (Special); Council of Europe (CE) (Participatory Status); African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC) (Observer Status).

Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 25 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 134 countries
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Type I Classification

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 13: Climate Action

UIA Org ID

B3246

Last News Received

23. Oct 2018
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