Catholic International Union for Social Service (CIUSS)

Union catholique internationale de service social (UCISS)
Unión Católica Internacional de Servicio Social (UCISS)
Internationale Katholische Vereinigung für Soziale Arbeit
Katholieke Internationale Unie voor Maatschappelijk Werk

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1925-10 Milan Italy


Oct 1925, Milan (Italy), at 1st international conference. Previously referred to in English as Roman Catholic International Union for Social Service. Registered according to Belgian law, 4 Nov 1950. Dissolved, Nov 1998.


Develop social service as a means to the establishment of a social order in conformity with natural law and inspired by Christian social service; promote establishment of schools of social service and groups of social workers; facilitate communications between schools of social service and groups of social workers with a view to the coordination and support of their action; represent on the international level, official or private, the Christian viewpoint as it affects social service.


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General Bureau (meeting every 2 months), consisting of national representatives. Executive Council of 8 members (meets twice a year).


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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities



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