Groupe volontaires outre mer (GVOM)

Overseas Volunteers Group
Grupo de Voluntarios Ultra Mar

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History

1963. Also previously referred to as Groupe volontaire outre mer -- Overseas Voluntary Group -- Grupo de Voluntarios de Ultramar. As of June 2010, ceased to exist when merged with Eirene Suisse.

Aims

Pursue principles of social justice, peace and environment protection in the framework of sustainable development through exchange of persons and information and through lobbying - social, cultural, interpersonal and professional exchange between the civil society in the North and South by dynamic partnerships.

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Activities

Supports: development cooperation through exchange of development workers in long and short term assignments, South-South and South-North exchanges; local personnel, trainee assignments, return missions in Switzerland of former development workers.

Financing

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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 10 countries
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Type I Classification

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Type II Classification

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Subjects *

  • Society
    • Society
    • Social
    • Overseas
  • Social Activity
    • Voluntary
  • Societal Problems
    • Protection
  • Environment
    • Environment
  • Development
    • Sustainable Development
  • Peace
    • Peace
    • Justice

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on LandGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

N1530

Last News Received

13. Jul 2010
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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