International Defence and Aid Fund for Southern Africa (IDAF)

Fonds international de défense et d'aide pour l'Afrique australe
Fondo Internacional de Ayuda y Defensa para Africa Meridional

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1964, London (UK). Known also under the English initials: IDAFSA. Ceased activities June 1991.


Assist in the development of a non-racial society in Southern Africa based on a democratic way of life; aid, defend and rehabilitate the victims of unjust legislation and oppressive and arbitrary procedures, and support their families and dependents; keep the conscience of the world alive to the issues at stake.

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Humanitarian aid to the people of Southern Africa, who suffered from apartheid. Information and research service. Set up: Canon Collins Educational and Legal Assistance Trust (CCELAT) in 1981.


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Consultative Status

United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) (Special).


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Members in 8 countries
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Subjects *

  • Society
    • Racial, Ethnic Groups
  • Commerce
    • Funds
  • Societal Problems
    • Victims
  • Development
    • Aid

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions



Last News Received

18. Jun 1991
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