Service civil international (SCI)
1920 Verdun France
Founded by Pierre Cérésole (Swiss), as a peace and humanitarian mouvement in the aftermath of World War I. Work confined to Western Europe until 1939, except for India 1934-1937. Since 1945, developments in Africa, Asia, USA and Eastern Europe. Constitution adopted 1949, Bièvres (France); modified: 1956, 1962, 1968, 1972, 1973, 1977, 1981, 1987, 1989, 1994 and 1998. Registered in accordance with Swiss Civil Code, 1934; in Luxembourg, 1967; in Belgium, 1994. Previously referred to in English as International Voluntary Service (IVS). Also previously referred to in German as Internationaler Zivildienst (IZD) and Internationale Freiwilligendienste and in Italian as Servizio Civile Internazionale.
Promote a culture of peace by organizing international volunteer projects with local and global impact.
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International Committee Meeting - ICM (annual); International Executive Committee (IEC), meeting 2-3 times a year; International Insurance Committee; Financial Advisory Committee (FAC); International Secretariat, with main office in Belgium. International Working Groups, open to all SCI member branches. Administratively stable SCI groups of over 2 years duration may be granted branch status if they are officially registered with the authorities of their own country.
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