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International volunteer organizations

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Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 63. Chapters: Australian Volunteers International, Building a Future, Canada Corps, CCIVS, Concordia (Youth Service Volunteers) Ltd, European Voluntary Service, FK Norway, Geekcorps, Habitat for Humanity, Habitat for Humanity Ireland, Hermitage Volunteer Service, Hope Development Volunteers, Humanity World International, International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, International Voluntary Services, InterVol, Médecins Sans Frontières, NASHI, NetCorps, One Heart Source, Operation Crossroads Africa, Peace Corps, Platform2, Service Civil International, Service Nation, Society of Saint Vincent de Paul, Thrivent Builds with Habitat for Humanity, United Nations Volunteers, United Way Worldwide, VIA (Volunteers in Asia), Voluntary Service Overseas, Volunteer Service Abroad, Worldwide Helpers, World Friends Korea, Young Adult Volunteer Program. Excerpt: (MSF) (pronounced ( listen)), or Doctors Without Borders, is a French secular humanitarian-aid non-governmental organization, Nobel Peace Prize laureate, best known for its projects in war-torn regions and developing countries facing endemic diseases. Its headquarters are in Geneva, Switzerland. The organization is known in most of the world by its French name or simply as MSF, but in Canada and the United States the name Doctors Without Borders is commonly used. In 2007 over 26,000, mostly local, doctors, nurses and other medical professionals, logistical experts, water and sanitation engineers and administrators provided medical aid in over 60 countries. Private donors provide about 80% of the organization's funding, while governmental and corporate donations provide the rest, giving MSF an annual budget of approximately US$400 million. was created in 1971, in the aftermath of the Biafra secession, by a small group of French doctors and journalists who believed that all people have the right to medical care regardless of race, religion, creed or political affiliation, and that the needs of these people outweigh respect for national borders. Core documents outlining MSF's principles are the Charter and the Chantilly Principles, along with the later La Mancha Agreement, which in Rules, Section 2 addresses governance. MSF has an associative structure, where operational decisions are made, largely independently, by the 5 operational centres (Amsterdam, Barcelona-Athens, Brussels, Geneva and Paris). Common policies on core issues are coordinated by the International Council, in which each of the 19 sections (national offices) is represented. The International Council meets in Geneva, Switzerland, where the International Office, which coordinates international activities common to the operational centres, is also based. The organization actively provides health care and medical training to populations in about 70 countries, and frequently insists on political responsib

  • Vydavateľstvo: Books LLC, Reference Series
  • Rok vydania: 2013
  • Formát: Paperback
  • Rozmer: 246 x 189 mm
  • Jazyk: Anglický jazyk
  • ISBN: 9781156774717

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