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First assembly of the Marist International Solidarity Network

10/01/2018: General House

Thirty laity and brothers will be at the General House from Jan. 15 – 19 to participate in the First Assembly of the Marist International Solidarity Network.

Seventy entities from 26 Administrative Units were contacted: 26 solidarity bodies that rely upon a Province; 24 NGO’s or Foundations which work at a local level in a specific area; 13 NGO’s or Foundations which work at a National level; and 7 NGO’s or Foundations which act at an International level.


The Marist Solidarity International Network has the following goals:
•    Advocacy for children’s rights and vulnerable people.
•    Promotion of a shared social conscience and education in solidarity.
•    Promotion of programs of social transformation through fundraising, mobilization of human resources,
     sharing of good practices, etc.
•    Prompt and effective response to emergencies

The objectives of the Assembly are to:
•    Get a global understanding of mission, vision and activities of each entity.
•    Define Standards and Mechanisms of Operation.
•    Carry out the coordinating team election
•    Discuss the operating plan of this network in 2018.
•    Training on different topics according our internal expertise.

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