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HOPE for DISPLACED IRAQIS

Earlier this month, Giampaolo Silvestri, Secretary General of the AVSI Foundation, accompanied by two AVSI medical doctors, paid a visit to the families who are Iraqis displaced in Kurdistan. AVSI, in a joint effort with the Chaldean Patriarchate and Caritas Iraq, is supporting these families in various ways in order to improve their living conditions and to give them encouragement.   This ...

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In Search of the Human Face

NEW YORK ENCOUNTER, JANUARY 16-18, 2015 AVSI-USA will participate in the upcoming 5th annual New York Encounter, a three-day public cultural festival in the heart of New York City which will take place from January 16-18, 2015.The theme of this year’s festival, “In Search of the Human Face”, sums up a real challenge of our time, that of knowing oneself ...

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In Focus

The “Last Mile”

In an article first published by Ilsussidiario.net, Secretary General of AVSI Alberto Piatti reveals a potential gap between international cooperation systems and the persons they hope to reach. The international community—following a path marked by the series of international conferences in the 1990s: Rio de Janeiro on Environment and Development, 1992, the twentieth anniversary of which was celebrated this year with the Rio +20 Conference on Sustainable Development; Cairo on Population and De...

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Mission

To support the AVSI network by leveraging resources and contacts in the U.S. in order to enhance and broaden the achievements of member organizations in promoting human dignity in developing countries.