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A Bold and Meaningful Participation in the New York Encounter 2016

AVSI-USA’s participation in the New York Encounter 2016 was bold, relevant and meaningful. More than 300 people had the opportunity to visit the exhibit “Generating Beauty: New Beginnings at the Ends of the World”. Over 500 people attended the panel organized by AVSI-USA in partnership with the New York Encounter around the theme “The Quest to Reduce Extreme Poverty: Current ...

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Refugees and Us: We are All on the Same Road

From a place called home in Syria, to the camps and shelter in Iraq and Lebanon, and finally to our cities in the US, the path walked by refugees is long and hard. With the campaign "Refugees and us: We are all on the same road", AVSI asks you to support those who flee, even if only for a portion ...

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In Focus

A Humble, but Powerful Approach to Help

Today, there are 60 million refugees all over the world. A radical change in the world that we want to live as protagonists, not as passive observers. How can we do this? We can engage first of all by being surprised by this page of history and standing on the side of refugees. Refugees and us, eventually, we are all on the same road. Giampaolo Silvestri, the Secretary General of ...

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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.