Building A Planetary Culture
Peace And Global Citizenship

Project: CISV - Educating Young People for Peace
CISV is a volunteer organization that has a non-formal EDUCATIONAL PROJECT, proposing to prepare individuals to become contributing members of a peaceful society,stimulating the development of friendship, communication skills, cooperative abilities and leadership towards a just and fair world.
A variety of programs with themes and activities in multi-cultural situations are developed to prepare participants to get able to make positive contributions within the social contexts. They´re: Village, a camp for 11 year old children from different countries; Interchange, a family centered program between 2 countries for 12-15 years; Summer Camp, for youth of the same age; Seminar Camp for older individuals (17-18 years of age) where participants assume responsibility for conducting all camp activities; IPP – International People Project, for participants older than 19 years of age participate in a specific project with the purpose of making some contribution to the community in which the program takes place; Local Work has the permanent and ongoing task of promoting peace education at local and national levels, including continuing what is learned in the mentioned programs.(
Name of the Project
CISV - Educating Young People for Peace
Institution in charge of the project
CISV - Children
Contact Person
Irmgard Birmoser de Matos Ferreira

Rua Ministro Costa e Silva, 90 Vila Madalena -
São Paulo / SP - 05417-080

Name of the presenter(s) of this project
Maria Rosa Valardez and Irmgard Birmoser de Matos Ferreira
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Rua Lisboa, 328 - São Paulo/SP - Zip code: 05413-000 - BRAZIL
Phone/Fax: 55 11 3064.4630
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