Our charter and mandate
SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL's mandate
SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL is a humanitarian organization whose purpose is to address the vital needs of populations confronted by major man-made or natural disasters and to strengthen their resilience. Our operations focus mostly on water, hygiene, sanitation and food security.
SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL's charter
Article 1: General principle - SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL's purpose is to provide humanitarian aid and through its relief efforts demonstrate solidarity when populations are faced with political, ethnic or economic oppression, war or any other threatening circumstances.
Article 2: SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL is independent of any political, economic, ethnic or denominational group.
Article 3: Aid is provided impartially and always tailored to the needs of the threatened populations.
Article 4: SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL only intervenes when asked to by the affected populations or their legitimate representatives, either by providing emergency relief or through longer term projects.
Article 5: SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL's relief efforts are carried out in such a manner that the cultural identity and dignity of each individual is respected.
Article 6: SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL's members fully implement the projects approved by the organization.
Article 7: In accordance with the principles of intervention and to be as effective as possible, SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL introduces itself to the relevant organizations and institutions with a view to coordination and possible collaboration.
Article 8: In its capacity as witness to the difficult conditions in which it operates, SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL strives to inform public opinion and if necessary to call public attention to the facts.
Article 9: Every member of SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL pledges to adopt and respect the principles laid down in this charter.
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