DOMINICANS for Justice and Peace (Order of Preachers)

ECOSOC Status: Special Consultative
Type: NGO working on Drugs
Address: 1 Rue de Varembé
C.P. 96 CH1211
Geneva 20
Country: Switzerland
Region: Europe
Website: http://un.op.org
UN Languages: French, English, Spanish
Other languages:
   
Areas:
  • HIV/Aids
  • Counselling
  • Education
  • Prevention
  • Rehabilitation
  • Research
  • Anti-Human Trafficking
  • Sustainable Livelihood / Alternative Development

  • Other:'Human Rights, Rule of Law, Health, Migration'
Short description:
Present in more than 125 countries, the Dominicans (Order of Preachers) is a faith based organization founded on 13th century. Historically active in the development of International Public Law and Human Rights, Dominicans (religious and lay persons, women and men) are running today several academic institutions, health and social structures on the five continents. Serving in religious and civilian institutions, its members are involved in a large range of activities including education, health, assistance to vulnerable persons (prisoners, migrants, refugees, IDP’s children, women), research, advocacy, on site counseling and assistance.
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