International Social Service

ECOSOC Status: Special Consultative
Type: NGO working on Drugs
Address: 32, Quai du Seujet
1201 Geneva

Country: United States of America
Region: Northern America
UN Languages:
Other languages:
  • Research
  • Anti-Human Trafficking
Short description:
To assist those who, as a result of voluntary or forced migration or other social problems of an international character, have to overcome personal or family difficulties ;
To study from an international standpoint the conditions and consequences of migration in relation to individual and family life, and to make recommendations or undertake any other appropriate action;
To contribute to the prevention of social problems linked to migration or intercountry mobility;
To inform professsionals and the public of the needs of migrant individuals and families;
To develop and maintain an international network of national bodies to meet the needs of individuals and families who require the services of ISS.
The ISS General Secretariat is in charge of the following collective tasks for the network:

Guaranteeing the coherence and coordination of network’s activities
Developing and strengthening the operational capacity of network’s members
Coordinating, sustaining, supervising and assessing the functioning of network’s activities
Organising the communication and knowledge sharing of the organisation
Representing the organisation and advocating at the international level

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