Media release - terre des hommes switzerland earned almost 10 million Swiss francs last year. This is the best financial result in the history of the Swiss development organization. The healthy finances allow terre des hommes switzerland to continue making a solid contribution to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in favor of the prospects of young people. In the new
Media Release - The Corona crisis is exacerbating social tensions worldwide. The perspectives of young people have darkened considerably. There is a need for a Swiss foreign policy that supports the development prospects of young people in the global South. This is what the two women at the helm of terre des hommes switzerland write in their joint foreword to the Annual Report 2020 of terre des hommes
Irene Bush built up the Psycho-Social Support PSS for young people at terre des hommes schweiz. Now Irene Bush is retiring and will remain with terre des hommes schweiz as a consultant. Reason enough to talk to her about the guiding principles of her work, about justice and a sense of community, the principle of hope and her commitment to young people from North
At the end of October, 50 professionals from five countries in two continents and three time zones met for the SRHR platform of terre des hommes switzerland. The topic was sexual health in work with young people in southern Africa. Due to the pandemic, the conference took place in the digital space. Hafid Derbal, Project Coordinator for Zimbabwe and South Africa and Health Specialist
The untimely death of our colleague Alexandre Queiroz Menezes fills us with great sadness. Alexandre worked as coordinator of the Brazil program for terre des hommes switzerland since 2009. Guided by the vision of a more just world, he worked tirelessly for the rights of disadvantaged youth. His actions have always been characterized by respect for the autonomy
A call for solidarity with young people in the Global South, a successful year 2019 marked by civil society awakenings worldwide, and a balanced annual financial statement. While terre des hommes switzerland provides extraordinary corona aid for young people in Africa and Latin America, the ordinary general assembly of the Swiss development organization shows: 60 years after its foundation in Basel, terre des hommes remains
The Corona crisis is becoming more widespread. Attention to infections and death rates related to Covid-19 is still focused on the European region. But the international dimensions of the dangerous virus are slowly coming to light. terre des hommes switzerland program manager Gabriela Wichser provides information on the situation in the southern partner countries and explains why the crisis also has a
imagine - this is not only a festival for more tolerance, which brings great musical acts to Basel every year in June. Roger Gafner from terre des hommes schweiz presents the project by young people for young people, for almost 20 years now a creative laboratory for cooperation in our society.