Media releases since December 2019
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 annual report, terre des hommes schweiz shows how young people in Africa, Latin America and Switzerland are bringing about positive change.
Media release - After two years of forced break from Corona, the popular imagine festival is finally taking place again in Basel at the beginning of June, a supra-regional crowd puller with a national message. Grandiose musical acts and a sensitization program to the imagine slogan "For diversity. Against discrimination" await young and old on two days before Whitsun on Barfüsserplatz and the Klosterhof stage. imagine, the self-organized youth project of terre des hommes switzerland, is more than a festival. The unique autonomous creative laboratory directed by young people from the Basel region has been contributing to a more just and peaceful world for 20 years.
Media release - The development organization for young people and the self-organized youth culture project imagine of terre des hommes switzerland are moving from Grossbasel to Kleinbasel. The key data, the projects and the motivation.
Media release - Rejected asylum seekers in Switzerland usually end up in the emergency aid system. Here, the conditions are almost everywhere inhumane and harmful to health, criticize about 450 professionals from medicine, psychotherapy and psychology. In an open letter to the authorities and politicians, as well as to offices and enforcement organizations, they demand humane treatment of asylum seekers with negative decisions. Their request is supported by three Swiss non-profit organizations that work for the dignity and well-being of people with a refugee background and against racism and discrimination.
Media release - With Reto Mischler, Head of Communications and Fundraising at terre des hommes switzerland since September 1, 2021, a proven executive joins the Swiss development organization for young people. The fundraising expert and political scientist from Bern, born in 1969, has worked in well-known regional, national and international non-profit organizations. He was on assignment in the Middle East and Southeast Asia for several years.
Media release - To mark International Children's Rights Day, four Swiss organizations for the rights and perspectives of children and young people are publishing a pedagogical toolkit for professionals in schools and education. It focuses on the topic of play, leisure and recreation. The toolkit can be downloaded free of charge from the website www.children-rights.ch.
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