Non-governmental Organization based in Switzerland

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232 entries found
13 Apr 2018 description
report Terre des hommes

Experts say that in 2018, 90% of South Sudan’s population, including more than one million children, will suffer from food insecurity. Terre des hommes is distributing seeds in the besieged city of Yei to increase harvests, supply markets and promote trade.

07 Apr 2018 description
report Terre des hommes

Terre des Hommes is deeply concerned over anti-NGO laws spreading across Central and Eastern Europe.
Legitimate civil society organisations are hindered in their work, deprived of funding and at risk of being dissolved. The threat is real and existential.

21 Mar 2018 description
report Terre des hommes

Why is Greece forcing asylum seekers to remain on the Greek islands?

An EU-Turkey “statement” from March 2016 committed Turkey to accept the return of all asylum seekers who reached the Greek Islands by traveling through Turkey and crossing the sea. In return the EU agreed to provide billions of euros in aid and other benefits, and to resettle an equal number of Syrians who were already in Turkey.

12 Mar 2018 description

Brussels, February 28, 2018: We, the undersigned civil society and UN organizations, are concerned by proposals now under consideration as part of the ongoing reform of the Common European Asylum System which would allow the use of coercion to take the fingerprints and facial images of children. The new EURODAC proposal being considered by the European Commission, Council and Parliament expands the purpose of the current database of asylum applicants to facilitate the identification of “irregularly staying third country nationals” through the use of biometric data.

26 Jan 2018 description

We, the 61 undersigned National and International Non-Government Organizations (NGOs), members of Agency Coordinating Body for Afghan Relief and Development (ACBAR), condemn in the strongest terms the atrocious attack on NGO offices in Jalalabad (Nangarhar) on Wednesday 24 January. It has been reported that there is a loss of at least 7 lives, more than 31 people injured, including five children. We would like to pass our condolences to the families of the victims of this atrocious attack.

Maps & Infographics

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Bangladesh + 5 others
07 Jul 2014 infographic
Haiti + 5 others
19 Jun 2014 infographic


2 entries found
17 Apr 2018 description
job Closing date: 25 Apr 2018 Terre des hommes

With the support and under the supervision of the Juvenile Justice Project Manager, the Child Protection Officer is responsible to provide technical expertise in the development and supervision of Child Protection activities.

22 Mar 2018 description
job Closing date: 21 Apr 2018 Terre des hommes

We are looking for our delegations in Latin America and the Carribean Region (AMLAT) for a

Regional Disaster Risk Management Advisor – 100 %

Position Start Date: As soon as possible

Duration: CDI, undefined

Location: Based in the Tdh Delegation in Haiti (or in another Tdh Delegation in Latin America with significant presence in Haiti).

Travel Rate: If based in Haiti, travel rate is estimated at 40% ; if based outside of Haiti: 50%.