ASEAN Youth Forum: Where is my voice?

Written by Flower of Salween, originally posted at the Mekong Youth Blog on 1 May 2015. I participated in the 2015 ASEAN Youth Forum (AYF), held in Malaysia, which was both enjoyable and very powerful. Youth from the ASEAN community, including people from Myanmar, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Philippines, Singapore, and Vietnam, came together […]

Award for 11 Years of Learningful Experience

“My love of adventures allows me to see into the lives of indigenous peoples (IPs) with all their intricacies and complexities. Globalization and modernization have pushed societies in Asia and around the world to live in a more homogeneous way, in spite of the rich diversity of our cultures and geographical identities. Globalization has not […]

Building a Mekong Youth Parliament

Children are the world‘s future, and giving them opportunities to participate in shaping that future is important, so even now their connectivity with nature and other peoples is nurtured and made firm through their actions and growing awareness. terre des hommes Germany  has long recognized the important role that children and young people can play […]

Training of Trainers Workshop on “Keeping Children Safe”

In the frame of the overall goal of the International Federation of terre des hommes towards child protection, “Keeping Children Safe” training of trainers workshop  was organized in Bangkok on 24-26 May 2012, with the support of OAK foundation and Keeping Children Safe Coalition.  This 3-day workshop aimed to strengthen the capacities of IFTDH members […]

terre des hommes Germany

The term “terre des hommes” means “earth of humanity”. It is taken from a novel by the French humanist Antoine de Saint Exupery. How humane are earth’s societies? Perhaps, one of the best indicators is how they care for their children. The first terre des hommes began in Lausanne, in the French speaking region of Switzerland. […]

A Timeline of Our History

1966/67 About 40 women and men meet in Stuttgart at the initiative of the typesetter Lutz Beisel. They organise relief flights and medical treatment for war wounded children from Vietnam. They call their project terre des hommes – earth of humanity – from the book by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. On January  8th, 1967 terre des hommes Germany is registered as […]

The Regional Programme in Southeast Asia

terre des hommes Germany works with local partners in implementing projects in Southeast Asia. It works in 7 out 10 ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) member countries, namely Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam. In 2011, a total of 103 projects are in operation in these countries. Pursuing its mission and the […]

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