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Service Civil International (SCI) is one of the world's largest international volunteering organisations dedicated to promoting a culture of peace through the organisation and coordination of voluntary projects all over the world. SCI has been organising international voluntary projects since 1920.







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The historical archives of SCI in the Bibliothèque de la Ville La Chaux-de-Fonds (Switzerland) provides an extensive documentation on international volunteering for peace.


Posted by Heinz Gabathuler on Jun 16, 2024

scich-100yr-exhibition1Throughout 2024, SCI Switzerland is celebrating the 100 years of the first two international voluntary services which took place between August and December 1924 in Les Ormonts (Vaud) and in Someo (Ticino), organised by Pierre Ceresole and his friends.

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Posted by Maria Ojuel on Jan 21, 2024

The French historian Christian Maillebouis, who is dedicated on the history of French protestantism and local history of the village Le Chambon-sur-Lignon published recently a short documentary about Swiss help for refugee children.

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Posted by Heinz Gabathuler on Nov 24, 2023

On 20 November 2023, Theodor (Thedy) von Fellenberg has died, at the age of 88.



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Posted by Heinz Gabathuler on Aug 24, 2022

In August, a "Wikipedia for Peace" workcamp has taken place on Mont-Soleil in Switzerland. The participants from seven countries have been editing articles to Wikipedia about journalists and organisation advocating for freedom of speech.

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Posted by Claudia Strambini, Heinz Gabathuler on Jan 18, 2022

On behalf of SCI India I am sending you very sad news. Our friend and activist Chandru Raghavan passed away last night 17 January 2022, at his home in Bangalore.



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