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Words about deeds - Publication about 100 year SCI

by Philipp Rodriguez (Dec 27, 2019)


In 2020 it will be one hundred years since – on Pierre Ceresole’s initiative – a few volunteers had begun an international service for peace and reconstruction. 100 years of Service Civil International are a reason to celebrate, to look forward but also to look back upon our long history of international voluntary service for peace. This is the purpose of this book on the history of SCI!



words-about-deeds-bookThe present publication is the result of the work of an international team of volunteers – SCI style!

Different articles present important steps and milestones, interesting and exemplary projects and workcamps as well as original sources and portraits of activists from the first 100 years of SCI. The book is published by the International Secretariat in Antwerp in close collaboration with SCI’s International Archives in Switzerland.

  • Read the table of contents here.
  • Read the summary here.

The price for one book is 25 euro; (shipping excluded – the cost of shipping is 15 €). If you pick up your copy at International Secretariat office in Antwerp there are no shipping costs. Please fill in this order form and email it to:



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