Important facts about Horyzon
Horyzon, the Swiss youth development organisation, was founded 40 years ago as a commission of YMCA / YWCA Switzerland. Today, Horyzon is an independant foundation which is recognised by the ZEWO for its public benefit. Since early 2008, Horyzon has been certified with ISO 9001:2008 and Management Excellence in Society Management VMI.
Horyzon is involved in worldwide development projects for the YWCA / YMCA movement. It focuses on strengthening civil society and sees to it that people can build a worthy existence for themselves regardless of ethnic, religious or political beliefs, gender or social position.
Horyzon has set the following priorities for development cooperation:
- Educational and health projects in Asia and Latin America
- Peace initiatives in the Near East
- Youth work in Eastern Europe
We believe in a better world and want to give the youth of today a future. Would you also like to help us? Perhaps a positive newspaper / media report?
That would be greatly appreciated!