INTERSOS is a non-profit humanitarian aid organisation that works to bring
assistance to people in danger, victims of natural disasters and armed
conflicts. Established in 1992 with support from the Italian Federation of
Trade Unions, its actions are based on the values of solidarity, justice,
human dignity, equal rights and opportunities for all people and respect for
diversity and coexistence, paying particular attention to the most
vulnerable and the unprotected.
INTERSOS identifies with the core values of CONCORD, the European
Confederation of NGOs; it adheres to international codes of conduct for
humanitarian organisations and the values and principles expressed within
INTERSOS is recognised by the Italian Ministry for Foreign Affairs, the
European Commission and the principal UN agencies; it is privileged to hold
an advisory status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council
INTERSOS is a non-profit, humanitarian aid organization founded in 1992 to provide an immediate response to humanitarian crises by bringing emergency relief to the victims of armed conflict, drought, famine, the presence of landmines or unexploded devices, and other disaster situations. INTERSOS has a flexible operational structure, with the central headquarters in Rome, in charge of planning and coordination of operations, and of field offices in the countries of operation.