CISV has a vision of a more just and peaceful world; we believe that we can all take responsibility for making this happen. This vision gives us a strong purpose, or mission, which issummed up clearly in our Statement of Purpose:
CISV educates and inspires action for a more just and peaceful world
In other words, CISV exists to educate and inspire people so they can actively contribute to a world of peace, justice and equality, where Human Rights and the environment are respected. CISV does this because we believe that everyone can play an active role in creating a better
CISV’s vision and purpose are supported directly by its four Educational Principles, which form the foundation for CISV’s educational programmes. They sum up the vision of a better world.Not only do these Principles guide CISV’s Peace Education content, but they also provide a
guide for the organization, and everyone involved with it.