ITUC // Trade Union Development Projects Directory

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IBO Italia

IBO Italia is a Non Governmental Organization of Christian inspiration operating in the field of national and international volunteer work. The network of which it is member began its operations in 1953 in northern Europe, with the first work camps serving to rebuild destroyed houses for World War II refugees. In fact, IBO is the Flemish acronym for Internationale Bouworde, which translates into "International Builder Society".
Located in Italy since 1957, IBO was officially established as an association in 1968 and was named suitable for work in in the field of international cooperation by the MFA (Ministry of Foreign Affairs) in 1972 (IBO was the first NGO in Italy to officially carry out an international-cooperation project approved by the MFA)..