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Coopération Internationale pour le Développement et la Solidarité
Abbreviation CIDSE
Formation April 22, 1962; 55 years ago (1962-04-22)
Purpose International umbrella organization or Catholic development agencies
Headquarters Brussels,  Belgium
17 member organisations

CIDSE, which is short for "Coopération Internationale pour le Développement et la Solidarité" (French for "International Cooperation for Development and Solidarity"), is an umbrella organization for Catholic development agencies from Europe and North America.


CIDSE was founded in 1967.[1]


The work of CIDSE is motivated by:


CIDSE currently has 17 member organisations from Europe and North America.[3][4]

Country Name
 Belgium Broederlijk Delen
 England /  Wales CAFOD
 France CCFD - Terre Solidaire
 USA Center of Concern
 Netherlands Cordaid
 Canada Development & Peace
 Belgium fr:Entraide et Fraternité
 Slovakia eRko
  Switzerland Fastenopfer
 Portugal Fundação Fé e Cooperação (FEC)
 Luxembourg Fondation Bridderlech Deelen
 Austria KOO
 Spain Manos Unidas
 Scotland SCIAF
 Ireland Trócaire


  1. ^ Bedall, Philip (2014-08-01). Climate Justice vs. Klimaneoliberalismus?: Klimadiskurse im Spannungsfeld von Hegemonie und Gegen-Hegemonie (in German). transcript Verlag. ISBN 9783839428061. 
  2. ^ Losansky, Sylvia (2010-01-01). Öffentliche Kirche für Europa: eine Studie zum Beitrag der christlichen Kirchen zum gesellschaftlichen Zusammenhalt in Europa (in German). Evangelische Verlagsanstalt. ISBN 9783374027651. 
  3. ^ Homepage of CIDSE: Our members
  4. ^ "CIDSE" (PDF). European Commission. 
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