The "New Humanity International Association" is a Non-governmental organization (NGO) founded in 1986 and active in more than 100 Countries around the world.
The aim of the association is to contribute to the creation of unity in the human family, fully respecting the individuals indentities of all of its members. For this reason it spreads the idea of a united world, in all spheres of society and at all levels
It promotes the universal spirit of fraternity, as proclaimed by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (article n. 1), as a dynamic factor in social cohesion.
To this end it carries out, through a strong volunteer base and cosiderable youth involvement, cultural initiatives, social projects, educational projects, economic initiatives, combining a local dimension with an international one, and, as such, it is open to the contributions of all and collaborated with individuals, institutions, representatives of the religions and diverse cultures of the world towards common goals.
In 1987 New Humanity obtained Special Consultative Status with the United Nations Social and Economic Council (ECOSOC), and has held General Consultative Status since 2005. In 2010 New Humanity was recognized as NGO partner of UNESCO, with Consultative Status.
New Humanity Headquarters are based in Rome . It main Delegations are based in New York, Geneva and Paris.
It is made up of various Associated organizations and collaborate with several partners on specific fields of action.
It is part of important networks of other organisations, such as the Catholic-inspired NGOs Forum (CINGO) in Geneva and the NGOs-UNESCO Liaison Commitee.
New Humanity promotes the United World Project, in partnership with the Youth for a United World Movement (its youth section) and the New Humanity International Movement (its network of active citizenship). This is an initiative aimed to spread and to promote the ideal of the universal fraternity, by acting in all spheres of society.