Movement was held, which resulted in the Permanent Secretariat of the Organization and its permanent headquarters in Cairo. The organization is a popular international non-governmental organization.
The Non-Aligned Movement was formed as a governmental movement of the Third World countries, as an official contact of the Bandung Conference, and the People's Solidarity Organization was regarded as the extension of the objectives of this Conference.
The Solidarity Organization, a non-governmental, non-governmental organization with national committees in more than 90 countries of the world, is located in Asia and Africa and has associate member committees in Europe and Latin America.
Since its foundation, Solidarity has struggled with determination and steadfastness against colonialism, apartheid, war and peace. The organization, its national committees and its member liberation movements have also provided all support to the struggle of peoples in Africa, Asia and Latin America.
During the 1960s, the organization grew in the midst of rising editorial struggles. Its struggles until the 1970s culminated in the great success achieved by the people of South Africa against Apartheid and racial discrimination.
The liberation struggles were behind the birth and independence of many African and Asian countries that were still moaning under colonialism. The issue of the Palestinian people and the peace process in the Middle East remains one of the most important issues supported by Solidarity for the establishment of a free and independent Palestinian state.
The situation has changed considerably in African and Asian countries where internal and external issues such as democracy, human rights and development, debt, corruption, technology, scientific and environmental revolution, population, border disputes, internal tribal and ethnic conflicts, refugees, indigenous peoples and minorities, And the South-North Dialogue. As an African-Asian organization, Solidarity had to embrace the new issues of African-Asian peoples, rebuild itself and renew its vision, especially after the end of the bipolar and cold war, To the rule of globalization.
Solidarity has recognized these changes and has taken upon itself to assume its new responsibilities. Its agenda and national committees have embraced all these issues.
Organizational Structure of the Solidarity
Organization The organizational structure of the Solidarity Organization is based on its constitution issued at its first conference and the amendments thereto at the following conferences. The Solidarity Organization consists of: the Conference, the Governing Body and the Permanent Secretariat. The Presidency Council is composed of the heads of all national committees. It reviews the activities of the organization, adopts programs of action, discusses pressing issues and directs the permanent secretariat. The Bureau of the Governing Body reviews the developments between the two sessions of the Governing Body. Consisting of the President, the Secretary-General, the Vice-Presidents, the Presidents of the Associate Members elected and the Permanent Secretariat.
The Permanent Secretariat is responsible for carrying out daily activities, implementing the decisions of the higher bodies and conducting regular contacts with the National Committees. It includes representatives from member committees of African and Asian countries and associate member committees elected at the Conference.
The Afro-Asian Peoples Solidarity Organization, as part of the broad movement of democratic peoples, cooperates with international organizations and non-governmental organizations that value independence and freedom.
Solidarity works for a world free of war and violence. It advocates not to use, or threaten to use force, and to settle any disputes between countries through negotiations. The Bandung Principles, the Non-Aligned Movement, and the new positions, according to the current changes, form the guidelines for the activities of Solidarity.