• Organization TypeImplementing NGO, Advocacy NGO
  • Founded1991

Paz y Desarrollo (Peace and Development - PyD)

PEACE AND DEVELOPMENT PyD is a social organization for Cooperation and Development, which acts globally in impoverished and developing countries. Our definition includes a whole series of actions related to respect for human rights, instruments for endogenous, economic and social development, as well as the priority in our specialization in gender equity. During the 28 years of work their objectives have focused on enhancing the capacities of people in Asia, Africa and Latin America, since the important thing in their work is that the participants are the protagonists of the projects and programs of cooperation, and carry out their own development in a proactive and self-sustainable way. They try to unite all the important pillars to deal with in cooperation, predominantly the empowerment of men and women as an engine of development. They promote equal rights and conditions between men and women in both the North and the South; They also defend the essential values ​​and principles to achieve a more just global society. They believe that by promoting the values ​​of equality and social justice we can collaborate in social transformation. Currently, they work in 10 countries in Africa, Latin America, and Asia and continue working to achieve greater social justice and equal rights and opportunities between men and women in both North and South countries.
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