Each year, CISV volunteers organize more than 200 international programs for more than 10,000 participants. You can be part of a global movement for peace in 70 countries and more than 200 cities and towns.
At the heart of everything we do is friendship, in line with our founding belief that peace is possible through friendship and mutual understanding.
We have more than 10,000 volunteers worldwide.

Whether you are an educator, a parent, a volunteer or perhaps a donor, you want to know whether we are achieving our goals. CISV International recently completed a longitudinal study on the educational impact of CISV.

Over 95%

of the respondents felt that their CISV participation had been influential in developing their awareness of other people and different cultures or creating favorable attitudes towards people who may have initially seemed to be ‘different.’


of respondents felt participation in CISV had developed leadership and cooperative abilities.


of respondents agreed that CISV had provided “something that I would never have learned at school.”