Founded in 1950, CISV International is a federation of 70 Member Associations around the world. Our National Associations (full-member Associations) and Promotional Associations (Associations in the process of gaining full membership) run our educational programmes and co operate internationally through their membership of CISV International.
CISV International assists and guides its associations by coordinating the international aspects of our programmes, providing policy direction, expertise and infrastructure support.
CISV Halifax is a registered non-profit charitable organization entirely run by volunteers. It is governed by an executive board with a chapter chair that is elected every two years. CISV Halifax is one of 12 chapters in Canada.