Alliances, Partnerships & Links Networks, Federations, Organisations in AIFO's Work
Welcome to the page on some of the key alliances and partnerships of AIFO. In 2016, AIFO completed fifty-five years. In these fifty-five years, AIFO has played a key role in setting up of some important international networks and federations. Apart from the networks mentioned below, AIFO also collaborates with other UN organizations, international non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and with different universities.
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World Health Organisation (WHO)
AIFO is in official relation with World Health Organisation (WHO). In WHO, AIFO works closely with Disability and Rehabilitation (DAR) team and with Global Leprosy Programme. Read more about AIFO's work in collaboration with WHO.
International Federation of Anti-leprosy Associations (ILEP)
AIFO is a founder member of ILEP that coordinates world wide work related to fight against leprosy. More informaiton about ILEP is available from its webpage.
International Disability and Development Consortium (IDDC)
AIFO is a founder member of IDDC, that brings together all the major world organisations involved in work related to disability and development. More information is available from the IDDC website.
RIDS - Italian Network on Disability & Development
RIDS, the Italian Network on Disability and Development was started in 2011. It involves four organizations, 2 non-governmental organizations (AIFO and Educaid) and 2 organizations of people with disabilities (FISH and DPI Italy).
Websites of AIFO's International Partners
Disabled Peoples' International (DPI)
AIFO has a long history of collaboration with Disabled Peoples' International (DPI) that brings together national organisations of persons with disabilites (DPOs). Among the different DPI organisations, AIFO has a Framework agreement of collaboration with DPI Italy and with DPI of Asia Pacific region. You can read more about DPI from their website.
Italian NGO federation FOCSIV
AIFO is a member of Italian federation of NGOs called FOCSIV - Volontari nel Mondo. You can discover more about FOCSIV at their website.