To seek justice for all persons suffering from social, political, economic and personal injustice. To transcend the barriers between cultures and peoples. To advance the principle of equality among cultures and nations and between the sexes. Priority issues: Youth; exchanges; education; social development; ecology.
Many short term activities (seminars and training courses) are organized throughout the year by the ICYE International Office, Member Committees and Partner Organisations of ICYE. Eastlinks & ICYE: Volunteers and Local Communities beyond the East-West European Divide, Eastern-Western Europe, started in February 2001 and will end in March 2003. Training courses for sending/host organisations' responsible persons and volunteers, to support the implementation of the ICYE-Eastlinks pilot project "European Voluntary Service multilateral Project on HIV/ AIDS Prevention in EU and CEEC".