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Down Syndrome International

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Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:

Social Development:
  • Disabled persons
  • Geographic scope: International
    Millennium Development Goals:
  • Develop global partnership for development
  • Mission statement:
    Year established:
    Year of registration: 2002
    Organizational structure: The organization is led by a Board of Trustees (currently 8 persons) who are the members of the organisation. The Trustees are responsible for strategic decisions and the direction of the organisation. Day to day the organisation is run by an Executive Director, who reports to the Board of Trustees every month and meets with them every 3 months. DSi then has Representative and Affiliate Members consisting of individuals and organisations from across the world. Representatives are able to apply to become Trustees and to join committees which make decisions on relevant issues and report to the Board of Trustees.
    Number and type of members: 8 full Members 900 Representative and Affiliate Members
    Affiliation with NGO networks: Member of International Disability Alliance
    Funding structure:
  • Membership fees or dues
  • Donations and grants from domestic sources
  • Foreign and international grants
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