Latin American Solidarity Centre LASC

  • LASC is an initiative for development education, campaigning solidarity and cultural promotion linking Ireland and Latin America.
  • LASC es una iniciativa para la educación para el desarrollo, campañas de solidaridad y promoción cultural, enlazando Irlanda y Latinoamérica.
  • LASC é uma organização que tem a iniciativa de educação para o desenvolvimento, fazer campanha solidárias e promover cultura para conectar a Irlanda à América Latina.
  • Lár Ionad chun Dlúth pháirtíochta idir Éirinn & Meiriceá Laidneach Cad is LASC ann? Is lár-ionad chun Saol Cultúrtha Mheiriceá Laidní a chothú agus a fhorbairt in Éirinn tríd an chóras oideachais seo againne in Éirinn agus tríd feachtas dlúth-pháirtíochta ar chur ar aghaidh idir muintir na hÉireann agus muintir Mheiriceá Laidní é LASC. (Homepage).

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Address: LASC, 5, Merrion Row, Dublin 2, Ireland;
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About / Constitution:
I.The name of the organisation shall be “Latin America Solidarity Centre”, hereinafter called the Centre.

II.Objectives:

II/1.The aim of the Centre shall be to promote and facilitate active, mutual solidarity with, and between, those working for progressive change in Latin America and Ireland.

II/2.The objectives of the centre shall be:

  • a.To facilitate individual and new groups to become active quickly and effectively on issues of interest concerning Latin America.
  • b.To celebrate Latin American society and culture.
  • c.To promote public understanding of the realities of Latin America and their relevance to the Irish experience.
  • d.To campaign on Latin American issues, especially to influence Irish and European Union policies, and opposing the self-serving interventions of superpower states, institutions and corporations.
  • e.To develop links and exchanges between grassroots groups here and in Latin America.
  • f.To enable existing groups to enhance the Latin American dimension to their work, and to coordinate that work with interested and appropiate groups inside and outside Ireland.

II/3.Organization: I.The Centre will be made up of individual supporting members, Participating Groups, Working Groups and associated groups:

  • a.Participating Groups have a separate existence and use the facilities of the Centre. At least two of the members of participating groups shall be paid up members of the Centre and have the rights and duties of individual members.
  • b.Working Groups will be set up from time to time by the Management Committee to implement specific aims of the Centre.
  • c.The Centre may also associate itself with other organizations pursuing aims similar to that to the Centre.

III.Individual membership of the Centre shall be open to all who support the above aims and objectives, on payment of the annual membership fee.

IV.Management Committee: … (full long text).

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