Australian People for Health, Education and Development Abroad

Australian People for Health, Education and Development Abroad

"Australian People for Health, Education and Development Abroad" (APHEDA), also called "Union Aid Abroad", is the overseas aid agency of the Australian Council of Trade Unions, established in 1984.

The organization declares its commitment to justice, solidarity and self-reliance, not charity. It supports educational and training programs, human rights awareness, environment defence in Southeast Asia, the Pacific, the Middle East, Southern Africa and the Caribbean.

APHEDA is sponsored by individuals, the ACTU, unions, workplaces, AusAID. Its overseas projects involve Cambodia, Cuba, Vietnam [ [http://www.ngocentre.org.vn/RunScript.asp?page=Organisation_Listings&Abbr=APHEDA&DIR=DIR&
]
] , the Philippines, East Timor, Indonesia, Laos, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Thai-Burma Border, the Middle East, the Pacific.

Latest campaigns (2007)

* Appeal for Lebanon refugees
* Lebanon - the situation on the ground
* Solomon Islands earthquake and tsunami
* Artquake - An art auction fundraiser for earthquake relief
* Emergency food appeals for Gaza and Lebanon
* Indonesia Earthquake Appeal [ [http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/rwc.nsf/db201ShortName/APHEDA?OpenDocument ReliefWeb - Union Aid Abroad] ]

References

External links

* [http://www.apheda.org.au/about/ APHEDA Home site]

This article is related to the List of non-governmental organizations in Vietnam.


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