The first Forum brought together a diverse collection of Catholic Inspired NGOs, as well as  representatives from the Holy See, as evidenced by the list of participants below:

Catholic Inspired NGOs

Association Catholique Internationale des services pour la jeunesse feminine (ACIJF)

Apostolat Militaire International (AMI)

Associazione Comunità Papa Giovanni XXIII (APG 23)

ATD Fourth World

Augustinians for Justice and Peace

Associazione Volontari per il Servizio Internazionale (AVSI)

International Catholic Child Bureau (BICE)

BIS/FMS Internazionale

Catholic Agency for Overseas Development (CAFOD)

Catholic International Education Office (OIEC)

Catholic Organization for Development Cooperation for Relief and Development (CORDAID)

Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Centro de Estudio y Formación Integral de la Mujer (CEFIM)

Caritas Internationalis (CI)

Community of Sant’Egidio

Dominicans for Justice and Peace

European Center for Law and Justice (ECLJ)

Edmund Rice International

Federation of Catholic Family Associations in Europe (FAFCE)

Fe y Alegría

Federacion Española Asociaciones Provida

Franciscans International

Fundación Promoción Social de la Cultura (FPSC)

International Catholic Committee of Nurses and Medico-Social Assistants (CICIAMS)

Institut Robert Schuman pour l’Europe (IRSE)

Istituto per la Cooperazione Universitaria Onlus (ICU)

Instituto de Politica Familiar (IPF)

International Cooperation for Development and Solidarity (CIDSE)

International Council of Catholic Men – Unum Omnes

International Association of Charities (AIC)

International Catholic Migration Commission (ICMC)

International Catholic Rural Association (ICRA)

International Catholic Union of the Press (UCIP)

International Christian Union of Business Executive(UNIAPAC)

International Confederation of Christian Family Movements

International Confederation of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul (CI-SSVP)

International Commission for Catholic Prison Pastoral Care (ICCPPC)

International Coordination of Young Christian Workers (CIJOC)

International Federation of Catholic Medical Associations  (FIAMC)

International Federation of Catholic Parochial Youth Movements (FIMCAP)

International Federation of Catholic Universities (FIUC)

International Federation of Family Development. (IFFD)

International Federation of Rural Adult Catholic Movements (FIMARC)

International Movement of Apostolate of Children (MIDADE)

International Movement of Apostolate in the Independent Social Milieus (MIAMSI)

International Movement of Catholic Agricultural and Rural Youth (MIJARC)

International Presentation Association

International Young Catholic Students (IYCS)

Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS)

Jesuit European Office (OCIPE)

Knights of Columbus

Kolping International

Marianists International

Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers

MaterCare International

Medical Mission Sisters


Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate

New Humanity

Organisation Internationale pour le droit à l’Education et liberté d’enseignement (OIDEL)

Passionist International

Pax Christi International

Pax Romana (The International Catholic Movement for Intellectual and Cultural Affairs and the International Movement of Catholic Students)

Points Coeur

Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary

Salesian Mission

School Sisters of Notre Dame

Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur

Society of Catholic Social Scientists (SCSS)

Society for the Protection of Unborn Children (SPUCHS)

Teresian Association

Trocaire- The Catholic Agency for World Development

Volontari nel mondo – FOCSIV

VIDES International

Vie Montante Internationale

VIVAT International

World Catholic Association for Communication –SIGNIS

World Christian Life Community  (CVX)

World Organization of Former Pupils of Catholic Education (OMAEC)

World Union of Catholic Teachers (UMEC)

World Union of Catholic Women’s Organizations (WUCWO)

International Catholic Centers

Centre Catholique International de Coopération Avec l’UNESCO (CCIC)

Centre Catholique International de Genève (CCIG)

International Catholic Organizations Information Center (ICOIC)


Conference of ICOs


Permanent Observers of the Holy See

Apostolic Nuncio to the European Community

Apostolic Nuncio to the International Organizations in Vienna

Apostolic Nuncio to the International Organization in Geneva

Apostolic Nuncio to the United Nation in New York

Permanent Observer of the Holy See to FAO, IFAD, PAM

Permanent Observer of the Holy See to UNESCO

Permanent Observer of the Holy See to UN-Habitat, UNEP

Dicasteries of the Holy See

Congregation for Catholic Education

Pontifical Council for Culture

Pontifical Council for Social Communications

Pontifical Council “Cor Unum”

Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant Peoples

Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace

Pontifical Council for the Laity

Pontifical Council for the Family

Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Health Care Workers

Secretariat of State

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