Points-Cœur ONU
Points-Cœur ONU

Heart’s Home at the United Nations

«It has to be said, from the favelas to the United Nations: gra­tuity is what gives men their infinite dig­nity . »

Père Jacques Bagnoud

Heart’s Home is an inter­­na­­tional Catholic non-profit Orga­ni­za­tion founded in 1990 by Rev. Thierry de Roucy. Heart’s Home is a global net­­work of vol­un­­teers who assist and form deep per­­sonal bonds with trou­bled, dis­­ad­­van­­taged and socially iso­lated indi­vid­uals in some of the world’s most des­perate areas. Heart’s Home is active on five con­ti­­nents, with 41 cen­ters in 21 coun­tries.

Since 2005, Heart’s Home is an NGO in spe­cial con­sul­ta­tive status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations, whose offi­cial name is “Association Points-Coeur”

The Action of Heart’s Home in favor of human rights focuses on:

  • Human Rights Education
  • Rights of the Child
  • Extreme Poverty
  • Cultural Rights
  • Universal Periodic Review: Reports on human rights situation in our various host countries, developed in close collaboration with volunteers on the field and others NGOs.