Who we are
The Society for Threatened Peoples Austria is an independent international human rights organisation standing up for persecuted minorities and indigenous peoples.
Your donation helps support the rights of minorities and indigenous peoples!
The network of sections and representatives of STP International illustrates the importance and successful efforts to preserve cultural diversity and protect minorities.
GfbV-Austria is a member of STP International, which also comprises the STP sections of Germany, Switzerland, South Tyrol, and Bosnia and Herzegovina. Through this association, STP makes its presence known at international organisations such as the UN, the Council of Europe and the European Union. STP International has consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and participatory status with the Council of Europe in Strasbourg.
Common projects and activities are coordinated between sections via STP International. The organisation’s supervisory board is elected annually by its sections.