The origins

After the IGM, peacekeepers from the International Reconciliation Movement meet in Bilthoven with the aim of making visible the rejection..Read More

First workcamp

In Esnes (Verdun, France), a group of volunteers work together to reconstruct what the war has wrecked : infrastructure and..Read More

From the emergency to the social construction

If during the 20s the movement devotes its efforts to projects focused on the reconstruction of areas devastated by natural..Read More

From Europe to Asia

Gandhi meets Pierre Cérésole (founder of the SCI) and three years later, he organizes the first volunteer workcamp in India. A..Read More

Spanish civil war

SCI intervenes part for the first time directly in an area of armed conflict by distributing food, clothing and medicines..Read More

Maternity of Elna

Elisabeth Eidenbenz, swiss volunteer of SCI, found near Perpinyà the Maternity of Elna. It was a refuge that hosted hundreds..Read More

The growth of the movement

SCI dedicates its efforts to develop projects in Asian and African countries where new branches begin to emerge. This is..Read More

Cold war

During the Cold War, SCI faces another challenge: the dialogue between Eastern Europe and the West after its division. From..Read More

From the Catalan Workcamps Service to SCI Catalonia

After the Franco dictatorship, SCI reappears in Catalonia. Between 1981 and 1982, the Catalan Workcamps Service (SCCT) was created which,..Read More

First workcamp in Catalonia

It is the summer of 1982 that the first SCI workcamp of Catalonia is organized at “la Selva” colony house,..Read More

The 90’s in SCI

The fall of the Berlin Wall and the territorial changes in Eastern Europe lead to the creation of new branches..Read More

The participation in the workcamps increases

During that season, 341 volunteers from Catalonia, the Valencian Country and the Balearic Islands participated in workcamps around the world...Read More

Towards the 100 years

With a movement formed by 42 branches and more than 80 partner organizations, SCI faces the celebration of its centenary..Read More

SCI movement has 100 years of history. You can fins all the information in SCI International archives.