Organização Não Governamental para o Desenvolvimento (ONGD)
Instituição Particular de Solidariedade Social (IPSS)



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National Highlights
  • AMU Braga Delegation / Social Store


    The Social Store is open from Monday to Friday from 9h30 to 12h30. AMU will appreciate your visit!

  • AMU S. João da Madeira Delegation / Community Bazaar


    Our Bazaar is open once  again. At solidarity prices!

    Come and visit us!

  • AMU Lisbon Delegation / Project "GerAções"


    Volunteer project "GerAções" in partnership with a youth volunteer association.

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  • Conselho Nac Promoção Voluntariado
  • Conselho Nacional para a Economia Social
  • Alto Com Imigração e Diálogo Intercultural
  • LEGAL STATUS of AMU
    2014-02-13

    AMU – Cooperation and Solidarity for a United World is a private non-profit institution, acknowledged by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs – CAMÕES The Portuguese Institute for Cooperation and Language – as a Non-Governmental Development Organization (NGDO) since 14th December 1998, according to the Bylaw approved by the Law nº. 19/94, 24th May, revoked by Law nº. 66/98, 14th October, which acknowledges the Statute of Public Utility. 

    It was created through public deed granted on 11th August 1994, published in Diário da República nº. 207, on 7th September 1994, registered with the Tax Identification Number 503 565 970. 

    It has been free from the Corporate Tax (IRC) since 14th December 1998, under Order nº. 1654/2001, published in Diário da República nº. 274, of 26th November 2003. 

    It has also been a Private Social Solidarity Institution (IPSS) since 2007, registered in the Directorate-General for Social Security, through the registration n.º 56/07, on pages 146 back, 147 of book n.º 11 of Social Solidarity Associations, according to the Status of IPSS, approved by Decree-Law n.º 119/83, of 25th February.

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  • Recognition as a Private Social Solidarity Institution (IPSS)
    2014-02-13

    On 14th December 2011, AMU completed the permanent record of the change of its current bylaws. According to the attached document, which shows the registration and recognition of AMU as a Private Social Solidarity Institution.

    This recognition can also be confirmed in the websites of the Justice Department and of Social Security.

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  • Statute of NGDOs
    2014-02-13

    • Law nº. 66/98, 14th October
    • It regulates the statute of Nongovernmental Development Organizations (NGDOs), aiming at development cooperation for humanitarian aid, emergency aid and the protection and promotion of human rights.


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  • Statute of Private Social Solidarity Institution (IPSS)
    2014-02-14

    • Bylaw n.º 119/83, 25th February

    It approves the Statute of Private Social Solidarity Institutions (IPSS). Social solidarity is carried out within the area of social security, as well as in specific fields such as health (hospital activity and ambulatory medical care services), education, accommodation and other areas which cater for people and families’ social needs, through the generosity and intervention of organized voluntary social schemes.  

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  • Statute of the Portuguese Cooperation Agent
    2014-02-14

    • Law n.º 13/2004, 14th April, DR 88, series I-A

    It establishes the legal judicial framework of the Portuguese Cooperation Agents and defines their legal status. 

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  • Statute of the Volunteer Team Leader
    2014-02-14

    • Law n.º 20/2004, 5th June 2004, DR 132/2005 SERIES I-A

    It approves the statute of the Volunteer Team Leader.  

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International Highlights
  • Project "Uma escola nos Andes" - Peru / Ongoing Project


    Project developed in a peripherical area in the heart of the Andes

  • Campaign Siria / Ongoing Campaign


    An unimaginable difficult war climate. We want to contribute to the PEACE!

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