Mission

OUR MISSION

ASIA considers the cultural diversity, traditions and historical heritage of the peoples of the Asian continent and particularly of Tibet and the Himalayan region a priceless treasure to be safeguarded and handed on to future generations, through sustainable development and the engagement of its communities.
In particular, ASIA shares the values of peace, respect and tolerance found in the cultural and spiritual tradition of Tibet, and regards these traditions as a heritage of all humankind.

OUR VALUES

ASIA is a humanitarian organization working for the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG), in the interests of peoples in need of aid, without distinction of race, faith, religion or nationality.

Non-profit and apolitical, ASIA is an independent organization.

ASIA operates with awareness of cultural diversity and acts to safeguard and valorise local traditions, traditional scientific understanding and artistic heritage to awaken knowledge of them in civil society.

ASIA believes in the active participation of the beneficiaries in its projects and involves the local communities in identifying development’s constraints, planning, management and sustainability of the projects.

ASIA acts with awareness of natural eco-systems, utilizing materials and technologies with low impact on the environment.

ASIA believes in the importance of universal education, a fundamental right and indispensable opportunity for all children, enabling their access to improved living conditions and ensuring respect for the cultural integrity of a people.

ASIA concentrates on a limited number of projects, deploying professional, motivated experts operating with respect for the values of the Association and of the beneficiary populations.

Transparency and accountability are the pivotal points of the financial and economic management of ASIA.