New Acropolis

International Organization New Acropolis
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FoundedJuly 15, 1957 (1957-07-15)
FounderJorge Ángel Livraga Rizzi
TypeNon-governmental organization
FocusPhilosophy, philanthropy
Area served
MethodCulture, volunteerism
Key people

New Acropolis (NA; official name: Organización Internacional Nueva Acrópolis "OINA" - Organisation Internationale Nouvelle Acropole, association internationale sans but lucratif) is a worldwide non-profit organisation founded in 1957 by Jorge Ángel Livraga Rizzi (died 1991)[1]first as a school of philosophy and later on as an international organization devoted to philosophical studies and practice. Registered in Belgium as international organization since 1981, number 3/12-941/S.[2][3][4]

Founding charter

Its founding charter aims:

  1. To promote universal fraternity among people of all creeds, races and backgrounds.[5]
  2. To promote a holistic vision of the world through the comparative study of philosophies, sciences, religions and arts.
  3. To enable human beings to develop their potential and live in harmony with Nature by understanding its laws.

Aside from regular philosophy courses, lectures, and workshops the organization is also involved in social and philanthropic activities,[6] such as food collection campaigns, art workshops, cleaning of monuments and parks,[7] as well as disaster rescues[8] and music competitions, such as the International Competition of Piano Delia Steinberg, and the Peruvian National Music Competition for youth, "Nueva Acropolis", which had more than 6000 participants in 2018.[9]

Other Languages
čeština: Nová Akropolis
português: Nova Acrópole
română: Noua Acropolă