The Liechtenstein Development Service (LED)…
- engages in bilateral development cooperation on behalf of the Liechtenstein government.
- is active above all in rural regions in the areas of education and rural development.
- considers social justice, the advancement of women and the environment in all of its activities.
- is a private-law foundation established by the population and government of Liechtenstein.
- was founded in 1965.
The LED is committed to creating a world where…
- men and women can decide their own fates and everyone enjoys basic human rights.
- poverty has been overcome.
- the basic needs of all people are met.
- everyone gets fair wages and pays fair prices.
- the natural resources are shared with future generations.
- conflicts are solved by peaceful means.
- cultural diversity is perceived as enriching and fostered.
The LED aims to ...
- provide help and give hope to disadvantaged people in economically weak regions through the financing and realisation of specific projects.
- actively collaborate long-term with organisations from Europe and the partner countries.
- provide lacking expertise by supplying experts.
- promote the exchange of knowledge and experience sharing between people and countries.
- represent the interests and views of the people in the partner countries in Liechtenstein.
- promote the active solidarity shown by the people of Liechtenstein and highlight it nationally and internationally.
The LED values …
- competent partners that focus on the needs of the target groups.
- long-term relationships that are based on trust, responsibility and reliability.
- honest communication that openly addresses strengths and weaknesses.
- lean management with fast and easy-to-follow processes.
- cost-conscious and correct finance handling.