The International Association for Human Values (IAHV) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization that was founded in Geneva, Switzerland in 1997 by global humanitarian leader, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. It has branches in 25 countries and has a consultative status at the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).
Our vision is to promote and support the development of human values throughout the world. Through a variety of service projects aimed at social transformation and upliftment, IAHV works towards sustainable peace and harmony for all.
All human beings
Responsibility and an attitude of selfless service are the foundation of true empowerment.
Peace, happiness and compassion are the intrinsic nature of
Socio-economic development must be built on human values to be sustainable.
Incorporation of human values into all aspects of life will ultimately lead to a more peaceful, just and sustainable world.
IAHV offers programs to reduce stress and develop leaders so that human values can flourish in people and communities. We foster the daily practice of human values – a sense of connectedness and respect for all people and the natural environment, an attitude of non-violence, and an ethic of social service. Our programs enhance clarity of mind, shift attitudes and behaviors, and develop leaders and communities that are resilient, responsible, and inspired.
Executive Director, Board Member, Trainer
Charmaine has over 20 years of international experience in global health, international development, disaster management and response, and mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS). She received her training in Epidemiology and Public Health from Yale University and Medical Anthropology from the University of Amsterdam.
Director for Communications, Board Member
Joel is an acclaimed film and advertising director. He has written, directed and produced a number of critically acclaimed films.
Director for Resource Mobilization, Board Member
Ruth has more than 20 years of experience in the field of renewable energy, developing wind power, hydropower, and solar projects.
Director for Partnerships, Board Member
“Zac” has been a volunteer of the Art of Living since 2008. She is currently involved in peacebuilding and development work and is an advocate for integrated approaches to address human security and the climate-conflict nexus.
Julie is the first certified Philippine-based instructor in 2008 of the The Art of Living Foundation.
Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
Admin and Finance Officer