PRINCIPLES

• In no circumstances considers itself and acts as a top level union,

• In no circumstances interferes in internal affairs of civil society organisations,

• Is impartial to and independent of third parties,

• Upholds transparency and accountability at all levels and in all of its activities,

• Respects all rights and freedoms recognised by international conventions,

• Takes stand against all forms of discrimination while considering differences and diversity as a source of richness,

• Is sensitive to the integrity of life and ecosystem values in the context of production and consumption patterns,

• Is an organisation embedded in practical life, seeking fast and feasible solutions.