Diakonia - People change the world
In Gaza, Diakonia co-operates with many local partner organizations to promote human rights, peace and reconcilitation, democracy and international humanitarian law. Photo: Aida Burnett-Cargill


Diakonia´s statutes constitute a formal document that states how and where overall decisions are to be made.

Annual meeting and board

The statutes govern aspects such as how the annual meeting and board are appointed, what the respective responsibilities of these bodies are, and what is to be decided at the annual general assembly.

Audit and annual accounts

The statutes also set out Diakonia’s financial year, which runs from the 1st of January to the 31st of December.

At the annual meeting, an authorised public accountant and deputy are appointed to do the auditing of Diakonia.