New Acropolis was founded in 1957 in Buenos Aires (Argentina) by Jorge Angel Livraga Rizzi (1930 – 1991). Its areas of activity are: philosophy, culture and volunteering.
New Acropolis brings together under an International Organization (I.O.N.A.), with its headquarters in Brussels, the associations of the different countries which adhere to its Founding Charter and its principles of action. Today, it is present in more than 50 countries on five continents and has branches in over 400 cities.
New Acropolis is an International Non-profit Association recognized as an international association by Royal Decree of 12 February 1990, No. 3/12-941/S, under Law 25/10/19 of the Kingdom of Belgium. It is registered in the International Register of Associations (see Moniteur No. 48 of 9 March 1990, page 4489).
Its associative structure guarantees respect for the diversity, autonomy and initiative of each of its member associations.
Its operational structure enables it to act independently of all political, religious or financial interests. Each member association is liable to the authorities of its own country and abides by the international regulations governing associations.