About IBF

   As provided for in the Constitution, the IBF established the Geneva Buddhist Vihara at the Seat of the Foundation in Geneva on 08 March 1992 and it has continued to invite Resident Monks to give effect to achieving the aims and objectives of the Foundation.

The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations granted Consultative Status as a Non Governmental Organisation (NGO) to the IBF in 1998. In keeping with its Aims and Objectives in humanitarian affairs, the IBF participates in the activities pertaining to the promotion of Human Rights, rights of socially vulnerable groups, and Global Environmental protection programmes.

As an NGO, the IBF pursues activities aimed at establishing lasting peace in the world through the promotion of the teachings of the Buddha.


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  • International Budhist Foundation, Quai des Vernets 1,1227 Les Acacias – Geneva,Switzerland.

  • +41 22 301 08 59

  • ibfgeneva1991@gmail.com