The International Federation
The role of L’Arche International, as a unifying organization, is to support its members administratively, legally and financially and help them live out their mission. As an international organization, the Federation seeks to promote diversity and solidarity across geographical and psychological borders.
Ultimate authority in the Federation, which sets out the global vision of L’Arche, as reflected in the experience and issues of community members.
The International Leader and vice-International Leader guide the International Federation and hold authority regarding membership in L’Arche and the implementation of its mission. They call communities to live, grow and adapt to the changing world, in their ongoing application of our key reference texts.
The International Stewardship Board ensures that L’Arche operates in a sound legal and financial framework. It works closely with international leaders.