November 2000
Establishment of VIVAT International at the special joint meeting of the SSpS Congregational Leadership Team and the SVD General Council
December 2000
VIVAT becomes a legal Corporation in the State of Illinois, USA, as a non-profit organization
July 2004
VIVAT is granted Special Consultative Status by the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)
December 2004
VIVAT is granted Association with the Department of Public Information (DPI) of UN
June 2005
Associate Membership granted to:
  • Missionary Sisters of the Holy Rosary (MSHR)
  • Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate (OMI)
  • Congregation of the Holy Spirit (CSSp)
January 2006
Associate Membership granted to:
  • Congregation of Comboni Sisters (CMS)
  • VISHWAS, an organization undertaking a project for the care of HIV/AIDS patients

VIVAT Board appoints a VIVAT representative at the UN Regional headquarters in Geneva

July 2006
Board appoints a VIVAT representative at the UN office in Ethiopia
Associate Membership granted to the Comboni Missionaries (MCCJ)
December 2006
Associate Membership granted to the Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC)
January 2009
VIVAT Board grants Full Membership to the Congregation of the Holy Spirit (CSSp)
VIVAT Board approved to open a regional offince in Geneva
July 2010
VIVAT Board grants Membership to:
  • Congregation of the Little Sisters of the Assumption (LSA)
  • Missionary Sisters of the Holy Spirit (CSSp)

VIVAT Board appoints a Representative at the UN office in Vienna
VIVAT Board approves establishment of VIVAT International Indonesia

January 2011
VIVAT Board grants Full Membership to the Congregation of the Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC)
January 2012
Associate membership granted to Sacred Heart Fathers (SCJ/Dehonians) and Religious of the Assumption (RA)
VIVAT Board approves establishment of the VIVAT International Argentina and Bolivia
July 2012
VIVAT Board approves establishment of the VIVAT International India
July 2013
VIVAT Board approves establishment of the VIVAT International Kenya
Associate membership granted to SOLWODI, an association in solidarity with women in distress in Germany
July 2015
VIVAT Board approves establishment of the VIVAT International Philippines