Auspice-Stella Souvenir Franco-Araucanien

NGO with Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations since 2013



Auspice Stella is a 1901 law association, founded in 1965 by members of the Royal House. The purpose of this association is to support the Mapuche people of Chile and Argentina and other indigenous peoples of Latin America in their struggle for fundamental rights and to ensure that the concerned countries are respecting the UN Declaration on the rights of indigenous peoples and help them in their struggle for land, for their economic and cultural rights and their autonomy and self-determination.


Under the patronage of Prince Antoine IV of Araucania and Patagonia, Honorary President, Auspice Stella is headed by the following Steering Committee:

  • President : Baron Raoul de Lavalette
  • Vice-President : Reynaldo Mariqueo
  • Vice-President : Frédéric Luz
  • Tresurer : Baron Raoul de Lavalette
  • Managing director and Vice-tresurer : Klaus-Peter Pohland
  • Secretary : Maître Daniel Werba

    Different services and commissions are headed by the Steering Committee

  • The Committee on Human Rights with its international secretariat

        General Manager: Reynaldo Mariquéo
        Deputy General Manger: Marianne Paine
        Executive Director: Dame Nina Saleh Ahmet
       Atus Mariqueo-Russell
       Mehmet Sukru Guzel

  • Observatory for the promotion and protection of human rights

        Domingo Paine
        Pedro Arenas
        Jaime Mariqueo

  • Press Service

        Klaus-Peter Pohland
        Frédéric Luz
        Alain Deschamps

  • Regional Delegates

        Alain Deschamps
        Jean-Michel Declercq
        Jean-Michel Pancrazi


    Kingdom of Araucania and Patagonia