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5
May

DBI: Education for the Future of Europe

On 9 May 2021, Europe Day, the European Union is officially opening the Conference on the Future of Europe (CoFoE). This Conference is a paneuropean participatory process, facilitated by a multilanguage digital platform available here from April 19. You can register within the ECAS system, login and share ideas or organize events on 10 thematica areas. DBI is contributing to

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4
May

Manifesto on child poverty and social inclusion in the EU

DBI co-signed the Child Manifesto, co-drafted within the EU Alliance for Investing in Children and signed by 150 MEPs, to call on EU Member States to: Develop comprehensive Child Guarantee Action Plans that will be regularly reviewed. Set ambitious national targets to halve child poverty by 2030 and make sure that all children are counted. Ensure the meaningful participation of

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26
Apr

VET for Integral and Inclusive Education in Europe

“Educating and Upskilling the Next Generation of the EU and beyond” REGISTER HERE The Covid-19 pandemic took a heavy toll on European societies and economies. The impact that the health crisis is currently having on all EU member states, with its repercussions in the areas of employment, education and training, among others, will be felt in the upcoming monthsand years.

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13
Apr

A Christian perspective on the EU New Pact on Migration and Asylum

Don Bosco International is glad to publish the following documents presenting a Christian perspective on the EU New Pact on Migration and Asylum. The documents have been co-drafted together with Caritas Europa, CCME, COMECE, Comunità di Sant’Egidio, EKD, Eurodiaconia, International Catholic Migration Commission, Jesuit Refugee Service.

12
Feb

Human Rights in challenging times: “Don Bosco International” and “Salesiani per il Sociale” contribute to the annual meeting of the EU-FRA’s Fundamental Rights Platform

(Source: ANS) – The meeting entitled: “Human rights work in challenging times – ways forward” took place on Monday 1 February in digital mode. The event, promoted by the Platform of Fundamental Rights – a body of the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), based in Vienna, saw the involvement of “Don Bosco International” (DBI), the body representing the Salesians

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11
Jan

Next Generation Edu – Education for the future of Europe

29 January 2021 – 12-1.30pm (CET) – Zoom platform Registration Form Press Release Description of the Speakers In spite of many challenges, the European Union “strives for more” in the present times, as announced at the beginning of the EU institutions’ current mandate, while looking at the future of its next generation. In the aftermath of the adoption of a

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30
Nov

Africa-EU Partnership – A joint report co-promoted by DBI

In view of the upcoming EU-Africa Summit, DBI and other 6 Brussels-based partners gathered policy-makers, Church representatives, and many more stakeholders from the EU and different African countries in a webinar that took place on the 15th of October 2020 to discuss ways to foster the people-centred dimension of the EU-Africa framework. Today the seven partners and co-organizers are issuing a joint Report of such

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20
Nov

10th annual meeting of Salesian Europrojects

Over 100 European project managers from Salesian schools, VET (Vocational Education and Training) centers and social works based in over 10 European countries joined the 10th annual meeting of the “Salesian Europrojects” network. This year’s edition, formerly scheduled for a longer time in Brussels, took place on the 18th and 19th of November 2020 fully online, because of the covid-19

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9
Nov

DBI Virtual Internship

Introduction Don Bosco International is convinced that its presence in the European Institutions is a great learning opportunity for any person willing to do an internship, especially if he/she is prepared properly and closely accompanied. The situation created by the spread of the covid-19 pandemic prevents DBI from developing a programme of internship in physical presence in our premises in

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9
Nov

One year of DBWAVE

The DBWAVE project, supported by the “Erasmus+” program of the European Union, turns one year old. The project, which includes 8 Salesian partners from 6 different countries, including the European organization “Don Bosco International” (DBI), aims to strengthen the European Salesian Vocational Training (VT) network. A year ago, the partners of the project gathered at the Salesian house in Aschau-am-Inn

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