Don Bosco International would like to thank Ms A.F. de Beaudrap, journalist of Cathobel, for the interview and article about our policy paper: “No hate speech: building together a culture of human rights”.
On 2nd and 3rd December 2022, the current and former Secretary General of DBI, Sara Sechi and Renato Cursi, took part in the 5th International Forum of Catholic Inspired Organisations, with the participation of the Holy See representatives. DBI contributed to moderate the working session on Youth.As underlined by Cardinal Pietro Parolin in his inspiring opening speech, the Forum promoted fruitful exchange about
As member of the Steering Committee, DBI attended the Steering Committee and the Work Package leaders meeting that took place in Rome from the 21st to the 24th of November 2022. Organized by CNOS-FAP, the meeting aimed to evaluate the project work, including staff and student mobilities, present the current results and define the next steps and the strategy until
The twelfth meeting of Salesian Euro-project planners was held this year in Turin-Valdocco on Nov. 16-19, 2022. Promoted by the Youth Ministry Sector, with 116 participants, the program included training on the Erasmus call for proposals, exchange of good practices, meeting of European Salesian schools to collaborate on the same project idea, presentation of “DB Tech Europe,” institutional partners and
With an educational and charismatic identity-based approach, Salesians have decided to commit themselves to helping educators, families, the media and young people themselves recognize and defuse hate speech, discriminatory and violent messages, circulating on social networks and beyond. According to UN reports, a disturbing wave of xenophobia, racism, and intolerance is emerging around the world with a worrying rise in
On Thursday 10th November 2022, the first plenary meeting of the Consultative Forum of the European Union Asylum Agency (EUAA) took place in Malta, in which “Don Bosco International”, the body that represents the Salesian Congregation within the institutions of the European Union (EU), participated as a member. After 10 years of operation, the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) was recently
On the 7th and 8th of July 2022, the incumbent and the future Executive Secretary of Don Bosco International had both the pleasure to attend the High-level Presidency Conference on Child Support in the Context of the Child Guarantee organized by the Czech Presidency of the EU in Prague.
The 28th April 2022, the Executive Secretary of DBI and our Advocacy Trainee had the pleasure to attend the DB WAVE (Don Bosco Web for a More Inclusive VET in Europe) Final Conference at the SMX Provincial House – Inspectoria Salesiana Maria Auxiliadora in Seville (Spain) with the possibility to follow the event via youtube mainstream. The Conference agenda included
As member of the SIRIUS Network on Migrant Education, DBI is glad to disseminate the new “SIRIUS Watch 2021” on inclusive digital education for migrant children. The objective of the SIRIUS project is to support the major education policy debates with evidence by analysing and co-creating knowledge on the main challenges and policy approaches for inclusive education in Europe, by
On the 21st and 22nd of March 2022 Don Bosco International attended the on-site final event in Brussels of the Civil Society Convention for the Conference on the Future of Europe. Founded in February 2021, the Convention actively engages in scrutinizing the democratic functioning of the Conference on the Future of Europe, ensuring genuine involvement of citizens and representative associations in this process. This