(ANS – Moscow) – On the weekend just ended, 7 to 9 October, the Salesian community in Moscow celebrated the 25th anniversary of their presence and service to young people. The Rector Major of the Salesians, Fr Ángel Fernández Artime, visited the Russian capital to join in the celebrations. Taking part with him in the various events were Archbishop Paolo
(ANS – Bruxelles) – Don Bosco International, an international organisation representing the Salesians of Don Bosco to the European Institutions, counting on more than 300 T-VET Centres and 800 Schools across Europe, has pledged its support for the Pact for Youth. The European Pact for Youth, a mutual engagement of business leaders and the EU, was launched on 17 November
On 27th September, Bro. Giacomo Comino, Salesian missionary working in the Salesian Mission Office in Juba, South Sudan, arrived in Brussels to explain to several stakeholders the emergency situation that thousands of south Sudanese people are facing and the work being done by the Salesians in the country, as a joint effort of the AFE Province and Don Bosco International.
(ANS – Rome) – On the first anniversary of the acceptance by the United Nations of the Sustainable Development Agenda till 2030, Don Bosco Network is launching A Salesian Response to the 2030 Agenda, emphasizing the commitment of Don Bosco organizations to the advancement of “poor and abandoned youth”. The Sustainable Development Goals were signed exactly a year ago and
(ANS – New York) – The New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants expresses the political will of world leaders to save lives, protect rights and share responsibility on a global scale. At the UN Summit on 19 September, world leaders elaborated on how each country will implement these commitments. Refugees, migrants, those who assist them, and their host countries and
Brussels, Belgium – September 2016 – Three Salesian representatives – Iván Toscano (CNOS-FAP, Italy), Kriztina Juhasz (SZÁMALK, Hungary) and Ángel Gudiña (Don Bosco International) – participated in the Seminar on the Dual System of Professional Training and the sixth meeting of the European Alliance of Apprentices, which took place in Brussels, on 14 and 15 September. They learnt about the
(ANS – Brussels) – “Europe is at a crossroads, and the future of European cooperation and the benefits derived from it are in danger. At stake is the future of the planet and the kind of Europe in which our children will grow.” For this reason, Don Bosco International joined another 176 European and national institutions, in a manifesto published
(ANS – Florence) – “Our goal with this seminar was to bring the subject to the table and to hear different points of view,” says Lauretta Valente, President of CIOFS- FP, at the end of the 28th European Seminar held in Florence, 7-9 September. It was organized with the support of the association of category FORM on the so-called “dual system”.
(ANS – Córdoba) – In Spain today many young people are liable to find their entry to the labour market blocked: the unemployment rate is among the highest in Europe. To stem this real social scourge it is now more important than ever to work in a network, including corporations, state and social organizations. The “Incorpora” programme promoted by the
(ANS – Montevideo) – Il quartiere Marconi è la cosiddetta “zona rossa” di Montevideo. “Dicono che è la zona più pericolosa della capitale. Dicono che la polizia non ci va. Dicono che è un paradiso per criminali, spacciatori e giovani problematici. Dicono questo e molto di più, ma ci sono persone che dicono qualcosa di diverso”. Nel quartiere Marconi, scenario costante