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Turin – DBI at the 12th Meeting of Salesian Euro-project planners 2022

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

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DBI attends the DB WAVE Final Conference in Seville

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

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DBI attends the final event of the Civil Society Convention for the Conference on the Future of Europe

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

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DBI at the European Parliament for the Conference on the Right to Disconnect and Telework

On 15th March 2022, the Executive Secretary of DBI and our Advocacy Trainee had the honour to attend an on-site event at the European Parliament hemicycle for the Conference on the Right to Disconnect and Telework, organized by the European Commission Directorate General for Employment and Social Inclusion and the European Parliament. This future-oriented conference aimed at providing a forum

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DBI joins the Pact for Skills

Don Bosco partners committ to a joint effort to upskill Europe Don Bosco International’s (DBI) candidature has been approved by the European Commission, who launched this Pact on 10 November 2020 inviting public and private organisations to join forces and take concrete action to upskill and reskill people in Europe. DBI is already working hard on this thanks to the

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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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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.


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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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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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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