Mission Statement

Don bosco international (dbi) is a platform that promotes dialogue between salesians of don bosco and european institutions.

Dbi represents the salesian congregation in different international organizations and institutions as a:
– meaningful presence in eu institutions and eu platforms
– communication channel between don bosco projects and policies dealing with education, culture and youth that are promoted by the eu institutions
– platform that promotes and mentors initiatives and projects planned by local don bosco projects in cooperation with various international institutions
– coordinator of shared projects and initiatives already existing in several fields of salesian presences.

In the field of our educational and pastoral action for young people dbi is a:
– presence and voice of saleisan charisma in international fora
– qualified service in understand and raising awareness about international and european realities within areas of the salesian presences
– reference organization for regions and provinces in their contact with institutions and international organizations.

The inspirational values of dbi:
– christian humanism
– educational and pastoral model of don bosco
– human rights and dignity of every person
– holistic personal development
– solidarity and subsidiarity
– cultural diversity and intercultural learning
– fight against poverty through social inclusion
– synergy between stakeholders, salesian educational institutions and other partners committed in the field of education and holistic promotion of young people.