Mission Statement

Don bosco international (DBI) is a platform that promotes dialogue between Salesians of Don Bosco and European Institutions.

DBI represents the Congregation of the Salesians of Don Bosco 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 salesian 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.