Opportunity and Protection Association
works in favour of children and young people in Haskovo region in all spheres, concerning the enhancement of their welfare. Priorities in the work of the organization are: prevention of child abuse and trafficking; protection of children from all forms of abuse; improving the capacity of families for effective child care; promoting the potential and activity of young people for community development.
European Roma Information Office (ERIO)
is an international advocacy organization, based in Brussels, that promotes political and public discussion on Roma issues by providing factual and in-depth information on a range of policy issues to European Union institutions, Roma civil organisations, governmental authorities and intergovernmental bodies.
Pere Closa Private Foundation
The objectives of the Pere Closa Private Foundation are the education and development of the Roma community in Catalonia. Pere Closa Private Foundation focuses its work on facilitating and supporting the education of Roma children and young people. The Foundation also works to propitiate a positive image of the Roma community, preserve their cultural heritage, and make the rest of society aware of it. www.fundaciopereclosa.org
Cell of Alternative Youth Activities - KEAN
KEAN was founded in 2004 in Athens, Greece aiming the development and implementation of humanitarian programs for the protection of the social and physical environment. Its ultimate goal is upgrading the lives of young people and vulnerable social groups, combating social exclusion and poverty, promoting a better organized society with respect for human rights and the environment and promoting volunteering spirit and familiarity with the new technologies. www.kean.gr
Rosto Solidário (RS)
is a Portuguese NGOD (non-governmental organization for the development), established in 2007. RS work aims to foster global citizenship and solidarity by enhancing local communities’ human and social development. RS core principles are civic participation, social integration, solidarity, networking and partnership.The organization scope of work includes four main areas: International Development Cooperation, Global Citizenship Education, Volunteering and Family-based Social Support. Gender Equity, Human Rights and Social Inclusion are addressed as cross-cutting issues. Also the organization consider Non Formal Education as a vehicle for lifelong learning opportunities within the Global Citizenship Framework. RS is a credited host and sending organization for European Voluntary Service projects since 2011. Currently is working within European Solidarity Corps”. www.rostosolidario.pt
is a youth association founded in Selvazzano (Italy) in 1963. It now has over 780 members from all backgrounds and nationalities, residing in the province of Padua, and employs a staff of about 70 collaborators.
The main field of activity is sport, but association’s activities involve many sectors and concern all possible dimensions and interests of the youth world.
At a local level, USMA has organized a real cluster, creating a wide ranging network and bringing together different public and private subjects, active in youth services, who collaborate within the cluster, and share problems, solutions, initiatives and resources. www.usmacaselle.org