Arci Solidarietà Onlus was founded in 1995 in Rome.
The organization is part of ARCI, the biggest association for social and cultural promotion in Italy. Arci Solidarietà onlus represents the social part of the network, whose focus is on the vulnerable groups of our society .
The organization aims at offering solidaristic support to the most marginalized people and to disseminate a solidaristic culture in terms of promotion of Rights, empowerment of the disadvantaged groups, social responsibility against racism and gender discrimination.
It is a group of 50 women and men, qualified, trained and experienced in the fields of education, training, social working and cultural promotion. They promote differences through an intercultural approach; they enhance the culture of coexistence, the promotion of the common good and the participation in public life; they encourage new forms of mutualism and active solidarity.
Through their projects, services, initiatives and collaborations, they have gained solid experience in the following areas of intervention: Rome and Migration; Youth and Childhood; Social Inclusion and Citizenship
Ares 2.0 – Ricerca economica e sociale – Comunicazione istituzionale
ARES 2.0 is a company specialized in socio-economic research, institutional communication, project management and training. Currently the company operates through a network of 35 research experts in statistical, economic and social sciences, trainers, communication creatives, videomakers, designers and management experts. The areas of consolidated interest of ARES 2.0 are: labor market and professional training, sustainability and security, welfare, social policies and citizenship, undeclared and criminality, local development and business competitiveness, industrial policy and Made in Italy economy. With this configuration, ARES 2.0 has created 71 research products, 43 communication activities and 81 audiovisual products over the last five years.
Since 2013, following the thrusts coming from the global market, he has decided to embark on a path of internationalization and set up a European planning office. Leveraging on the expertise and the network developed in the management of complex national projects and alongside the new resources specialized in the management of European projects, today ARES 2.0 presents itself as a company able to seize and exploit the heterogeneous financing opportunities coming from the EU Community system and to develop research projects and social intervention in different areas.
Center for Sustainable Communities Development
Center for Sustainable Communities Development (former “Gender Project for Bulgaria Foundation”) is an independent, non-governmental organization in public benefit, founded in 1994 by active professional women. It has won recognition as an Advocacy group working to:
- raise Bulgarian society awareness of gender equality issues;
- raise civil society intolerance of violence against women at home and in workplace;
- change the legislation to protect women and children victims of domestic violence;
- educate children and young people in human rights and the national and international regulations guaranteeing those rights;
- get media involved in gender issues discussions;
- acquire successful practices of foreign NGOs and adapt them professionally to the Bulgarian reality;
- promote and encourage women in starting-up their own business;
achieve more active women’s participation in politics and decision-making, and create a national women’s lobby.
Università degli Studi di Roma “Tor Vergata”
The Università degli Studi di Roma “Tor Vergata” is a public university, established in 1981 with the goal of providing high quality education for students preparing to meet the ever-evolving needs and opportunities of the 21st century workforce. Despite its young age, Tor Vergata university has already reached high quality standards in Italy and Europe, with respect to teaching and research. The large university campus combines a liberal arts tradition with emphasis on career orientation in the fields of economics, engineering, sciences and medicine.
With the University, the IaD School was created in 1999 as a scientific structure providing teaching, research and specialised services for innovation in learning and teaching. This ensures the technological skills and methodological soundness in distance education. Beside academic programmes (Undergraduate courses, I and II level Master’s degrees) and research activities in national and transnational projects, the IaD School offers e-learning solutions, from the hosting to the design and the development of learning environments, training and continuous professional development opportunities for school and SMEs. It is an AICA Competence Centre for IT Certifications.
Südwind bases its work on the principles of the Austrian Information Service for international development policy which was founded in 1979 and renamed Südwind in 1997. At local, regional, national and international level, Südwind collaborates with organizations and institutions in the fields of international development, education, environment, culture and social issues, as well as with various civil society networks and important political personalities. Südwind regularly carries out its own projects and makes its know-how available to other organizations and institutions. The diversity of Südwind projects reflects the complexity of North-South relations, on a cultural, economic, environmental, political and interpersonal level. Südwind is committed to sustainable development from an environmental, economic and social point of view and campaigns to reduce the gap between the North and the South of the planet.
Radio Afrika TV
Radio Afrika International offers 3 hours a day of radio broadcasts and the production of Afrika Magazine, a quarterly magazine with a print run of 5000 copies.
Since 21 March 1997, Radio Afrika TV (initially Radio Africa) has moved from an idea to a professional organization that has become indispensable as a platform for information and communication from the media scene for Africans and anyone interested in Africa. Radio Afrika TV wants to contribute to improving relations between the Africans themselves, as well as between them and the Austrians or, more generally, the Europeans.
The Radio Afrika TV journalistic project fights against prejudices, stereotypes and discrimination against Africans and Africa itself. Radio Afrika TV and its departments want to actively contribute to the integration of migrants in Austria and reduce prejudices and stereotypes.
Council of Refugee Women
The Council of Refugee Women in Bulgaria was founded in 2003 on the initiative of nine women from Iraq, Iran and Afghanistan and helps all refugees and asylum seekers in the process of integration into Bulgarian society. The association supports the right of choice that each person has in the search for a better future for himself and his family, regardless of gender, race, nationality, religious or ethnic origin.
The Council of Refugee Women in Bulgaria works actively to build tolerance, ethnic acceptance, understanding and support from the local society regarding refugee problems.
The Council of Refugee Women believes that the existence of peace is a natural requirement and a prerequisite for the positive development and prosperity of every human being.
Urban Prod was founded in 1998 by a group of people passionate about photography. In 2005, the association was chosen for the “WebTrotteur des quartiers” action, which received the award from the Franco-Quebec Youth Office (the desire to act). This action allows young people to become reporters in their neighbourhoods and therefore to express and share their opinions, while they are training with new technologies. The association has undergone constant development since 2005. After 10 years, it has diversified its activities (50 different actions in 2015), expanded its area of intervention (PACA region, Eastern Europe, Mediterranean), broadened its audience (453 people achieved in 2014) and its partnership network (over 70 formalized partnerships). This development is accompanied by a real recognition of its institutional and partnership environment.
Foundation for Africa
Foundation for Africa is a public benefit organization for the development and collection of humanitarian aid created by a civil initiative. It was registered for the first time in Hungary in 2002 and later in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in 2004.
The goal of Foundation for Africa is mainly to facilitate the development of the education sector and the provision of cultural services. Foundation for Africa focuses on education, social issues and health care in Hungary and the Democratic Republic of Congo. In the capital of the DRC, Kinshasa maintains the Othniel Grammar and the High School and the Orphanage of Providence. The Foundation also provides medical, surgical and other health facilities. In Hungary, the Foundation organizes readings to promote tolerance and provide knowledge about Africa and programs to present the cultures of the African continent.