Italy

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Italy - Country Profile on the European Semester and COVID-19 crisis

The measures to combat poverty are recent in Italy: they were first implemented in 2017 and have only indirectly dealt with children by providing a financial benefit for poor families. Unfortunately, there is no…

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Eurochild Child Guarantee Taskforce Country Report - Italy

Recommendations for the Child Guarantee National Action Plan in Italy This report is part of 6 country reports which include recommendations for the design and implementation of the Child Guarantee…

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Members

  • Cesvi

    International organisation

    Cesvi is an independent association working for global solidarity in developing countries and in Europe. The main activities of Cesvi are ensuring survival (e.g. reducing mortality rate of children), guaranteeing protection (e.g. protection and reception of children victims of exploitation or abuse)     promoting development (e.g. right to education and schooling) and supporting participation (CYP participation). In Europe, Cesvi currently focuses on the protection and integration of unaccompanied refugee children and aims to prevent identify and respond to cases of child maltreatment.

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  • CIFA

    National organisation - advocacy/campaign

    CIFA is engaged in improving the living conditions of needy or abandoned children and adolescents by encouraging them to develop their own identity and by ensuring a family and a harmonious growth. Moreover, CIFA promotes the culture of children’s rights as set out in the Convention on the Rights of the Child with the following activities: international cooperation in development, international adoption and children’s rights promotion.

     

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  • Department of Human Sciences for Education - University of Milano-Bicocca

    Academic and research institution

    The “Riccardo Massa” department of Human Sciences for Education promotes an interdisciplinary study of the educational process that values both reflection-heuristics and concrete lived experience. With its research, research centers and laboratories it aims at ensuring that children can experience their rights in all aspects of life by training educators and teachers raising public awareness and trying to disseminate a culture of respect and non-violence against children.

     

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  • Serena Virdis

    Individual

    I have an academic background on human rights and I’m also gaining through my internship in Greece some practical experience in the field of protection of children’s rights experience that I want to expand of course working in Italy from January 2020. I would love to have a chance to be more involved and better informed on these issues at the European level to then understand what could be done differently or improved in my own country.

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  • Patrizio Paoletti Foundation for the development and communication

    National organisation - service provider

    The mission of the Foundation is to define the best development and communication patterns through research and educational programmes in order to improve human relationships. The Foundation promotes the fundamental right to education. Scientific research and promotion of social wellness and children’s rights are the main activities of the Foundation.

     

     

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  • Fondazione L'Albero della Vita ONLUS

    National organisation - service provider

    L’Albero della Vita is a humanitarian organisation that implements effective actions to protect children and safeguard as well as promotes their rights to grow up in a safe and suitable environment. It aims at ensuring children’s wellbeing by creating opportunities for a decent, full and satisfactory life; offering them a proper nutrition, personal and medical care, age-appropriate leisure, social and sports activities, as well as the chance of freely nurturing their most intimate aspirations.

     

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  • Intermedia Social Innovation

    National organisation - service provider

    Intermedia Social Innovation is an international NGO founded with the aim of providing support to world wide NGO’s activities and social entrepreneurs, promoting social cohesion and sustainable development for children, youth and elders through innovation and media.

     

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  • Istituto Degli Innocenti

    National organisation - Knowledge Institute

    The Istituto degli Innocenti focuses mostly on the promotion of children’s rights. It spreads documentation, carries out training on the conditions of children and on the implement of laws and polices on childhood at local national and international level. It has conducted agreements with different bodies and performs the function of National Documentation and Analysis Centre on Childhood and Adolescence for the Tuscany Region and the secretariat of the European Network of National Observatories on Childhood. Moreover the Institutes carries out activities for the Commission for Inter country adoption and also offers services (e.g. shelter for minor, shelter for pregnant women and mothers with children).

     

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  • Mission Bambini Foundation

    National organisation - advocacy/campaign

    Mission Bambini is an Italian charitable foundation established in 2000 which helps and supports children living in poverty sickness and without education by giving them the opportunity and hope of a better life. Mission Bambini is an independent recognized as an ONLUS (Non-profit Organization of Social Value) which conducts projects in Italy and abroad.

     

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  • SOS Il Telefono Azzurro Onlus

    National organisation - service provider

    Telefono Azzurro is one of the most well-known children’s rights organisation in Italy working for and with children over 30 years now. It was founded in 1987 in Bologna with the purpose to listen to children’s establishing their work on Article 12 of the UNCRC. Today they offer helplines and hotlines (by phone, web, chat, apps) and promote prevention initiatives through education and awareness projects for students, educators, general public, and policymakers in Italy. Telefono Azzurro works closely with the the Department of Family Policies which carries out the function of the national hotline. They have an exclusive role in supporting children and families in child protection related issues including in the digital environment. 

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  • EFYS - Equipe Formation Youthstart Sardinia

    National organisation - service provider

    EFYS is a non-profit association active since 1997. The Association promotes active citizenship, social integration and intercultural exchange, through creative, playful-educational and aggregative activities and methods.

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Resources

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27 June 2022

Italy's Child Guarantee National Action Plan - An overview

2021 was a turning point in the fight against child poverty, with the launch of two landmark initiatives, the EU Strategy on the Rights of the Child and the European…
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26 January 2022

Eurochild Child Guarantee Taskforce Country Report - Italy

Recommendations for the Child Guarantee National Action Plan in Italy This report is part of 6 country reports which include recommendations for the design and implementation of the Child Guarantee…
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22 December 2021

DataCare Country Overview - Italy

In the context of the DataCare project, key data on children in alternative care for each country in EU and the UK have been analysed to map how EU Member…
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News

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How to equip migrant and refugee children to determine the course of their lives?

Eurochild and its member SOS Children’s Villages co-delivered a workshop at Lost in Migration conference, introducing promising practices published late last year. On 11-12 April, Missing Children Europe, the Maltese…

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Investing in Children in Italy

Key messages from the 29 January 2020 high-level conference organised by the Alliance for Investing in Children Italia. On 29th January 2020, Eurochild was invited to take part in a…

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In Memoriam: David Sassoli

Eurochild is saddened by the passing of David Sassoli, President of the European Parliament, a passionate European and children’s right champion.As Sassoli said during the 30 years celebration of the…



Events

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8 September 2022

Child maltreatment in Europe: model of interventions for combating and preventing the phenomenon

Online roundtable On 8 September 2022 (10:00 -11:30 CEST) Eurochild member Cesvi Foundation organises an EU round table to share experiences of child maltreatment prevention and response in Europe. The…