CIES Onlus Center for Development Education and Information is a non-governmental organization (NGO) whose social goal is to promote values of solidarity and cooperation in both its national and international projects.
In Italy: Immigration, cultural mediation, global citizenship education, training, communication and awareness raising on itnercultural dialogue. The realms in which CIES works to spread knowledge about immigrants’ countries of origin and foster their integration includes workshops in schools ,organizing exhibitions, discussions, and shows as well as implementing training classes for adult foreigners and educational-entertainment activities for young immigrants. It is active on several fronts to raise awareness in public opinion about a culture of co-existence and global citizenship.
Outside of Italy: We are now involved in projects for the self development of people and entities based in the Global South with projects for promoting children’s rights, education, literacy, professional training, microcredit, communication and healthcare. Countries of action include: Angola, Mozambique, Albania, Peru, Argentina, and Uruguay.
CIES is recognized as an Educational Entity by the Ministry of Public Education and accredited for Continuing Education by the Region of Lazio.