ABOUT THE PARTNERS
Defence for Children (DCI) Belgium was created in 1991 and joined the international movement in 1992. The NGO has been approved since 2010 by the Wallonia-Brussels Federation as an Association for Permanent Education. As such, DCI-Belgium produces educational tools, provides training and education in the rights of the child.
Defence for Children International Italia is an independent volunteer organization, part of the DCI movement based in Geneva. It was founded in 2005 and became part of the DCI movement in 2008. Defence for Children Italia (DCI) works both autonomously and in cooperation with other associations, bodies and institutions for the establishment of a new cultural model in order for young people to be recognised as citizens entitled to rights and able to actively participate in family, social, cultural and civil life.
Young Perspectives (YOPE) is an international NGO that works with Urban Arts and Sports to reach young people in closed (forensic) care since 2002. In addition, YiP organizes advocacy initiatives for and with young people in conflict with the law.
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