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- Democracy and community development
- Environment/Sustainable development
- Human rights
- International/Cultural relations
- Youth and education
The institutional aims of ARCS are related to realize interchange, training and international cooperation projects in accordance with the values and principles of its mother association: -to realize programmes aimed at social promotion and active participation of citizens to the creation and reinforcement of democracy in their own countries; -to realize sensitizing campaigns aimed at the protection and defence of human rights, with a particular care to minorities, children and women; -to promote projects related to institutional and capacity building and interchange activities between local communities, with a particular attention to the social and cultural sectors The methodology, the context, the partners and contents of the action refer to the promotion of relationships between communities, groups of affinity and/or gender. The added value to the relations between the communities of “recipient” countries and the Italian ones is an important guarantee of sustainability of any intervention we undertake.
The main axes of ARCS international activity are: the commitment to childhood youths and to social promotion of women; the promotion of local democratically-oriented development and active citizenship; the support to the Third Sector and more generally to the associative movement; the intervention in emergency situations and the diffusion of youth international voluntary work. Arci is the promoter of Attivarci, a fund raising campaign to support eight projects fostering childhood in several areas of the world and carried out by ARCS. Arcs main activities are: information and development education campaigns both in Italy and in developing countries; community level training in developing countries; short and medium term programmes of international cooperation; in developing countries; selection, training and employment of volunteers and professionals in developing countries in support of programmes and activities.; decentralized cooperation programmes; emergency programmes.