|About the coalition
IDAY Italia was introduced in Roma on June 16, 2008, on the occasion of
the International Day of the African Child. The coalition
comprises Italian NGOs and associations of the African
Diaspora in Italia: Acra, Cipsi, Cesvitem, ChiAma l’Africa,
Voglio Vivere, Sunugal, Associazione CQB, Nidoe, Sunu,
Celim et Soleterre.
Like the other members of the international network, IDAY-Italia aims at
promoting the right of all African children and youngsters
to receive a complete and quality basic education.
This initiative was mentioned in the message of Giorgio Napolitano, President
of the Italian Republic.
Major achievements so far
1. IDAY network
is strengthened and recognised as a key actor by civil
societies and African and European institutions.
2. The national
coalitions are strengthened and involve a larger number
of actors from various sectors; more NGOs, civil society
actors and institutions join the network.
3. The African
IDAY network and its national coalitions are strengthened
and able to represent organisations from all relevant
sectors in national and international contexts.
best practices are shared and capitalised in African
and European countries, and they are made available
to more key stakeholders on both continents.
5. African and
European public opinion is more aware of the issues
|Key annual activities
Roma – Official IDAY conference, promotion towards
– With Alliance
Ouidah A/R 2010”: meeting-exhibition,
Milano - Solidarity day and mobilisation of civil
society for advocacy activities towards the authorities
Milano - Concert «Choir for Africa"
Media, Internet – Promotion and awareness campaign