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CESIE is a European centre of studies and initiatives, established in 2001, inspired by the work and theories of the sociologist and pacifict Danilo Dolci (1924-1997).
CESIE is committed to stimulating development and change in cultural, educational and economic spheres through the creation and use of innovative educational tools and opportunities.. The organisation is divided into six units which work together and manage activities in their specific fields: Youth, School, Migration, Adult, Rights and Justice, Higher Education and Research.
CESIE contributes, through the active participation of people, civic society and institutions, towards the promotion of growth and development, always valuing diversity.
To promote intercultural communication
To support social inclusion and equal opportunities
To stimulate progress in vocational training, lifelong education and entrepreneurship development
To strengthen sustainable development and solidarity at a global level
To develop networks and links at local, national and international levels
To sustain international cooperation
- Contact Person
Giuseppe La Farina
- Contact Email
- Telephone Number
- Fields of Work
Environment Education Youth Migration
Sending Hosting Coordinating
- Volunteering Activities
Our Youth Unit promotes the abroad mobility of young people, improving their personal and vocational skills through the learning mobility experience. We support placements and host trainings and events in different sectors thanks to our wide established network of trainers, experts, SMEs, large businesses, public institutions and third sectors actors (in Palermo and all Sicily).
CESIE has a wide past experience, above all in terms of :
- local and European training programmes to support entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship
- transnational networking
- support of local networks and of local social economy actors
- volunteering mobility and job-mobility
- Local Volunteers
- International Volunteers