EUROSUD is established in the small city of Triggiano. Close countryside and rural area around Bari .More precisely an area characterised by poverty and chronic depopulation. For decades suffered from mass emigration, a direct result of the extreme poverty and lack of job opportunities. Over this same period, the area was also blighted by the activities of organised crime groups, which had a negative impact on the wider region and beyond.
Bari/Triggiano is a city with a strong Mediterranean character, whose potential in support of the euro-Mediterranean dialogue, however, is struggling to emerge due to a strong socio-economic and cultural deprivation that inhibits democratic and civic participation of young people, both Italians and foreigners.
The active members of association often organizes events (round tables, debates, seminars and workshops) about activism, education, promotion and exchange regarding human rights, development of local,regional, European and international cooperation. EUROSUD especially promotes development of creativity, innovation,entrepreneurship and sustainable development (of civil society). The target group of the organization is composed of young people, their parents, youth leaders, youth workers interested in activities of the network, independently of their educational, social, cultural, ethical,physical and other background.
The activities include but are not limited to: networking and cooperation; educational projects of different types (e.g.training courses, seminars , round tables and conferences etc); awareness raising and policy development; capacity building of youth organizations and organisations/institutions working with young people and youth workers; coaching of initiatives,organisational and individual coaching; personal and professional development; mobility.
The main aim of our association is to foster youth participation of young people in civil society, to bring social changes,development and improvement of society where we live, using different tools and mainly focused on youth field.